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Uruguay receives 11 bids for PV projects totaling 27 MW

Uruguay salto

The State-owned UTE is fielding offers from a request for proposal to install solar parks of up to 1 and 5 MW. The auction follows the country's recent program to add 200 MW of solar to its energy mix.

US public land solar auction fails to attract bidders

Inaugural federal auction held by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), arranged in response to growing private sector interest in solar development, receives no bids.

EU-China talks dwell on subsidies

Karel de Gucht.

The latest round of high level trade talks between the EU and China touched upon the tricky subject of subsidies and state-owned enterprises. Trade commissioner Karel de Gucht was involved in the fourth HED talks, in Brussels.

Indian state Madhya Pradesh targets 1.4 GW of solar power by 2015

With 202 MW currently installed, the state has set a target of 1,200 MW of solar power generation capacity by June 2015.

GCL Poly profits up to $47 million

A GCL Poly manufacturing facility.

The solar developer's third-quarter update paints a healthy pciture. Staffing costs at GCL Poly have almost halved this year.

Yingli Green Energy pledge 59 MW of PV modules for China's Three Gorges New Energy

The panels, for three ground mounted projects in Gansu, Hebei and Baoding, will be delivered before the end of 2013.

Suntech acquisition could cost almost $1 billion

Wuxi Suntech's headquarters.

Sources close to Shunfeng's planned acquisition of Wuxi Suntech speculate it could cost CNY5 billion-6 billion. Shunfeng has suspended trading in its shares pending an announcement on the deal.

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