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February 17, 2021
Canadian Solar has raised JPY22 billion (US$208 million) for its Japan Green Infrastructure Fund (JGIF), which will develop and accumulate solar projects in the Asian country.
February 1, 2021
Panasonic has announced plans to withdraw from manufacturing heterojunction (HJT) cells and modules with the closure of its manufacturing plants in Malaysia and Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
January 7, 2021
Private equity giant will invest US$374 million in solar and battery energy storage developer Amp Energy.
January 4, 2021
A round-up of solar news from throughout the holiday period including independent power producer Sonnedix's global expansion, US Solar Fund's solar-plus storage investment, and MPC Capital’s completion of a 6.4MWp solar project in El Salvador.
December 3, 2020
Solar will likely play a major role in achieving Japan’s policy goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to zero by 2050 and could reach 130GW to 160GW in cumulative deployments by the 2030 financial year.
October 27, 2020
Japan is to accelerate research and development of next generation solar technologies as part of a bid to establish a net zero economy by 2050.
October 19, 2020
Juwi Shizen Energy has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to build a 54MW solar park on the site of a former golf course in Japan.
September 16, 2020
Global governments could divert massive amounts of public funds from cancelled, large-scale power generation projects, such as nuclear, towards solar and other renewables to deliver consumers more value for money.
July 29, 2020
Japanese gas utility Tokyo Gas has announced its entry to the US solar market, acquiring a prospective 500MWac solar farm in Texas.
July 21, 2020
Sonnedix has reached financial close on a 40MW utility-scale solar farm in Japan, adding to a growing portfolio of solar in the country.

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