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The 2010Green Power Leadership Awards were held in Portland, Oregon last nightand the U.S. Dept of Energy named SolarCity® a Green Power Supplier ofthe Year in the Non-Utility Category. “The U.S. Department of Energy has played a pivotal role inencouraging the national growth of clean power use,” said SolarCity’sCEO Lyndon Rive. “We applaud their efforts [...]
A review of national solar employment identified morethan 16,700 solar employment sites and 93,000 solar jobs in all 50states. Additionally, the report–released by the non-profit Solar Foundation–found that solar employers expect toincrease the number of workers by 26%, representing nearly24,000 net new jobs by August 2011. The National Solar Jobs Census 2010 is the ?rst [...]
Researchers at the Solar Energy Industries Association and GreenTech Media Research are feeling elated over the prospect ofgoing beyond the magical figure of one gigawatt this year. Thanks to atremendous rise in photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) installations in the US in recent decades, the solar might will takethe existing tallies to newer [...]
Photovoltaic system installations in the first eight months of 2010surpassed 4.8 GW, according to data from Germany Trade and Invest. Withdemand over 300% higher than in the same period last year, Germanyaccounts for approximately half of all PV systems installed worldwide in 2010. Recent estimates predict that installations in Germany willapproach 9.5 GW in 2011, [...]
Not only did Canadian Solar (CSIQ) announce a new CFO in Andrew Chen, but the company has reiterated its Q3 and full year shipments guidance this morning. ==> Click Here For Your FREE Daily Canadian Solar Technical Analysis For Q3 the company expects shipments between 190 – 200MW and grossmargins of 14.5 – 15.5% and [...]
The microinverter and distributed solar electronics news is coming fast and furious in advance of next week’s Solar Power International show in Los Angeles, California. SolarBridge Technologies, a developer of power conversion solutions for the solar industry, announced the launch of the SolarBridge ACModule System, a microinverter that enables the industry’s firstintegrated AC modules with [...]
The global PV market is forecast to exceed 16 GW in 2010, according to recently released projections from IMS Research. Demand for PV systems is predicted to more than double in 2010, withthe top five markets accounting for more than 13 GW, although slowergrowth is predicted in 2011. IMS Research says the release of its [...]
JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ: JASO) today announced that it entered multiple supply agreements with several customers to supply more than 500 MW of mono-crystalline andmulti-crystalline solar cells for 2011 delivery. As per the agreement, JA Solar willsupply solar cells to these customers starting in January 2011 throughDecember 2011. The company will receive [...]
PV Microinverters and Power Optimizer Revenues to Grow Over 100% Per Year – $1.5 billion Predicted by IMS Research
Wellingborough, UK – 23rd August 2010 – Solar microinverters and DC-DC power optimizers are forecast to generate more than $1.5 billion in revenues over the next five years, according to IMS Research’s recently released report on the rapidly emerging market. Shipments of the devices are forecast to grow over 100% per year and will total more than 16 [...]
A massive increase in solar production with anticipated sales increasing more than 100 percent in 2010 is depleting inventory at a rapid rate,according to the report: Opportunities in the Solar Market for Crystalline and Thin Film Solar Cells, published by The Information Network. Inventory levels rose significantly in 2009 as numerous economic factors keptsolar cell [...]
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) will break ground on its first solar cell manufacturing plant by the end of this year, BusinessWeek reports. TMSC’s board of directors has approved a $218 million investment for thefactory. The company has not provided further details about the newfactory. SOURCE: BusinessWeek Source
Last year, PV inverter shipments totaled 8.3 GW and $2.8 billion, according to IMS Research’s latest report on the global solar inverter market. The report says that huge demand for PV inverters, fueled by uncertaintyaround several European countries’ incentive schemes, led to more than 1 million inverters shipped for the first time in 2009. This [...]
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