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Solar Frontier to build airport-sited mega-station in Nagasaki, Japan


Japanese companies Solar Frontier and Chopro are banding together to build a 29 MW facility adjoining the airport in Nagasaki.

First Solar radiates confidence as stock price rises 20%

First Solar module.

Monthly stock report shows impressive uptick for the Arizona company, while SunPower continues to create a buzz.

China's Solargiga posts positive results

Solar panels

Chinese manufacturer Solargiga has reported a slowing in its operating loss for 2013, suggesting that the company is bouncing back after a disastrous 2012.

Capital Stage AG hit 53.6% profit in 2013

Hamburg docks.

Positive financial year underlined by expansion into French market and revenue increase of Eur 57 million ($78.5 million).

Salmon-scented solar panels set for UK rooftop trial

Cat on a fence.

UPDATE: Apologies to anyone who now wants a salmon-scented solar panel. It was an April Fool's joke - check out our cats "Lirpa" and "Lofo."

EU ProSun slams leaders of Europe


The president of EU ProSun has reacted angrily to today’s report from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, accusing the continent’s leaders of not doing enough to promote renewable energy.

GE throws weight behind 230 MW Japanese PV plant

Setouchi, Japan.

The U.S. conglomerate will invest in the Setouchi-based solar power project, which will cost an estimated $777 million and become Japan’s largest once complete.

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