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German company IBC Solar announced yesterday that it has sold a recently connected 2.3MW PV plant in Japan to an unnamed Japanese investor.
India-based PV module manufacturer, Vikram Solar, has said it is evaluating its next module capacity expansion plans as well as a new joint venture to establish solar cell production with a major existing producer.
Clenergy will provide mounting for a 24.8MW project in Japan, which it claims to be one of the largest in the country.
On the second day of Solar Energy Southeast Asia in Bangkok this week, multiple speakers hailed solar’s growing competitiveness with the current dominant fuel source, diesel, paving the way for deployment of hybrid solar systems.
Japan’s largest oil refiner JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation (JX Energy) has released plans to develop four more PV power plants with a total installed capacity of 6.9MW
Domestic suppliers continue to dominate Japan’s shipments of solar modules, with 2.39GW of a total 2.57GW coming from Japanese companies in the second quarter of the Japanese fiscal year 2014, according to the latest figures from the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA).
Module manufacturer REC Solar is to be liquidated and delisted following its recently announced sale to China’s Bluestar Elkem.
PV project developer, SPI Solar, is to undertake EPC work developing more than 20MW of commercial-scale rooftop systems in Sheyang City, and Suzhou Industrial Park, both in Jiangsu Province, China.
Singapore is looking to aggregate solar energy generation to defeat the issue of intermittent power from cloud cover.
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) of Thailand is holding a public hearing to discuss the country’s solar energy future.
The Indian government has identified 12 solar park locations capable of housing up to 13.75GW of capacity in the next five years.
Trina Solar is expected to announce its first PV manufacturing plant to be based outside of China, shortly.
China can double its current use of renewable energy to 26% by 2030, with solar PV accounting 6% of all renewable energy use by that time, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Major PV manufacturer, Trina Solar, has reported third quarter module shipments of 1,063.8MW, exceeding the 1GW quarterly module shipment milestone and an increase of 12.8% from the previous quarter. However, Trina Solar lowered full-year shipment guidance on lower PV project completions.
PV developer and engineering, procurement and construction firm, Conergy, has won a contract to build 41MW of solar in the Philippines as the country continues to progress with its PV roll-out.