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Chinese PV module manufacturer ReneSola is to provide solar plant installer Saferay with 29.1MW of its modules for use in construction of La Huayca II solar power plant, Chile.
The EU has opted out of provisional anti-subsidy measures against Chinese PV manufacturers, according to a statement released by the trade commission today.
Schneider Electric has set its sights on having 100MW of its solar power conversion systems operating in Thailand by the end of 2013.
CNPV Solar Power and Donauer Solartechnik have been contracted to supply and construct the latest in a series of rooftop PV plants to be announced in southern Africa, a 1.1MWp solar PV station at Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL), Namibia.
Solarworld creditors have given a second nod to restructuring plans ahead of an extraordinary shareholder meeting on Wednesday.
Energy utility Edison International has acquired SoCore Energy, a Chicago-based commercial rooftop solar developing company.
A clerical oversight in China has resulted in at least 16 manufacturers being excluded from the EU trade agreement, PV Tech has learned.
Seventeen applications for solar projects have received approval for land concessions from the Chilean government.
Reports suggest a deal is in the making that could see Suntech Power Holdings’ bankrupt subsidiary rescued by the involvement of a rival Chinese PV manufacturer and several state-owned enterprises in Wuxi, China.
Bank of Communications of China is providing JA Solar with a RMB550 million (US$50 million) credit facility.
Canadian solar project developer, Solar Flow-Through, has been awarded 52 contracts under Ontario’s small feed-in tariff programme – ‘FiT 2.1’.
Preliminary quarterly results suggest Centrosolar’s revenues fell by 39% in the second quarter of 2013.
Although difficult to signal the next technology buy cycle for the PV equipment market, leading supplier Meyer Burger has said that it has received contracts worth over CHF22 million (US$23.7 million) from several Asia-based customers for next generation process technology equipment.
Gehrlicher Solar is close to selling its successful US subsidiary less than a month after beginning insolvency proceedings, according to a statement released by the firm.
The EU and China have announced more details of the deal to end their long-running solar trade dispute setting a minimum import price linked to industry price reports.
The European Commission has endorsed the deal agreed between its negotiators and the Chinese solar industry last week and will publish the terms of the price-undertaking on Saturday.
Electronics manufacturer Sharp has reported a doubling of turnover in its solar division driven largely by the booming Japanese PV market.
Norwegian manufacturer REC is supplying 25,720 of its ‘Peak Energy Series’ solar panels to a 6.5MW commercial self-consumption project in India.
A strategic cooperation agreement has been signed between materials researcher and supplier DuPont and Chinese solar energy firm GD Solar, with the two companies set to collaborate on research and development into solar and PV technology.
The global solar industry saw an uptick in shipments and firmer prices in June, according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
In its second quarter 2013 financial results released on Wednesday 31 July, Sunpower posted a return to profit.
PV manufacturer SolarWorld has extended its ‘American-made’ solar financing programme to six more US states.
The solar industry is on the brink of a sustained period of momentum, according to a bullish research note by Deutsche Bank published on Wednesday.
China-based module manufacturer JinkoSolar has been contracted to supply 39MW of PV modules for three solar projects in Indiana, USA.
Solar stock prices could have begun a longer term recovery, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
Beleaguered PV manufacturer Suntech Power Holdings has added two new directors to its board.
US PV manufacturer and developer First Solar is to act as supplier and EPC contractor for what are expected to become Australia’s two largest utility-scale solar farms.
The European Commission (EC) has been accused of using biased information from Europressedienst, the German-based market and media consultancy that provided statistics for the EU/China dumping dispute.
The main protagonist behind the European Commission’s investigation into the dumping of Chinese-manufactured solar products in Europe, EU ProSun, has initiated legal proceedings over the recent trade agreement.
The terms of the EU-China trade deal does not set a flat rate for the minimum import price of solar panels from China, a senior Chinese industry official has said.
The EU has announced that it has reached a deal with China to settle their long-running solar panel trade dispute.
Adding to its previous module supply deals in Mexico, US-based high-efficiency module manufacturer Suniva has also commissioned its first in-house PV project in the country.
UK-based PV manufacturing start-up, Sunsolar Energy, has placed an order with Meyer Burger for an automated and integrated module assembly line.
PV project developer Sumitomo and EPC firm NTT facilities will use Hanwha Q CELLS latest high-performance ‘Q.PRO G3’ modules in projects to be built in Kitakyushu, Tomakomai and Saizo, Japan.
Chinese PV manufacturers JA Solar and Powerway are to join forces to target South Africa’s burgeoning solar market.
The International Solar Energy Research Center Konstanz (ISC Konstanz) in Germany is expected to hold an official opening over the next few months of a new desert module testing facility in El Gouna, Egypt.
More European solar construction firms will face insolvency this year as the European Union’s anti-dumping tariffs drive up prices for Chinese-manufactured solar modules.
French industrial giant Alstom has announced a partnership with concentrated PV (CPV) manufacturer Soitec, according to a statement on both companies’ websites.
CIS thin-film manufacturer, Solar Frontier, is touting a new lightweight PV module for the residential rooftop market, primarily in Japan.
US-based PV module supplier, Westinghouse Solar is teetering on the brink of insolvency, recent SEC filings reveal.
Indian solar companies who successfully petitioned for an investigation into alleged dumping of modules from China, the US, Taiwan and Malaysia, have called for the inquiry to include Japan and the EU.
Troubled Chinese manufacturer Suntech Power Holdings is to supply PV modules for what is claimed will be Latin America’s largest PV array, a 30MW plant in La Paz, Baja California Sur in Mexico.
Chinese module producer ReneSola has struck a deal to provide 63MW of modules to Thailand’s Energy Absolute as part of a project in Nakornsawan, Thailand.
Due to the insolvency proceedings by Suntech Power Holdings’ main European sales operations, Suntech Power International based in Switzerland, the company has submitted creditor claims to the administrator overseeing the case.
Chinese manufacturer Phono Solar has signed a 20MW deal with Australian distributor REDSET as it looks to offset damage in the European market caused by ongoing trade dispute.
Trina Solar has completed the repurchase of its outstanding convertible debt on schedule.
A deal that would see Conergy’s sales operations sold and split from its PV module and mounting systems manufacturing operations has been signed between US-based financial investor, Kawa Capital Management, Conergy and the preliminary insolvency administrator of Conergy.
Beleaguered SolarWorld reported preliminary first-half year results of €201 million, just €89 million for the second quarter of 2013, down from €112 million in the previous quarter.
ReneSola has obtained Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification for the booming Japanese solar market.
Aside from Renewable Energy Corporation’s (REC) announced split of its polysilicon and module manufacturing operations, the company also posted a positive EBITDA due to rising ASPs and running its Singapore-based PV module plant at full capacity.