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SunPower installation.

Another week of ups and downs in the solar world saw sizable job losses at SunPower, a welcome hiring push for Tesla, Enphase offload its O&M arm and India announce details of a 1 GW rooftop solar tender.

Global inverter shipments to contract 5% in 2017 before steady recovery, says GTM Research

Huawei's smart fusion.

Consolidation of top 10 suppliers continues as Chinese inverter firms Huawei and Sungrow top shipment chart, while SMA's U.S. strength sees it cling on to top spot for revenue, report shows.

Finland's first solar power investment fund set up by Evli and Nordic Shine

Suvilahti plant in Finland

Finnish Evli Bank has become the majority shareholder in Finnish solar company Nordic Shine, as the two companies combine to create the country's first ever solar investment fund, to expand the possibilities of distributed solar...

Yingli losses push past $50m in Q3


The Chinese solar company cites weak demand in China and module oversupply for lower revenues, profit and margin; will pivot towards higher efficiency sales in 2017.

Financing secured for 30 MW plant in Senegal

Solar array in Dakar, Senegal.

The Ten Merina 30 MW solar park is being financed by French private investment firm Meridiam, who has already financed a similar project in the country, as it looks to diversify its energy mix with all types of solar energy.

Additional investor commits to Meyer Burger

Image: Meyer Burger

The Swiss PV equipment manufacturer has received a CHF 5.76 million (USD 5.7 million) commitment from new investor Brustorm SA, as the company continues its capital increase, as part of the major restructuring it announced...

Bluefield Solar acquires five UK solar plants

Solar installation in England.

The solar investment fund has paid GBP 22.7 million for five sub-5 MW solar PV plants in England and Wales that are due to become operational before March 31, 2017.

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