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A consortium headed by GE Energy Financial Services has completed an equity investment in the 143MW Catalina Solar PV power station in Rosamund, California.
Major PV project developer, SunEdison, is continuing to restructure is its financial business model to capitalise on growth plans and attract low-cost finance.
Tier one PV energy provider (PVEP), Canadian Solar, has said that due to the scale of planned PV power plant projects in China, module demand is expected to exceed 10GW in 2014.
Owners of PV systems should take “more responsibility” for the cost of adding PV generated electricity to transmission networks, Gunnar Lorenz, head of the distribution system operator (DSO) unit at electricity company trade body Eurelectric, has said.
The Suntech module brand will stay in use after the long-running acquisition of the firm’s manufacturing arm is completed, Shunfeng executive chairman Zhang Li has told PV Tech.
PV project developer, Strata Solar has secured a 160MW module supply deal with China-based BYD that includes the supply of batteries that will be used with some its utility-scale projects planned for 2014.
Renewable energy project developer, Mainstream Renewable Power has created Mainstream Capital to facilitate new low-cost financial structures for future projects said to be in excess of 1.7GW over the next three-years.
Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Canada will build 20MW of solar power plants for Canadian Solar.
3TIER and IRENA have worked together to provide wind and solar datasets that have a resolution three to 30 times higher than any other publicly available data source.
Billed as the largest rooftop PV project in the US to date, Sungrow said its 500kW PV inverters were used for a 2MW PV power plant in Chicago.
Independent clean energy asset manager, Armstrong Asset Management, has said its South East Asia Clean Energy Fund could top US$1.2 billion, according to Bloomberg.
Photon Energy Investments (PEI), a division of PV solutions and services company Photon Energy has launched a standardised financing model through its fully-owned subsidiary, Photon Energy Generation Australia (PEGA).
Energy authorities in the Philippines have called on the international community to donate inverters and batteries to help set up solar energy supplies, as the country struggles to get back on its feet in the wake of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan.
Independent power producer Etrion and Total have secured project financing for the construction of Project Salvador, a 70MWp solar PV plant in the Atacama Desert region of Chile.
The market for concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) is entering a phase of “explosive growth”, according to market research firm IHS.