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PV cell manufacturer, Jinko Solar has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Lingwu City government for a 200MW solar plant.
Hanergy Solar is set to receive significant investment from its parent company as it prepares to ramp up its thin-film production capacity.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic is planning to place a 10-year convertible bond valued at HK$3,580,000,000 (US$461.77 million) with selected investors to pay for the US$492.3 million acquisition of Wuxi Suntech via court administrators in China.
Solar manufacturing and construction firm, Conergy, says it is close to selling its module factory in Frankfurt to PV manufacturer, Astronergy.
Major tier one PV manufacturer, Trina Solar, is to take over operations of tier two module manufacturer, NESL Solartech, and expand capacity to 500MW.
Mozambique has officially opened the country’s first PV module production facility.
Mitsubishi Materials, a minority shareholder in polysilicon producer, Hemlock Semiconductor has sold its stake in the company to Dow Corning for US$240 million.
Citing the fast pace of material developments for PV manufacturing, Heraeus’ Photovoltaics Business Unit is expanding its silver paste R&D capabilities at its site in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
Automobile manufacturer, SEAT, part of the Volkswagen group, has completed an 11MW PV project on the roof of its factory in Martorell, Spain.
Spanish module manufacturer Tamesol is reported to be planning a new 50MW production line at its facility in Girona, northern Spain.
Bosch has sold its solar cell and module operations in Arnstadt, Germany to SolarWorld, securing around 800 jobs, according to an official statement from the company. Financial details were not disclosed.
The Dutch economy ministry has announced that Netherlands module manufacturing equipment supplier Eurotron will supply a PV module production line to a manufacturer in Qatar.
Germany-based renewable energy control manufacturer, Skytron Energy, has completed of a monitoring system in Kuwait’s first solar energy plant.
PV equipment supplier Spire Corporation said that it had completed the installation of a turn-key module assembly line for an unidentified customer in Eastern Europe.
Daqo New Energy has plans to double polysilicon production at its plant in Xinjiang, China to 12,000MT per annum by the end of 2014.