• SolarCity buys direct marketing company for $120m, raises installation forecast

    14 August 2013

    SolarCity has acquired a direct marketing company focused on the residential solar market for $120 million, in a deal it said will generate new customers and increase its installation levels.

  • Solar firm buys rival's thin-film solar technology

    07 August 2013

    A US solar firm has bought a competitor's thin-film technology in exchange for around $80 million in stock.

  • Have solar stocks finally turned a corner?

    25 June 2013

    Many solar stocks have enjoyed a stellar start to 2013, with some having tripled in value. Could a brighter future for the long-suffering sector finally be in sight, asks Peter Cripps

  • EU-China solar trade agreement 'in sight' after Commission decision

    05 June 2013

    The European Commission's decision to impose lower-than-expected tariffs on Chinese solar imports has strengthened hopes that a trade war will be avoided, observers said.