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Four of the largest polysilicon producers have all reported strong revenue for the third quarter of 2014, on the back of stable ASPs and strong demand from the PV industry.
TerraForm Power, the spin-off yield co unit of US PV provider SunEdison, has added to its growing portfolio with 77.6MW of distributed generation solar plants in the US.
SunEdison has agreed a US$130 million non-recourse debt financing deal with CorpBanca and BBVA for the funding to construct a 69.5MW solar power plant in Chile.
Major PVEP SunPower reported higher GAAP revenue in the third quarter than previously guided due to increase sales in the US that offset weakness in Japan and Europe.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, the Chinese manufacturing and project developer, is to issue convertible bonds worth around HK$2.8 billion (US$361 million) to fund its ongoing downstream expansion.
Nine companies conducting research and development into energy storage, including for integration of renewable energy, have partnered with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and are set to receive funding from the body.
Swedish furniture store IKEA is to offer residential solar panels in the Netherlands.
SolarWorld has reported preliminary financial results for third quarter of 2014, marking a significant increase in PV module shipments and revenue, primarily due to sales in the US after the anti-dumping ruling.
Global solar energy supplier, Proinso is to provide PPA-model financing for distributed generation solar projects 100kW and above across India.
Singapore-based PV module manufacturer REC Solar expects to sell its full module manufacturing capacity output in 2014, further indicating a turnaround in fortunes after restructuring.
GT Advanced Technology (GTAT) was suffering from sapphire yield issues at its Arizona production plant, according to a consensus of financial analysts and equipment suppliers that PV Tech spoke to during Solar Power International, held in Las Vegas last week.
The bid results for the 500MW solar tender in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India reveals that US thin film manufacturer, First Solar has submitted the lowest bid.
The New York Green Bank announced its debut transactions, expected to stimulate US$800 million of investment for clean energy projects in New York.
Santander Bank will provide a US$377 million credit facility to Solar Star California XIII, a SunPower hold co.
SunEdison has closed construction finance with Deutsche Bank for a 26MW solar power plant in California.