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Chinese firm ReneSola is to develop a 13MW PV project in Dorset, southern England.
Swiss independent power producer Etrion announced this morning that it has closed project financing on 34MW of solar PV projects that the company is building in partnership with Hitachi Hi-Tech in Japan.
A research project aimed at validating technologies for the “industrial scale” storage and dispatch of solar generated electricity in Switzerland has received CHF2 million (US$2.17 million) in funding from a local government agency.
China-based PV manufacturer and the largest PV system integrator, TBEA SunOasis has signed a number of new framework agreements in China totalling 1.27GW.
A Kyocera joint venture (JV) is preparing to build a 2.9MW PV power station in Japan that floats on water, claimed to be the largest such plant in the world to date.
Fluor Corporation, has announced the completion of a 170MW solar plant.
Tracking solutions company Array Technologies (ATI) has reached a deal with PV EPC company Rosendin Electric that will see ATI supply a 24MW DuraTrack HZ solar tracking system to Lancaster, California.
PV technology manufacturer SunEdison and its affiliate TerraForm Power, have completed and connected two PV projects in California.
A deal struck between the US-based ACO Investment Group and the Burma Ministry of Electric Power will help kickstart the development of the first-ever PV energy project in Burma’s Mandalay region.
Swiss-based full-service project developer and EPC, TRITEC Project Engineering and China-based PV manufacturer and developer Hareon Solar are to collaborate on 600MW of international PV projects over the next three years.
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.
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.
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).
JinkoSolar’s downstream project arm, JinkoSolar Power has agreed terms with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop a total of 100MW of PV projects in the region this year at a cost of approximately RMB800 million (US$130 million).
Major PVEP, SunEdison has secured funds from Barclays and Citi banks totalling US$160 million to be used for distributed generation (DG) projects in the US.