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Singapore-based tier-one PV manufacturer REC Solar is teaming with a new business arm of infrastructure investment firm, Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (OTMT), to provide PV systems to residential, commercial and utility-scale projects in Egypt.
Major monocrystalline wafer producer Longi Silicon Materials has reported a first-half 2015 operating income of around US$264.2 million, 15.3% higher than the prior-year period.
China-based integrated PV manufacturer Hareon Solar has reported a steep decline in PV module shipments in the first half of 2015.
A further dramatic drop in the costs of PV will make it competitive with wholesale power prices by 2030 in the EU, a study has claimed.
Non-compliance with EU directives for PV waste materials could undermine customer confidence in the sector, a statement by leading solar companies and a waste management organisation has warned.
Major downstream renewables firm, SunEdison, is to build a PV module assembly plant in Brazil, Reuters has reported.
Major PV manufacturer JinkoSolar’s US subsidiary has teamed with Ygrene Energy Fund to support the financing of residential and commercial PV systems in the US.
Major photovoltaics energy provider (PVEP) Shunfeng International Clean Energy reported a 19.5% increase in revenue for the first half of 2015 against a backdrop of profits falling 65.8%, compared to the prior year period.
Module installation at the 70MW Moree Solar Farm in Australia is in full swing, according to the supplier, JA Solar.
Hanwha Q CELLS has refinanced two solar farms in the UK totalling just over 45MW of capacity, signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF Energy for the electricity produced.
Major tier-1 PV manufacturer JA Solar and India’s Essel Infraprojects are planning to build a solar cell production plant ahead of a PV module assembly plant, according to Bloomberg.
Roth & Rau, technology and product subsidiary of PV equipment specialist Meyer Burger, is to be renamed to bring it further into the fold of the parent company.
The first reported quarterly figures for PV module shipments in Japan in the country’s current financial year show a drop below the 2GW mark for the first time since JFY2013.
Major PV manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS has appointed Seung Deok Park to its Board of Directors.
Tier-one PV manufacturer Yingli Green Energy has taken the unusual step of issuing only piecemeal preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2015 and delaying full quarterly results until September 8.