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Tier-one PV module manufacturer JinkoSolar has signed a five-year strategic financing agreement worth RMB3bn (US$479m) with China Minsheng Bank (CMBC).
Japan’s residential and small commercial solar industry could represent a “huge, huge opportunity” for suppliers of inverters and module-level power electronics, according to an analyst with market research firm IHS.
The total installed capacity of utility-scale solar jumped 65% in 2014, according to figures released by Wiki-Solar.org.
With a lengthy period of political turmoil only just behind it, Egypt has found its way on to the ‘hot list’ of global renewable energy markets, says a report.
Vivint Solar, in announcing its fourth quarter financial results, has claimed that the company’s cost per watt for installing and producing residential solar electricity fell by 30% during 2014.
The Hong Kong stock exchange has asked Chinese thin-film manufacturer Hanergy to explain the reason behind the recent surge in the price of its shares and a record volume of trading.
Investment company Adenium Energy Capital has signed an agreement that will see the corporation invest US$10 million in solar-hybrid power plant provider Enerwhere’s portfolio of mobile solar power assets.
Main Street Power Company has been acquired by global power company AES Corporation, with AES netting 100% of Main Street Power’s shares.
UK-based thin-film start-up, Oxford Photovoltaics, has secured at least a further £8 million (US$12.1 million) in venture capital funding to further plans to commercialise its blend of perovskite materials under a licensing model.
According to PV module shipment guidance from the majority of likely candidates for 2015, Canadian Solar is closing in on 2014 market leader, Trina Solar.
Major PV energy provider (PVEP) Canadian Solar has finally announced plans to initiate its first global yield co financial structure, which could be floated on a US stock exchange as early as the fourth quarter of 2015.
Hanwha Q CELLS is collaborating with US-based ‘Direct Wafer’ supplier, 1366 Technologies to commercialise the multicrystalline-type wafers.
PV project developer and EPC firm, Solar Power, Inc (SPI Solar) has secured a credit line of over US$1.6 billion from China Minsheng Bank, China Construction Bank and Suzhou Bank.
SunEdison has made a significant first step into the grid-scale energy storage market, with the acquisition of US start-up Solar Grid Storage.
Developer Lightsource Renewable Energy and fund manager Octopus Investments have completed the refinancing of 76.4MW of UK solar farms.