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IRENA: Renewable energy employed 8.1 million people in 2015

2016-05-27

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a new report. “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review” presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries. In this third edition, IRENA estimates that renewable energy employed 8.1 million people around the world in 2015 (excluding large hydropower). This is a 5% increase from the number reported the previous year. Read more...

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IRENA: Renewable energy employed 8.1 million people in 2015

2016-05-27

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a new report. “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review” presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries. In this third edition, IRENA estimates that renewable energy employed 8.1 million people around the world in 2015 (excluding large hydropower). This is a 5% increase from the number reported the previous year. Read more...

GOLDBECK Solar has already  constructed more than 500 PV power plants

GOLDBECK Solar completes 50 MW PV power plant in Melksham, England

2016-05-27

GOLDBECK Solar GmbH (Hirschberg, Germany) connected the Sandridge Solar Park to the grid on schedule at the end of March. The 49.6 MWp ground-mounted plant in Melksham (Wiltshire, UK) was constructed within 4 months. In addition to overseeing the plant’s construction, GOLDBECK managed the planning and implementation of the associated 132 kV substation. The project was fully financed by GOLDBECK, the company reports. Read more...

Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar: "This quarter was a good start to the year”

Trina Solar Q1, 2016 results: 1.4 GW shipped; Year-over-year growth in revenue

2016-05-27

Trina Solar Limited (Changzhou, China) on May 25th, 2016 announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31st, 2016. The company shipped solar photovoltaic (PV) modules totaling 1,423.3 MW in the quarter, consisting of 1,370.4 MW of external shipments and 52.9 MW of shipments to the Company's own downstream PV projects. Total module shipments decreased 19.9% sequentially and increased 38.7% year-over-year. Read more...

SunPower will construct “Oasis” Power Plant system in Chile

Chilean utility Colbún awards 15-year PPA to Total, SunPower; Construction of a 164 MW PV plant

2016-05-27

On May 26th, 2016 utility Colbún S.A. (Santiago, Chile)announced the award of a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) to Total and SunPower for 500 gigawatt hours (GWh) of solar power per year, with the construction of a 164 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant. The decision resulted from a competitive tender process, in which more than 13 companies participated submitting more than 20 power purchase agreements alternatives. Read more...

CTF Solar to supply production equipment for a 100 MW CdTe solar PV module factory in China

2016-05-27

On the occasion of this year’s SNEC in Shanghai CTF Solar (Dresden, Germany) and its shareholder China Triumph International Engineering Co., Ltd. (CTIEC) signed several supplier contracts for the delivery of production machines for a 100 MW CdTe solar photovoltaic (PV) module factory in Chengdu, China. CTF Solar is responsible for the technology, specification, design, equipment selection and procurement and further manages the installation, facilitation and ramp up of the factory. Beside CTF Solar delivers the coating technology. Read more...

Sumitomo reference PV plant

Sumitomo Corporation announces 59.9 MW PV project in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

2016-05-26

Sumitomo Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) will be implementing a solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the Migita/Ebi and Mano districts of the city of Minamisoma in Fukushima Prefecture via Solar Power Minamisoma-Kashima Co., Ltd. (SPC). Read more...

The green bond pool consists exclusively of financing for solar and wind power projects in Germany

DKB announces first green bond; Proceeds to go exclusively towards funding solar and wind power projects

2016-05-26

Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB, Berlin, Germany) will launch a medium-term green bond worth EUR 500 million to exclusively fund solar and wind power projects in Germany. Read more...

France intends to introduce a direct marketing system for solar power

Intersolar Europe puts spotlight on French PV market

2016-05-26

The French government is aiming to double the share of renewable energy in France by 2040 and is launching one of the largest energy projects in Europe with calls for PV tenders and direct marketing of solar power. This is why Intersolar Europe, together with the German-French Office of Renewable Energy (DFBFEE), is devoting a special event to the topic at the exhibition. Read more...

JinkoSolar PV modules

JinkoSolar supplies PV modules totaling 122 MW for a project in Chile

2016-05-25

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on May 25th, 2016 announced that it has supplied 122 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development), for its Conejo solar PV project in Chile. Read more...

Local system integrator, Eco Energy N.V. from Curaçao, was responsible for installation of the PV plant

SMA commissions a solar PV hybrid system on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius

2016-05-25

SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA, Niestetal, Germany)) and its subsidiary SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH have commissioned a solar photovoltaic (PV) hybrid system on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands, to completely electrify the island with the smart combination of utility-scale PV, battery storage and diesel generators. The project is designed to generate enough clean solar power to cover more than 23% of St. Eustatius’ annual electricity demand of 13.5 GWh. Read more...

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