Taiwan’s URE still considering possible US solar manufacturing plant

United Renewable Energy Co., Ltd. (URE), the planned name for three of Taiwan’s merchant solar cell and module producers, Gintech Energy Corp, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Solartech Energy are still evaluating the commercial rationale of establishing a US-based PV manufacturing plant, post the merger, which is being targeted for October 1, 2018.

ReneSola sells stake in China DG solar subsidiary

PV project developer ReneSola has agreed to an equity investment agreement that will see an investor set aside US$31.4 million in cash to acquire 40.13% of Zhejiang ReneSola Investment Limited.

Scatec Solar signs PPAs for three solar PV plants in South Africa

Independent solar power producer Scatec Solar has confirmed it had signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) on three solar PV plants in South Africa totalling 258 MW. PV Tech recently highlighted that the South African government has finally signed a total of 27 PPAs after long-running saga of delays.

JA Solar’s long-standing CFO leaves

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar has announced that its long-serving CFO, Herman Zhao has left the company, effective March 27, 2018.

New York State approves 26 solar projects totalling 647MW

Billed as the ‘Largest Single Commitment to Renewable Energy by a State in U.S. History’ the State of New York announced a US$1.4 billion investment package and over US$3 Billion in direct investment in solar, wind and hydro energy projects, expected to generate around 3,000 jobs.