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Taiwan-based solar cell producer Solartech Energy Corp has seen its monthly sales rebound strongly in the last few months as the company continues to shift production to PERC (passivated emitter rear contact) cell technology.
New images produced by NASA’s Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on the Earth Observing-1 satellite has shed some light on the spread of solar across China’s Gobi Desert.
India has released a “tentative” year-by-year breakdown of individual state targets to reach its overall 40GW rooftop solar installation goal by 2022.
Green Energy Technology (GET), Taiwan’s largest wafer producer has signed an outsourcing agreement for ingot growing and wafer slicing with another Taiwan-based producer, Eversol.
The Guggenheim Solar Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) has sold its shares in Hanergy Thin Film Power (TFP) despite the stock not currently being publicly traded.
Kyocera is continuing its strategy of siting new large-scale solar projects in Japan on land that is otherwise going unused, announcing that it will build a 23MW PV plant on an abandoned golf course.
Skytron energy, the renewable energy plant monitoring equipment and power control provider, has become the latest international player to enter Japan’s solar PV market.
Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing a 12-year AUS$100 million (US$77 million) financing commitment to help the rollout of utility Origin’s rooftop solar leasing scheme for households and businesses.
The Indian government is set to invite bids for dollar-based solar power contracts in order to encourage foreign investment in its ambitious solar programme, according to reports.
Solar power developer SunEdison has installed the 50MW Dammakhedi solar power plant in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
Daqo New Energy has begun pilot production from its newly added 6,000MT of capacity, the Chinese polysilicon manufacturer said today.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the body charged with delivering the country’s flagship solar programme, is to be renamed and given a wider remit for developing renewable energy in India.
Major electronics firm Huawei has deployed its ‘FusionSolar Smart PV Solution’ at a 2MW PV power plant located in Okinawa, Japan.
PV project developer Solar Power Inc (SPI) has raised US$25 million from its latest private placing in a deal that could be worth up to double that amount.
Thai Solar Energy, a power producer which counts the Thai government among its clients, will build its first projects outside Thailand, beginning with three PV plants totalling 25MW in Japan.
Recognising that the vast growth in solar deployment under the feed-in tariff (FiT) could lead to an accumulation of PV waste in landfills, Japan will soon begin implementing recycling rules for solar modules.
Chinese manufacturer LDK Solar, newly emerged from a period of financial upheaval, has appointed a new chairman and two new board directors.
The head of Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has predicted a revival in investor interest in the country’s renewable energy sector following political agreement on its Renewable Energy Target (RET).
Thai coal-mining and power generation group Banpu plans to invest in 200MW of renewable capacity over the next five years with the “majority” being solar energy.
TOYO Engineering Corporation has been given a large-scale PV plant project in Osaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, by Pacifico Energy Furukawa.
A US$20 billion investment in renewable energy in India by Japanese telecoms provider-turned solar developer Softbank is a “game changer” for India’s solar ambitions, according to a prominent industry figure.
Sharp’s shareholders in Japan have approved a bank bailout for the ailing business, while the company’s CEO has come under fire despite managing to hold on to his job.
Chinese inverter manufacturer Sungrow has received an order for 75MW of its central inverters for grid-connected projects in Thailand.
Japanese telecoms provider-turned solar developer Softbank is planning to provide funds and expertise for ‘mega’ solar PV plants in India and to form a joint venture with Foxconn and Bharti.
Global PV installations in 2015 are expected to reach 57.4GW capacity according to Mercom Capital Group’s latest report.