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Risen Solar, based in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China is to invest US$600 million in a 300MW solar plant in Mexico.
US wholesale energy provider, Southern Power announced it has acquired a 150MW solar plant in California.
Soitec Solar Development, a subsidiary of semiconductor manufacturer Soitec, has agreed a 150MW module deal with a North American PV energy provider. The customer has a power purchase agreement with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) for the solar project in California.
Module manufacturer, REC Solar ASA has announced the closure of two supply agreements totalling 300MW.
US thin-film giant First Solar’s Macho Springs project in New Mexico has become the first PV plant to receive the system-level ‘Quality Tested’ certification from testing institute VDE and Fraunhofer ISE.
SunEdison has been awarded 17.7MW of distributed generation across 30 PV projects in California, with investors in the company’s ‘yield co’ TerraForm Power likely to benefit.
Solar developer Standard Solar completed another project in New Mexico, with the completion of a 1.8MW, ground-mounted solar array for the Mora-San Miguel Electric Cooperative.
PV module manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne has agreed to terms on a deal with O2 Energies to provide 17MW of PV modules for three solar projects in North Carolina.
PV installer Borrego Solar and renewable energy provider sPower have begun construction on a solar installation in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.
TuNur, a 2GW concentrated solar power (CSP) project along the same lines as the original Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) plan, said the idea for Middle East and North African solar energy exports into Europe is still a valid and needed venture.
ET Solar Energy has supplied 5MW of polycrystalline photovoltaic modules to a mining operation in Suriname.
US independent power producer, sPower has completed a 34MW solar power plant in California.
The Hami concentrator PV plant in China has entered its second phase, according to manufacturer Soitec and developer Focusic New Energy Holding.
Renewable energy group, Enel Green Power (EGP) has begun construction of a 19MW solar power plant in Chile.
EPC firm Jinko Power, a subsidiary of major PV manufacturer, JinkoSolar is teaming with the government of Shicheng County, Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province to develop 200MW of PV projects over a 4-year period.