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Attempting to take advantage of the recently imposed EU anti-dumping duties, preliminary insolvency administrator of Scheuten Solar Production, Bernd Depping is seeking a buyer for the module assembly plant.
The US Energy Department and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are to develop a US$135 million test centre in Colorado for new utility-scale clean energy grid integration technologies.
Wafer producer Nexolon, which plans to invest more than US$115 million to become a major US-based PV module manufacturer has selected the n-PASHA Alliance (RENA, ECN and Tempress Systems) to provide its advanced n-type solar cell technology for bi-facial module production.
Having successfully exited insolvency proceedings, centrotherm photovoltaics has been hit by the cancellation of a long-standing order by CEEG to build a €290 million PV module assembly plant in Algeria.
Photovoltaics and semiconductor specialist materials provider Voltaix is be acquired by Air Liquide for an undisclosed sum.
Soon after its opening ceremony, China Sunergy (CSUN) said that it had started PV module shipments from its joint venture plant in Istanbul, Turkey.
Screw foundations manufacturer Krinner Schraubfundamente has opened a facility in Ontario, Canada, expanding its operations into North America.
The previously announced merger of Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Delsolar was successfully completed on May 31, according to Delta Electronics, which owned DelSolar and was a shareholder in NSP.
Chinese-owned Scheuten Solar has entered bankruptcy proceedings for the second time, according to reports in Holland.
Recent PV project completions and a pipeline of over 80MW have led India-based PV energy provider (PVEP), Waaree Energies, to expand module production from 110MW to 250MW.
US-based module manufacturer, Westinghouse Solar, plans to have its modules assembled by Australian firm EEG, preferred supplier to CBD Energy, which will merge with Westinghouse Solar later this year.
Major Chinese polysilicon and wafer producer, GCL-Poly, is looking to support Chinese module manufacturers establish production operations in Taiwan in a bid to avoid European import tariffs, according to reports.
Demand for PV module backsheet is better than expected, according to material supplier Isovoltaic.
In an effort to counter anti-dumping duties in both the EU and the US, Yingli Green Energy is considering both outsourcing module production in the regions as well as possible joint venture manufacturing partnerships.
Having secured a number of PV inverter supply deals as part of South Africa’s utility-scale PV program, SMA Solar Technology is to manufacturer the inverters in the country to comply with local content requirements.