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Japan’s feed-in tariff (FiT) from 1 April looks almost certain to be set at ¥32/kWh for commercial customers and at ¥37/kWh for residential PV system owners, falling by approximately 11% from 2013 levels.
Hareon Solar and Shanghai Electric Power are to collaborate on the construction, financing and sales of PV power plants in China totalling around 800MW.
Major Taiwan-based solar wafer producer, Green Energy Technology (GET,) increased high-performance wafer prices in February 2014, supporting a revenue decrease of only 3.9% in the shorter working month and Chinese New Year period.
Major Taiwan-based solar cell manufacturer, Neo Solar Power (NSP) revenue in February barely dipped due to Chinese New Year and less working days in the month.
Taiwan-based PV module manufacturer, Motech Industries reported February 2014 revenue of NT$1,903 million (US$62.8 million), up over 90% from the same period a year ago.
GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) has secured a major US$336 million polysilicon equipment and technology deal with Cosmos Chemicals Berhad as part of plans to build a 25,000MT integrated polysilicon plant in Sarawak, Malaysia.
The Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA), the country’s overseas development body, is to fund a PV project in central Nigeria.
Bondholders of Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science and Technology could use the courts to force through repayments, according to a filing issued to the Shenzen stock exchange.
The MoU is for 7.5GW of solar installations, with 5GW in the region of Ladakh and 2.5GW in the town of Kargil.
Major China-based polysilicon and solar wafer producer, GCL-Poly has secured ‘near-term’ supply contracts with Jinko Solar, GD Solar, Tongwei Solar, and Hareon Solar.
JA Solar’s PV module shipments are projected to grow at a strong 44% CAGR through 2015, according to ROTH Capital equity analyst, Philip Shen.
International module manufacturer, Upsolar, has announced the establishment of two new offices in Istanbul and Singapore.
Having only gained approval to build a 50MW PV power plant in Wuwei, Gansu province, China in January, 2014 Trina Solar said that Huadian Fuxin Energy Corporation has acquired the project, the first the module manufacturer has sold in China.
Indian PV manufacturer Indosolar has asked to have its debt restructured because it says low equipment prices mean it is unable to make a profit.
Germany-based module manufacturer, asola, has signed a number of building integrated photovoltiacs (BIPV) orders.