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Global PV module manufacturer, Hanwha SolarOne’s Qidong, Jiangsu subsidiary has been given a US$23 million loan.
The existing management of insolvent German PV project developer S.A.G. Solarstrom are set to leave the company by the end of the year, after failing to agree terms with China-based PVEP Shunfeng, which recently concluded the acquisition of the company.
South Korean PV module manufacturer, SolarPark Korea has supplied modules to the first floating PV power plant that also uses a tracking and rotating system.
Major tier one PV manufacturer JinkoSolar has supplied modules totalling 80MW to China General Nuclear Power Group’s Neihuang County, Henan Province power plant project.
Bankrupt PV manufacturer, LDK Solar has secured a new module supply deal with Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Electric Power Design Institute, an EPC company in China.
An Italian firm, ECOS, has signed an agreement to build what is expected to be Argentina’s largest PV plant when completed, a 30MW project in the region of La Riojas.
A 37.4MW solar power plant has received final approval for construction from the Mexican government.
JA Solar, the fastest growing PV manufacturer in 2014, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with PV materials and technology specialist DuPont.
The completion of South Africa’s latest utility PV power plant has coincided with new figures showing an “exponential” rise in the contribution solar is now making to the country’s grid.
German wind and solar operator Capital Stage has acquired a 50.8MW portfolio of solar farms in France.
Spanish renewable energy developer Abengoa SA will increase the rate at which it will sell off shares in of its yield co subsidiary in an effort to raise at least US$200 million.
Solar monitoring and PV data analytics platform provider Locus Energy has accumulated over 50,000 installations and is nearing 1GW of capacity.
Eco solutions installer Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company has invested in alternative energy group Coronal Group LLC.
SolarCity, the largest residential installer in the US, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have set up a US$400 million fund to finance PV projects over the course of the next year.
Germany-based PV module manufacturer, Solar-Fabrik, has said it expects a heavy impact on its EBIT margin for 2014, after experiencing a slowdown in sales and a further squeeze on average selling prices (ASP’s) in the current fourth quarter.