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SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Exhibition has become the largest solar-related conference and exhibition in China, and as Platinum Media Sponsor & Special Print Publication Partner, PV-Tech’s publisher Solar Media will take this opportunity to further its rapid expansion into China.
The Shilin Town Solar Park in China’s south western province Yunnan has incorporated 1MW of CIGS thin-film modules supplied by German solar manufacturer Manz.
China has told the European Union to expect a fightback if it imposes trade duties on Chinese solar products.
Taiwanese module manufacturer Winaico has delivered its polycrystalline PV modules for installation at the Desert Knowledge Australia Solar Centre (DKASC), a solar demonstration facility in Alice Springs.
Solar feed-in tariffs (FiT) in Queensland could face drastic cuts after a report from the Australian state’s competition authority, the QCA, claimed they are increasing electricity prices.
The government of Indonesia is reportedly planning to issue a tender next month seeking bids to install 150MW worth of PV plants in the country.
An 11.6MW project in Rajasthan, India, has been commissioned by thin-film CIGS manufacturer MiaSolé and Indian developer KSK Energy Ventures.
The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has released a tender for the procurement of 200MW of solar PV.
The Indian state of Karnataka has allocated 130MW of solar power projects for tender next month.
Japanese companies Kansai Electric Power Co. and TonenGeneral Sekiyu have teamed up to develop a 30MW solar power plant in the Japanese city of Arida in Wakayama prefecture.
Several environmental organisations have written to the US trade representative urging the US to drop its trade case against India and instead to support the country’s domestic solar industry.
Solar Frontier and Japanese quarry operator Yano Industry have connected two solar power plants in Kunitomi, Miyazaki prefecture, Japan, which have a combined capacity of 3.3MW.
The Suntech Power Holdings saga has quickly led to questions being asked of the financial health of other leading China-based PV manufacturers.
Chinese solar mounting supplier Grace Solar has announced the completion of a 1.5MW solar power plant in Japan.
Chasing higher margin business in Japan, India and Thailand in the fourth quarter of 2012 resulted in Hanwha SolarOne’s sales in Germany plummetting to only 8% of total sales, down from 39% in the third quarter.