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Canadian Solar secures 92 MW PV project financing from Prudential Capital Group and U.S. Bank

2017-04-26 |

Canadian Solar Inc. (Guelph, Ontario) on April 25th, 2017 announced that it has secured financing for its 92 MW IS-42 solar photovoltaic (PV) project near Fayetteville, North Carolina. The financing is in the form of a debt facility with Prudential Capital Group and a tax equity investment commitment from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC). Read more...

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ACC and LONGI Solar to cooperate on a solar PV pipeline of 300 MW in Mainland China


Asia Clean Capital (ACC; Beijing, China) on March 30th, 2017 announced a cooperation agreement with LONGI LERRI Solar Technology Co., Ltd (Xi'an, China), a fully-owned subsidiary of LONGI Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd., to co-develop an identified solar photovoltaic (PV) pipeline of 300 MW in Mainland China. Read more...

At the Silicon PV conference, international researchers come together to share and discuss current developments and upcoming trends

7th International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics to be held in Freiburg on April 3-5, 2017


The Silicon PV – International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics is coming back to Freiburg where it began in 2011. The conference series was founded with the goal of offering an outstanding high-class scientific program on advanced technologies, materials and concepts for crystalline silicon solar cells and modules. This year, 370 participants from 25 countries have registered to attend. Read more...

Renewable Energy Capacity Statistics 2017, estimates that by the end of last year the world’s renewable generation capacity reached 2,006 GW

IRENA: 2016 was a record year for renewables; Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity


Global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 gigawatts (GW) in 2016, making the strongest year ever for new capacity additions, according to data released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). “Renewable Energy Capacity Statistics 2017”, estimates that by the end of last year the world’s renewable generation capacity reached 2,006 GW, with solar energy showing particularly strong growth. Read more...

The Noor complex is scheduled supply a total of 580 MW of output power from three solar thermal energy (CSP) plants and one PV plant

Morocco breaks ground for a PV plant in Ouarzazate, part of the largest solar power complex in the world


In the presence of the Moroccan King, Mohammed VI, the first sod was cut in Ouarzazate for the construction of a solar PV plant – NOORo IV - inside the world's largest solar power complex. The commissioning of this solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, will likely take place in the beginning of 2018. Read more...

The USA continued to be the Company’s strongest sales region in the 2016 financial year

Phoenix Solar announces positive EBIT result for the first time in several years


Phoenix Solar AG (Sulzemoos, Germany) on March 31st, 2016 issued its 2016 Annual Report, attested by the independent auditor and adopted by the company’s Supervisory Board. In the financial year 2016, Phoenix Solar AG generated consolidated revenues of EUR 139.2 million (2015: €119.4 million) an increase of 16.6%. Total solar PV systems installations rose to 153.7 MWp (2015: 98.7 MWp). Read more...

Enel solar PV project

Enel starts construction of The America’s largest solar PV project in Mexico


Enel S.p.A. (Rome, Italy), through its Mexican renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power México (EGPM), has started construction works at its 754 MW Villanueva solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Viesca, Coahuila State, which is the largest PV facility under construction in the Americas and Enel’s largest solar project world-wide. Read more...

First Solar sells Moapa solar PV project to Capital Dynamics


First Solar, Inc. (Tempe, AZ, US) on March 30th, 2017 announced it has completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250 Megawatt (MW)AC Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 250 MW PV project has a long-term power purchase agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). Read more...

Canadian Solar solar PV power Plant in Japan

Canadian Solar secures USD 35 million credit facility with Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company


Canadian Solar Inc. (Guelph, Ontario) on March 30th, 2017 announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Canadian Solar Projects K.K. has entered into a 3-year credit agreement for JPY4 billion (USD 35 million) with Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), a member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group. Read more...

Azure Power rooftop solar PV project

Azure Power wins of rooftop solar PV projects totaling 46 MW from Indian Railways


Azure Power (New Delhi, India) on March 30th, 2017 announced that it has won 46 MWs of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across eleven states pan India for Indian Railways. The power purchase agreement (PPA) will be signed with Indian Railways for their respective zones and coach factory for 25 years. Read more...

The Aloha PV project is expected to generate more than 10 million kWh of solar power annually

Altus Power commissions 6.2 MW solar PV project on the west side of Oʻahu, Hawaii


Altus Power America, Inc. (Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.) on March 30th, 2017 announced the completion of a 6.2 MW ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) installation in Waiʻanae, Hawaii, on the west side of Oʻahu. The PV plant, known as the Aloha Solar Project, will sell solar power energy to Hawaiian Electric Company for 20 years under the Tier 3 Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program. Read more...

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