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Spanish inverter and power solutions provider GPTech has joined with cable manufacturer CBI Electric to break into the South African PV grid integration market.
Manufacturer Kyocera Solar is planning to lay off staff at its manufacturing plant in San Diego, California, because of weak demand for US-made solar modules.
Korean cell manufacturer Jusung is planning to open a 100MW capacity production plant in Kerala, India.
JA Solar has started production of its metal wrap-through (MWT) solar cells in China as a precursor to plans to be announced about its next-generation solar cell technology.
With 61% of its 827MW PV project backlog concentrated in the US, SunEdison has signed solar module manufacturing agreement with a Mexican-based subsidiary of sub-contractor Foxconn Technology.
ReneSola has reported neither workers nor operations at its polysilicon factory in Meishan, Sichuan, were affected by the magnitude-7 earthquake that devastated parts of the south-west region over the weekend.
Scottsdale-based Monarch Power, a global renewable energy research and development firm, has submitted an offer to purchase Suntech’s solar manufacturing plant in Arizona.
A petrochemical construction firm based in Saudi Arabia plans to build a state-of-the-art polysilicon plant in Sarawak, Malaysia, expected to being production in 2016.
Having defaulted on a bond due to cash flow problems, struggling PV manufacturer, LDK Solar has sold its major crystalline solar cell production plant to an affiliate of the Hefei City government for a nominal US$19.4 million.
German renewable energy company Ebitsch Energietechnik is to construct a solar PV factory in São José de Mipibu, in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte.
German thin-film module manufacturer Avancis is planning to convert part of its module production line in Torgau, Germany, into a research and development (R&D) centre.
Leading thin-film and PV project developer First Solar has rocked the solar industry with the acquisition of US-based monocrystalline start-up TetraSun.
Furthering its efforts to outsource extra PV module production outside of China, ReneSola has signed a toll manufacturing agreement with Solairedirect SA, the South African-based subsidiary of French-owned integrated project developer, Solairedirect.
PV manufacturer and project developer Centrosolar is to dispose of its solar glass operations due to falling market prices and sales volumes.
Japanese thin-film PV manufacturer Solar Frontier is planning to restart its module production line at its Miyazaki No.2 Plant in Kiyotakecho, Miyazaki, Japan, on 1 July 2013.