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“The Japanese PV market is moving from residential to non-residential areas, attracting experienced global developers to set up large-scale PV systems in the country

GlobalData: Japanese government helps to boost the nation’s solar PV market by 8 GW in 2014

2014-09-23

Japan will be adding a total of 8 Gigawatts (GW) to its solar Photovoltaic (PV) installations in 2014, with just over 5.1 GW coming online in the second half of the year, driven by initiatives from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), according to research and consulting firm GlobalData (London, UK). Read more...

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“The Japanese PV market is moving from residential to non-residential areas, attracting experienced global developers to set up large-scale PV systems in the country

GlobalData: Japanese government helps to boost the nation’s solar PV market by 8 GW in 2014

2014-09-23

Japan will be adding a total of 8 Gigawatts (GW) to its solar Photovoltaic (PV) installations in 2014, with just over 5.1 GW coming online in the second half of the year, driven by initiatives from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), according to research and consulting firm GlobalData (London, UK). Read more...

Lei Ting, Executive Director & Vice President of Shunfeng (front right) and Hainan Xinghai County People's Government in Qinghai Province signed the cooperation agreement

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International announces construction of a 250 MW agricultural and PV demonstration park in Qinghai

2014-09-23

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited (Changzhou, China) continues to gain support from China provincial governments in developing solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. On September 23rd, 2014 the company announced that its subsidiary Shunfeng Photovoltaic Investment (China) Ltd. has entered into a cooperation agreement with Hainan Xinghai County People's Government in Qinghai Province on the development and construction of an agricultural solar PV demonstration park. Read more...

"MAiA" PECVD system by Roth & Rau

PV production technology: Meyer Burger announces contract by Hanwha Q Cells for delivery of PERC equipment upgrade, technology in Europe and Asia

2014-09-23

Meyer Burger Technology AG (Thun, Switzerland) and its Group Member Roth & Rau AG have concluded an important contract with Europe´s largest solar photovoltaics (PV) provider, Hanwha Q Cells, for the delivery of MB-PERC upgrade equipment to its production facilities in Germany and Malaysia. Delivery of the systems is planned for late 2014 and the first half of 2015. Read more...

Manz operates a CIGS innovation line where thin-film photovoltaic modules are manufactured in large quantities

Manz AG: New efficiency world substantiates technological advantage of CIGS thin film PV technology

2014-09-23

With 21.7%, the center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Wuerttemberg (ZSW), Manz AG's research partner in the field of CIGS thin film solar technology on glass, has presented a new world record for CIGS thin film solar cell efficiency. It is the highest efficiency ever achieved in thin film solar technology and significantly exceeds even the previous record held by today's market-leading multicrystalline silicon solar technology. "The new world record is an impressive result of efficient collaboration between the ZSW and Manz as an exclusive industry partner. With 21.7% the ZSW has not only negated the last world record but far surpassed it,” comments Dieter Manz, CEO and founder of Manz AG. Read more...

Eternal Sun’s solar simulator is able to test both PV modules and solar thermal collectors

Eternal Sun delivers solar PV and thermal certification laboratory to Turkish Standards Institute

2014-09-23

Eternal Sun (Delft, The Netherlands), a Dutch high-tech company specialized in solar simulation technology, has equipped the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE) with solar certification laboratory. The laboratory will enable TSE to engage in both solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal certification testing. Read more...

Yingli will deliver nearly 80,000 large-format YGE 72 cell series PV modules to the project

Yingli Solar to supply over 24 MW of PV modules to the largest to solar power plant in Honduras

2014-09-23

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (Baoding, China), known as "Yingli Solar", on September 22nd, 2014 announced that it will supply over 24 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for the Pavana Solar Park, which is the largest solar PV project to break ground in Honduras, and owned by Energia Basica S.A., a Honduran energy company. Sybac Solar, a global solar PV integrator based in Murrieta, CA, United States, will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services. Read more...

The 20 year loan agreement for the 30 megawatt solar PV facility was signed at the European Investment Bank headquarter

Utility-scale PV in West Africa: EIB backs 30 MW project in Burkina Faso with EUR 23 million

2014-09-23

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide EUR 23 million (15 billion CFA) to support investment in one of the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power stations in sub-Saharan Africa. The EUR 70.5 million (46 billion CFA) scheme will be constructed at Zagtouli on the outskirts of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso and operated by national electricity utility, SONABEL. The new plant is expected to act as a reference for future solar investment across the continent. Read more...

The 240,000 square-foot facility is the first producer of N-type solar PV panels in the United States

Mission Solar Energy opens solar PV panel manufacturing facility in San Antonio, Texas

2014-09-23

At a ceremony on September 22nd, 2014, Mission Solar Energy, LLC (San Antonio, TX., US) celebrated the grand opening of their solar photovoltaic (PV) panel manufacturing facility at Brooks City-Base. The factory, which is the only N-type solar cell and module manufacturing facility in Texas, will create more than 400 new jobs in San Antonio. Additionally, the solar panels produced at the plant will be installed at local solar farms, generating solar power that will fuel the community and CPS Energy’s New Energy Economy Initiative. Read more...

Completed and Pipeline PV Project Completion Rates Across the Middle East and Africa. Source: NPD Solarbuzz Middle East and Africa Deal Tracker

NPD Solarbuzz: Middle East and Africa PV market accumulates 12 GW pipeline with strong growth potential

2014-09-22

The solar photovoltaic (PV) market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set for strong growth, with many multi-megawatt ground mount projects in the planning or pre-planning phases. According to the NPD Solarbuzz (Santa Clara, Calif., US), “Middle East and Africa Deal Tracker - Solar Project Database”, which covers completed and in-progress solar projects in 29 African countries and seven Middle Eastern countries, PV projects in Africa have a total potential capacity of more than 11 gigawatts (GW) and projects in the Middle East amount to a total potential capacity of at least 1.3 GW. Read more...

Innotech Solar’s photovoltaic module production in Glva, Sweden

Innotech Solar acquires Swedish PV project developer, strengthens its balance sheet

2014-09-22

Scandinavian-German PV module maker Innotech Solar (ITS) on September 22nd, 2014 announced the successful conclusion of two key transactions, one an acquisition and one an investment which will further strengthen ITS´s balance sheet and enable further expansion. In addition the company has announced three new board members. Read more...

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