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Taiwan-based solar cell and module manufacturer Gintech Energy reported a significant jump in revenue for the month of March 2014.
Struggling lower-tier a-Si thin-film producer and BIPV developer, China Solar Energy Holdings has been forced to close its a-Si thin-film manufacturing plant in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China after the subsidiary was forced into bankruptcy.
Yingli Green Energy will sell more than 300MW of solar power plants in China to United Photovoltaic Group (United PV), after the two companies signed a framework agreement.
The solar power division of Japanese consumer electronics and engineering firm Hitachi will act as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner on a 43MW ‘megasolar’ PV project in Gunma prefecture, Japan.
PV module stringer specialist, teamtechnik said it had reduced cell-to-cell soldering cycle-times to below 2.25 second, boosting overall throughput of its single-track TT1600 stringer system to an annual output of 45MWp, inline with dual stringer systems, according to the company.
Chinese PV company ET Solar has opened an office in Australia, with a view to mainly serving the commercial and utility markets in the Asia-Pacific region.
Europe’s second largest utility Enel Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), to collaborate on renewable energy and smart grid projects.
China-based PV project developer, Jun Yang Solar Power Investments, is raising approximately US$25.2 million through a convertible bond on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to support a partnership in building a number of distributed generation PV power plants in China.
PV module manufacturer Yingli Green Energy has begun on two ground-mounted PV plants in Hebei Province, China.
Global trading and infrastructure conglomerate, Marubeni Corporation is to build a mega solar park in Iwanuma City, Japan.
Major Taiwan-based solar wafer producer, Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported a sales decline of 10% in March.
Module, cell and wafer supplier, Jinko Solar, is to supply modules for distribution in India.
A review conducted by the Australian government regarding the country’s renewable energy targets has potentially put multiple PV projects at risk.
The first update to Japan’s energy policy since the tsunami and resultant Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 will not include a definite renewable energy target, according to a leaked draft.
China-based PV mounting systems producer, Clenergy is partnering with the Xiamen National Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship Center in Fujian, China on commercial rooftop projects totaling around 150MW over the next few years.