Dutton Associates updates its coverage of China Solar & Clean Energy Solutions (OTCBB:CSOL) with a Strong Speculative Buy rating and a $5.46 price target. The 11-page report by Dutton senior analyst Paul J. Resnik, CFA is available at www.jmdutton.com as well as from First Call, Bloomberg, Zacks, Reuters, Knobias, and other leading financial portals. Read the rest of this entry »


Solarfun Power Holdings Co. , Ltd. (NASDAQ: SOLF), an established manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) cells, modules and ingots in China, today announced an update on polysilicon supply procurement and sales developments. Read the rest of this entry »

Expanded Manufacturing Facility Provides Annual Revenue Potential of $200 Million; Company Projects Approximately $80 Million in Total Revenues for 2008

Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR), a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic modules worldwide, today announced that its recent 53,000 square foot solar manufacturing facility expansion, together with its refocused Spire Semiconductor solar-cell concentrator operations, are on track to significantly grow the companys revenues in the solar energy and solar capital equipment markets. Read the rest of this entry »

Hoku Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOKU), a diversified provider of clean energy products and technologies including polysilicon for the solar industry, and Solarfun Power Hong Kong Limited, a subsidiary of Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: SOLF), an established manufacturer of both photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, today announced the amendment of their polysilicon supply contract to allow Solarfun until February 15, 2008 to process the required statutory approval for the issuance of a $44 million standby letter of credit. Read the rest of this entry »

Singapore is Becoming One of the Leading Regions in the World for the Solar Energy Industry

With its new location in Singapore, Oerlikon Solar is boosting its presence and proximity to customers in Asia, while continuing to expand production, development and support for their leading thin-film silicon solar energy solutions. The facility will initially employ approximately 100 people and is planned to be completed within a year. Asia is emerging as an important market for solar energy applications, said Dr. Uwe Krüger, CEO of the Oerlikon Group (SWX:OERL). The new location will allow Oerlikon Solar to build the necessary capacity to expand its market-leading position, continued Krüger. Read the rest of this entry »

nCoat, Inc. (OTCBB: NCOA) (“nCoat” or the “Company”) has announced the signing of an agreement for business collaboration and commercial product development with Sunvention USA, Inc. (“SV-US”: www.sunvention.us) and BSR Solar Technologies GmbH (“BSR”: www.bsrsolar.com) using nCoat nanotechnology coatings in a Concentrated Solar Thermal Power (CSP) system to concentrate the solar radiation and create highly efficient heat absorption and retention in the heat collection element. nCoat coatings will also be used to protect solar “Green Energy” systems developed and built by SV-US and BSR. Read the rest of this entry »

Innovative Products Provide an Integrated Solar Lifestyle

ICP Solar Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: ICPR, FRANKFURT: K1U.F), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of solar cells and products, today announced that ICP senior management, led by CEO and Chairman Sass Peress, will introduce the 2008 Sunsei product line at the International CES, the world’s largest annual tradeshow for consumer technology being held in Las Vegas, Nevada January 7-10, 2008. Read the rest of this entry »