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2011-08-29 12:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Solar Cells and Modules market. The global market for Solar Cells and Modules is forecast to reach $89.8 billion by the year 2017. Increasing demand for solar power due to ever rising energy needs, surging electricity costs, and growing need for feasible green and sustainable energy will drive growth in the market over the next few years. Government support for solar power, emergence of novel solar PV technologies, and robust...

2011-06-30 07:00:00

CHANGZHOU, China, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from ingots to modules, today announced that through its subsidiary, Trina Solar (Spain) S.L.U., it has signed a sales agreement with Gestamp Asetym Solar, S.L. ("Gestamp Solar"), a well-established Spanish-based developer of large-scale solar energy projects, to power Renault's manufacturing...

2011-06-16 08:50:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akrion Systems LLC ("Akrion Systems"), a supplier of advanced surface preparation processes and equipment for microelectronics and solar device manufacturers, received an order for high volume solar production equipment through its subsidiary Akrion Solar, Inc. valued at over $5.0 (USD) million from a European manufacturer of highly efficient solar cells. The equipment will supply texturization, advanced cleaning and surface conditioning...

2011-05-31 05:12:00

TORONTO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, and Suzhou GCL Photovoltaic Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited ("GCL", stock code: 3800.HK), today announced a major solar joint-venture to build a 600 MW capacity wafer plant in Suzhou dedicated to Canadian Solar's requirements. The initial 600 MW can be expanded to 1.2 GW. The...

2011-05-26 05:00:00

TORONTO, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced a further expansion of its activities in the UK solar market. Under the agreement, Canadian Solar will supply 15 MW of solar modules for three UK solar farms, constructed by Spanish renewable energy project company Isolux. These three PV systems, over 15 MW in total, are located in Churchtown, East...

2011-02-25 05:18:00

BAVARIA, Germany, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beck Energy GmbH, S&F Umwelttechnik GmbH and Blitzstrom GmbH are changing their names to BELECTRIC. From now on, the companies of the Photovoltaic Center of Excellence in Kolitzheim will act under a joint umbrella brand, thus opening up new opportunities with a focus on the international market. "With the new brand we are setting a signal to emphasise what we have already been experiencing internally for years: We are BELECTRIC. From now...

2011-02-22 05:01:00

MUNICH, Germany, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced it has entered into a sales contract with S.A.G. Solarstrom AG, based in Freiburg, Germany. Under terms of the contract, shipments will start in March, with Canadian Solar expected to supply 60 MW of PV modules to S.A.G. Solarstrom AG in 2011 for deployment in Germany and Italy, both key solar markets. "Quality, performance and value are...

2011-01-13 05:00:00

MILAN, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that the company was one of the module suppliers to Europe's largest capacity PV solar power plant, constructed by SunEdison, a worldwide leading solar energy services provider and a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials. SunEdison successfully interconnected a 70 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power...

2010-10-12 07:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics Inc. today announced the company's entry into the North American commercial solar industry at the largest business-to-business solar conference in the western hemisphere, Solar Power International 2010 (booth 1143). The technology leader's U.S. solar debut builds on LG's global expertise in marketing solar panels for residential, rooftop and commercial applications while capitalizing on LG's strong presence in the North American consumer...

2010-05-13 20:47:00

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tri-Cities area of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia sees a bright future in the solar industry. Kingsport, Tenn.-based AGC Flat Glass is a major supplier to such well-connected such international customers as Dutch Shell, BP Solar, Sun Power, Solar World, Mitsubishi, Sony and Sharp. AGC's Kingsport, Tenn., facility employs about 225 workers. AGC produces glass solutions for three main solar applications: photovoltaic...


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