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Independent power producer (IPP) sPower has started its first PV power plant project in Los Angeles County, which is deploying 250,000 First Solar CdTe thin-film modules at the 22.5MW project.
Japan’s Kyocera is partnering with K.K. Gaia Power, Kyudenko and Century Tokyo Leasing on a 92MW solar energy plant spanning Kanoya City and Osaki Town in Kagoshima Prefecture.
China-based monocystalline wafer producer Xian Longi Silicon Materials Company is partnering with local authorities in Shanting District, Shandong Province, China to provide PV projects totalling 400MW.
Indian industrial Group Adani is planning the construction of a 1GW solar park in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, according to a local report.
Indian utility National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has announced the allocation of a further 500MW of solar PV capacity in Andhra Pradesh and 420MW in Rajasthan.
Italy-based renewable energy developer Enel Green Power (EGP) has begun construction of the 82.5MW Pulida solar power plant in Free State Province, South Africa.
Southern Power, a subsidiary of the utility Southern Company, has acquired the 103MW Butler solar facility in Georgia from renewable energy company Community Energy.
Renewable energy development company SunEdison has received contracts to build 33MW of DC rooftop solar with Southern California Edison (SCE) in the utility’s most recent round of solar procurement.
A consortium led by ACWA Power, including Spanish engineering and technology company Sener, has achieved financial close of the 200MW NOORo II and 150MW NOORo III concentrated solar power (CSP) projects in Morocco.
Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of the utility Southern Company, has launched its 2015/16 Advanced Solar Initiative (ASI) Distributed Generation (DG) programme, soliciting DG projects of varying size up to 100MW.
Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems (TMEIC) announced that it has reached orders and shipments of approximately 3GW and 2.5GW, respectively, in utility scale PV inverters in FY2014.
A new piece of legislation has been proposed that would help extend the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for both residential and commercial solar projects in the US.
Residential solar financing platform Mosaic has announced that Robert D. Kelly will serve as a member of the company’s Board of Directors.
Four international companies have been awarded 50MW solar PV projects under Jordan’s Round 2 solar PPA tender, with industry bodies hoping the results will help the Middle East solar market take off.
Solar industry leader JinkoSolar has announced that it will provide 50MW of PV panels to Turkish renewable energy developer Tegnatia.