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Chinese manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding has agreed a US$5.05 million settlement of a previously disclosed class action lawsuit brought in 2011 on behalf of all purchasers of JinkoSolar’s American Depositary Shares between 13 May 2010 and 20 September 2011.
Materials supplier DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Indian PV module manufacturer Navitas Green Solutions (Navitas Solar).
Solar cell manufacturers in India have put in a request to the government to investigate anti-dumping duties on the import of solar cells, according to a local report.
Monocrystalline PV manufacture Longi Silicon Materials has signed an agreement with the authorities of Kaiping District of Tangshan City, Hebei Province, China to build a 100MW agricultural PV power plant in 2016.
Australia’s first commercial solar plant used to displace diesel has commenced operation at mining giant Rio Tinto’s Weipa bauxite mine in Queensland.
India’s current grid is inadequate for carrying its targeted 175GW of renewable energy by 2022 and therefore the grid needs a similar level of attention as renewable technologies are currently receiving in the country, according to participants of a roundtable chaired by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an invitation for bidders to develop of a 50MW solar power plant in Kerala.
The largest solar plant to date in the tsunami-affected Tohoku region of Japan, a 52.5MW PV project, will be built with 15.8 billion in loans from four banks, including the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
UK solar developer Hive Energy is to make its first break into the international solar market by opening a new office in Dubai.
Italian-based renewable energy developer Enel Green Power (EGP) has entered the Indian market by acquiring a majority stake in utility-scale wind and solar operator BLP Energy, a subsidiary of India-based renewable energy company Bharat Light and Power (BLP Group), for around EUR30 million (US$33.6 million).
PV mounting systems specialist Powerway has won a bid to be the exclusive mounting-structure supplier for a 132.5MW PV power plant to be built in the Philippines, the largest to date, according to the company.
Indian industrial firm Adani Group and China’s largest independent polysilicon to power plants group, GCL have signed an agreement to develop both upstream and downstream PV operations in India as well as collaborating on a range of energy projects such as wind and LNG terminals.
PV energy provider United Photovoltaics Group has completed the purchase of PV power plants in China totalling 170MW.
German EPC service contractor IBC Solar is moving into PV project development and financing in India.
The Standardization Administration of China (SAC) has approved a new testing regime supported by Trina Solar regarding the test method for determining vinyl acetate (VA) content of ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer applied in modules using Thermal Gravimetric analysis (TGA).