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Rendering of the Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills PV plant

Kyocera and partners announce construction of a 92 MW solar PV plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan

2015-05-27

Kyocera Corporation (Kyoto, Japan), K.K. GAIA POWER, Kyudenko Corporation and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation on May 27th, 2015 announced that the companies have made a joint investment in Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills LLC, a solar power operating company, to construct and operate a 92 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant. Planned for construction on a site stretching across Kanoya City and Osaki Town in Kagoshima Prefecture, the PV project will become one of the largest solar installations in Japan. Read more...

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Rendering of the Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills PV plant

Kyocera and partners announce construction of a 92 MW solar PV plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan

2015-05-27

Kyocera Corporation (Kyoto, Japan), K.K. GAIA POWER, Kyudenko Corporation and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation on May 27th, 2015 announced that the companies have made a joint investment in Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills LLC, a solar power operating company, to construct and operate a 92 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant. Planned for construction on a site stretching across Kanoya City and Osaki Town in Kagoshima Prefecture, the PV project will become one of the largest solar installations in Japan. Read more...

The report comprehensively details the IEA PVPS program’s research and outreach activities in detail, as well as the situation of PV in 2014 in its member countries

IEA PV Programme 2014 Annual Report: For the first time in history, PV satisfies more than 1% of the global electricity demand

2015-05-27

IEA PVPS published its Annual Report on May 26th, 2015. In a solar photovoltaic (PV) market becoming rapidly global, the IEA’s PV technology cooperation programme continues to provide unbiased and reliable information on PV deployment and challenges. “Electricity from solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems has continued to grow all around the globe achieving, for the first time in history, more than 1% of the annual global electricity demand, comments IEA PVPS Chairman Stefan Nowak. Read more...

Soitec sells all CPV technology assets, manufacturing operations in Freiburg, and San Diego

Soitec sells its CPV business to refocus on its core semiconductor activities

2015-05-27

Soitec SA (Bernin, France) on May 21st, 2015 announced a definitive agreement with ConcenSolar, a privately held company and a business partner of concentrator photovoltaics (CPV) producer Suncore Photovoltaic Technology Co Ltd. (Huainan, Anhui province, China) to divest its solar system business. Soitec sells its CPV business to ConcenSolar, including all technology assets, manufacturing operations in Freiburg, Germany and San Diego, U.S.A., the company announced. Read more...

Solar Power, Inc. PV plant (sample picture)

SPI announces agreement with K.K. Uniroot to jointly develop over 500 MW of solar PV projects in Japan

2015-05-26

Solar Power, Inc. (Shanghai, China) "on May 26th, 2015 announced that SPI and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPI Solar Japan G.K. have entered into a strategic partnership agreement with K.K. Uniroot, a diversified Osaka-based corporation with significant solar photovoltaic (PV) project development interests, to jointly develop a pipeline of more than 500 megawatts (MW) of PV projects in Japan. Read more...

Positioning matrix of the countries analyzed: In Germany and Italy, low PV installation prices, a low discount rate, and high retail electricity prices all contribute to reach full grid parity

PV Grid Parity Monitor: Decrease in system prices is the main driver of commercial PV systems’ grid parity

2015-05-26

Creara (Madrid, Spain) has published the 2nd issue of the PV Grid Parity Monitor, dedicated to the commercial segment (30 kW PV systems). As such, it analyzes PV competitiveness with electricity prices for commercial consumers and assesses local regulation for solar power self-consumption in seven different countries: Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, and Spain. The results of the analysis show that the main driver of PV grid parity is the decrease in solar PV system prices, one of the main parameters that determine levelized cost of electricity (LCOE). Read more...

The MOU declares a 500 MW PV production capacity for the JV

JA Solar, Essel Infraprojects sign MOU on a 500 MW PV production joint venture in India

2015-05-26

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on May 25th, 2015 announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with its Indian business partner, Essel Infraprojects Limited (EIL), to establish a solar photovoltaic (PV) cell and module manufacturing facility joint venture. The MOU declares a 500 MW production capacity for the JV and outlines the duties of each party. Read more...

BYD double glass solar PV panel

BYD announces to build a 400 MW solar PV module factory in Brazil

2015-05-26

BYD Company Limited (Shenzhen, China) and APEX-Brasil on May 21st, 2015 jointly announced that BYD is building its second South American manufacturing facility to produce solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. This factory comes to add to BYD’s electric bus manufacturing facility to be opened in July 2015, both in the state of São Paulo. The solar factory will have an annual output capacity of 400 MW and is slated to open in the first half of 2016, creating another 200 job opportunities for Brazilian citizens, as well as representing a great technological advancement for Brazil, by creating a new front for renewable energy production, the partners announced. Read more...

NSP’s YieldCo is planned to be publicly listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange which is the pioneer among Taiwanese solar players

Neo Solar Power announces plans of YieldCo formation and IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

2015-05-25

Neo Solar Power Corporation (NSP, Hsinchu, Taiwan), a producer of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells, announces plans of a YieldCo formation and an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. On May 21st, 2015 the company reported that its Board of Directors approved to increase NSP’s solar PV system business and participate in the formation of a YieldCo. This YieldCo is planned to be publicly listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at the end of 2015 or the first quarter of 2016. Read more...

“We are pleased to announce the strongest first quarter in our company's history,” comments Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar

Trina Solar Q1 results include record PV module shipments exceeding 1 GW, increased net income and gross margin

2015-05-21

Trina Solar Limited (Changzhou, China) on May 21st, 2015 announced its unaudited financial results for Q1, 2015. Total solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments were 1,026.2 MW, consisting of 891.7 MW of external shipments and 134.5 MW shipments to the Company's own downstream solar power projects. This compares with total shipments of 1,098.8 MW in the fourth quarter of 2014 and 558.0 MW in the first quarter of 2014, and the company's guidance of 840 MW to 870 MW. Read more...

King Mohammed VI of Morocco with a model of the NOORo solar plants

Masen announces simultaneous financial close of both major CSP projects NOOR Ouarzazate II, III in Morocco

2015-05-21

Only two months after signing the contracts for the concentrating solar power (CSP) projects NOOR Ouarzazate II and NOOR Ouarzazate III with the consortium composed of Acwa Power and Sener, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) is announcing the financial close of these large projects with the effectiveness of all contracts in relation to the offtake and sale of electricity, construction, operation and financing of these plants. Read more...

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