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Motsu-ji Jodo Teien - one of the world heritage sites in Hiraizumi

Solar Frontier to build 13 MW PV plant for World Heritage Town Hiraizumi, Japan

2014-07-25

Solar Frontier KK (Tokyo,Japan) and the town of Hiraizumi have agreed to build a 13 MW CIS utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant. Through this PV project, Solar Frontier and Hiraizumi are promoting the development of renewable energy in support of historical sites and urban development. Hiraizumi, located in Iwate Prefecture in north-eastern Japan, achieved UNESCO world heritage status in June 2011 for its historical temples, gardens and archaeological sites. The new PV plant will be located in Kagonezawa District of Hiraizumi on 35.8 hectares of land designated for commercial use. Read more...

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Motsu-ji Jodo Teien - one of the world heritage sites in Hiraizumi

Solar Frontier to build 13 MW PV plant for World Heritage Town Hiraizumi, Japan

2014-07-25

Solar Frontier KK (Tokyo,Japan) and the town of Hiraizumi have agreed to build a 13 MW CIS utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant. Through this PV project, Solar Frontier and Hiraizumi are promoting the development of renewable energy in support of historical sites and urban development. Hiraizumi, located in Iwate Prefecture in north-eastern Japan, achieved UNESCO world heritage status in June 2011 for its historical temples, gardens and archaeological sites. The new PV plant will be located in Kagonezawa District of Hiraizumi on 35.8 hectares of land designated for commercial use. Read more...

CBD Energy’s Westinghouse Solar subsidiary has finalized binding contracts for commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in Australia totaling AUD 1.3 million

Solar PV in Australia: CBD Energy finalizes commercial PV contracts totaling AUD 1.3 million

2014-07-25

CBD Energy Limited (Sydney, Australia) on July 24th, 2014 announced that its Westinghouse Solar subsidiary has finalized binding contracts for commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in Australia totaling AUD 1.3 million. Additionally its bid pipeline has grown to AUD 14.5 million, the company emphasizes. This reflects the increasing price of energy in the Australian market which makes the Westinghouse Solar’s range of products and services competitive with fossil fuel generation, reads the press release. Read more...

Chinese PV module shipments to the US increased month by month, and it did not begin to decrease until June 2014

EnergyTrend: Effects of US-China solar trade war to emerge in 2015; High inventory will delay price recovery

2014-07-25

PV manufacturers are now anticipating the preliminary verdict on US-China solar photovoltaic (PV) product dumping announcement by the end of July. Prices within the PV supply chain continue to drop due to low season and weak demand in China and Japan, TrendForce's (Taipei, Taiwan) EnergyTrend division reports. Among all, Taiwan’s solar cell prices have declined significantly. Read more...

A reduction in REC Solar’s PV module business revenue was offset by an increase in System business revenue

REC Solar ASA publishes Q2 2014 results: Solid revenues, increased PV module production

2014-07-25

In Q2 2014, REC Solar ASA (Sandvika, Norway), a leading global provider of solar energy system solutions and solar photovoltaic (PV) Modules, increased revenues to USD 175.8 million, up 0.2% from USD 175.4 million in Q1 2014. A reduction in PV module business revenue was offset by an increase in System business revenue, the company announces. "REC's second quarter of 2014 was characterized by high sales volumes in Europe, softer market conditions in Japan and sales pipeline building up in the US market,” comments Martin Cooper, CEO of REC Solar ASA. Read more...

Upon completion, the Comanche Solar project would be the largest PV facility in Colorado, the largest east of the Rocky Mountains, and one of the largest in the US. Image: Community Energy

SunEdison partners with Community Energy on Colorado's largest solar PV plant

2014-07-25

SunEdison, Inc. (St. Peters, Missouri, U.S.), on July 24th, 2014 announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) Comanche Solar photovoltaic (PV) project from renewable energy developer Community Energy (Radnor, PA) SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the PV project by structuring the financing and providing procurement expertise for the project, following which SunEdison will manage the construction, operation, and maintenance of the solar photovoltaic power plant. Read more...

oursun Solar Power Limited will install a 350 kWp “sun2roof” PV array atop of the Shalamar Hospital in Lahore

Solar PV in Pakistan: The meeco Group announces 350 kWp PPA with Shalamar Hospital in Lahore

2014-07-25

The meeco Group (Zug, Switzerland) is continuing to develop and enhance its solar photovoltaic (PV) market position in Pakistan. After an agreement on a strategic partnership in Research & Development with the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the meeco Group company oursun Solar Power Limited concluded a “sun2roof” Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) up to 350 kWp with the Shalamar Hospital in Lahore. Read more...

Independent solar PV system for the village hall of El Brujito, Cuba

Solar power for Cuban mountain villages: Phaesun installs independent PV systems in the framework of an aid project

2014-07-25

German solar PV enterprise Phaesun (Memmingen) has safeguarded the solar power supply of two Cuban mountain villages together with the non-profit association Karen e.V. The installation of more than 50 individual solar photovoltaic (PV) systems was completed in July 2014. Read more...

PV plant in China. According to Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific will dominate the global PV demand in 2014, and account for approximately 46 percent of annual installed capacity

Frost & Sullivan: Global solar market to double by 2020 to USD 137 billion

2014-07-24

Increased focus on curbing the emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants is fuelling the global solar power market. Coupled with favourable legislation and the need to enhance energy self-sufficiency and security, these factors will help the solar power market to grow rapidly. While sale volumes are primarily concentrated in Asia-Pacific, there is a definite upward growth trend across other markets too, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan (Mountain View, California, U.S.). Read more...

SolarWorld’s PV module production facility in Freiberg, Germany

German SolarWorld subsidiaries merge; PV production chain will be centralized

2014-07-24

From July 22nd, 2014 onward SolarWorld’s three solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing subsidiaries in Freiberg (Germany) will perform as one. Deutsche Solar GmbH (wafer manufacturing), Deutsche Cell GmbH (solar cell manufacturing) and Solar Factory GmbH (PV module manufacturing) will merge to become SolarWorld Industries Sachsen GmbH. Read more...

The acquisition will result in Enel Green Power holding 100% of 3Sun. Image: 3Sun’s PV production facility in Catania

Enel to solely continue 3Sun’s PV production in Catania, Italy

2014-07-24

Enel Green Power SpA (Rome, Italy) will buy out the interests (each equal to one-third of the share capital) of Sharp Corporation (Osaka, Japan) and STMicroelectronics in 3Sun Srl, the equal joint venture between Enel Green Power, Sharp and STMicroelectronics. Read more...

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