Capital expenditure in the PV industry for 2017 and 2018

While there is no shortage of leading indicators in the PV industry that can be used to predict future trends in manufacturing and across the various companies involved in this space, one of the most pertinent ones relates to capital expenditure (or capex).

SunPower completes 20MW PV project in Arizona

SunPower and Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) dedicated a 20MW PV project Wednesday in Cochise County, Arizona, that will generate clean energy for customers in SSVEC’s service area.

SunPower paying US$170 million to exit solar cell joint venture with AUO

High-efficiency PV module producer and project developer SunPower is to take over its joint venture (JV) solar cell manufacturing operations in Malaysia from Taiwan-based partner AUO, a subsidiary of AU Optronics Corporation at a cost of US$170 million, payable over the next four years.