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Solar farm developer, SPCG and PV module manufacturer, Kyocera have completed and commissioned the last of 35 solar power plants in Thailand.
Potential developers will soon be invited to submit proposals for energy storage demonstration projects in India, with the Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) and the country’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) actively seeking demonstration projects.
Hanergy Solar Group has proposed a name change to better reflect its focus on thin-film PV technologies.
Japanese thin-film solar company Solar Frontier has announced a number of changes to its senior management team which it says will aid the company’s expansion plans domestically and elsewhere.
US thin-film maker First Solar is targeting the annual installation of 100MW of its panels in Japan through a deal with domestic distributor XSOL.
All the reaction to the latest twist in the US-China solar trade dispute.
China-based energy and polysilicon producer, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, has said in a Hong Kong Stock Exchange filing that it expects to report a profit of over HK$800 million (US$103 million) for the first six months of 2014.
China’s Ministry of Commerce has called the latest US solar trade duties an “abuse” of the system and urged Washington to overturn the decision.
The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has announced preliminary antidumping duties of up to 165% on panels partially manufactured in China.
China-based PVEP, Hareon Solar Technology Co has entered into a framework agreement with officials of Xingtai City, Hebei province, China to develop 600MW of distributed generation (DG) rooftop projects at a cost of 6 billion yuan (US$968.9 million).
Japanese thin-film manufacturer and project developer Solar Frontier is to build a 13MW PV plant close to the historic town of Hiraizumi.
N-type monocrystalline wafer producer, Comtec Solar Systems Group said that recent qualification starts by two potentially new unidentified customers coupled to estimated demand growth would lead to a 300MW capacity expansion.
China-based solar wafer producer turned project developer, United Photovoltaics said in a financial statement that it expected to make a profit after tax of around US$46.5 million in the first-half of 2014.
The domestic content requirement (DCR) for the latest batch of tenders under India’s JNNSM national solar programme is a “step backwards” and should be “short term” until anti-dumping duties are implemented.
The imposition of new trade duties on Chinese modules with components from outside the mainland will not impact US solar deployment in 2014, according to EnergyTrend.