Latest PV market updates

SunShare unveils community solar program for Minnesota

Lake Calhoun, Minnesota.

The residential community scheme aims to bring solar power to 5,000 homes by December, and is one of the largest such programs in the U.S.

juwi Group's Asian footprint climbs past 400 MW

Tamil Nadu.

Indian subsidiary of the German renewables company begins construction on a 39 MW PV plant in Southern India, which will increase its Asian solar portfolio to more than 400 MW.

NexWafe plans 250 MWp kerfless wafer production

Fraunhofer spinoff, NexWafe GmbH plans to set up a 250 MWp production line for its kerfless wafer production. The first pilot line is expected to begin in 2017.

Fraunhofer launches company to transfer kerfless wafer technology into production

Germany’s Fraunhofer has announced the launch of a spin-off company, NexWafe GmbH to transfer its kerfless wafer production technology into production. Fraunhofer Venture will supply seed funding.

Energy storage investment opportunities, business models must be identified

The investment opportunities and business models in the energy storage industry need to be identified, writes Ernst & Young. In the energy industry in general, more focus needs to be placed on the customer, with utilities...

CNPV plans $270 million solar factory in South Korea

Chinese company CNPV Solar Power SA is reportedly looking to invest $270 million in a solar cell and module production plant in South Korea.

CSUN 2014 financials show 33% shipment increase

CSUN's Turkish fab, which opened in 2013, is expected to reach full utiliization this year as the company targets shipments of 1 GW.

Positive impact of Turkish factory reflected in higher shipments and increased revenue, which reached $341 million for the year.

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