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China-based PV manufacturer and the largest PV system integrator, TBEA SunOasis has signed a number of new framework agreements in China totalling 1.27GW.
Shipments of PV modules for use in large-scale projects in Japan rose by 45% in the first quarter of the 2014 Japanese financial year, according to figures released this morning.
Xiaofeng Peng the founder and chairman of insolvent Cayman Islands registered LDK Solar has resigned his position at the company including any director roles.
A Kyocera joint venture (JV) is preparing to build a 2.9MW PV power station in Japan that floats on water, claimed to be the largest such plant in the world to date.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic, the owner of module maker Suntech, has purchased insolvent German project developer SAG Solarstrom for €65 million (US$85.4 million).
Coupled to a much improved supply/demand dynamic major polysilicon producer, GCL-Poly reported strong first half year results, benefiting from high-utilisation rates and stable pricing.
A deal struck between the US-based ACO Investment Group and the Burma Ministry of Electric Power will help kickstart the development of the first-ever PV energy project in Burma’s Mandalay region.
Integrated PV manufacturer, Solargiga Energy Holdings reported an 85.9% increase in first-half 2014 revenue as it expanded PV module production to meet increased demand from its main customer, Sharp.
United PV has sold a 70% stake in its cell unit to concentrate on its PV project business.
The outcome of Australia’s independent review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) has called for it to be closed or significantly downsized in a blow to the country’s multi-billion dollar clean energy pipeline.
skytron energy has recently commissioned its park controller in the 15.2MWp PV power plant near Bambous, in the western Rivière Noire District of Mauritius.
Tier 1 PV manufacturer, ReneSola has been accepted into Intertek’s Global SATELLITE Program to support faster product development cycles at its own PV Testing Laboratory.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer, E-Ton Solar Tech reported a second severe sequential decline in revenue for July, 2014.
GCL Poly has secured two new credit lines worth a total of US$490 million. Downstream affiliate GCL New Energy also confirmed it had secured a 95% interest in a project in Jiangsu Province.
The government has promised to support all domestic solar manufacturing and plants should run at full capacity and expand.
PV outsourcing firm Solargiga has secured a 73MW module order with China Power Investment (CPI), according to a statement on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
The Indian government has decided against imposing duties on Chinese, Taiwanese, US and Malaysian solar manufacturers.
JinkoSolar’s downstream project arm, JinkoSolar Power has agreed terms with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop a total of 100MW of PV projects in the region this year at a cost of approximately RMB800 million (US$130 million).
Yingli Green Energy announced yesterday that it will supply modules to a 2MW commercial rooftop project in Japan, which will be built by engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Benex Japan.
Japan’s Environment Ministry is looking to boost the deployment of ground-mounted solar farms by offering extra support to projects being built on landfill sites that have reached full capacity, according to reports in the Japanese press.
India’s Ministry of Finance is to announce a final decision on anti-dumping duties for solar imports tomorrow.
Any trade settlement should require Chinese modules imported to the US to be physically traceable, according to a lawyer representing SolarWorld in the US trade case.
Major tier-1 integrated PV manufacturer JA Solar reported second quarter financial results within guidance but raised full-year shipment guidance on the back of stronger than expected demand in China.
United PV has announced it is close to concluding a deal for a majority share in a 40MW project in Inner Mongolia, according to a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has officially asked its US counterpart to begin negotiations for a suspension agreement.