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Shunfeng Photovoltaic International is set to issue HK$6 billion (US$774 million) of new shares.
Rural renewable energy specialist, Sunlabob, has forged a partnership with Myanmar-based sustainable energy firm Relitec to develop clean energy provision in the Southeast Asian country.
N-type monocrystalline wafer producer, Comtec Solar Systems Group recently reported preliminary first quarter 2014 revenue of RMB235,071,000 (US$37.68 million and a gross profit of approximately RMB24,414,000 (US$3.91 million) due to increased demand, primarily for its N-type ‘Super Mono’ wafers.
China-based Hareon Solar Technology is to build a 2MW PV power plant in Kochi City, Japan in collaboration with Japan Energy Corporation.
PV laser processing systems specialist, InnoLas Solutions is establishing a laser processing demonstration centre Hsinchu, Taiwan, which will be initially equipped with for laser technology for contact opening of PERC type solar cells.
Major monocrystalline wafer producer, LONGi Silicon Materials is entering the PV module market to demonstrate and promote the significant cost reductions achieved in monocrytalline wafer production and highlight the performance and life-time yield superiority of monocrystalline products over multicrystalline.
A key topic of debate during SNEC 2014 in Shanghai has been the concern over meeting Chinese government targets for distributed generation (DG), which are becoming seen as increasingly over ambitious.
GCL New Energy, the new holding company of Chinese firm GCL Poly, has announced a raft of new project agreements in China totalling 4GW.
The second largest state in Australia, Queensland is to ditch its feed-in-tariff (FiT) for some of its PV users, and replace it with voluntary retailer rates.
The Chinese government, trade associations and a group of manufacturers have warned that the ongoing trade dispute in the US will damage the solar energy sector in both countries.
US firm First Solar is to build a 1.7MW PV-diesel hybrid system to power mining giant Rio Tinto’s Weipa bauxite mine in Queensland, Australia.
Trina Solar has reported increased profits and revenues in its Q1 results largely due to higher average selling prices (ASPs).
The Chinese government has issued a list of 80 infrastructure projects for which it is seeking private investment, with 31 of them PV plants.
Before India’s new pro-solar Prime Minister Narendra Modi can settle into office, a glut of troubling solar issues await resolution.
The US Department of Commerce has delayed the preliminary solar anti-dumping decision hearing from 11 June to 24 July.