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The outcome of Australia’s independent review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) has called for it to be closed or significantly downsized in a blow to the country’s multi-billion dollar clean energy pipeline.
Electric services provider Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE, Inc., has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Minnesota National Guard over plans to build a 10MW utility-scale solar array at Camp Ripley, the largest military base in Minnesota.
PV energy production in the US is continuing to build at an impressive rate, as a new report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) revealed that PV generation within the country has more than doubled over the last year.
skytron energy has recently commissioned its park controller in the 15.2MWp PV power plant near Bambous, in the western Rivière Noire District of Mauritius.
The PV industry’s largest manufacturer, Yingli Green Energy revised down full-year module shipment guidance due to weaker than expected demand in China and US as it cut third-party cell and module purchasing to keep in-house production at high utilisation rates.
PV market leader, Yingli Green could lose its number one industry ranking in 2014, after revising downward full-year shipment guidance.
GCL Poly has secured two new credit lines worth a total of US$490 million. Downstream affiliate GCL New Energy also confirmed it had secured a 95% interest in a project in Jiangsu Province.
US residential solar installer and leasing company Vivint Solar is preparing to make an initial public offering (IPO) of common stock, having made a filing with the US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC).
Hawaii’s electric companies declared on Tuesday that they would triple rooftop solar by 2030.
Suntech is targeting the South American markets and expects Brazil and Mexico to follow Chile’s lead on utility-scale solar.
Suniva will offer leases and PPAs to community groups through the partnership with TCC.
Major PV manufacturer Trina Solar took a hit on margins in the second quarter of 2014, while module shipments soared as China and US markets rebounded strongly.
China-based PVEP, Hareon Solar Technology has signed a number of project development deals in China and Turkey totalling around 3,350MW. The company has also secured lines of credit with two Chinese banks totalling 20 billion Yuan (US$3.25 billion).
Scatec Solar, the Norwegian company that this year has announced the construction of PV plants in territories including Jordan, Rwanda and South Africa, has announced plans to list on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
The government has promised to support all domestic solar manufacturing and plants should run at full capacity and expand.