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IHS estimate that quarterly shipments of solar inverters will exceed 10 GW for the first time ever in Q4 after a record 9.9 GW were shipped in the third quarter of 2013.
The solar technology provider has signed a supply agreement with Ecomax Japan Inc., who will install the panels in several central and northern Japan locations.
The analyst's new white paper looks ahead to next year, forecasting a PV recovery fueled by increased capital spending and module price stability.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is warning that a new tax plan proposed by the Senate Finance Committee could be detrimental to the U.S. solar industry.
OCI Solar Power has completed the 41 MW Alamo I solar farm, which is phase I of a 400 MW project that will become the biggest PV installation in Texas once complete.
In another sign that the module manufacturing environment is returning to more sure footing, Japanese thin film manufacturer Solar Frontier has announced that it will construct a new fab, with 150 MW nameplate capacity.
The solar power company will supply 4,032 of its Trina Honey modules to the project, to be jointly built by local company Mustakbal Clean Tech and Germany's Phoenix Solar.