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Hareon Solar is preparing to build a total of 150MW of ground mounted PV power plants in the Chinese provinces of Hebei and Yunnan.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic International has said that it hopes to press ahead with its “rescue mission” of Wuxi Suntech, regardless of an ongoing dispute between subsidiaries of Suntech Power Holdings.
The Chinese government has confirmed a 14GW solar subsidy quota for 2014.
The US government has requested that the WTO investigate India’s domestic content requirements that form part of its solar procurement drive.
Korea’s largest polysilicon producer, OCI said that it would revive plans to add polysilicon capacity to meet expected future demand.
Suntech Singapore has been ordered to pay Suntech Power Holdings’ immediate subsidiary Power Solar System (PSS) nearly US$264 million.
Taiwan-based solar wafer producer, Green Energy Technology (GET) continued to post incremental increases in sales, which have continued for over a year.
The Indian government is seeking a US$500 million loan from the World Bank to initiate construction of a planned 4GW solar project in Rajasthan.
A large-scale storage system made by reusing electric vehicle batteries has been developed and deployed at a 10MW solar farm in south western Japan by Sumitomo Corporation.
Major merchant solar cell and module manufacturer, Neo Solar Power (NSP), posted sales of NT$2,424 million (US$79.9 million) for January, 2014.
SolarWorld chairman Frank Asbeck, the chief agitator in a string of trade cases against the Chinese PV industry, has been accused of “reckless” behaviour that could put thousands of US solar jobs at risk.
Panasonic reported that it’s Eco Solutions segment that includes its PV module operations increased sales to around US$4.6 billion in the FY2014 third quarter, up around 10% from the same period a year ago.
The latest solar trade case brought in the US could see American companies produce “Chinese” solar products, if the petitioner SolarWorld’s terms were met, according to a lawyer representing Chinese PV manufacturers.
Hybrid Service, a Japanese supplier of toners for printing and LED lighting, has acquired land rights and feed-in tariff (FiT) approval for a 50MW solar power plant in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture.
Industry advocacy body, the Australian Solar Council, has launched a ‘save solar’ campaign.