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The Indian government is set to invite bids for dollar-based solar power contracts in order to encourage foreign investment in its ambitious solar programme, according to reports.
Solar power developer SunEdison has installed the 50MW Dammakhedi solar power plant in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
Insolvent Germany-based PV module manufacturer Solar-Fabrik has teamed with technical service and support firm, Suncycle to provide a repair programme for its previously reported junction box failures that could potentially cause fires.
Daqo New Energy has begun pilot production from its newly added 6,000MT of capacity, the Chinese polysilicon manufacturer said today.
PV inverter manufacturer Advanced Energy Industries (AE) has decided after more than a six month review to finally exit the sector and focus on its semiconductor business.
Subsidies earmarked for solar could be cut as the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) battles to keep Levy Control Framework (LCF) spending under control, a new report issued by market intelligence firm Cornwall Energy has claimed.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the body charged with delivering the country’s flagship solar programme, is to be renamed and given a wider remit for developing renewable energy in India.
Inverter manufacturer Ingeteam has increased its installed presence in the UK with the completion of one of the largest projects in the country.
Clean energy provider SolarCity’s Homebuilder Program has now expanded its services to include energy services for new homes and fixed-rate solar power deals for California homebuilders and other customers.
US residential solar company Sunrun has announced a multi-year partnership with the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB) — noting that the company will establish a presence at the team’s stadium, Petco Park, during the 2015 season.
PV equipment specialist SEMCO Group is to supply its latest LYTOX technology to an unidentified solar cell producer to carryout post-ion implantation damage annealing.
Integrated solar system manufacturer Andalay Solar’s Instant Connect Module can now be used with SolarEdge power optimisers, the two companies have said.
Major electronics firm Huawei has deployed its ‘FusionSolar Smart PV Solution’ at a 2MW PV power plant located in Okinawa, Japan.
Renewable energy could actually add more stability to electricity networks rather than hampering it, as the grid evolves toward greater levels of distributed generation, Enphase CEO Paul Nahi has said.
Korea-based PV module manufacturer S-Energy Co has had a new multicrystalline 1,500V module certified by UL for the US market.
Single axis PV tracker specialist NEXTracker has secured its second largest supply contract from US-based EPC firm, Blattner Energy.
Project developer Solar Reserve has refused to be drawn on speculation about its future after it emerged at an industry event that it was looking for an investor.
PV project developer Solar Power Inc (SPI) has raised US$25 million from its latest private placing in a deal that could be worth up to double that amount.
Thai Solar Energy, a power producer which counts the Thai government among its clients, will build its first projects outside Thailand, beginning with three PV plants totalling 25MW in Japan.
The World Bank Group has extended its support for solar in Jordan with investment guarantees for 50MW of projects.
The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) has purchased the remaining shares in developer BluEarth Renewables.
The US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is to finance a 20MW solar farm in Clarendon, Jamaica.
Solar energy solutions provider Solar Frontier is set to relaunch its residential line of PowerSets, rolling out new improvements such as a smart turbo inverter and a new monitoring portal.
Residential solar provider Sunrun has announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on a S-1 form with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — falling in line with a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
The final steps in SunEdison’s spin-off of its semiconductor business – through which the company was originally founded before its ascent to being the biggest renewable energy developer in the world – look set to go ahead.