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Bankability in Solar Project Development

Nothing can doom a solar project faster than selecting non bankable equipment. Bring up a 3rd tier manufacturer and it’s like pissing in the punch bowl at the financier’s party. The term bankability is used very often in the solar industry and in solar project deevelopment. In general the idea is that if a panel, […] Read more


In Focus: Dupont’s Solar Quality Standards

Solar installations were removed from twenty-four San Diego Unified School District campuses after corrosion was discovered that threatened the possibility of electrical issues that could lead to fires. The 4.3-megawatt installation was built in 2005-06 by Solar Integrated Technologies (SIT). SIT was acquired by Energy Conversion Devices (ECD) (PINK:ENERQ) in 2009. ECD’s Uni-Solar manufactured the […] Read more


Advanced Energy Announces Strategic Business Units

Advanced Energy Industries Inc. has announced the creation of twofocused business units within the company effective January 1, 2011. The two business units, Thin Films and Renewables, will enable improvedexecution and a strategic focus on two distinct markets. Both businessunits will leverage the deep competencies in power conversion and energy management that Advanced Energy has […] Read more


Sustainable Practices are a Strategic Priority for Business

There are significant opportunities for business related to the waragainst climate change. Economic returns are powerful incentives driving businesses to adopt more sustainable practices. Those who acted early are already seeing a return on their investment and gaining a competitive advantage. Some are waiting for long-term targets that will stimulate the full level of investment […] Read more


Clinton Inspires Strategic Philanthropy

Recently philanthropy made headline news when Bill Gates and WarrenBuffett challenged the world’s top 40 billionaires to join them indonating at least 50% of their wealth to philanthropy at some point intheir lifetime. Published reports show many people are accepting thischallenge. However, there still remains a critical role for allcompanies, private foundations and individuals to […] Read more


DelSolar, GCL-Poly in long-term strategic alliance

DelSolar Co. Ltd recently announced that it has signed a long-termsilicon wafer supply contract with GCL (Nanjing) Solar Energy Technology Co. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd toestablish a long-term strategic alliance. GCL-Poly is one of the world’s leading silicon materials suppliers. According to the contract,GCL-Poly will provide local supplies of wafers […] Read more


Ascent Solar Kirloskar Form Strategic Alliance $ASTI

===>Click Here For Your FREE Ascent Solar Analysis Ascent Solar just announced that company has signed a  newstrategic alliance agreement with Indian industrial and engineeringconglomerate Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Limited. The agreement consists of three phases; in the first, the companieswill cooperate to bring Ascent’s solar modules into Indian productstargeting the following markets: defense, consumer portable […] Read more


CNPV Signs Strategic Partnership with CTS Solar

CNPV Solar Power SA, a leading integrated manufacturer of solarphotovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules that designs, manufactures and supplieshighly efficient and cost effective crystalline solar photovoltaicmodules, has entered into a long-term strategic partnership salesagreement with CTS Solar GmbH, a south-German leading photovoltaiccompany in roof […] Read more


MTI Instruments acquires strategic line of products

MTI Instruments Inc. (MTII), a leader in precision measurementsolutions, and a subsidiary of Mechanical Technology Inc. (MTI),announced the acquisition of the tensile stage line of products fromErnest F. Fullam Inc., a pioneering microscopy accessories company fromClifton Park, NY. As part of the acquisition, Peter Fullam will joinMTII as a Product Sales Engineer. The MTII/Fullam Tensile […] Read more


CNPV signs long-term strategic partnership with Photovoltaic Experts

CNPV Solar Power SA, a leading integrated manufacturer of solarphotovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cellsto the assembly of PV modules that designs, manufactures and supplieshighly efficient and cost effective crystalline solar photovoltaicmodules, today announced that it has entered into a long-term strategicpartnership sales agreement with Photovoltaic Experts GmbH, a Germanleading photovoltaic […] Read more


CNPV Solar Power signs long-term strategic partnership with Galip Solar

CNPV Solar Power SA, a leading integrated manufacturer of solarphotovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cellsto the assembly of PV modules that designs, manufactures and supplieshighly efficient and cost effective crystalline solar photovoltaicmodules, has entered into a long-term strategic partnership salesagreement with Galip Solar GmbH, a well-known project development anddistribution company in […] Read more


Solar Energy Initiatives announces strategic PV collaboration with ITRI, Taiwan

Solar Energy Initiatives Inc. and the Industrial Technology ResearchInstitute (ITRI) Taiwan announced a broad business and technicalcollaboration agreement to build, integrate, test and commercialize aseries of new solar products and solutions. Worldwide, the solarPV market is expected to reach $34 billion by 2013. The United Stateseconomic stimulus bill, signed into law in February 2009, is […] Read more


TSMC Forms Strategic Partnership With Motech Industries

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) and solar cell manufacturer Motech Industries Inc.have signed a share subscription agreement under which TSMC willsubscribe through a private placement for 75.32 million new Motechshares. The total consideration is approximately NT$6.2 billion($193 million), or NT$82.7 per share, representing a 16.9% discount toMotech’s three-month average closing price. TSMC will become […] Read more


Oerlikon Systems, Meyer Burger in strategic co-operation for SOLARIS coating system

Oerlikon Systems and Meyer Burger signed a strategic distribution andcooperation agreement for the SOLARIS thin-film coating equipment. Aspart of the agreement, Meyer Burger’s sales & service organizationwill represent the SOLARIS for crystalline Silicon PV application inmost regions, such as China, Taiwan, Europe, Middle East, India and theAmericas. The two companies will also work together to […] Read more