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Module manufacturer, REC Solar ASA has announced the closure of two supply agreements totalling 300MW.
Time is fast running out for the US and Chinese to reach a negotiated settlement to their ongoing solar trade dispute, according to a leading expert on the case.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is to provide US$53 million to fund 40 R&D projects aimed at slashing the cost of solar.
US thin-film giant First Solar’s Macho Springs project in New Mexico has become the first PV plant to receive the system-level ‘Quality Tested’ certification from testing institute VDE and Fraunhofer ISE.
SunEdison has been awarded 17.7MW of distributed generation across 30 PV projects in California, with investors in the company’s ‘yield co’ TerraForm Power likely to benefit.
Solar developer Standard Solar completed another project in New Mexico, with the completion of a 1.8MW, ground-mounted solar array for the Mora-San Miguel Electric Cooperative.
As expected, LDK Solar’s three US subsidiaries have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection at the District of Delaware US Bankruptcy Court, according to court documents.
Latin America has become Yingli Green’s key near-term focus as an emerging market, with plans to partner in Brazil to operate a PV module assembly plant.
PV module manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne has agreed to terms on a deal with O2 Energies to provide 17MW of PV modules for three solar projects in North Carolina.
PV installer Borrego Solar and renewable energy provider sPower have begun construction on a solar installation in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.
SolarCity, the US’s largest solar power provider, appointed a former Progressive Insurance marketing strategist as its new chief marketing officer, with hopes that he will innovatively increase promotion of the company.
ET Solar Energy has supplied 5MW of polycrystalline photovoltaic modules to a mining operation in Suriname.
Japan’s Kyocera and energy service start-up Stem have become the latest partnership to offer integrated solar-plus-storage to commercial customers in the US, beginning with sales in three states including California.
US PV installer Astrum Solar will source all its modules for 2015 installs from Hanwha Q CELLS, the two companies confirmed.
AET has launched its ‘Rayport-B Eco’ roof ballast at this year’s SPI, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center this week.