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Yingli module production

27/08/14: Yingli posts second-quarter net loss of $46 million

Yingli's customer base doubled compared with the second quarter of 2013 as shipments to Japan in the first half of 2014 exceeded its total shipments to the country in 2013.


Edinburgh International Book Festival, energy debate

27/08/14: Scotland says nae to fracking, aye to solar

A lively debate at the Edinburgh International Book Festival showcased Scotland's stance on fracking, its increasing use of renewables and the U.K.'s energy dilemmas.


Solar installation, England.

27/08/14: UK distributed power generation market could decline by 2019

Research from GlobalData suggests the market will experience rapid decline in investment as energy sectors respond to subsidy changes.


The Norfolk Broads, East Anglia.

27/08/14: Yingli pushes UK solar growth with 66 MW supply deal

The Chinese solar manufacturer has partnered with local clean energy developer Push Energy on the development of four large-scale PV plants.


PV module production, China

27/08/14: False alarm: No panel shortage coming

Leading players are in expansion mode as end markets continue to grow. The capacity additions indicate there will also be no supply shortage next year, says IHS' Stefan de Haan.


Japanese city of Kitakyushu

27/08/14: First Solar expands activities in Japan with 250 MW of projects

The country's rooftop sector is expected to grow even larger than the mega solar segment. First Solar is positioning itself for "the long-term picture."


Arua solar plant, Mexico

26/08/14: Global solar market to surpass 65 GW by 2019

The international solar industry will expand to 65.5 GW annual installed capacity by 2019, with average annual growth of 8%, according to a new report by Lux Research.


Jifan Gao, CEO and chairman, Trina Solar

26/08/14: Trina Solar's Q2 shipments soar 69%

China's PV giant shipped close to 1 GW of solar modules in the second quarter, as booming U.S. market increases revenue by 16.8%.


Kyocera installation in Thailand.

26/08/14: Kyocera modules receive high ranking on GTM scorecard

The Japanese electronics company revealed as only solar firm to rank as performance leader in all six testing categories by PV Evolution Labs.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi (as chief minister of Gujarat)

26/08/14: India rejects anti-dumping duties

By deciding not to decide on whether or not to levy anti-dumping duties, India's Ministry of Finance has sided with solar project developers rather than the Ministry of Commerce.


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Sao Paulo, Brazil

27/08/14: Intersolar South America examines challenges and promise of Brazil's solar market

Despite strong market drivers including a growing need for electric capacity and water issues, there are still formidable market barriers in Brazil. Many of these stem from a lack of deep commitment by the nation's government.


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26/08/14: IBC SOLAR joins forces with Saules Energijas Ieleja in Latvia

Latvia has become an emerging market for PV in the past years.

By: IBC SOLAR

26/08/14: Capital Stage AG receives additional investment funds amounting to EUR 10 million

Capital Stage AG, Hamburg, and UmweltBank AG, Nuremberg, have successfully agreed on the conclusion of a long-term loan with a volume of EUR 10 million.

By: Capital Stage AG

26/08/14: Desert Solar Saudi Arabia

17-18 September 2014 in Riyadh

By: Solarplaza

26/08/14: PROINSO to exhibit at Renewable Energy India EXPO

PROINSO is to take part as exhibitor and sponsor in the event to be held 3 to 5 September in Greater Noida, India (Booth #7.98).

By: PROINSO

25/08/14: Solar agricultural irrigation can be a solution for irrigation unions in 81 provinces of Turkey

The 2nd RENSEF Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Exhibition takes place in Antalya, Turkey, October 30 to November 2.

By: Agoras Exhibition Services

25/08/14: International Construction Week (ICW) & Ecobuild SEA 2014 opens next month

The International Construction Week (ICW) 2014, the most significant event for the construction industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, will be held from September 17 to 19 at the Putra World Trade Centre.

By: UBM Asia Ltd.

25/08/14: Lamar Dixon Center to reduce electricity costs by 10% with RECOM solar panels

The system is capable of producing 317 kW at maximum capacity and uses high performance RECOM 300 W polycrystalline panels.

By: RECOM

25/08/14: Clean Footprint named one of Solar Power World's Top Solar Contractors

The list ranks applicants according to their influence in the solar market in 2013.

By: Clean Footprint

22/08/14: UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Photovoltaic Panels

Panels by AstralEnergy identified to bear a counterfeit UL mark in the United States and Canada.

By: Underwriters Laboratories

22/08/14: Levitech BV sells Levitrack ALD system to one of Taiwan's largest solar cell makers

Receives repeat order for second ALD system.

By: Levitech BV

22/08/14: ReneSola to supply 5.4MW in solar modules for India utility project

OEM-produced Virtus II modules satisfy India's Domestic Content requirement.

By: ReneSola

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