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SolarWorld Americas has begun work on solar carports at four public parks in Thousand Oaks, California.
Renewable energy developer Juwi has signed contracts with investors Hisun PV to build two power plants in Romania.
Spanish solar manufacturer Isofotón has claimed to have filled its order book for the remainder of 2013 as a result of the EU and China’s anti-dumping measures.
India’s ministry of new and renewable energy announced the approval of a new solar research and technology institute.
Grid connected wind and solar statistics reveal France has added 207MW of PV capacity in the first half of 2013.
The merger of DelSolar and continued strong demand for solar cells pushed Neo Solar Power’s (NSP) monthly sales pass NT$2 billion (US$67.2 million) in August, 2013 the second time sales reached that level since March, 2011.
China Sunergy’s monocrystalline solar cell reached 20.26%, setting a new record for conversion efficiency
PV Cycle Deutschland will be responsible for all PV Cycle operations in Germany; including aiding German PV manufacturers to fulfill waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) regulations.
Sharp’s European PV module manufacturing operations, based in Wrexham, UK are running at near full nameplate capacity of 400MW, due to demand across Europe in the residential market, according to the company.
Italian minister of economic development, Flavio Zanon has announced reforms to Italy’s renewable energy incentives that will lengthen the payment period and release €3 billion to lower electricity bills.
Seraphim Solar System is working with CUMT (China University of Mining and Technology) and CIET (Changzhou Institute of Engineering Technology) to design and produce the solar-powered roof system that is best tailored for Chinese style houses.
California led new PV installations in the US with a record 521MW of solar installed in the last three months. The US as a whole installed 978MW during the quarter.
To benefit from a new feed-in tariff (FiT) system to be introduced in Indonesia, Canadian Solar is planning to partner with local PV module manufacturer, PT Swadaya Prima Utama on a proposed 60MW plant.
Distressed capital management firms, Clearwater Capital Partners and Spinnaker Capital are working with Suntech Power Holdings to prepare a major restructuring plan for the ailing PV module manufacturing, including downsizing through asset sales and a recapitalisation that could mean majority share takeover by unidentified investors.
Leading machine vision systems specialist, ISRA Vision has hinted at further PV equipment acquisitions and a whiff of recovery in equipment enquiries within the PV sector in reporting third quarter financial year results.