Daily Archives: September 21, 2013

Mercom reiterates its global PV installation forecast of approximately 38 GW for 2013, 23% growth year-over-year

Mercom Capital Group, reiterated its global photovoltaic (PV) installation forecast of approximately 38 GW for 2013, strong 23 percent growth year-over-year, noting improving market conditions, in its recent analysis.  “After years of overcapacity, bankruptcies and record low prices, we are … Continue reading

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Solar PV Equipment Suppliers In Waiting Mode

The consolidated solar photovoltaic (PV) book-to-bill ratio is forecast to remain below parity once again during Q3’13, representing the tenth consecutive quarter where net-bookings have been lower than recognized revenues. According to the latest information from NPD Solarbuzz, the consolidated … Continue reading

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Apple ad for thin-films job raises speculation around solar-powered devices

Battery life for handheld mobile devices has been a tough challenge for tech companies as processing power has boomed. Apple has removed a job advertisement it listed last week for thin films engineer for its mobile devices division, raising heated … Continue reading

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