Solar Frontier is a Japanese company which was earlier known as Showa Shell Solar. The company joined the rank of major solar companies once it started the new 900MW “Kunitomi” production plant in Miyazaki. Solar Frontier manufactures CIS (copper, indium, selenium) thin-film solar modules for customers all around the world. The company has offices in Europe, the [...]

Hanergy buys Global Energy after Q-Cells and Miasole Hanergy the Chinese solar giant is all set to become the world’s leader in CIGs solar panel technology as it acquired a 3rd distressed CIGs startup Global Energy. Hanergy has been a little late to the solar energy game compared to the other Chinese solar panel makers [...]

Sunpower (SPWR) is a US based solar system integrator and developer, building some of the largest solar farms in the US. The company makes the most efficient solar panels using its monocrystalline solar cell technology. SunPower solar modules deliver 21.5% efficiency, which is very high and means that the customers get more electricity and lower electricity bills. The company was bought by the French [...]

The Chinese try to revive its zombie companies The Chinese solar stocks cannot stop increasing in value as the government pulls out all stops in trying to stem the bankruptcies happening in the heavily oversupplied industry. The Chinese State Council has raised the solar target to a gargantuan 35 GW by 2015 as it looks [...]

BIPV or Building Integrated Photovoltaics as the name suggests are solar modules that integrate into the building, walls, windows, roof. These integrate very well into the building structures and thus give a more elegant look to the construction. These are especially designed materials with ancillary source of electrical power. Both new construction as well as older [...]

Hanergy Solar Panels Hanergy is a China based solar company. It is the largest thin film company, with more than 8000 employees. Hanergy Holding Group Ltd. was established in 1994, with its head quarters in Beijing. It has branches in China, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and other regions. Its business segments are hydropower, wind power, and [...]