27 Aug '12, 3pm

Solar Power Companies Offer Competing Bids for Solar Panel Manufacturer Q-Cells: Hanwha Group's bid to buy the

Solar Power Companies Offer Competing Bids for Solar Panel Manufacturer Q-Cells: Hanwha Group's bid to buy the

Isofoton SA was approved to bid for Q-Cells after Chief Executive Officer Angel Luis Serrano met with the German company’s insolvency administrator Henning Schorisch today, according to an e-mailed statement from Isofoton. Serrano will present the bid, to be made with a U.S. investor it didn’t identify, to Q-Cells’ creditors at an Aug. 29 meeting, it said. Hanwha, South Korea’s 10th-largest industrial group, yesterday signed a contract with Q-Cells to pay as much as 40 million euros ($50 million) for the Thalheim-based company’s headquarters, factories in Germany and Malaysia, as well as sales units in the U.S., Australia and Japan, Hanwha said in today in an e-mailed statement. The deal is subject to approval from Q-Cells’ creditors at their meeting this week, it said. Interest has increased in Q-Cells months after its filing for protection from creditors in April. The co...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012...

Tweets

Indian Solar Panel Manufacturer Set to Double Panel Output

Indian Solar Panel Manufacturer Set to Double P...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Aug '12, 2pm

The company, based in the southern city of Hyderabad, plans to increase output of panels to 30 megawatts this year and inv...

The Crowded Field of Solar Project Development

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Aug '12, 7pm

Tenaska Solar Ventures bought the project called Silverleaf, from Agile Energy for an undisclosed sum. The proposed solar ...

Q-Cells and Hanwha: Solar Geopolitics Gets Messy

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Aug '12, 6pm

The creditors of the German company agreed to the sale with a vote on Wednesday, though the sale still requires regulatory...

Q-Cells and Hanwha: Solar Geopolitics Gets Messy

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Aug '12, 6pm

The creditors of the German company agreed to the sale with a vote on Wednesday, though the sale still requires regulatory...

India Set To Replicate its IT Sector Success wi...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Aug '12, 7pm

All prominent Indian companies have either set up their wholly-owned solar energy subsidiaries or have gone in for joint v...

India Set To Replicate its IT Sector Success wi...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Aug '12, 7pm

All prominent Indian companies have either set up their wholly-owned solar energy subsidiaries or have gone in for joint v...

The Key to Exponential #Solar Growth Is Virtual Net Metering-and Solar Companies. @solarfred #energy

The Key to Exponential #Solar Growth Is Virtual...

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Aug '12, 3pm

On August 15, 2012, at 8 a.m., Colorado’s Xcel utility opened up its registration for a new solar gardens/virtual net mete...

How Much Solar Power is Available to Us? | Sust...

sustainablog.org 30 Aug '12, 4pm

… for half the day, when the weather is clear … Solar is a great supplement but until we get longer term storage in the gW...

China’s Largest Solar Power Farm Approved — To Be Built By GCL-Poly Energy, World’s Largest PV Polysilicon Producer

China’s Largest Solar Power Farm Approved — To ...

cleantechnica.com 28 Aug '12, 9pm

Direct and indirect government support for China’s solar PV industry participants has been the central element enabling Ch...

Consolidation Chronicles: South Korea’s Hanwha Group to Buy German PV Firm Q.Cells: It looks like the deal is

Consolidation Chronicles: South Korea’s Hanwha ...

greentechmedia.com 27 Aug '12, 6am

It looks like the deal is done. The contract has been signed by Q.Cells insolvency administrator and awaits approval at a ...

India Plans Auction to Double Solar Power Capacity

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Aug '12, 2pm

Of the 3,000 megawatts of solar plants proposed to be built starting in 2013, contracts for “1,000 megawatts or a little l...

India Plans Auction to Double Solar Power Capac...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Aug '12, 2pm

Of the 3,000 megawatts of solar plants proposed to be built starting in 2013, contracts for “1,000 megawatts or a little l...

Suntech Introduces 300-Watt Solar Panel for Americas

Suntech Introduces 300-Watt Solar Panel for Ame...

cleantechnica.com 25 Aug '12, 10am

Suntech Holdings, which is the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer, now offers a 300-watt (0.3 kW) solar panel for ut...

German rubbish dump turned into a solar farm #energy #renewable #solar #PV

German rubbish dump turned into a solar farm #e...

renewableenergymagazine.com 28 Aug '12, 12pm

What is most interesting about the new solar photovoltaic (PV) array, which will provide over 1,000 households with enviro...

US Solar PV Market Grows Despite PV Manufacturer Failures

US Solar PV Market Grows Despite PV Manufacture...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Aug '12, 12pm

The latest casualty is Sunnyvale-Calif. based thin-film manufacturer AQT Solar, which according to VentureWire is seeking ...