- Industry Roundup
- Fab & Facilities
- Cell Processing
- Thin Film
- PV Modules
- Power Generation
Major tier one PV manufacturer Trina Solar has secured its largest single module supply agreement in 2014, totalling 200MW with Chinese EPC firm, Zonergy a subsidiary of major telecoms company ZTE.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first budget has been delivered with a number of tax advantages for the solar industry revealed.
Mid-sized tier-one PV manufacturer, China Sunergy (CSUN), has teamed with state-owned 48th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation on materials and equipment research as well as to “co-develop solar projects”.
A director at Deutsche Bank has revealed that the company plans to lend around US$1 billion for the construction of up to six solar power projects in Japan over the next 12 to 18 months.
Major Taiwanese PV suppliers such as Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power, Gintech Energy and Green Energy Technology all experienced revenue declines in June 2014 due to pending preliminary decisions on possible anti-dumping duties.
JinkoSolar is kicking-off a programme that involves Chinese universities with solar energy and small-scale smart grids for educational purposes.
Struggling LDK Solar said it had secured a 64MW PV module supply agreement with Thailand based energy supplier Energy Absolute PCL, while recently announcing its PV project development subsidiary SPI Solar has signed a 50MW agreement with Chinese provisional government, Fenyi County, Jiangxi Province.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic, the owner of module maker Wuxi Suntech, has announced that it has backed out of a proposed deal for a geothermal heat pump company.
The Japanese government ministry responsible for energy has confirmed the cancellation of feed-in tariff (FiT) approval for 144 solar power projects that were without necessary equipment accreditation or land rights by a deadline that passed in May.
Senators for the US state of Ohio, Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, have written to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) opposing India’s anti-dumping duties on US solar manufacturers.
Chinese PV manufacturer and the largest PV system integrator, TBEA SunOasis has secured agreements with Tongxin County in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region of China to build two 100MW PV power plants.
Gestamp Solar, headquartered in Spain, has announced its first utility-scale PV project in Japan, which will qualify for government support under Japan’s feed-in tariff (FiT).
China-based polysilicon producer, Daqo New Energy has re-appointed its former chief operations officer (COO), Qiangmin Zhou to the same role after previously leaving the company for personal reasons in April, 2013.
The International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank Group’s soft loan subsidiary, has given US$78.4 billion to the Bangladesh Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development II (RERED II) Project in order to finance solar home systems (SHS) in Bangladesh.
Jifan Gao, chief executive of PV manufacturer Trina Solar, has been elected the first president of the China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA).