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Yingli Green said it will supply its 250W multicrystalline modules to Malaysia’s largest PV power plant.
Cupertino Electric, a specialist in the design and installation of customised electrical solutions, has installed 5.9MW of PV capacity for Clovis Unified School District in California, US.
Qatari energy distributor Kahramaa has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding granting approval for Qatar Foundation’s Solar Smart Grid Project Connectivity to be connected to Kahramaa’s main grid.
One of Germany’s top three solar module manufacturers, aleo solar, is holding initial meetings seeking a buyer for the Bosch Group’s 90.7% shares in the company.
The Russian government has reportedly approved a subsidy programme for renewable energy projects including solar developments.
Affordable Solar and finance company Sunnova Energy have announced a new solar leasing programme that includes installation, monitoring, repairs and insurance for a low monthly fee for homeowners in New Mexico.
Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic is reportedly planning to terminate its solar wafer production line at its manufacturing plant in Oregon, US, at the end of June.
To meet a series of utility-scale PV projects in South Africa as part of the South African Department of Energy’s (DoE) Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), ABB is planning to open the new PV inverter production line at its existing facilities in Johannesburg in 2014.
Portuguese EPC firm Martifer Solar has been awarded an EPC contract for a 30MW PV facility in Mexico, which, according to the company, will represent the largest PV plant in Latin America to date.
Finland-based industrial automation specialist, Cencorp, has assembled its first PV module with conductive back sheet material as part of a plan to offer the technology to PV manufacturers.
India has only achieved 60% of its targeted solar installation goal so far, according to a report by clean energy communications and consulting firm Mercom Capital.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has finalised its 150MW solar feed-in tariff (FiT) which it claims is the largest solar incentive scheme for any US city.
Three of the world’s largest solar companies gathered at the Grand Hyatt Beijing Hotel today to protest against European Commission plans to levy tariffs as high as 67.9% on Chinese products.
Chilean authorities green-lighted four solar power projects with a total capacity of 206MW in April, according to a report published this month by Centro de Energias Renovables (CER), a Chilean renewable energy research group.
The UK’s energy and climate change minister, Greg Barker, has arrived in Brussels today to lobby the European Commission (EC) over proposed plans to impose trade duties on Chinese-manufactured solar products.
Japan installed 1,559MW of PV capacity between 1 April 2012 and 28 February 2013, according to statistics compiled by Japan’s Agency for Natural Resources and Energy and published by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
PV power systems specialist, Bentek Solar claims to have shipped over 100MW of its new 1000VDC Breaker Universal Safety Systems (BUSS) since the product was only launched back in March, 2013.
PV energy provider (PVEP), SunPower, is to raise US$300 million to pay down some of its outstanding debentures and use the proceeds for working capital requirements.
Remaining confident it can successfully restructure its debts with creditors and continue operating, SolarWorld wants to complete talks with creditor sometime in August, 2013.
The bankrupt main manufacturing subsidiary if Suntech Power Holdings is reported to have debts of over US$2.8 billion.
JinkoSolar’s increasing focus on emerging markets with harsh environmental conditions has been given a boost after its PV modules passed TUV Nord’s Dust & Sand Certification Test.
Struggling PV manufacturer SolarWorld will hold an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on 11 July 2013 in Bonn, Germany, after the company revealed a 50% loss in capital stocks.
Leading module manufacturer, Yingli Green, has revised module shipment and gross margin guidance for the first quarter of 2013.
Conergy and its partner Renew have connected a 1MW PV facility in Ulmen, Germany, representing the companies’ second joint solar power project.
Chinese manufacturer ReneSola’s Virtus I and Virtus II modules have obtained JETPVm certification from the Japan Electrical and Environment Technology Laboratories (JET).