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Tier-one module manufacturer and project developer Canadian Solar has supplied panels for what it claims to be the largest PV project in Turkey.
French concentrator PV (CPV) specialist Soitec has revealed plans to sell its solar business to ConcenSolar, a company linked with Soitec’s CPV rival Suncore.
Tier-one Chinese module manufacturer ZN Shine has removed its managing director in Europe after he allegedly used company money to fund a lavish lifestyle.
Insolvent German module manufacturer Solar-Fabrik has said it is to reduce its workforce by 65 jobs as it continues to search for an investor to rescue the company.
The UK’s newly reinstated environment secretary, Elizabeth Truss, has once again claimed that solar farms are in opposition to agricultural practices, according to an interview with a local newspaper in her constituency.
SolarEdge, one of only two companies at present to produce Tesla Powerwall-compatible inverters, will launch its expanded range of residential and commercial solutions at Intersolar Europe next month.
Solar industry leader JinkoSolar has announced that it will provide 50MW of PV panels to Turkish renewable energy developer Tegnatia.
Tier one module supplier Hanwha Q CELLS connected two new solar plants with a total capacity of 45MW in the UK prior to the country’s 1.4 Renewable Obligation Certificate deadline.
German manufacturer SolarWorld will launch bifacial modules, a new storage system and a new residential inverter at Intersolar Europe this year.
European solar power services company Photon Energy claims an emphasis on new business areas including operations and maintenance (O&M), opened up new revenue streams to boost its group performance in the past quarter.
The UK’s new Secretary of State for energy and climate change, Amber Rudd, has spoke of her desire to increase the deployment of solar PV under her watch.
The business model behind a hybrid plant which uses solar PV, combined heat and power systems and battery storage at a commercial facility in Germany, could be adapted and scaled up elsewhere, according to General Electric (GE), one of the project’s partners.
European utility giant E.On has furthered its moves into the continent’s PV market, expanding the terms of a deal with California-headquartered Sungevity to offer solar services in Germany.
One analyst has predicted that 12,500 residential PV storage systems could be installed in Germany in 2015, more than the total number of systems installed with support from a government scheme in its first two years.
Insolvent module manufacturer Solar-Fabrik has been allowed to operate under self administration by the District Court of Freiburg in response to management and creditors.