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Work continues apace on the new factory that will serve as a “blueprint” for the future plans of Japanese thin-film module manufacturer Solar Frontier, with the company confirming to PV Tech that it will target a cell efficiency of 15% on its production lines.
Joint provisional liquidators of Cayman Islands-registered solar wafer producer, LDK Solar, have said that two non-executive directors of the company have resigned, without citing any reasons for the departures.
PV module manufacturing leader Yingli Green Energy Holding Company will provide 3MW of PV modules to a demonstration project for distributed generation (DG) in Wuhan, China.
US-based PV inverter manufacturer Solectria Renewables has been acquired by Yaskawa America, a subsidiary of Yaskawa Electric Corporation.
San Carlos Solar Energy (SaCasol), a Philippines-based joint venture, has been awarded bridge funding from the Bank of the Philippines (BPI) to develop its PV portfolio.
Indian solar manufacturer and developer, Tata Power Solar, is to jointly launch a new nationwide initiative that it hopes will open up access to solar finance for residential users.
PV screen printing specialist, DEK, has licensed its ‘VectorGuard’ stencil technology to China-based Suzhou Sunshine Laser and Electronics Technology Company.
Major PV company Canadian Solar has called on the US government to reconsider its “misguided” solar trade dispute with China following a WTO ruling that found flaws in earlier US duties on Chinese manufacturers.
Smart energy solutions provider ET Solar has supplied some of its high-quality PV modules to German solar developer and EPC company DOMILUX Leuchten Herstellung und Vertrieb GmbH for a 728kW rooftop PV plant in Turkey.
China Minsheng Banking Corp CMBC is supplying finance totalling US$161.1 million over five years for a multiple number of distributed generation PV power plant projects in China.
The US is lagging behind the likes of Australia and Germany in pushing down the labour costs associated with residential PV installation, a Rocky Mountain Institute study has revealed.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic International has postponed a large stock share issue announced in May 2014 due to recent volatility on international and Hong Kong stock markets.
GCL-Poly subsidiary, Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon Technology Development, is to supply silicon tetrachloride, a byproduct of polysilicon production to a new joint venture between Evonik Industries and GCL-Poly Energy Holdings that will produce fumed silica and ultra-pure silicon tetrachloride.
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is looking for contractors to build and operate rooftop PV as part of a solar rooftop rental programme planned for the Indian city.
China’s PV inverter market grew more than 100% last year, with domestic firms dominating the top of the rankings, according to IHS.