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DuPont Unveils New And Expanded Solar Product Portfolio

As an industry leader in solar solutions that delivers proven power and lasting value for the industry, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) recently showcased a...
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GTAT Opens New Silicon Carbide Plant In New Hampshire

GTAT Corp. (GTAT) has opened a new silicon carbide manufacturing plant in Hudson, N.H. The facility also includes the company’s new corporate headquarters, as well...
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Enphase Buying SunPower’s Micro-Inverter Business

Enphase Energy Inc. and SunPower Corp. have announced a definitive agreement for Enphase to acquire SunPower’s micro-inverter business for $25 million in cash and...
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DOE Launches $3M Competition To Spur U.S. Solar Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a $3 million competition designed to boost domestic solar manufacturing. Announced today by Rick Perry, secretary of...

Former Tesla, SunPower Exec Joins Micro-Inverter Supplier Enphase Energy

California-based Enphase Energy Inc., a global energy technology company and supplier of solar micro-inverters, has appointed Eric Branderiz its vice president and chief financial...

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea Building Solar Manufacturing Hub In Georgia

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea Corp. is building a new solar module manufacturing facility in Whitfield County, Ga. Construction for the factory will commence this year...
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Enphase Now Shipping Latest Micro-Inverter To Solar Distributors

Solar micro-inverter company Enphase Energy Inc. has begun shipping its Enphase IQ 7X micro-inverters to solar distributors in the U.S. According to the company, the...
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PV Inverter Production Ramping Up At New Siemens Gamesa Facility

Siemens Gamesa has inaugurated a new renewable energy testing and manufacturing center in Madrid. The company has expanded and upgraded facilities previously operated in Coslada,...
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New Ohio Plant To Triple First Solar’s U.S. Manufacturing Capacity

First Solar Inc. has announced plans to build a new solar module manufacturing facility near its existing Perrysburg, Ohio, plant. The factory, totaling 1 million square...
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Report: New Mexico Has Major Jobs Potential For Advanced Solar Tech

With targeted investments and forward-looking policies, New Mexico could leverage its strengths in advanced solar technologies to drive economic growth and support over 6,800...
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JinkoSolar Establishing First U.S. Factory In Florida

Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy Inc. and China-based JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. have announced a new solar panel supply deal. In addition, JinkoSolar has...
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Trina Solar Launches New TrinaPro Solution

Trina Solar Ltd. has launched a new solar PV solution, TrinaPro, at its global headquarters in Changzhou, China. According to the company, TrinaPro is designed...