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Leading PV inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar Technology, is slashing a further 1,000 jobs, primarily in Germany due to lower expected sales in 2015 from its traditional German and European markets.
Struggling PV module assembly equipment specialist, Spire Corporation said in an SEC filing that it’s CFO, Robert S. Lieberman would be leaving the company.
PV module encapsulant material provider, STR Holdings, has said it is to undertake a reverse stock split of its NYSE listed shares in a bid restore its share price above the US$1.0 minimum threshold.
The leaders of the US and India have reasserted their ongoing clean energy partnership with President Obama hinting at additional financial support during meetings in India.
Swiss independent power producer Etrion Corp looks set to build a 25.9MW PV plant project in Chile, the latest to be planned for the Antofagasta region, after authorities gave the project their approval.
Chinese module manufacturer ET Solar has been loaned A$20 million (US$16.2 million) for its push in the Australian commercial rooftop market.
Vertically integrated solar power provider SunEdison and its ‘yield co’ subsidiary will build 85.2MW of UK PV across five plants, having secured financing from Santander and Bayerische Landesbank.
Developers Baywa r.e. and Solairedirect have separately announced €228 million (US$264 million) in financing for French PV projects.
Penn Energy Renewables has closed financing on three solar farms totalling 37MW in Ontario.
PV tracking systems specialist, DEGERenergie has been acquired by its CEO, Hünkar Korkmaz from founder Artur Deger for an undisclosed sum.
Concentrator PV (CVP) producer Soitec has said it is to immediately refocus its operations on its core semiconductor materials and equipment business, putting in doubt its long-term commitment to its CPV business.
Foresight Solar Fund, the UK-based PV yield co investor, is pegging a large part of its future growth on the development of a market for sub-5MW projects.
Renewable Energy Trust Capital (RET Capital) has, in the process of signing a collaboration framework agreement with developer Origis Energy, acquired three PV plants in the US state of Georgia totalling 24.5MW of generation capacity.
Investors in PV module manufacturer, REC Solar have given the green light to the acquisition of the company by Chinese firm, China National Bluestar, a joint venture firm between the conglomerate ChemChina and Blackstone.
The Asia Development Bank (ADB) will lend up to US$100 million to developer ACME Solar to fund PV power projects in India.