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The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has officially asked its US counterpart to begin negotiations for a suspension agreement.
The state of Rajasthan’s 4GW mega solar power project might be cancelled.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has finally received funds to pay a 30% subsidy promised to rooftop solar installations.
SunPower is to trial a residential leasing scheme in Melbourne, Australia.
Trina Solar is to supply 82MW of its anti-degradation modules to a project in China.
Jinko Solar has recorded its fifth consecutive profitable quarter.
The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has opened applications to bid for 500MW of solar capacity.
Polysilicon firm Daqo posted solid Q2 results and confirmed its capacity expansion plans are progressing on schedule.
Silex Systems has announced a halt in its 100MW CPV project citing the uncertainty over the Renewable Energy Target (RET) and low wholesale electricity prices.
German polysilicon manufacturer Wacker has confirmed that it will not be impacted by the latest tightening of trade rules by China.
Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott has reportedly intervened to ensure the country’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) is abolished.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic International has secured a RMB20 billion (US$3.25 billion) line of credit.
Businesses in Queensland are set to face a steep hike in electricity service charges of up to AU$500 a day.
The Chinese government has been granted additional time in which to submit proposals for a settlement in the ongoing solar trade dispute with the US.
China’s Ministry of Commerce is to ban the import of tariff-dodging solar-grade polysilicon from the 1 September.
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has given LDK Solar permission to continue its restructuring plans, details of which were released last month.
Australian based renewable energy developer, CBD Energy, has bought a 30% stake of the Environmental Engineering Group (EEG) Thailand.
Analysts are split on Jigar Shah’s prediction that the US will install more solar power capacity than anyone else in 2016.
Manufacturer and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, Tata Power has completed a 3MW solar power plant in just 45 days.
Yingli Green Energy Singapore, a subsidiary of PV module manufacturer Yingli Green Energy Holding Company, has donated a 3kW off-grid PV system to a school in Laos that had no prior connection to any source of electricity.
Jinko Solar’s project arm Jinko Power has agreed a 500MW project development plan with local authorities in Zhejiang Province, China.
China-headquartered thin-film PV manufacturer Hanergy announced today that it has completed the acquisition of US start-up Alta Devices, which has developed a dual junction solar cell with a verified conversion efficiency of 30.8%.
Module manufacturer, Hanwha Solar One has signed a 50MW module supply deal for a project in Inner Mongolia.
Manufacturer Yingli Solar’s subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Spain, has agreed to supply 31.6MW of modules to Spanish developer, Gestamp Solar
Rumours that the Indian government is considering a fixed feed-in tariff to boost solar deployment have been dismissed as “not serious”.
A division of Mitsui, one of Japan’s largest trading groups, is to jointly invest in 25MW of PV projects in Japan with equity investment manager Tokio Marine Asset Management.
Module manufacturer CSUN has called the three-busbar patent infringement claim by Kyocera against Hanwha QCELLS a “crisis signal”.
Lawyers representing China’s government have asked the US Department of Commerce (DoC) for more time to propose a deal in the ongoing solar trade dispute between the two countries.
Armstrong Asset Management and developer nv vogt have agreed a deal to build a 6.25MW merchant PV plant in the Philippines.
India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry has proposed anti-dumping duties charged to foreign solar imports could be reimbursed to developers.
Reborn Chinese manufacturer Suntech is to spend US$25 million to acquire a 30% equity interest in US energy storage company, Powin Energy.
India’s railway minister, Shri Manoj Sinha, has revealed that 8.8MW of solar is to be installed at railway sites across the country.
Preliminary trade duties imposed by the US on Chinese and Taiwanese solar products have forced the price of Chinese modules in the US up by an average 9%, according to GTM Research.
China has installed 3.3GW of solar power capacity in 2014 so far, according to official data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA).
Germany headquartered Hanwha Q CELLS has revealed plans to expand production capacity to over 1.5GW by the end of the year.
PV module manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne has successfully supplied 2MW of its modules to the recently completed Ozkoyuncu Solar Enerji power plant in the Turkish province of Kayseri, Cappadocia.
Chinese-Australian PV mounting equipment company, Clenergy has won a bid to supply 40MW of mounting systems in Pakistan.
A 40.4MW solar power plant fitted with an observatory deck and visitor centre has been completed by Mitsuuroku Green Energy and its partners in Chiba, near Tokyo, Japan.
US thin-film manufacturer, First Solar is to build a 45MW solar power plant in the state of Telangana, India.
The Chinese government has announced a target of 13GW of installed solar power capacity for 2014, according to the state news agency.
Solar Frontier has announced its second quarter financial results, reporting a year-on-year improvement in ordinary profit and reduction in production costs, while parent company Showa Shell has approved a plan for the two entities to split.
Solar project costs would inflate by as much as 75% if anti-dumping duties are introduced, according to the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
One of Japan’s three largest banks, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, has announced that it will offer a ‘Solar Loan’ to speed up the process of building PV plant projects under 2MW capacity.
Solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures – backed by Denham Capital Management LP – has closed financing on a 70MW project in Australia, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Singyes Solar and GCL New Energy have signed a cooperation agreement that will see at least 500MW projects in 2015 alone.
Global renewables developer, CBD Energy, is to build a 64MW solar power project in Thailand.
The Taiwanese government is to intervene on behalf of solar manufacturers hit by the US government’s latest solar trade duties.
Samsung SDI will supply its lithium-ion batteries to a Japanese company building a 1MW solar farm, with the deal expected to then go on to furnish an initial 20 solar farms with batteries.
PV module manufacturer Wuxi Suntech will give solar panels to a 7.5MW off-grid installation in order to power rural schools and villages in Malaysia.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer, E-Ton Solar Tech, has reported a decline in revenue for June, following other merchant suppliers in the region ahead of US anti-dumping preliminary findings.