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Market research firm, IHS has produced its latest top 10 rankings list of PV module manufacturers for the first-half of 2013, which show Chinese firms continue to gain market share, while major US-based firms are not keeping pace.
LDK Solar, the ailing PV manufacturer, has employed global investment banking firm, Jefferies LLC, for strategic advice regarding its debt repayments.
German-based PV module manufacturer and project developer, aleo solar, is withdrawing from the US market due to its operations continuing to be unprofitable, according to a short company statement.
Spanish renewable energy developer, Hunter Technology (Huntec), has been chosen to install two PV projects in Ecaudor for operator Solarig.
The resolution of the EU-China trade dispute is expected to bring greater stability to the market for PV, according to a report authored by Raj Prabhu, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO), Mercom Capital.
Module manufacturer Jinko Solar has completed 30MW of grid-connected PV projects in China’s Qinghai and Xinjiang provinces.
Following the collaboration between Conergy and TÜV Rheinland in establishing verifiable procedures to provide the highest possible standards from design through to commissioning of PV power plants in 2012, First Solar and VDE Americas have implemented a similar system.
Total module shipments from Japanese companies in the first quarter of the 2013 financial year increased 304% compared to the same period last year, according to figures published by the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA).
Blistering growth rates of US solar may be showing signs of levelling off even though installation levels remain strong and cumulative capacity will surpass 10GW by the end of the year, according to new figures released today by GTM Research with the Solar Energy Industries Association.
Proinso sales in India have passed the 62MW mark, according to the company.
WIRSOL has started construction on a 64MW solar project in the Dominican Republic, the largest solar project in the Caribbean.
EC-L SA, Chilean developer subsidiary of electricity distributors GDF Suez, has filed an environmental impact statement for a 300MW PV plant in Chile.
Yingli Green Energy is supplying a new PV power plant project being built by the State Grid Corporation of China with 28MW of modules.
Taking advantage of a general run-up in solar sector shares on both the NASDAQ and NYSE, several leading companies are planning to sell new tranches of stock, including Yingli Green, SunEdison and GT Advanced Technologies.
A surge in PV demand across the Americas is likely but it will require policy changes to support it, according to a report by NPD SolarBuzz.