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Japan’s Shinsei Bank has signed a project financing agreement with Japan Renewable Energy to provide a ¥10 billion (US$97 million) loan to fund the development of 40MW worth of PV projects.
Germany’s vice chancellor and economy minister Philipp Rösler has reportedly attacked the European Commission’s plans to impose anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar panels as a “grave” mistake.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a state-owned enterprise, has issued a request for proposals for the second phase of its rooftop solar programme.
SGI-Mitabu, a company formed by two Australian firms The Solar Guys International and Mitabu Australia, has entered into a partnership with the government of South Sumatra, Indonesia to develop megawatt-scale solar power projects.
Renewable energy developer Japan Asia Group is reportedly readying a pipeline of 500MW of PV projects in Japan as it considers reducing its European operations.
China’s largest polysilicon producer, GCL-Poly said that both polysilicon and wafer average selling prices (ASPs) had stabilised in the first quarter of 2013 as demand picked-up.
China has warned that European Union plans to levy punitive duties against Chinese manufacturers would “severely impair” bilateral trade ties between the two blocs.
PV manufacturer JA Solar has set itself apart from some of its embattled Chinese rivals by repaying a US$119 million convertible note to bondholders.
Chinese manufacturer LDK Solar has signed a 500MW wafer supply contract with Realforce Power.
Module manufacturer and turnkey solution provider Emmvee Photovoltaic Power has been awarded a 2MW solar PV project located at Bibinagar, Nalagonda district in the state of Andhra Pradesh.