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The resignation of China Sunergy (CSUN) chief executive, Stephen Zhifang Cai, has prompted the return of one of the company’s founders, Tingxui Lu, to the top post.
PV materials provider DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and PV module manufacturer Yingli Green Energy have finished a 210kW PV project on the rooftop of the DuPont China R&D Center in Shanghai.
SolarWorld Americas has backed proposed bi-partisan legislation to reinforce the protection of trade secrets.
The need for resilient electricity supplies is driving demand for micro-grids in the Asia-Pacific region to the “threshold of exponential growth”, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.
International consulting and engineering company, Pöyry, is to carry out engineering work on a 130MW solar power plant in Thailand.
Having the two largest markets in the world, China and Japan helps, but according to market research firm NPD Solarbuzz the Asia-Pacific region that includes India, Australia and Thailand is expected to support PV market demand of around 17.2GW in the second half of 2014.
China-based PV manufacturer and developer Hareon Solar Technology has signed a cooperation framework agreement with the Management Committee of Jiangning, Nanjing high-tech Park, China that includes 150MW of distributed rooftop PV projects.
Japanese thin-film manufacturer and project developer Solar Frontier has supplied 21.3MW of its solar modules to a large-scale PV project in southern Japan for its former parent company, Showa Shell.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer, Solartech Energy is investing approximately US$16.2 million in Malaysia-based solar cell producer, TS Solartech Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Tek Seng Holdings Bhd.
The Indian government is set to make significant changes to its national solar mission, according to industry observers based in the country.
China-based PV energy firm, United PV, expects to acquire between 500MW and 1,000MW of solar power plants in China this year.
The government of India has published a draft plan proposing the development of 20GW in ‘ultra mega’ solar power plants over the next five years.
The Australian Energy Storage Council, a new industry representative body, has been launched for energy storage in Australia, backed and co-founded by the Australian Solar Council.
The largest merchant solar cell producer, Neo Solar Power Corporation (NSP) experienced its third consecutive decline in monthly sales due to the impact of the US anti-dumping case.
Long-term financing options for solar power projects in Japan are now being offered by US investment banking firm Goldman Sachs more cheaply than comparable bank loans, according to Bloomberg.
China-based module manufacturer, ReneSola is to provide 10MW of modules to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm, juwi India Renewable Energies.
A survey into Japan’s approved but unbuilt solar PV projects from the 2012 fiscal year has produced another set of definitive results, with 1.82GW of cancellations announced by the government this week.
The use of thin-film technology in Indian PV projects could be set for a rebound after having taken a beating over the past year, according to analysis from consultancy Bridge to India.
JinkoSolar has connected a 100MW PV power plant in China to the grid.
Industry body the Australian Solar Council has upped its campaign to ‘Save Solar’ and safeguard the country’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) through a new television advert.
Taiwan-based PV manufacturer, Motech Industries reported a further drop in revenue for the month of August having been hit hardest by the impact of the US anti-dumping ruling.
Taiwan-based wafer producer, Sino-American Silicon (SAS) sales in August continued to slump after the fall-out over US anti-dumping rulings.
Repeated trade actions against Chinese PV manufacturers have failed to have any discernible impact in stopping the country’s industry dominating the global c-Si supply chain, according to analysts NPD Solarbuzz.
Tata Power Solar will supply 10MW of modules to a project in Rajasthan, India, under the domestic content requirements (DCR) for the second phase of its Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission to build up PV generation capacity in the country.
Tier 1 PV module manufacturer, Hanwha SolarOne has won a follow-on module supply deal with power generation firm Baotou Shansheng New Energy Co.