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SolarWorld Americas says it plans to add 200 employees by May

SolarWorld Americas says it plans to add 200 employees by May

September 26, 2017 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

Hot on the heels of the trade case ruling in its favor, SolarWorld Americas sent word that its ramping up production and hiring up to 200 workers by May. “By the end of the ramp,” as the company phrased it, SolarWorld Americas will employ about 500 people, some of themRead More

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge ITC to oppose solar tariffs

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge ITC to oppose solar tariffs

August 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A bipartisan group of 16 senators and 53 members of the House of Representatives sent open letters to U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein urging the ITC to reject a petition that would slap tariffs on imported solar panels and cells. “Solar companies in our states believe theRead More

SolarWorld Americas launches new Warranty Protection Program, receives cash infusion

SolarWorld Americas launches new Warranty Protection Program, receives cash infusion

July 24, 2017 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

Despite word of significant layoffs, and the ongoing insolvency proceedings of its Germany-based parent company (which the company says doesn’t affect them), SolarWorld Americas Inc., one of the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar manufacturers, continues to make moves. New Warranty Program SolarWorld also announced more customer protections, which would be crucialRead More

SolarWorld Americas now decides to join Suniva’s 201 trade petition

SolarWorld Americas now decides to join Suniva’s 201 trade petition

May 25, 2017 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld always agreed with the premise that Chinese competition was unfair for the U.S. solar module market, but it sounded to us like SolarWorld was still against Suniva’s 201 petition, noting that it preferred that “any action to be taken against unfair trade shall consider all parts of the U.S. solarRead More

Not as fun as it looks.

Solar coaster news: SolarWorld insolvent, Ten K stops operations, SunPower down

May 15, 2017 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

The solar coaster feels like an apt description for the up and down nature of the industry except for the part where roller coasters are fun. The dips in the solar coaster are considerably less so. After cresting to the top of another climb in 2016 — passing the ITC,Read More

SolarWorld speaks out on Chinese trade impact on U.S. solar module manufacturing

SolarWorld speaks out on Chinese trade impact on U.S. solar module manufacturing

April 10, 2017 at 9:08 am 1 comment

SolarWorld is one of the country’s largest crystalline-silicon solar manufacturers, and it has concerns about the influence of China’s trade strategy in the solar sector, the glut it is created and the quality of the products forming that glut. Here is the complete release sent out by SolarWorld: China’s tradeRead More

SolarWorld hires industry vet to train solar installers in sales

SolarWorld hires industry vet to train solar installers in sales

February 13, 2017 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld has brought aboard a 25-year sales trainer who has specialized in solar to help installers sell the value proposition of buying SolarWorld solar panels. Among solar manufacturers, Greg Welsh will work exclusively on behalf of SolarWorld. Background Welsh is a 34-year veteran of sales, having worked as a salesRead More

SolarWorld extends warranty for PERC solar panels to 20 years

SolarWorld extends warranty for PERC solar panels to 20 years

February 6, 2017 at 8:00 am 1 comment

  SolarWorld is doubling the duration of its workmanship warranty on its entire portfolio of solar panel products to 20 years. With the improvement in consumer protection, the company becomes the first major producer of solar panels featuring the popular, high-power PERC (passivated emitter rear contact) solar cell architecture toRead More

SolarWorld installers now have access to project financing via REC Solar, Duke Energy

SolarWorld installers now have access to project financing via REC Solar, Duke Energy

September 13, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

U.S.-based crystalline-silicon solar technology manufacturer SolarWorld is partnering with REC Solar, a California-based leading provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, to provide financing, procurement and other services for SolarWorld installers developing commercial projects. The partnership program is designed to accelerate development of commercial projects between 50 kW and 2Read More

SPI Preview: High-efficiency, smart panels ready for wider installation

SPI Preview: High-efficiency, smart panels ready for wider installation

September 9, 2016 at 10:00 am 2 comments

High efficiency panels are trending up for a variety of project segments as the costs become more reasonable. The SPI show floor is going to be filled with examples. Panasonic (booth 2317, SL11) has a history of innovation and dependability in the solar industry, and the 25-year product warranty onRead More