Leading polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is to form a joint venture (JV) with Japanese conglomerate, Mitsui to invest in new-generation energy and infrastructure related businesses in China as well as other ‘selected’ overseas countries.
Thailand has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) requesting consultations with the US over its 30% solar import tariffs and discussions over trade compensation, according to a WTO filing dated 21 June.
Three solar companies were winners of the Intersolar Awards during a packed Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany this year.
In 2018, the industry judges were said to have focused on product solutions that exploited design characteristics to achieve the best possible results.
Indian PV manufacturer Waaree has started commercial production at a 1GW solar module assembly factory in the state of Gujarat, with several large tenders soon coming to fruition expected to counter the lull in activity brought about by a lack of tenders in H2 2017, according to a company official.
Wallace Cosgrow, Seychelles’ Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, has launched a tender for the right to develop, finance, own and operate a 4MW floating PV project in le Rocher Lagoon, Mahé.
Not-for-profit association Global Solar Alliance has signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), an India-led venture hoping to spur investment in solar across developing countries, to promote solar worldwide.