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Chinese PV module shipments to the US increased month by month, and it did not begin to decrease until June 2014

EnergyTrend: Effects of US-China solar trade war to emerge in 2015; High inventory will delay price recovery

2014-07-25

PV manufacturers are now anticipating the preliminary verdict on US-China solar photovoltaic (PV) product dumping announcement by the end of July. Prices within the PV supply chain continue to drop due to low season and weak demand in China and Japan, TrendForce's (Taipei, Taiwan) EnergyTrend division reports. Among all, Taiwan’s solar cell prices have declined significantly. Read more...

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Chinese PV module shipments to the US increased month by month, and it did not begin to decrease until June 2014

EnergyTrend: Effects of US-China solar trade war to emerge in 2015; High inventory will delay price recovery

2014-07-25

PV manufacturers are now anticipating the preliminary verdict on US-China solar photovoltaic (PV) product dumping announcement by the end of July. Prices within the PV supply chain continue to drop due to low season and weak demand in China and Japan, TrendForce's (Taipei, Taiwan) EnergyTrend division reports. Among all, Taiwan’s solar cell prices have declined significantly. Read more...

PV plant in China. According to Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific will dominate the global PV demand in 2014, and account for approximately 46 percent of annual installed capacity

Frost & Sullivan: Global solar market to double by 2020 to USD 137 billion

2014-07-24

Increased focus on curbing the emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants is fuelling the global solar power market. Coupled with favourable legislation and the need to enhance energy self-sufficiency and security, these factors will help the solar power market to grow rapidly. While sale volumes are primarily concentrated in Asia-Pacific, there is a definite upward growth trend across other markets too, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan (Mountain View, California, U.S.). Read more...

The acquisition will result in Enel Green Power holding 100% of 3Sun. Image: 3Sun’s PV production facility in Catania

Enel to solely continue 3Sun’s PV production in Catania, Italy

2014-07-24

Enel Green Power SpA (Rome, Italy) will buy out the interests (each equal to one-third of the share capital) of Sharp Corporation (Osaka, Japan) and STMicroelectronics in 3Sun Srl, the equal joint venture between Enel Green Power, Sharp and STMicroelectronics. Read more...

Yingli Solar will deliver approximately 108,000 YGE 72 Cell Series PV modules for the Japanese project from January 2015 to December 2015

Yingli Solar to supply 32 MW of PV Modules to a large-scale project in Japan

2014-07-24

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (Baoding, China) known as "Yingli Solar", on July 23rd, 2014 announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Japan Corporation (Yingli Japan), has signed an agreement to supply 32 MW of multicrystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to a large-scale project located in Okayama, Japan. According to the agreement, the Company will deliver approximately 108,000 YGE 72 Cell Series PV modules for the project from January 2015 to December 2015. Read more...

CarbonFree Technology amongst others was responsible for the finance and asset management of a 240 kW PV rooftop system in Kitchener, ON

Financing finalized for 140 MW solar PV project in Kingston, Ontario

2014-07-23

CarbonFree Technology Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) on July 22nd, 2014 announced its participation as a development partner of Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure in a 100 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project located in the City of Kingston and Loyalist Township, Ontario. The Kingston Solar Project will rank among the largest PV projects in North America. With an equipment nameplate capacity of 140 MW the project will use approximately 464,500 polycrystalline silicon PV modules manufactured by Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. The power generated will be sold to the Ontario Power Authority under a 100 MW (AC) 20-year feed-in tariff (FIT) contract. Read more...

Suniva produces high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and solar photovoltaic (PV) modules

Suniva announces U.S. PV module manufacturing expansion: 200 MW facility to open in Q4, 2014

2014-07-23

Suniva Inc., (Norcross, Ga.), manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, on July 22nd, 2014 announced that it is opening a second U.S. manufacturing facility, to be located in Saginaw Township, Michigan. Construction will begin in August, with production in the 4th Quarter of 2014 and will provide up to 200 MW of additional capacity of its American-made modules. Read more...

The new investments announced by the CEFC are including up to AUD 120 million for three new solar PV financing programs Image: 1 MW solar PV plant in Alice Springs

Australia starts new solar PV financing programs totalling AUD 120 million

2014-07-22

Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced AUD 227 million in new investment commitments. Over AUD 133 million of this is for new solar programs and projects, which will bring its total commitment to solar deployment to over AUD 200 million. After its first full year in operation, the 2013-14 financial year, CEFC has contracted investments of over AUD 900 million in projects over AUD 3 billion in total value. Read more...

The 96 MW Jasper PV plant is located in Northern Cape, South Africa

IBERDROLA completes renewable energy projects in South Africa including Africa’s largest PV plant

2014-07-22

IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA has completed the development of its first renewable energies project in South Africa, consisting of the construction of three major facilities: the Noblesfontein and Klipheuwel wind farms and the 96 MW Jasper solar photovoltaic (PV) plant. The two wind farms and the PV plant built by the subsidiary of IBERDROLA in a consortium with South African firm Group Five have a combined capacity of 200 megawatts (MW), enough to supply electricity to some 150,000 South African homes. Read more...

China Seven Star seeks to acquire PV projects from ReneSola, not limited to four existing solar parks in Bulgaria and Romania

ReneSola signs framework agreement to sell 200 MW of PV projects and MOU to sell two utility-scale PV plants in Bulgaria to China Seven Star

2014-07-22

ReneSola Ltd. (Shanghai) on July 21st, 2014 announced, it has entered a framework agreement with China Seven Star Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong listed company. ReneSola intends to sell of no less than 200 megawatts (MW) of existing and new solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to China Seven Star Holdings within 18 months. The parties subsequently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which stipulates that ReneSola will sell two utility-scale PV projects, both of which are completed and connected to the grid, with a total capacity of 9.7 MW in Bulgaria to China Seven Star. Read more...

REC polysilicon production. The company announced continued strong demand for solar grade polysilicon, increasing acceptance of granular polysilicon by the market

REC Silicon reports second quarter 2014 results: Increased revenues, improved EBITDA, and significantly reduced debt

2014-07-21

REC Silicon ASA (Fornebu, Norway) reported second quarter 2014 revenues of USD 126.9 million and an EBITDA from continuing operations of USD 31.6 million. Debt has been reduced by USD 125 million to USD 283 million, primarily due to the repayment of the Euro 81 million convertible bond, the company announced. "Strong second quarter EBITDA demonstrates the strengthening demand for granular polysilicon and silicon gases in the market," commented Tore Torvund, CEO of REC Silicon. Read more...

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