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Australian utility company AGL has called on the country’s regional and local government to “set both binding and aspirational medium and long-term emission reduction targets”, while outlining its own commitments to carbon reduction.
India-based PV module manufacturer Vikram Solar has teamed with Fraunhofer ISE, Meyer Burger, and centrotherm to provide its previously announced plans to include solar cell production as part of overall module capacity expansions.
China-based Hanergy Thin Film Power Group is to build a 10MW gallium arsenide (GaAs) thin-film solar cell R&D and manufacturing plant using recently acquired US start-up Alta Devices technology.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the government group conducting India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), has signed a deal with Indian utilities Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and Tehri Hydro Power Development Corporation India Limited (THDCIL) in order to build a 50MW PV plant in the district of Kasaragod, located within the state of Kerala.
Renewable-energy project developer juwi is building up its footprint, as it is set to develop its first project in Turkey. The project is comprised of seven separate plants — generating a combined capacity of 7.4MW — and will be located in the municipality of Denizli.
SunPower today announced plans to partner with Apple to build two 20MW solar power projects in ABA Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefectures in Sichuan Province, China.
ET Solar has agreed to build a 70MWp solar power project in the Philippines with local partner, renewable energy developer Gate Solar Philippines.
Chinese project developer SPI Solar has acquired the development rights for 30MW of PV in Japan.
An agreement to construct 1,000MW of solar power generation capacity has been made between Chinese PV module manufacturer Risen Energy Co. and the local governments of Wuhai City and Haibowan district, Inner Mongolia, as well as a further 200MW module supply deal.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has allocated up to US$15.2 million for a new research and development (R&D) round set to help industry-partnered projects that are looking to develop and commercialise renewable energy technologies.
Japan’s largest solar farm to date will be supplied with around 116MW of modules from vertically integrated Chinese tier-one manufacturer and project developer Trina Solar, it was announced this morning.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer Solartech Energy Corp has reported further declines in sales for March 2015.
Taiwan-based solar wafer producer Sino-American Silicon (SAS) reported first quarter 2015 non-audited sales slightly ahead from the prior year period.
Major merchant solar cell producer Neo Solar Power (NSP) reported lacklustre sales improvement in March 2015, resulting in sales remaining in the doldrums for the first quarter of the year.
Taiwan-based solar wafer producer Green Energy Technology (GET) reported March 2015 sales almost flat with the previous month.