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Spain’s Ministry of Environmental Affairs has approved a 450MW PV project, which Germany-based renewable energy firm Juwi plans to develop in Mula, in the the country’s Murcia region.
Southern California Edison (SCE), one of California’s three investor-owned electric utilities, is making moves to procure nearly 105MW more solar generation capacity, some on a competitive basis.
Chinese PV manufacturer Hareon Solar plans to set up a 160MW cell production project in India through its wholly owned-subsidiary Hareon Solar Power along with Keshav Power, an arm of business conglomerate Dalmia.
India-based module manufacturer Rolta Power and China-based Zhenfa New Energy Science and Technology Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop 2GW of solar projects in India.
France-based energy firms EDF Energies Nouvelles and EREN Renewable Energy have commissioned 150MW of solar projects developed by Delhi-based ACME Solar in the Indian states of Rajasthan and Odisha.
Hilary Clinton has said she wants the US to install 500 million panels within four years of her taking office, as the US presidential candidate outlined details about her energy and climate plan.
PV manufacturer China Sunergy (CSUN) has reported that it has regained compliance with NASDAQ rules after previously failing to file quarterly and annual reports. CSUN filed its 2014 annual report on July 20.
Swiss/Hungarian silicon thin-film equipment and technology firm Ecosolifer has been reported to be planning an 80MW module assembly plant in Brazil, using its proprietary amorphous silicon deposition technology on monocrystalline wafers produced at its plant in Csorna, Hungary.
Ahead of Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya this weekend, Toronto-headquartered SkyPower Global has said that it is set to sign an “historic” agreement with the Kenyan government to develop 1GW of PV.
The French government has doubled the size of a tender for 100-250kW solar systems from 120MW to 240MW.
PV manufacturer Wuxi Suntech, a subsidiary of Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE), has supplied 9.3MW of modules to a 13GWh Adani solar plant in India.
PV manufacturing equipment specialist Amtech Systems is selling the majority of its stake in subsidiary Kingstone Technology to China-based venture capital firm, Suzhou Zhuo Jing Investment Center for around US$13.6 million.
The Brazilian Government’s Energy Research Agency (EPE) has registered 649 solar projects totalling 20.9GW capacity for the its second Reserve Energy Auction, scheduled for 13 November this year.
UK-headquartered Solarcentury has kicked off a push into Central America’s emerging PV markets with a 507kW rooftop installation in Colombia built in partnership with local firm Hybrytec.
Renewable energy developer Langa has selected integrated solutions provider Schneider Electric and battery designer Saft for two new PV-plus-storage plants in Corsica.
Solar panel developer and manufacturer SunPower has signed off on a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with NV Energy to develop a 100MW PV plant in the Eldorado Valley in Boulder City, Nevada.
Interim findings from a major survey on PV module quality being undertaken by PV Tech have revealed an even split within the industry between those who have and have not experienced problems with module equipment.
China-based PV manufacturer has reported an 84.76% increase in revenue for the first half of 2015 on the back of strong domestic demand and a focus on overseas emerging markets.
A 3GW module shipment “milestone” announced today by Japan-headquartered thin-film firm Solar Frontier is confirmation that CIGS technology “can work” despite facing challenges during its history, according to solar market analyst Finlay Colville.
The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) is exploring the development of 100MW of solar in Zambia.
Canadian Solar Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar, has completed construction of the largest solar project in Canada, a 100MW PV plant in Ontario.
SunEdison has inked a power purchase agreement with a leading Delhi distribution utility to provide 180MW of PV electricity to the citizens of New Delhi.
Dominion Retail, a subsidiary of energy producer Dominion, has announced a partnership with solar technology company SunPower to provide SunPower’s solar power systems to homeowners in New Jersey.
The installation of solar panels atop IKEA’s new store in St. Louis has been completed — marking one of the final steps in what is expected to be the largest rooftop solar installation in the state of Missouri.
Massachusetts-based PV project developer Solect Energy announced that it has reached 20MW of solar power through over 150 finished commercial-scale projects — highlighting the company’s focus on delivering solar solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and groups across “The Bay State.”