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The 35th solar PV farm was completed and connected to the utility grid in June 2014

SPCG, Kyocera complete 35 utility-scale solar PV plants in Thailand totalling 257 MW

2014-07-29

SPCG Public Company Limited (SPCG, Bangkok Thailand) and Kyocera Corporation (Kyoto, Japan) on July 29th, 2014 announced the full operational launch of one of Southeast Asia’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power project. Since 2010, 35 “solar farms” totaling 257 megawatts (MW) have been constructed under the project, and connected to the utility grid in Northeastern Thailand. Read more...

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The 35th solar PV farm was completed and connected to the utility grid in June 2014

SPCG, Kyocera complete 35 utility-scale solar PV plants in Thailand totalling 257 MW

2014-07-29

SPCG Public Company Limited (SPCG, Bangkok Thailand) and Kyocera Corporation (Kyoto, Japan) on July 29th, 2014 announced the full operational launch of one of Southeast Asia’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power project. Since 2010, 35 “solar farms” totaling 257 megawatts (MW) have been constructed under the project, and connected to the utility grid in Northeastern Thailand. Read more...

SolarWorld reports a strong growth of international solar PV module shipments

SolarWorld AG announces preliminary results for H1, 2014; Shipments grew by 53 percent

2014-07-28

According to preliminary information, SolarWorld AG (Bonn, Germany) raised its group-wide shipments in the first half of 2014 by 53 percent to 357 MW (H1 2013: 233) MW). This increase was mainly influenced by the dynamic solar photovoltaic (PV) business development in the United States, the United Kingdom and France, the company emphasizes. Read more...

SunPower’s lease includes direct-from-manufacturer PV performance guarantees

SunPower closes second debt agreement for its residential solar lease program; Hannon Armstrong to provide USD 44.5 million

2014-07-28

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (HASI, Annapolis, Md.) and SunPower Corp. (San Jose, Calif.) on July 28th, 2014 announced an agreement under which HASI is expected to provide up to USD 44.5 million in non-recourse debt to help finance SunPower's residential solar photovoltaic (PV) lease program. "We are pleased to extend our partnership with Hannon Armstrong to further fund the demand for SunPower's residential lease program, which is one finance option we offer homeowners," said SunPower CFO Chuck Boynton. Read more...

XSOL targets the installation of 100 megawatts (MW) of First Solar PV modules per year in Japan

First Solar, XSOL establish PV module supply agreement; Japanese system integrator targets installation of 100 MW annually

2014-07-28

First Solar (Tempe, Arizona, U.S.) and XSOL Co., Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan), a distributor and integrator of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Japan, on July 28th, 2014 announced that they have signed an agreement to supply First Solar's cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film modules in Japan. The agreement targets installation of 100 megawatts (MW) per year, the partners announced. Read more...

SEIA President and CEO Rhone Resch says that the DOC decision will be negatively impacting both American consumers and the vast majority of the U.S. solar industry

U.S. to impose new tariffs on Chinese, Taiwanese solar PV products; SEIA, CASE condemn DOC decision

2014-07-28

In a further escalation of the solar trade war with China, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has imposed yet another layer of tariffs on solar photovoltaic (PV) modules from China, and – for the first time – on imports from Taiwan. In a decision announced on July 25th, 2014, DOC will immediately impose antidumping duties ranging from 26.33 to 58.87 percent for Chinese PV products and 27.59 to 44.18 percent for Taiwan. Read more...

SolarWorld commends U.S. anti-dumping import duties averaging on PV modules, cells from China, Taiwan

SolarWorld commends U.S. government’s decision to impose anti-dumping duties on solar PV imports from China and Taiwan

2014-07-28

SolarWorld Americas (Hillsboro, Ore., U.S.) on July 25th, 2014 commended the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) determination to impose preliminary anti-dumping import duties averaging about 42 percent on crystalline silicon solar photovoltaic (PV) modules made by the Chinese solar industry from solar cells fabricated in third countries using Chinese inputs and about 36 percent on solar cells made in Taiwan. Read more...

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...

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