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Goldpoly targets 1 GW portfolio expansion

A Goldpoly project in China.

Chinese developer Goldpoly wants to expand its solar project portfolio by 1 GW in 2014. On Thursday, the company committed to acquire 500 MW of projects worldwide from China Triumph International Engineering.

Commercial electric vehicles hit landmark

The U.S. highways sign for an electric vehicle recharging point.

The first two vehicles leased by Slovakian company GreenWay have travelled further in six months than any other, the company claims. The distance travelled makes them cheaper to run than conventional vans, says Greenway.

Shunfeng PV secures $162 million credit line

Ruins in Xinjiang Uygur.

Purchaser of Wuxi Suntech finances construction of six projects in China. The projects will add up to 130 MW of capacity in Xinjiang Uygur province.

Funding reflects solar advance into mainstream

Applied Materials equipment.

Market research company Mercom Capital says public fundraising rose while VC funding declined in 2013. Large-scale projects flourished worldwide with 9GW added in the final quarter of last year.

Hanwha SolarOne signs 50 MW US deal

Rooftop installation in the U.S.

The global module supplier has reached a memorandum of understanding with OneRoof Energy of the U.S. to supply 50 MW of modules for its rooftop projects.

Hanwha SolarOne to supply modules for 11.5 MW UK PV project

Beach at Norfolk, England.

The modules will be supplied to solar wholesaler Ikaros Solar, and will be installed in a solar park in the county of Norfolk, England.

Hyundai installs South Korea's largest rooftop PV installation

South Korean flag.

The car giant has installed 40,000 solar panels on top of its production plant in the city of Asan. The installation will generation 11.5 million kWh of solar power a year.

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