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LDK Solar’s continued lack of finances for offshore business transactions has forced the struggling company to enter into a new 30-day forbearance arrangement with bondholders after being unable to pay interest on the loan.
The third quarter of this year was second only to the final quarter of last year for newly installed PV generating capacity in the US, according to a report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
Solar power firm Canadian Solar has secured a US$40 million loan from Harvest North Star Capital for the development of 145MW of projects in Japan.
In recent days a number of key Taiwan-based PV component suppliers have reported continued growth in monthly revenue, highlighting strong demand for wafers, cells and modules through the fourth quarter of 2013.
Germany-based materials manufacturer Heraeus’ Photovoltaics Business Unit is to increase production capacity at its silver paste plant in Singapore.
China Wind Power (CWP) has been awarded a CNY490 million (US$80 million) of 15-year long term project loans from the China Development Bank (CDB)
European companies buying products from Chinese manufacturers that flout new trade rules will face heavy penalties and even jail, a German law firm has warned.
The local government of Rio Grande do Sul has announced that Chinese firm Hanergy plans to build a thin-film solar PV module factory in the Brazilian state.
German PV project developer SAG Solarstrom has announced that its credit rating was withdrawn on Friday 6 December.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has made its largest equity investment in clean energy this year, with a €50 million (US$68.5 million) investment into the second Glennmont Fund.
Module and cell manufacturer Talesun has partnered with local energy firm Anadolu Enerji to develop and build solar farms in Turkey.
Portugal-based Martifer Solar has completed the construction of two PV plants in Romania totalling 5.41MWp.
Indian company ACME Group has signed an agreement with Samsung SDI to produce lithium-ion batteries for use in applications including solar power systems in India and Africa.
The number of PV projects set to compete in Brazil’s forthcoming national energy auction has been trimmed from 152 to 88, according to the country’s energy agency, EPE.
President Obama has set all US government agencies a 20% renewable energy generation target by 2020.
German project developer SAG Solarstrom has cancelled a triple-digit megawatt pipeline citing onerous financial commitments required to start projects.
Renewable power conversion technology manufacturer, Ideal Power, has raised US$17.25 million from its initial public offering (IPO).
Hanwha Chemical, the owner of PV module manufacturer, Hanwha Q CELLS, has made a US$188.5 million cash injection into the company to expand capacity and expand its downstream PV project business.
Due to previously announced working capital constraints, China Sunergy (CSUN) was forced to increase its exposure to providing PV modules under OEM agreements in the third quarter of 2013.
Tier one Chinese PV manufacturer, ReneSola has reported another quarter of record shipments and revenue that exceeded guidance as its PV module and OEM business continued to increase.
PV manufacturer, ReneSola said that it would permanently close its Phase 1, Sichuan polysilicon production plant due to its failure to significantly reduce production costs.
The electricity surcharge used to fund Malaysia’s feed-in tariff will be increased from 1.0% to 1.6% from next year, the country’s Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) has announced.
Over 3GW of PV generation capacity was installed on Australian rooftops, by the end of November, according to figures released by the country’s Clean Energy Regulator.
Bulgaria has become the latest European country to impose a charge on revenue from solar and wind energy projects.
German module manufacturer asola is to resume production at its facility in Erfurt.