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Wacker Chemie has agreed a minimum pricing deal with China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) that will allow the chemical producer to continue exporting polysilicon made at its plants in Europe to China.
Suntech Singapore has failed to pay the US$263.9 million awarded to Suntech Power Holdings subsidiary Power Solar System (PSS).
The US and China are close to opening formal negotiations based on the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) draft settlement of the ongoing solar trade dispute between the two countries, according to officials from both sides.
Japan has launched a subsidy programme to support the installation of lithium-ion battery-based stationary storage systems, offering to pay individuals and entities up to two-thirds of their purchase price.
A government-mandated 8 cent feed-in tariff paid to PV owners in Queensland, Australia by the state’s two main power distribution companies is to be scrapped.
Shunfeng Photovoltaics has announced a second delay to its acquisition of Wuxi Suntech.
GCL-Poly reported 2013 annual polysilicon production increased 36% to approximately 50,440MT, retaining nameplate capacity at 65,000MT resulting in utilisation rates above 75% for the year.
Those looking to invest in the construction of solar farms in Europe should be wary of attempting to circumvent the EU-China solar trade agreement, a major EPC and consultancy firm has warned.
PV manufacturer Baoding Tianwei Baobian Electric has become the second Chinese company in a week to fall into difficulty after reporting two years of losses.
Major PV inverter manufacturer, Sungrow Power Supply is partnering on plans for two PV power plants totalling around 100MW in two regions within Gansu Province, China.
A small fire broke out at REC Solar’s manufacturing facilities in Tuas, Singapore this morning.
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.