Capital Power will pay $114 million for US subsidiary's renewables portfolio. Element Power US has 15 MW North Carolina PV project among its four North American solar schemes.
The vertically integrated module production plant, located in Doha's industrial zone, will become one of the largest PV factories in the MENA region.
U.S. thin film giant First Solar is targeting operations and maintenance (O&M) business in Europe as it seeks to re-energize its European operations.
The Chinese PV manufacturer says the Commerce Department decision "will have a negative impact on the solar industry and will ultimately end up hurting U.S. customers and U.S. solar jobs the most."
Amid persistent rumors of Suntech's latest acquisitions, company CEO Eric Luo announces plans to further embrace the European market.
Hot topics at the event included the pressing need for adequate energy storage on islands as well as the compelling case for photovoltaics.
SunEdison developed, built and interconnected the 100 MW Amanecer Solar CAP under an energy purchase agreement with CAP Group. The installation is located in Chile's Atacama Desert.
The European solar lobby group calls the minimum price agreement between the EU and China "unworkable" and in need of "review" after submitting some 1,500 suspected trade violations to the European Commission.
The Indian solar glass industry requires the same protection from dumped materials as modules and cells, says Gujarat Borosil vice chairman.
The publishing company based in Aachen, Germany, whose assets include industry magazines Photon International and the German Photon Das Solarstrom-Magazin, is insolvent.
Speaking at the recent IRENA conference, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said the accelerated deployment of renewable energy sources could play a pivotal role in overcoming the country's current economic troubles.
Chiniese group Amur Sirius submitted the largest bid for 220 MW. Winners of the auction will receive guarantees of a 14% rate of return on their investment for over 15 years.
The deal between local EPC company Halk Enerji and Hanwha SolarOne is the first to take advantage of Turkey's new licensing landscape.
In addition to domestic players SMA, Steca, IBC, LTi REEnergy and Goldbeck, winners also included Japan's TMEIC, Ideal Power and ViZn from the U.S. and Bulgaria's International Power Supply.
Interest from international PV players has dominated discussions at the show, reflecting Europe's diminishing influence in the industry.
The Amsterdam-based team is developing a platform that will offer virtual net metering, allowing investors to compare the production of their share of solar installations against their domestic electricity production.
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