Financial services will include merger and acquisition financing, supply chain financing, bridge loans, letters of guarantee, trade financing and project financing, particularly for distributed PV projects.
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.
Among the 10 incentives set to expire are the Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC), both of which have helped solar PV to flourish in the U.S.
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.
The European Commission is looking to see whether some companies are unfairly benefiting from a loophole allowing a reduction on the country's renewable energy surcharge.
The study from the NC Sustainable Energy Association suggests that rewarding policies helped bolster owners' desires to "do the right thing" on energy.
Although Sharp's solar cell division has benefited from booming demand in Japan, its panel business in the U.K. has suffered in the difficult European market.
The global provider of PV solar systems will supply its thin-film modules to four solar energy plants in France's Auvergne, Midi-Pyrenees and Sarrazac regions.
For every megawatt of residential solar installed in 2014, the U.S. solar company will donate a solar power system to a school in a developing country.
The new series of Intersolar Summits will provide international companies with new ways of accessing up-and-coming growth markets.
The U.K.'s adaption of the EU's Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive will come into force on January 1, 2014 in a move welcomed by PV Cycle.
The Belgian developer partnered with Martifer Solar and Cofely Solar Technics on the large-scale commercial rooftop installations in Brussels.
German plant developer Belectric has formed an EPC alliance with thin-film manufacturer Solar Frontier and engineering and construction firm Shoseki to exploit opportunities in Japan.
T-Solar is expanding its operations in the U.S. after winning a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense. It is also planning to build a 30 MW plant in Puerto Rico.
The U.S. Department of Energy report identifies the challenges facing the widespread use of storage solutions, including cost, safety and industry acceptance.
The poly-manufacturer-turned-solar-developer has amended the terms of a contract to buy solar wafer manufacturing equipment. A claim had been lodged over an alleged breach of the $232 million agreement.
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