- Industry Roundup
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Yieldco Foresight Group has purchased a large-scale UK solar farm from the Chinese tier-one PV module manufacturer Renesola, with Foresight claiming that its UK solar portfolio now exceeds 400MW of generation assets.
Leading thin-film manufacturer First Solar faces the prospect of losing a key financial supporter of its foreign exports as the possible closure of the US Export-Import Bank looms.
South Korean module manufacturer S-Energy Co has secured a 25MW module supply deal with project developer & EPC, juwi for projects in New Mexico.
The Guggenheim Solar Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) has sold its shares in Hanergy Thin Film Power (TFP) despite the stock not currently being publicly traded.
Skytron energy, the renewable energy plant monitoring equipment and power control provider, has become the latest international player to enter Japan’s solar PV market.
PV developer and manufacturer Desert Technologies is looking to capture the early phases of the Saudi Arabian market by expanding its manufacturing capacity in the country.
Insolvent Germany-based PV module manufacturer Solar-Fabrik has teamed with technical service and support firm, Suncycle to provide a repair programme for its previously reported junction box failures that could potentially cause fires.
Integrated solar system manufacturer Andalay Solar’s Instant Connect Module can now be used with SolarEdge power optimisers, the two companies have said.
Korea-based PV module manufacturer S-Energy Co has had a new multicrystalline 1,500V module certified by UL for the US market.
Thai Solar Energy, a power producer which counts the Thai government among its clients, will build its first projects outside Thailand, beginning with three PV plants totalling 25MW in Japan.
The final steps in SunEdison’s spin-off of its semiconductor business – through which the company was originally founded before its ascent to being the biggest renewable energy developer in the world – look set to go ahead.
Recognising that the vast growth in solar deployment under the feed-in tariff (FiT) could lead to an accumulation of PV waste in landfills, Japan will soon begin implementing recycling rules for solar modules.
French semiconductor specialist Soitec claims to have achieved a 38.9% conversion efficiency in a module incorporating one of its high-efficiency four-junction concentrator PV (CPV) cells.
Chinese manufacturer LDK Solar, newly emerged from a period of financial upheaval, has appointed a new chairman and two new board directors.
Sharp’s shareholders in Japan have approved a bank bailout for the ailing business, while the company’s CEO has come under fire despite managing to hold on to his job.