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2010-05-21 10:00:00

ATLANTA, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Major reductions in funding have put school districts across the country in the precarious position of forcing teacher layoffs, class-size increases and elimination of programs as they continue to look for more ways to cut costs. The Pioneer Union Elementary School District (PUESD) in California--a state particularly hard hit by the budget crunch--is doing its part to not only reduce costs, but also to help the environment with the launch of a new solar...

2010-05-12 05:18:00

NEW DELHI, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Astonfield Renewable Resources and Belectric are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement for the execution of Astonfield's 5MW solar power plant in Osiyan, Rajasthan. The Osiyan project is one of several Astonfield plants expected to be approved under the Migration Phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission and will be Astonfield's first solar power plant to be commissioned and come online in FY2010-11. Belectric has already...

2010-05-12 04:57:00

SHANGHAI, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ( "Solarfun" or the "Company" ) (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots and wafers, and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, today announced that due to demand from customers for the second half of 2010, the Company plans to increase module capacity to 900 MW by August 2010. Additionally, the Company purchased a cell line from Semiconductor Manufacturing International...

2010-05-11 18:00:00

WUXI, China and SYDNEY, May 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's leading producer of crystalline silicon solar panels, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Silex Solar will together research advanced technology to further improve the power conversion efficiencies of crystalline silicon solar cells. The three-year collaborative research project today received an AUD5 million grant from the Australian Solar Institute (ASI), the...

2010-04-30 05:20:00

SHANGHAI, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, today announced that its subsidiary, Shanghai Linyang Solar Energy Science & Technology Co. Ltd, was selected to supply integrated solar systems that were used to cover the roofs of the French and German pavilions and generate electricity for these two...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

SHANGHAI, April 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China's exported amount of photovoltaic products was equal to USD15.44 billion in 2009, up 147.75% year on year. China's Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Machinery &. Electronics Products (CCCME) predicts that global solar energy demand will increase by 25% in 2010. Will this mean that the export growth of the Chinese PV industry, which heavily depends on exporting, (98%) will exceed 150% in 2010? Chinese banks, policy banks...

2010-02-26 15:17:00

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the crystalline module manufacturing plant of Best Solar Co., Ltd. ("Best Solar"). Under the terms of the transaction LDK Solar will acquire Best Solar's crystalline module manufacturing plant at cash consideration of $21.5 million, representing the fair value of...

2010-02-09 02:43:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots and photovoltaic "PV" cells and modules in China, today announced its plan to support for and cooperate with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a top tier university in China that boasts a renowned photovoltaic research center. Solarfun plans to donate RMB1 million over 5 years to support the creation of scholarships to the school's department of physics. The...

2010-02-01 21:22:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Volatile oil prices combined with heightening concerns over global warming have paved way to the successful deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems both in urban and remote areas in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region. Solar PV systems provide the ideal environment friendly power generating solution for electrifying remote rural areas as it is neither technically nor economically feasible to extend grid coverage across the vast territories....

2009-12-15 08:00:00

HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of China released its list of "Golden Sun Demonstration Projects" in December, which includes 222 on-grid photovoltaic projects, 18 off-grid photovoltaic system projects and 35 large photovoltaic plants. Astronergy Solar has been awarded six of these projects, with a combined capacity of 7.86 MW. The six projects, the construction of which will begin soon, include the on-grid rooftop...


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