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SunPower to supply solar panels for 29 MW-DC Japanese PV plant

The American PV maker will supply its high-efficiency E20/327 modules to a Japanese conglomerate for a project in Southern Japan. SunPower has supplied around 400 MW of PV modules to the nation to date.

Scheuten Solar implements three PV projects for WDP in Belgium

Scheuten Solar PV rooftop installation in Belgium

Scheuten Solar has implemented three turnkey photovoltaics (PV) systems consisting of a total of 4,380 PV modules for Warehouses de Pauw (WDP). The systems have been installed at three different WDP warehouses in Vilvoorde, Aalst...

Advanced Solar Photonics announces expansion of solar module manufacturing plant to 60 MW

Advanced Solar Photonics rooftop PV installation

Advanced Solar Photonics (ASP) has announced it intends to expand its solar module manufacturing production line to 60 megawatts (MW). Production is to ramp up this month, says the company.

Canasia Solar plans 200 MW PV manufacturing facility in Ontario; 100s jobs to be created

Canasia Solar Indian installation

Canasia Solar Corp. is to install a solar module manufacturing facility in the London, Ontario region in Canada. The plant will initially have a 50 megawatt (MW) per annum capacity and will expand to a total build-out of 200 MW.

Spain overtakes US with world's biggest solar power station; aims to reach 2,500 MW by 2013

Spain has opened the world's largest solar power station, meaning that it overtakes the U.S. as the biggest solar generator in the world. The nation's total solar power production is now equivalent to the output of a nuclear...

US: Solon to supply modules to National Grid's one MW solar site

Haverhill, U.S.

Solon Corporation has secured a contract from Rivermoor Energy and Fischbach & Moore, on behalf of energy delivery company, National Grid to supply its solar modules for a one megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic project in...

U.S.: Largest solar installation in Milpitas goes live

Humane Society Silicon Valley HQ

The largest solar installation in Milpitas, the U.S. went live today at the Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV).

Signal Energy selected to take on Tennessee’s largest utility scale solar project

Signal Enery PV panels

The State Building Commission has approved U.S.-based Signal Energy as the design and build contractor for the West Tennessee Solar Farm, a five megawatt (MW), 30-acre power generation facility, which when completed, will be one...

Atlantic Wind & Solar adds six commercial rooftops to solar energy program in Ontario

Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc. rooftop PV project

Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc. has entered into an agreement with an unnamed Ontario commercial real estate developer, which will allow it to develop and construct six additional utility scale solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop...

Quantum and Asola sign MOU to build 30 MW solar manufacturing facility in Ontario

Solar cells on a roof

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. has announced that its German affiliate Asola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a joint venture 30 megawatt (MW) solar manufacturing plant in Ontario,...

Egypt unveils plans for 100 MW solar power plant

Solar power plant

The Egyptian electricity ministry has unveiled plans to build a new $700 million 100 megawatt (MW) solar power plant between 2012 and 2017 that should further establish the country as one of the leading developers of...

Crete: Conergy Greece completes construction on nine solar parks

Conergy Greek solar park on Crete

Conergy Greece has completed nine solar parks on Crete. The installations are located at different areas of the island in the Prefectures of Chania and Lasithi, and are expected to produce around 1.2 megawatts (MW) annually.

Enfinity partners with Satcon for French utility scale PV solar installation

Satcon Technology Corporation has been selected by Enfinity to install two power stations at one of France's largest photovoltaics (PV) solar farms in Les Mees, Alpes-Haute-Provence.

Australia: National solar schools program receives new funding

Australian school with solar panels on the roof

Primary and secondary schools across Australia will have access to funding for solar panels and rainwater tanks from July 15, under new funding for the National Solar Schools Program.

STR Holdings announces one GW capacity expansion at Malaysian plant

Zeo building in Malaysia

STR Holdings, Inc. has announced that the one gigawatt (GW) expansion of its Malaysian plant has become operational, in order to meet growing global market demand. The company has also announced it is to add a further one GW of...

Clear Skies and GS Investor to develop 10 MW of solar projects in New Jersey, U.S.

Clear Skies Solar Inc. PV project in New Jersey

Clear Skies Solar, Inc. (CSS) and New Jersey commercial developer, GS Investor have reached an agreement to deliver 10 megawatts (MW) of solar energy projects in New Jersey, the U.S. over the next 12 months. CSS estimates the...

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