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According to South Korean PV module manufacturer SolarPark Korea, its modules used at the 40MW Yeongwol Solar Power Plant in the northern region of the country have resulted in the Yeongwol becoming the highest yielding plant in the country.
Panasonic Corporation is expanding its “100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project” to people all around the world. The initial focus in providing free solar powered lighting focused on Sumba, Indonesia, which started in March 2014.
Major PVEP, Canadian Solar said it had completed the sale of the 28.4MWp West Antelope Solar Park to US utility, Dominion.
Hanau Energies Concept, a French project developer and investor in solar installations, has recently completed its largest solar project to-date using JinkoSolar PV modules that incorporate advanced materials from DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) to help ensure optimal power output and durability.
Trina Solar said it closed the offering of US$115 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2019, which included the exercise in full of the option to purchase an additional US$15 million.
In order to speed up the deployment of solar energy and promote the development of the photovoltaic (PV) industry in Taiwan, the Bureau of Energy (BOE), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) deploy PV Module Product Registration Scheme on Sept. 16, 2013 to provide a platform from which certified product information can be accessed.
Module maker JA Solar has become the latest manufacturer to use Tigo Energy to optimise its new smart module range.
At this week’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), RENA, a leading supplier for wet chemical production tools, and nano-electronics research center, imec, present a novel isopropyl-alcohol (IPA)-free process for the texturing of Cz-Si wafers for high-efficiency silicon solar cell manufacturing at low cost.
In recent weeks SoLayTec has shipped a number of systems. These systems include a repeat order for modules (approx. 60MW) for an Asian customer, who is using an InPassion ALD (60MW) since early this year. Further two InPassion ALD systems were shipped. Both systems will be installed at solar cell manufacturers, already working with PECVD AlOx for several years.
Vander Woude Dairy of Merced, California teamed with local design-build construction firm Pickett Solar and mounting systems specialist, Array Technologies to have a 1.1 MWdc PV tracking array that would produce 100% of the dairy’s electricity needs on a yearly basis.