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Major PV manufacturer Trina Solar is expecting capital expenditure to reach US$213 million in 2014 as it targets expansion of capacity from ingot/wafer through to 1GW of extra module capacity.
BYD, the Chinese solar and storage manufacturer partially owned by investor Warren Buffet, is to supply modules for the first large-scale PV power plant in Rwanda.
SunEdison has announced financial close on a 50MW solar plant in Chile, which it claims is Latin America’s largest operational PV plant and also one of the biggest PV projects in the world operating without subsidies.
The minimum price that Chinese manufacturers can charge EU buyers will fall to €0.53/W for the second quarter of 2014, PV Tech has learned.
Market research firm, IHS, has significantly raised its forecast for global PV demand for 2014. Driven by expected demand growth in China and Japan, IHS expects installations to reach 46GW, a 22% increase over 2013.
Major photovoltaics energy provider, SunEdison, has claimed to have reached a new milestone by hitting 1GW of outsourced PV module production in less than three years.
Solar power plant developer and investor, United Photovoltaics, has completed the acquisition of a 195MW solar power plant portfolio in China.
Chinese PV manufacturer ReneSola has cleared up confusion surrounding its claim earlier this week that it would be cutting module shipments to the US in the wake of the latest trade dispute.
Developers who have bid for projects under the domestic content part of India’s JNNSM national solar programme may not sign power purchase agreements, industry body the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has warned.
Komax Group has taken its first step away from the solar industry, selling its 51% stake in joint venture (JV) company Komax Jinchen to its Chinese JV partner, Yingkou Jinchen.
The US and China must end their ongoing trade row or jeopardise the solar industry’s global growth, the CEO of Chinese module manufacturer Wuxi Suntech has warned.
The top 50 module manufacturers are to add 10GW of new capacity in 2014, predicts PV Pulse.
Japan has emerged as the premier export market for Chinese PV products, thanks in large part to a slumping European sector that has seen exports decrease over the last year.
Ukraine’s ministry of energy and coal industry has announced Crimea’s solar power projects are to stop receiving payments under the country’s feed-in tariff.
Chinese PV module manufacturer CSUN has been awarded the title of tier one module supplier by the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) PV Module Maker Tiering System.