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Solar Prices Dropped Again In USA, 5–12% Lower In 2015

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Two new studies conducted by Berkeley Labs have concluded that the median installed price of solar in the United States fell by 5% to 12% in 2015. The conclusions are part and parcel of the latest editions of two recurring “state of the market” reports published by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence […]

August 25th

SunPower Unveils New Solar Products & Low-Key 2016 Guidance

Following in the wake of a respectable Q3 financial earnings report, US solar manufacturer SunPower has revealed a new line of solar panels and low-key financial guidance for 2016. SunPower announced its third quarter earnings late-October, revealing the continuing efforts of its new business focus, that of retaining assets rather than selling them. Specifically, SunPower […]

November 13th

Better Than Expected Third Quarter For Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar has reported a better than expected third quarter, with increased revenue and solar module shipments. The Canadian-based solar power company published its third quarter earnings report on Tuesday, revealing a quarter made up of 1,198 MW worth of solar module shipments, of which a total of 1,150 MW was recognized in revenue. This […]

November 11th

SunEdison Beats Own Forecast With Record Third Quarter, Stocks Plummet

Despite a record third quarter delivery, the world’s largest global renewable energy development company, SunEdison, saw its stocks plummet 22%. SunEdison has been under intense pressure over the last six months to perform across all metrics, a task that shareholders do not believe the company is living up to. In its third quarter financial earnings […]

November 11th

IHS Predicts Record Solar PV Module Production & Shipment Through First Half Of 2016

Analytics company IHS has predicted solar PV production and shipments to skyrocket through the first half of 2016. In a new forecast published Monday, IHS concluded that “installation deadlines, sunsetting solar tax credits, and other policy dynamics of the two largest global solar markets, China and the United States,” are going to push solar PV […]

November 10th

First Solar Sees Strong Growth In Record-Breaking Third Quarter

First Solar has recorded third quarter financials replete with record sales, earnings per share, and bookings. One of the world’s largest solar PV developers and manufacturers, First Solar recorded an impressive third quarter this year, with increases to record-levels of net sales, GAAP earnings per fully diluted share, and quarterly and year-to-date bookings. Specifically, First […]

November 10th

GTM’s Shayle Kann Predicts Future Of US Solar

Shayle Kann, the director of GTM Research, is predicting the US solar industry to continue on its impressive growth streak, and to play a “meaningful role” in the future of electricity in the US. The former Fullbright scholar, who now directs GTM Research, the market analysis, advisory and consulting division of Greentech Media, is behind the […]

November 10th

SunEdison Completes New Hampshire’s Largest Solar Power Plant

SunEdison has completed the construction of New Hampshire’s largest solar power plant, a 942 KW project located in the town of Peterborough. The world’s largest renewable energy development company made the announcement last Friday upon completion of the 942 kilowatt DC solar power plant, which will now generate solar power for the town over the […]

November 9th

REC Solar Boosts Shipments In Q3 Reaching Sales Record

Integrated PV module manufacturer REC Solar has released its third quarter earnings, revealing a boost in shipments and sales. REC Solar is Europe’s largest brand of solar panels, having produced more than 15 million panels by the end of 2014. Based out of Norway, the company revealed its third quarter financial earnings report this past […]

November 9th

SolarEdge Reports Record Quarter Results

Israeli-based solar PV inverter manufacturer SolarEdge reported record quarter revenue this week, taking in $115.1 million. In the company’s first quarter-2016 financial earnings report (Q1’16), SolarEdge reported record revenue of $115.1 million, up $16.9% on the quarter-previous, and up 71.8% year-over-year. The company shipped 356 MW (AC) of solar inverters during the quarter, which according […]

November 6th