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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.
Suntech has become the latest solar company to sign up as a retail electricity provider in Japan.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is to install 17,500 solar photovoltaic water pumps across the country.
China-based PV project developer and manufacturer, China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings, said it had started developing the first phase of a 1.1GW PV power plant project at the Hongshagang Industrial Park in Minqin County, Gansu Province, China.
Chinese PV manufacturer Chaori Solar has become China’s first firm to default on a domestic bond after missing an interest repayment.
The pipeline of approved PV projects in the Philippines reached over 1GW in January, according to the country’s Department of Energy (DoE).
RESolve energy consultant Madhavan Nampoothiri says the US complaint to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) regarding India’s national solar mission (JNSSM), can only serve to antagonise India.
Wuxi Suntech is currently upgrading cell and module production lines in China ahead of plans to increase in-house module capacity in 2014, according to its recently appointed CEO, Eric Luo.
China’s leading Monocrystalline wafer producer, Solargiga has acquired Chinese solar EPC services provider, Jinzhou Wintek Silicon Materials for approximately US$2.5 million. Solargiga’s ingot/wafer subsidiary, Jinzhou Yangguang was responsible for the acquisition.