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A joint venture involving GE Energy Financial Services has secured a loan worth more than US$800 million for the building of Japan’s largest solar power project to date.
Cheng Kin Ming, the majority investor in Shunfeng Photovoltaics, has spoken publicly for the first time about his long-term plans.
US-based PV module manufacturing start-up, SolarTech Universal LLC has selected Meyer Burger’s ‘SmartWire’ Connection Technology (SWCT) for its first production facility in Riviera Beach, Florida.
SunEdison has confirmed that it has started the ball rolling on a new yield co dedicated to emerging markets.
SPI Solar has said that it had acquired three PV power plant projects totalling around 19.8MW to be developed in Japan as part of bigger plans to grow its business in the country.
According to market research firm NPD Solarbuzz, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has around 1GW of PV projects currently under construction with a pipeline of projects totalling over 22GW at all phases of development.
US thin-film manufacturer First Solar is targeting projects as part of a proposed tender to build 600MW of new large-scale solar in Germany, which is expected to be implemented early next year, PV Tech has learned.
Solar energy could be the largest single source of electricity in the world by 2050, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Norway’s Scatec Solar has revised the indicative share price for its imminent IPO from NOK28-36 to NOK19-20 (US$2.94-3.25).
Sharp Corporation’s next-generation solar cell technology that enters volume production is expected to be based on its long-term development of both c-Si and a-Si thin-film cells with efficiencies touted to be over 25%.
Hareon Solar Technology has signed a new framework cooperation agreement to build a total of 200MW of PV projects in Hami (Kumul), Xinjiang, China.
An Indian IT provider has opened a solar module manufacturing facility with a nameplate capacity of 60MW in Mumbai, according to reports in local media.
Spanish PV developer Solarpack has inaugurated a 25MW project in Chile that will provide power for a mining company.
German inverter manufacturer, SMA has released a new ‘complete package’ designed to help UK solar farm developers meet the upcoming April 2015 deadline for subsidy change.
In a bid to retain their solar cell efficiency lead of Chinese rivals and gain more business in the booming Japanese market, Taiwanese solar cell producers are increasing mono c-Si PERC cell production, according to market research firm, EnergyTrend.