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Concept image of the a mega-solar PV project in the Isobe district of Soma City, Fukushima, Japan

Marubeni to supply PV modules totaling 52.5 MW for a mega-solar project in Fukushima prefecture, Japan

2015-07-31

Marubeni Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) will provide solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for a mega-solar project with a 52.5 MW maximum output in the Isobe district of Soma City, Fukushima. Marubeni received the order from Renatus Soma Solar Park Limited Liability Company which was jointly established by Kyudenko Corporation, and four other companies. The PV project is scheduled to commence operation in June, 2017. Read more...

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Concept image of the a mega-solar PV project in the Isobe district of Soma City, Fukushima, Japan

Marubeni to supply PV modules totaling 52.5 MW for a mega-solar project in Fukushima prefecture, Japan

2015-07-31

Marubeni Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) will provide solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for a mega-solar project with a 52.5 MW maximum output in the Isobe district of Soma City, Fukushima. Marubeni received the order from Renatus Soma Solar Park Limited Liability Company which was jointly established by Kyudenko Corporation, and four other companies. The PV project is scheduled to commence operation in June, 2017. Read more...

Ground-mount solar PV plant in the UK

Solar Media launches ‘Building a British Solar Future’ campaign to combat UK solar PV cuts

2015-07-31

Solar Media (London, UK) is launching a campaign to help give the UK solar industry’s pragmatic voice a platform to be heard, in response to proposed changes to the technology’s policy support. The UK government has recently moved to scrap subsidies under the renewable obligation for ground-mount solar photovoltaic (PV) projects a year early. In addition, Westminster is looking at adding another layer of uncertainty to available rates of support for both ground- and roof-mounted solar PV. Read more...

Renewable Solar Energy reference PV project in California

Canadian Solar supplies PV modules totaling 1.5 MW, commercial three-phase inverters to agricultural farms in California

2015-07-31

Canadian Solar Inc. (Guelph, Ontario) on July 30th, 2015 announced that the company is the supplier of 1.25 MWAC of 28 kW three-phase solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters to Renewable Solar Energy (Hanford, CA, U.S.). The undisclosed manufacturer’s inverters will be used in Renewable Solar Energy’s three ground-mount PV projects in Netto Farms, Tos Farms, and Summer Hill Dairy. Read more...

Leading U.S. residential solar PV financiers, 2014. Market shares in this figure include each company’s 2014 financed systems (both TPO and direct) as a portion of all 2014 residential installed PV. Source: GTM Research U.S. Residential Solar Financing 2015–2020

GTM Research: 72% of U.S. residential solar PV installed in 2014 was third-party owned

2015-07-30

Of the 1.2 gigawatts (GW) of residential solar photovoltaics (PV) installed in the U.S. last year, 72 percent was third-party owned (TPO) in the form of leases and PPAs, GTM Research (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.) announced. The remainder was directly owned by the customer, much of it through loans, according to the newest report from GTM Research, U.S. Residential Solar Financing 2015–2020. Read more...

In future, development and production of diamond wire solutions will be increasingly focused on applications outside of the PV industry, Meyer Burger announced

Meyer Burger lays off 46 employees at TPC site in Colorado Springs, U.S.

2015-07-30

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (Thun, Switzerland) on July 30th, 2015 announced that the company is further optimising the cost structure and production capacity at its Technology and Product Centre (TPC) Diamond Materials Tech, Inc. (DMT), in Colorado Springs, U.S. In future, the development and production of diamond wire solutions will be increasingly focused on highly specialised applications outside of the PV industry, Meyer Burger notes. This strategic decision and the subsequently implemented measures will lead to a workforce reduction of 46 employees at the TPC site in Colorado Springs. Read more...

In PV inverter applications, Ideal Power’s PPSA delivers weight and efficiency benefits of a transformer-less inverter, while supporting grounded PV arrays

KACO new energy, Ideal Power partner on energy storage, power conversion systems

2015-07-30

Ideal Power Inc. (Austin, Texas, U.S.), a developer of power conversion technologies, and KACO new energy GmbH (KACO, Neckarsulm, Germany), a producer of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters on July 28th, 2015 announced that they have entered into an agreement that will allow KACO to resell Ideal Power's products under the KACO label. In addition, KACO will utilize Ideal Power's patented Power Packet Switching Architecture (PPSA) to develop its own differentiated products and integrated energy storage system solutions. Read more...

During the workshop, experts from across the solar PV industry discussed quality improvements in India’s solar infrastructure

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions collaborates with SECI to highlight solar PV quality standards in India

2015-07-30

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions recently co-hosted a workshop with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a not-for-profit company dedicated to solar energy in India. The focus of the workshop was on helping India successfully reach its goal of installing 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy capacity by 2022, and the critical role of quality standards to help ensure the safety, reliability and profitability of solar projects in the country. Read more...

Scatec Solar`s 60 MW Agua Fria PV plant in Honduras has reached mechanical completion, and solar power production is expected to commence in Q3, 2015

Scatec Solar announces strong Q2, 2015 results, substantial growth in PV project pipeline

2015-07-30

The independent solar power producer Scatec Solar ASA (Oslo, Norway) added gross 747 MW to the photovoltaic (PV) project pipeline in Q2, 2015. The projects are located in Pakistan, Egypt, Kenya and South Africa and total PV pipeline by these additions is 1,172 MW, the company announced. Scatec Solar`s consolidated revenues reached NOK 205 million (approx. USD 25 million), up from NOK 93 million (approx. USD 11 million) in the same period last year and down from NOK 225 million (approx. USD 26 million) in Q1, 2015. Read more...

Martifer Solar will provide the EPC services for all four solar PV projects

Martifer Solar to build PV plants totaling 57 MW in Jordan

2015-07-30

Martifer Solar (Oliveira de Frades, Portugal), a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, will begin construction of a 57 MWp portfolio of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Jordan, the company announced on July 28th, 2015. The portfolio consists of four PV projects, which were awarded with Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) under Round 1 of Jordan’s National Renewable Energy Plan. Read more...

The X-Series PV modules are especially well-suited for Japanese roofs

SunPower launches X-Series solar PV panels for Japan's rooftop market

2015-07-30

SunPower Corporation (San Jose, California, U.S.) on July 28th, 2015 announced at PV Japan 2015 that the company is making its X-Series Solar Panels available in Japan in early 2016. The X-Series is a solar photovoltaic (PV) product line for the rooftop market that offers an unprecedented 21.2 percent nameplate efficiency. Read more...

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