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Chinese PV manufacturer Hareon Solar plans to set up a 160MW cell production project in India through its wholly owned-subsidiary Hareon Solar Power along with Keshav Power, an arm of business conglomerate Dalmia.
India-based module manufacturer Rolta Power and China-based Zhenfa New Energy Science and Technology Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop 2GW of solar projects in India.
France-based energy firms EDF Energies Nouvelles and EREN Renewable Energy have commissioned 150MW of solar projects developed by Delhi-based ACME Solar in the Indian states of Rajasthan and Odisha.
PV manufacturer Wuxi Suntech, a subsidiary of Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE), has supplied 9.3MW of modules to a 13GWh Adani solar plant in India.
China-based PV manufacturer has reported an 84.76% increase in revenue for the first half of 2015 on the back of strong domestic demand and a focus on overseas emerging markets.
SunEdison has inked a power purchase agreement with a leading Delhi distribution utility to provide 180MW of PV electricity to the citizens of New Delhi.
CIGS thin-film producer Hulk Energy Technology (Hulk) is planning a single 200MW line expansion by the end of 2015, due to growing demand in Europe and the expectation of establishing a strong market in the US.
Sungrow Power Supply Co. and SUMEC New Energy Development have signed a cooperation agreement with the Lingbi People’s Government for the construction of a 200MW solar power project in the Anhui province of China.
The outspoken chief of industry body the Australian Solar Council has backed a pledge by the country’s parliamentary opposition party to put in place a 50% renewable energy by 2030 target if elected.
Indian PV developer Welspun Renewables has commissioned a 52MW solar power plant in the state of Maharashtra under the public-private partnership (PPP) model.
China-based PV manufacturer Risen Energy is to co-develop and finance an 118MW PV power plant in the Ramnad district of the state of Tamilnadu, India with Rassi Green Earth Energy (RGEE), part of diversified company, Raasi Group.
Investment in solar power in India could surpass investment in coal by 2019-20, with US$35 billion already committed by global companies, according to a Deutsche Bank report.
Chinese conglomerate Tongwei Group has taken a 10% stake in Taiwanese cell manufacturer Gintech.
PV developer Canadian Solar has denied entering a project joint venture in India, but reiterated that is looking at options for building a module plant and other solar project opportunities in the country.
South-Korean tier-one PV manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS is entering a joint venture with Indian energy company ReNew Power to develop two solar projects in the Indian state of Telangana with 148.8MW capacity.
Beleaguered Chinese manufacturer Hanergy Thin Film Power has cancelled a controversial module supply deal with its parent group.
PV developer SunEdison and its yieldco, TerraForm Power, are to acquire US residential PV provider Vivint Solar for around US$2.2 billion.
Schneider Electric has become the latest international player in the solar industry to highlight the potential for PV in the Philippines, according to remarks made by a senior executive for the company.
Chinese manufacturer Trina Solar’s TSM-PE05A and TS-PE14A modules have received 1500V certification from the Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
Solar industry members have expressed concern that this week’s record low bids for solar contracts in India may not translate into “workable” projects.
PV manufacturer Trina Solar has signed an agreement to supply 51MW of dual glass modules to Yunnan Electric Power Design Institute in order to power equipment in tea plantations.
Hanergy Thin Film Power has threatened to challenge its suspension by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in the courts.
China-based polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy has received approval from Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank for RMB825 million (US$133 million) in loans.
PV company JinkoSolar Power Engineering Group, a subsidiary of JinkoSolar Holding, has signed a US$150 million loan agreement with Credit Suisse AG and several other financial bodies.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a draft National Renewable Energy Act aiming to promote renewable energy in the country.