EDF Energies Nouvelles and Canadian Solar could form JV wafer production plant
Canadian Solar completes sale of 44.3MW PV portfolio in China
Canadian Solar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, CSI New Energy, has now completed the sale of three solar power plants in China which leads to a total of 44.3MW to Shenzhen Energy Nanjing.
Indian solar tenders ramp up with another 950MW in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
Asunim completes 40.3MW PV project in Turkey
Turkish EPC and project development company Asunim has successfully connected a 40.3MW PV project in Maisa to Turkey’s national grid.
ACWA Power closes financing for 61.3MW PV project in Jordan
Saudi energy company, ACWA Power has reached its financial closing on a 61.3MW PV project that it is developing in the Risha region of Jordan.
Finance Institutions Are Making a Massive Investment in Solar
Foresight starts construction of 3.9MW unsubsidised solar farm in Murcia, Spain
The London-headquartered investment firm, Foresight Group, has started construction of an unsubsidised solar project in the municipality of Las Torres de Cotillas, Murcia region, south east of Spain.
European Investment Bank finances PV, wind development in Peru with US$150 million
Vietnam’s TTC to start work on 150MW of solar in first half of 2018 - reports
Ho Chi Minh City-based conglomerate TTC Corp has planned to start contructing three solar projects, that has a 150MW total capacity in the first half of next year, in Vietnam.
Rays Power working on 60MW of open access solar in Karnataka
3D-Micromac supplies laser tools for PERC migration at Hanwha Q CELLS China cell plant
Laser micromachining specialist 3D-Micromac said it was supplying Hanwha Q CELLS solar cell plant in Qidong, Jiangsu-province, China with its microCELL OTF laser system for its recently announced transition from Al-BSF (Aluminium Back Surface Field) to PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear Cell) technology.
Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality
World Bank to provide US$100 million financing for Indian solar parks
The Indian government has signed a $98 million loan agreement and US$2 million grant agreement with the World Bank to support Indian solar parks. The first two solar park projects are located in the state of Madhya Pradesh with a total capacity of 1GW.
Sri Lanka surpasses 100MW of solar capacity
County commissioners approve 40MW PV project in South Dakota
Fall River County Commissioners have approved of the vacating of intersecting sections lines in Minnekahta Valley, South Dakota that will push along the develop of a 40MW PV project. Following this approval, which was decided during a public hearing on Nov. 7 by project developer 174 Power Global, construction on the site is expected to start in April. If construction begins on the plant in April, Ellinghaus noted that the solar farm is expected to be operational by September 2018.