Canadian Solar has closed US$45 million in financing with Natixis, a subsidiary of French banking company Groupe BPCE, that will be used to construct Canadian Solar’s 68MW PV project in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Acciona and Tuto Energy, who each own a 50% stake in the 404MW Puerto Libertad solar project in Sonora, Mexico, have signed a financing agreement for the project of up to US$264 million with four banks.
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar reported first quarter 2018 financial results that were better than expected as revenue and shipments were higher than guided with further PV power plant sales completed in the quarter.
Leading solar tracking company NEXTracker said it had achieved 100% on-time delivery for Enel Green Power’s 754MW PV power plant in Mexico, which has deployed its Gen2 ‘NX Horizon’ self-powered tracker system.
US-headquartered high-efficiency PV module producer SunPower Corp has announced plans to reduce its workforce by 3%, due to the Section 201 trade case decision by US President Trump to impose new import tariffs of solar cells and modules imported into the country.