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The Indian government has decided against imposing duties on Chinese, Taiwanese, US and Malaysian solar manufacturers.
JinkoSolar’s downstream project arm, JinkoSolar Power has agreed terms with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop a total of 100MW of PV projects in the region this year at a cost of approximately RMB800 million (US$130 million).
UK-based merchant solar wafer producer, PV Crystalox Solar reported increased shipments and revenue but margin decline due to lower wafer selling prices and stable polysilicon purchase pricing led to a loss in the first half of 2014.
Major PVEP, SunEdison has secured funds from Barclays and Citi banks totalling US$160 million to be used for distributed generation (DG) projects in the US.
SolarWorld has confirmed that the issue affecting 1.5 million modules in North America, is not applicable in Europe.
SolarCity’s plans to build a 1GW integrated PV manufacturing plant based on the technology it has recently acquired with the purchase of Silevo are expected to require capital expenditures of US$400 million to US$450 million, according to Deutsche Bank analyst, Vishal Shah after attending a SolarCity investor event.
Yingli Green Energy announced yesterday that it will supply modules to a 2MW commercial rooftop project in Japan, which will be built by engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Benex Japan.
Japan’s Environment Ministry is looking to boost the deployment of ground-mounted solar farms by offering extra support to projects being built on landfill sites that have reached full capacity, according to reports in the Japanese press.
PV materials firm, DuPont filed a patent infringement lawsuit against SunEdison and its affiliate NVT LLC in the US District Court for the District of Delaware over the use of its tellurium paste technology.
According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance 1.8GW of renewable power capacity will be commissioned in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2014.
Taiwan-based PV module manufacturer, WINAICO, a division of Win Win Precision Technology has secured IEC 61215 certification via TÜV Rheinland.
Major PV manufacturer, Trina Solar has received quality certifications, including the IEC61215, IEC 61730 and UL1703 standards from UL and TUV Rheinland for its ‘Duo-Max’ 72-cell frameless dual glass module.
In the long-running bankruptcy saga of once global leading PV manufacturer, Suntech Power Holdings its major overseas sales operations, Suntech Power International (SPI) based in Switzerland has ended the moratorium phase of insolvency proceedings.
Tier-one PV module manufacturer, REC Solar ASA is to supply US-based major residential solar installer, Sunrun with up to 100MW of PV modules in a new supply deal for 2015.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of 1.5 million modules in the US and Canada.