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Virgin Islands-based Skylar Resources has acquired 100% interest in the option rights from Nevada-based firm KOWEPO Americas to develop a 180MW solar PV project in Boulder City, south-east of Las Vegas.
JinkoSolar has frozen plans to build a 200-300MW module assembly line in Brazil, due to uncertainties in the Brazilian marketplace and currency risks, a senior figure from Jinko Solar has confirmed to PV Tech.
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) highlights the potential impact that renewable energy could have on the African continent in 15 years.
PV power company Canadian Solar announced that it has completed the purchase of three operating PV projects totaling 59.8MW from investment firm KKR.
Updated: Major renewable energy firm SunEdison experienced a silane leak that caused an explosion and fire at its granular polysilicon plant in Pasadena, Texas on Friday, October 2 injuring four workers carrying out maintenance work, according to reports.
SolarCity has claimed the highest module efficiencies with 22.04% conversion efficiencies.
Chile has adopted a greatly increased renewable and clean energy target of 70% for its energy mix by 2050, with the Latin American country’s Ministry of Energy publishing a roadmap document.
US power producer Dominion Virginia Power (DVP) has proposed a trio of solar farms for the US state of Virginia with a combined capacity of 56MW.
Further evidence has been delivered of the rapid fall in the cost of utility-scale solar in the US, which dropped to an average of US$0.05 per kilowatt-hour, according to a new report by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Duke Energy Florida has commenced the rollout of a new portfolio of PV plants in “The Sunshine State.”
NextEra Energy’s CEO sees energy storage as one of three areas driving “tremendous growth” for the group and has said that discussions about renewables are “naturally” leading into dialogue on storage.
International downstream player, Conergy, is to take its first steps towards becoming a solar independent power producer.
The solar industry’s sixth securitisation to date, due for launch by Colorado-based AES Distributed Energy, will be worth US$100 million, backed against the company’s portfolio of solar generation assets.
PV tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has shipped its self-powered tracker product for SunEdison’s 110MW Quilapilun solar farm near Chile’s capital of Santiago.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliff has announced that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality provided a final Permit by Rule for the 80MW Amazon Solar Farm US East — a PV project developed and owned by Community Energy in eastern Virginia.