‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar has raised its 2017 full-year shipment guidance for cells and modules, including shipments to its downstream PV project business that supports close to reaching a 50% year-on-year increase.
The CEO of Orsted, the world’s largest offshore wind developer, has said that his company is working to establish “a scalable commercial model” for solar PV and energy storage, viewing both as potential drivers of long-term growth.
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Trina Solar has said it shipped over 9GW of PV modules globally in 2017, confirming its second place position in PV Tech’s Top-10 Module Suppliers annual rankings.
Leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar could establish a manufacturing plant in the US to meet its US subsidiaries master solar module supply agreement for 1.75GW over the next three years.
Silicon Module Super League (SMSL) member Canadian Solar has partnered Amsterdam-headquartered Photon Energy NV to co-develop five utility-scale solar power projects, with a total capacity of 1.14GW in New South Wales, Australia.
In President Trump's statement imposing a 30% import duty on all foreign made crystalline silicon solar cells and modules reference was made to renewed efforts that would be made to resolve the trade war with China over polysilicon duties on US producers, effectively locking them out of the market.
Leading fully-integrated high-efficiency monocrystalline module manufacturer and ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member LONGi Green Energy Technology has set a strategic plan to triple monocrystalline ingot and wafer capacity to 45GW in 2020.
Global investment management organisation Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has acquired a 6.3% stake in Indian renewables developer ReNew Power Ventures from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for US$144 million.
Karnataka’s 860MW solar tender has been oversubscribed by four times and the state has released another 1.2GW tender, to the surprise of a top analyst firm that foresees grid integration troubles ahead.
Africa’s largest private equity firm has led a round of financing for Off Grid Electric to fuel the microgrid provider’s expansion in the continent, with investors including an arm of General Electric (GE).