- Industry Roundup
- Fab & Facilities
- Cell Processing
- Thin Film
- PV Modules
- Power Generation
Major PV manufacturer Trina Solar raised the stakes in surpassing Yingli Green Energy as global PV market leader with the acquisition of a Chinese PV project developer that planned to start the construction of a 300MW power plant in the third quarter of 2014.
Chinese firm ReneSola is to develop a 13MW PV project in Dorset, southern England.
Shipments of PV modules for use in large-scale projects in Japan rose by 45% in the first quarter of the 2014 Japanese financial year, according to figures released this morning.
Xiaofeng Peng the founder and chairman of insolvent Cayman Islands registered LDK Solar has resigned his position at the company including any director roles.
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.
Wuxi Suntech’s business recovery since being acquired by Shunfeng Photovoltaic International has been short and dramatic according to Shunfeng’s first half year financial results.
Integrated PV manufacturer, Solargiga Energy Holdings reported an 85.9% increase in first-half 2014 revenue as it expanded PV module production to meet increased demand from its main customer, Sharp.
Tier 1 PV manufacturer, Hanwha SolarOne reported lower module ASPs, gross margins and revenue for the second quarter of 2014, while shipments increased slightly.
The minimum price level agreed by China and the EU is delaying grid parity in key European markets, according to Jinko Solar’s director for the 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.
The PV industry’s largest manufacturer, Yingli Green Energy revised down full-year module shipment guidance due to weaker than expected demand in China and US as it cut third-party cell and module purchasing to keep in-house production at high utilisation rates.
Tier 1 PV manufacturer, ReneSola has been accepted into Intertek’s Global SATELLITE Program to support faster product development cycles at its own PV Testing Laboratory.
PV market leader, Yingli Green could lose its number one industry ranking in 2014, after revising downward full-year shipment guidance.
Module manufacturer, Yingli Green Energy is to supply 66MW of its modules to large scale UK solar projects.
Suntech is targeting the South American markets and expects Brazil and Mexico to follow Chile’s lead on utility-scale solar.