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The first two projects in Etrion and Hitachi Hi-Tech’s 300MW Japanese utility-scale pipeline have begun construction, with a combined generation capacity of 34MW.
The US has seen a surge of Chinese and Taiwanese PV imports as companies seek to secure low-cost product ahead of the imposition of trade duties.
Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co, the Chinese subsidiary of US-listed project developer, SPI Solar has signed an EPC deal with Inner Mongolia Jingzhaolai Energy to build a 20MW PV power plant before the end of 2014.
The government of the Northern Territory of Australia has teamed up with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency to fund AU$55 million in off-grid solar installations.
The latest India Solar Compass report concludes that a “very clear message” has emerged: domestic manufacturing capacity is not enough with the government keen to rollout substantial generation capacity now.
A Chinese state-owned engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm has placed a 60.5MW module order with LDK Solar.
The largest merchant solar cell producer, Neo Solar Power Corporation (NSP), reported a slight increase in sales for September, after three months of decline.
The sudden withholding of grid access from renewable energy projects including solar is “unreasonable” and could bring “great confusion” to the renewable energy industry, the Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (JREF) has claimed.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer, Gintech Energy Corp reported September sales of NT$1,050 million (US$$34.6 million), a rebound of 21.3% from the previous year.
PV project developer, SPI Solar is raising US$43.8 million in a private placement with a subsidiary of Evergrande Real Estate Group, said to be one of the largest real estate developers in China.
According to inverter manufacturer, Ingeteam, the largest solar power plant in Oceania, the 20MW Royalla Solar Farm has been commissioned.
GCL New Energy announced yesterday to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that it has struck deals for 661MW of large-scale PV in China, including a 500MW project in Hebei Province.
Taiwan-based PV producer, Motech Industries reported a major rebound in sales for September on the back of increased demand for solar cells and modules.
Major Taiwan-based wafer producer, Green Energy Technology (GET) said sales in September reached US$43.1 million, up 3.1% from the prior month.
The temporary suspension of grid connections in certain regions of Japan, have done little to dampen Canadian Solar’s existing and future PV pipeline.