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Yingli Green Energy, the world’s largest solar module manufacturer, has revised up its module shipment guidance for 2013.
In an effort to boost India’s slumping PV market, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SEIC) is planning to construct a 1GW solar park in Andhra Pradesh state along with adjoining PV manufacturing facilities.
Ministers from the 13 EU ‘Green Growth Group’ countries have released a joint statement, urging the European Council to adopt a climate and energy framework going forward to 2030.
US power producer Xcel Energy is planning to expand PV energy capacity by 150MW in Minnesota by the end of 2016.
Major US residential PV provider, Vivint Solar has secured new tax equity transactions that would enable the company to fund around US$280 million worth of PV system installations.
PV module manufacturer, ET Solar has moved downstream and entered the UK market as an EPC to construct an 8.4MWp ground-mounted PV power plant in the village of Bridgewater in Somerset.
In a Hong Kong stock market statement, Hanergy Solar said it expected more than a 50% increase in net profits for 2013, compared to the previous year.
JinkoSolar reported total shipments over 1.9GW and revenue of US$1.17 billion in 2013, with full-year profitability secured and becomes the first China-based tier 1 PV manufacturer to do so after more than two years of losses within the sector.
The management of German rooftop PV installer and module manufacturer Centrosolar has unveiled an insolvency plan, which has been approved by the company’s creditors’ committee.
The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) is planning to increase its solar and wind assets with as much as £200 million of investment a year.
A JV PV module assembly plant (Vitec Global Solar) between ReneSola and semiconductor and electrical products supplier, Vitec will produce Virtus II modules at the plant in Japan with an annual nameplate capacity of 80MW.
SunEdison is teaming with the Global Academy of Technology (GAT) based in Bangalore to create a research and development facility at the college’s Bengaluru campus.
LDK Solar has appointed provisional liquidators in the Cayman Islands as it begins insolvency proceedings.
The French law which guarantees a feed-in tariff (FiT) bonus of 5% or 10% for PV systems made with domestically-produced content may be facing the scrapheap, according to a French environmental law specialist.
PV plant provider, S.A.G Solarstrom has sold a collection of German projects.