Leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has secured a two year syndicated loan from a bank consortium led by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) to support increased module shipments growth to Japan.
Major PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply has entered into a supply distribution deal in Japan with Japanese trading company, YUASA Trading Co to expand its market share and provide better sales services in the country.
Recently, PV Tech sat down with David Zhao, senior vice president at Sungrow Power Supply and president of the company’s PV & storage division, to gain an insight into the company’s market expectations for 2017, notably outside China, and understand key market and technology trends within the APAC and South East Asia regions, areas that have been key to its continued growth in recent years.
Kyocera, Gaia Power, Kyudenko Corporation and Tokyo Century announced Tuesday that Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills — a PV company jointly established by the four companies — has started construction on a 92M PV project in Japan.
This week's Movers & Shakers segment features executive shuffles in energy storage companies and an O&M firm, while examining a new merger between Spain's Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power. Spain's Renewable Energy Association elects a new president for the next four years, and Jon Wellinghoff exits SolarCity amid the US$2 billion Tesla acquisition.