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Foresight Group has purchased a large-scale UK solar farm from the Chinese tier-one PV module manufacturer Renesola, with Foresight claiming that its UK solar portfolio now exceeds 400MW of generation assets.
Leading thin-film manufacturer First Solar faces the prospect of losing a key financial supporter of its foreign exports as the possible closure of the US Export-Import Bank looms.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer Solartech Energy Corp has seen its monthly sales rebound strongly in the last few months as the company continues to shift production to PERC (passivated emitter rear contact) cell technology.
The Brazilian State of Pernambuco is considering launching a second solar energy auction after a number of delays to the winning projects from its first auction, according to local reports.
Texas-based developer Principal Solar has postponed plans to float on the NASDAQ stock exchange citing “market conditions”.
Yieldcos in the US are unlikely to be severely impacted by the reduction in the investment tax credit (ITC) from 30% to 10%, according to a Deutsche Bank research note.
Leading CdTe thin-film producer First Solar has made several internal management changes, including a new US regional president and chief operating officer (COO).
US residential solar company Sunrun has announced it will offer US$111 million worth of bonds secured against cashflow from its residential portfolio.
In less than a week, more than 180,000 Spanish citizens have signed a petition against plans for a new ‘sun tax’ on use of batteries for residential self-consumption of solar energy in Spain.
Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing a 12-year AUS$100 million (US$77 million) financing commitment to help the rollout of utility Origin’s rooftop solar leasing scheme for households and businesses.
French PV developers Solairedirect and ENGIE are to merge after ENGIE acquired a 95% stake in its compatriot firm.
The Indian government is set to invite bids for dollar-based solar power contracts in order to encourage foreign investment in its ambitious solar programme, according to reports.
Daqo New Energy has begun pilot production from its newly added 6,000MT of capacity, the Chinese polysilicon manufacturer said today.
PV inverter manufacturer Advanced Energy Industries (AE) has decided after more than a six month review to finally exit the sector and focus on its semiconductor business.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the body charged with delivering the country’s flagship solar programme, is to be renamed and given a wider remit for developing renewable energy in India.