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Module manufacturer and PV service provider, Canadian Solar, has begun work on a 130MW solar farm in Ontario.
Motech Industries will be showcasing a new ‘Sirius’ cell at Solar Power International.
The US market is continuing to be a major hub for solar PV installations. According to GTM Research, cumulative PV capacity will surpass 10GW by the end of 2013.
Restructuring activities at PV backsheet specialist, STR Holdings, have moved up the ladder to include the elimination of some senior executive positions as cost-cutting continues.
Japanese thin-film manufacturer Solar Frontier is to introduce its SolarSets range of standardised PV systems to the Italian residential market after agreeing a distribution deal with P.M. Service.
Having received court judgements on non-repaid loans from Suntech Power Holdings, some of the small bondholders are seeking Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings against the company.
China Sunergy has gained TUV Rheinland certification for its factory in Turkey, the company has confirmed.
Chinese PV manufacturer TBEA SunOasis has received certification to sell its modules in Australia.
The second biggest inverter manufacturer in China, Zeversolar, has agreed a UK distribution deal with Proinso.
Chinese turnkey solar company, ET Solar, is supplying 4.8MW of its solar modules to two PV projects in Chile.
Energy Team Brasil, the Brazillian subsidiary of European renewable project developers, Energy Team SRL Brixen, is planning to build a 40MW PV rooftop array in Brazil.
Intersolar Europe will include the Electrical Energy Storage show as of next year, according to its organisers.
A central figure in SolarWorld’s successful fight to obtain anti-dumping duties on Chinese imported solar products in the US has been replaced as president of its US operations.
Kyocera Solar Corporation is supplying PV modules to the 19.6MW SoftBank Izumiotsu Solar Park being built for SoftBank by Mitsui and SB Energy Corp.
Norwegian manufacturer REC’s division into REC Solar and REC Silicon has made it possible for the company to “invest heavily in research and development again”, according to REC Solar’s senior vice president for sales and marketing, Luc Graré.