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The Canadian province of Ontario is preparing to install a variety of new energy storage technologies after finalising details of a 34MW of grid storage trial.
A new report analysing water scarcity in the power sector identifies PV as a major solution for avoiding water-related conflict.
SunEdison has reached financial close with NORD/LB for an 18MW PV project in Ontario.
Major polysilicon producer, Wacker Chemie, reported an increase in polysilicon shipments in the second quarter of 2014, due to increased demand that is expected to continue through the second half of the year.
Predictions that Germany will lose its place as Europe’s largest PV market this year appear to playing out, with the country registering just over 1GW of new capacity in the first half of 2014.
Yingli Green Energy International AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PV module manufacturing leader Yingli Green Energy ,has reached a deal with independent energy company AMB Energia Wytwarzanie - a subsidiary of AMB Energia S.A. - to co-develop 30MW of PV installations in Poland.
PV module manufacturer Wuxi Suntech will give solar panels to a 7.5MW off-grid installation in order to power rural schools and villages in Malaysia.
Component and subsystems provider EMCORE has agreed to terms on a long-term supply deal with Lockheed Martin Space Systems to design and construct multi-junction Coverglass Interconnected Cells (CICs) for Lockheed’s satellite programme.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer, E-Ton Solar Tech, has reported a decline in revenue for June, following other merchant suppliers in the region ahead of US anti-dumping preliminary findings.
Dow Corning, majority owner of major polysilicon producer, Hemlock Semiconductor, has posted a 12% increase in first-half year revenue and a net income up 20%, compared to the prior year period.
China-based PV manufacturer and project developer, Hareon Solar Technology Corp has signed a major project development framework agreement with Swiss-based PV developer, ILB Helios.
National renewable energy auction organisers in Brazil have said a local content requirement for solar is to be announced within the next fortnight.
Major PV energy provider, SunPower, could announce today plans to expand PV production by as much as 750MW, according to a research note by Deutsche Bank equity analyst, Vishal Shah ahead of SunPower’s second quarter earnings call.
PV manufacturer Kyocera has identified a slowdown in its Japanese solar business as one of the factors behind a fall in income in the first quarter of 2014.
Motives behind a proposal by the largest utility company in Arizona to install 20MW of solar on its customers’ rooftops have been questioned by the US Solar Energy Industries’ Association (SEIA).
The French government has confirmed that its new 400MW PV procurement round will be launched in September.
Thermal processing equipment specialist, BTU International, has reported second quarter sales of US$16.4 million, a 40.7% increase from the previous quarter, while the company booked several PV pilot line equipment orders in the quarter.
The northern province of India, Uttar Pradesh, is calling for bids to develop 300MW of solar capacity.
Materials specialist, AkzoNobel is collaborating with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore in a bid to offer lower-cost ALD and PECVD precursors for aluminium oxide passivation layer processing.
The upcoming national renewable energy auction in Brazil has attracted 400 applications for PV plant development.
JinkoSolar has secured US$225 million in fresh investment for its solar projects business and has revised its project forecast up from 400 to 600MW.
The PV Japan show, kicking off today, will see some of Japan’s biggest names in solar look to diversify their range of products and services, while foreign firms continue their attempts to make inroads into the Japanese market.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has lodged charges against a company that it claims sought to dupe investors into backing a non-existent solar plant joint venture.
The new South African subsidiary of module maker Suntech could include local manufacturing, according to the company.
The Chinese government has issued a standardised power purchase agreement (PPA) for large-scale solar power plants.