Posts Tagged ‘ innovation ’

Germany needs green energy master plan–study

Feb 26th, 2012 | By

Germany needs a master plan that brings together central and local government policy and provides certainty for investors and project firms if it is to find the $420 billion needed to fund a radical shift towards green power, a study said on Monday. The study by the HypoVereinsbank (HVB), a unit of Italy’s UniCredit, being published on Monday says that Germany needs a master plan that brings together central and local government policy and which provides certainty for investors and project firms if Germany wants to fund $420 billion which are needed to finance a radical shift towards green power.



PV demand picking up

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

While Germany is planning a new type of cap for subsidies, rising demand for modules made solar stocks gain the most in a month yesterday after Deutsche Bank AG said major Asian manufacturers are running at full capacity. In fact, demand is expected to jump this year: China is poised to double its solar capacity for the second year in a row and UK is targeting PV installations of 22 GW by 2020, more than 20 times the current level. Specially these days that Feed In Tariffs are being cut all around, innovation remains key for module manufacturers to consolidate and to be competitive. In fact, some prices of Europe brand solar modules dropped 10-25% in recent months.



Outlook: More efficiency and better performance for tomorrow’s solar market

Feb 9th, 2012 | By

What about the pv-market of tomorrow? Today we discuss the dark side: market consolidation, bankruptcies, solar trade war etc., but some companies move forward with innovations. Read the news Eric Wesoff picked up on solar firms …. www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/solar-firms-setting-new-records-in-efficiency-and-performance/