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Several leading tier one Chinese photovoltaic module manufacturers are expected to post record solar PV module shipment figures for the third quarter of 2013, according to market research firm NPD Solarbuzz.
The sale of Suntech Wuxi took a new twist today as a local government controlled firm offered to provide a US$150 million cash injection in a rival bid.
Crystalline module manufacturer Jinko Solar has supplied 1.2MW of PV modules for a project in Chile.
Trendforce research division EnergyTrend has issued a new report in which it claims that Asian market demand is exceeding that of other regions including Europe.
Although Taiwan has become the second largest solar cell manufacturing base next to China, policies in place to support domestic PV installations only stretch to a meagre target of 200MW.
JAG Energy Group have been contracted to build a 13MW, 14.3 hectare solar park in Kanagawa, part of the Greater Tokyo region in Japan.
Wafer manufacturer, Green Energy Technology (GET), has said that its PV module manufacturing subsidiary, Apollo Solar Energy, is to expand production.
Two US PV manufacturers have announced milestones in the outsourced production of their equipment, suggesting the ‘fab-less’ and ‘asset-lite’ business model exist in the PV industry.
Cash-strapped Chinese manufacturer LDK Solar has won a second reprieve from noteholders on repaying interest on its bonds first due two months ago.
Thin-film manufacturer Solar Frontier has now supplied 86MW of modules to engineering firm Chiyoda Corporation.
Japanese thin-film company Solar Frontier has been selected by housing company Seiksui Heim to provide CIS solar modules for its new ‘Smart Power Station’ homes.
Shares in Shunfeng Photovoltaic Technology have been suspended as the completion of a “significant acquisition”, thought to be for Suntech Wuxi, is completed.
Chinese manufacturer Yingli Green Energy is to supply 59MW of its modules to China Three Gorges New Energy.
As of 1 January 2014, recycling of solar modules in Switzerland will be governed by an agreement recently signed by Swissolar and SENS eRecycling.
According to the latest NPD Solarbuzz PV Equipment Quarterly report, solar PV module production is set to reach the 50GW milestone in 2014.