Indian infrastructure development firm SPML Infra has secured a INR220 million (US$3.24 million) order from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for EPC of rooftop solar installations in four Indian states, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing.
Two companies are constructing a 1MW solar PV plant in Thailand using various combinations of technologies in order to set up a learning centre and advisory board to help solar developers across the Southeast Asia region.
Many Indian solar PV projects are performing poorly because intense pressure to reduce costs is leading to developers and contractors selecting poor quality components with sub-optimal designs, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India.
As the pace of commissioning commercial PV systems increases while in parallel current systems mature, the market is looking at PV systems as more than just a source of clean energy, they're an investment, writes Lior Handelsman.
Leading CdTe thin-film producer First Solar has sold its PV power plant monitoring, control and supervision systems subsidiary, skytron energy to German business management firm, Liberta Partners. Financial details were not disclosed.