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Energy storage market analysts have begun offering their reactions to Tesla’s launch of Tesla Energy, a range of lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the government body leading the country’s flagship Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, is inviting engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms to bid for contracts to build 2,000MW of solar power capacity.
PV developer First Solar and construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar have announced a strategic alliance to develop integrated solar technologies for the microgrid for use in remote communities and mine sites.
Prices for Tesla’s stationary storage systems for homes, businesses and off-grid communities, to be packaged and sold in partnership with SolarCity, will begin at US$3,000, thought to be as little as a third of the price of comparable products previously available on the market.
Vertically-integrated PV developer Solar Power (SPI) and its subsidiary Meitai Investment Co. has agreed to a definitive share purchase deal with Shanghai All-Zip Roofing System Group Co. (All-Zip) and all of its shareholders in order to acquire 100% of the equity interest in the company.
Thin-film manufacturer and project developer First Solar has recorded its first quarterly loss in three years.
Module manufacturer and project developer SunPower reported a small loss for the first quarter, largely due to the impact of under-construction projects lingering on its books ahead of the launch of its joint yieldco with First Solar.
Brazilian states Goias, Pernambuco and Sao Paulo have been authorised to grant a VAT tax exemption on all distributed solar generation using the net-metering system in their regions, from 1 September 2015.
French PV developer Solairedirect has postponed its planned IPO.
Germany’s residential storage system maker Sonnenbatterie will continue its push into the US, partnering with Sungevity, the residential PV installer founded by environmental activist and cleantech entrepreneur Danny Kennedy.
Leading solar panel manufacturer Yingli Green Energy announced today that it has filed for a 15-day extension of the due date to release its annual report for the year ended 31 December 2014.
Automotive equipment supplier JBM Group has announced plans to enter the solar market by building a combined 300MW of solar capacity in India over the next three years.
Jerry Brown, the governor of California, has instructed his state to follow the “most aggressive” set of targets to be put in place for emissions reduction by a government anywhere in North America via an executive order issued on Wednesday.
Solar Frontier Europe, a subsidiary of CIS solutions provider Solar Frontier, has signed off on a 23MW module supply agreement with Konar Energy, a generator of solar energy in Turkey.
Access Power MEA, a developer, owner and operator of power assets in the Middle East and Africa, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy (MERE) in order to develop a 65MW plant.