U.S. solar industry
Investment in renewable energy surged again in 2011, according to two new reports issued by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21).
Konarka Technologies, a developer of thin-film solar panels, has filed for bankruptcy and will begin to liquidate its assets immediately.
California-based solar energy system provider SolarCity has secured $81 million in equity financing the company said Wednesday.
United States solar manufacturers have announced the preparation of a trade complaint against China to be filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
California-based SunPower is expanding its operations into Mexico in an effort to better serve the North American market, the company has announced.
San Francisco-based renewable energy venture capital firm CleanPath Ventures LLC has announced plans to invest some $800 million in large-scale North American solar projects.