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India and Bangladesh have announced a cooperative effort on renewable energy as part of continuing work on inter-country relations.
PV manufacturer Goldpoly New Energy Holdings has signed a framework agreement to acquire an 80% stake in 195MW of photovoltaic (PV) plants in China.
The EU is to apply a 42.1% anti-dumping duty on Chinese solar glass manufacturers, according to a document published in the organisation’s official journal.
Strong demand for modules in the third quarter of 2013, meant JA Solar reported increased product shipments and revenue, while reducing losses.
LDK Solar has reported increased shipments, higher revenue and reduced losses for the third quarter of 2013, while cash levels also improved by approximately US$10 million after plummeting to only US$85.1 million in the previous quarter.
Following recent news that US PV manufacturer and developer First Solar has established a subsidiary for operating in Japan, the company announced that it has started construction of its first PV plant in the East Asian country.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help Uzbekistan to build a 100MW solar project, the country’s first utility-scale solar power plant.
A solar survey in parallel with the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) – or abolition Bill 2013 entering the senate reveals Australians love solar.
Renewable energy developer, Hareon Solar has signed a Letter of Intent to invest CNY10 billion (US$1.6 billion) for a 1GW solar farm in Inner Mongolia.
Daqo New Energy has plans to double polysilicon production at its plant in Xinjiang, China to 12,000MT per annum by the end of 2014.
A syndicate of 11 commercial banks in China have provided technically bankrupt, LDK Solar with a RMB 1.56 billion (US$256 million) credit facility.
Chinese renewable energy project developer, Focusic New Energy Holding, has secured a loan of CNY200 million (US$32.8 million), from the China development bank.
First Solar, set to construct what will be Australia’s two largest solar farms for gas and electricity retailer AGL Energy, has handed the contract for the framing systems for the two projects to a local company, IXL Group, in New South Wales.
With its evolutionary E-STAR II cell in production, Hanwha SolarOne said that upgrades enabled a silver paste consumption reduction of up to 45%, while improving cell conversion efficiencies by 0.2 to 0.25%.
Clean energy consultancy, Mercom Capital Group, has predicted that domestic content requirements in the next phase of India’s national solar programme could lead to trade disputes.