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Major electronics firm Huawei has deployed its ‘FusionSolar Smart PV Solution’ at a 2MW PV power plant located in Okinawa, Japan.
PV project developer Solar Power Inc (SPI) has raised US$25 million from its latest private placing in a deal that could be worth up to double that amount.
Thai Solar Energy, a power producer which counts the Thai government among its clients, will build its first projects outside Thailand, beginning with three PV plants totalling 25MW in Japan.
Recognising that the vast growth in solar deployment under the feed-in tariff (FiT) could lead to an accumulation of PV waste in landfills, Japan will soon begin implementing recycling rules for solar modules.
Chinese manufacturer LDK Solar, newly emerged from a period of financial upheaval, has appointed a new chairman and two new board directors.
The head of Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has predicted a revival in investor interest in the country’s renewable energy sector following political agreement on its Renewable Energy Target (RET).
Thai coal-mining and power generation group Banpu plans to invest in 200MW of renewable capacity over the next five years with the “majority” being solar energy.
TOYO Engineering Corporation has been given a large-scale PV plant project in Osaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, by Pacifico Energy Furukawa.
A US$20 billion investment in renewable energy in India by Japanese telecoms provider-turned solar developer Softbank is a “game changer” for India’s solar ambitions, according to a prominent industry figure.
Sharp’s shareholders in Japan have approved a bank bailout for the ailing business, while the company’s CEO has come under fire despite managing to hold on to his job.
Chinese inverter manufacturer Sungrow has received an order for 75MW of its central inverters for grid-connected projects in Thailand.
Japanese telecoms provider-turned solar developer Softbank is planning to provide funds and expertise for ‘mega’ solar PV plants in India and to form a joint venture with Foxconn and Bharti.
Global PV installations in 2015 are expected to reach 57.4GW capacity according to Mercom Capital Group’s latest report.
All the balance of system (BoS) components for a 100MW PV plant in the Philippines will be provided by Schneider Electric, the energy management and automation company has announced.
Major merchant solar cell producer Neo Solar Power (NSP) may be taking a cautious ‘wait-and-see’ approach to moving production outside Taiwan to circumvent US anti-dumping duties but its plan to launch a yieldco on the Hong Kong stock exchange reveals a more aggressive option to rekindle its business growth.