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The predicted Q1 falls from Yingli and Trina Solar are to be expected, says IHS, as solar companies continue to fall on the market.
The company is seeking to get $200 million in funding as it seeks to take advantage of the generous tax system proffered by the state.
The fourth solar farm from the German renewable energy developer is located in the Welsh village of Whitland.
The fund is set to begin with eight projects, with a further 200 MW planned. The news comes following a disappointing week for funds specialising in renewable energy.
Report commissioned by Germany's Agora Energiewende reveals that new solar and wind plants are able to generate cheaper low-carbon power than the most modern nuclear reactors.
A forthcoming Solar Summit hosted by the White House will outline government support for solar initiatives, including a $15 million PV pathway fund.
The troubled German solar company announced today the results of yesterday's extraordinary AGM meeting, revealing it will trade as AS Abwicklung und Solar-Service AG from April 30.
The Chinese solar company has completed two PV projects in the province of Jiangsu, China.
While still posting losses, the Norwegian company appears to have reversed its declines. Despite a challenging market, the company warily predicts that things will get better.
The European Union has reportedly approved provisional duties, introduced in November last year, ranging from 17.1% to 42.1% on Chinese imports of solar glass for the next five years.
UN analysis finds total shift away from fossil fuels will have minimal impact on economic growth while averting feared 2C temperature increase by 2050.
The future of the ambitious, multi-billion dollar-project to generate renewable energy in the MENA region in order to supply Europe appears to be in doubt following the exit of major German partners.
Trina Solar and Yingli have both revised their predictions for Q1 2014. The newer figures show heavier decreases than forecast.
The Indian market is in an ongoing, long-term transition. Most developers still rely on policy driven projects to meet their capacity targets.
The India- and China- based companies have signed a deal for an undisclosed amount that will see the Chinese company have its products distributed around India.
Correction: The German solar manufacturer will remain listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange but its shares will no longer be traded by the electronic trading system Xetra.
Jiangsu Shunfeng will pay $483 million for Wuxi Suntech, which operates two production plants with annual production capacities of 1.6 GW for solar cells and 2.4 GW for solar modules.
Module price index
The latest photovoltaic module prices for April have been published. Price increase for PV modules in Europe is not quite as strong as expected. In particular, thin film module prices remained relatively stable, with March showing barely any movement. Find the latest information on pv magazine's module price index page.
PV system prices
The latest photovoltaic system prices for February are now available. EuPD Research finds that German prices continue to flatten. Find the latest information on pv magazine's system prices page.
Grid parity monitor
A Grid Parity update for March is now available. Eclareon's David Perez reveals all. Find the latest information on pv magazine's grid parity monitor page.
Chile investment guide
Investment guide, "Photovoltaics in Chile," published by Solarpraxis AG, in cooperation with Eclareon and law firm Dominguez, Ossa, Lon (DOLM), is available to download for free. The publication provides country-specific information on such issues as legal and political frameworks, permitting procedures, site acquisition and project financing.
Poland investment guide
Investment guide, Photovoltaics in Poland, is now available to download for free. The main frameworks for the Polish photovoltaic market have been outlined. The guide will be updated quarterly.
Ukranian investment opportunities
On the back of FIT cuts and maturing markets, investors are looking for new opportunities in south east Europe. Ukraine is presenting one logical and very interesting investment alternative, according to Ilko Iliev, CEO of Inea Consulting.
Betting on the bear
pv magazine, 02/2012
Solar shares: The crash of renewable energy shares on the stock exchange is not only attributable to the financial crisis and the economic difficulties besetting the industry. For months professional stock brokers have also perpetuated the fall in prices for solar shares through short selling.