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Module price slump weighs on Canadian Solar Q3 revenue

Canadian Solar installation.

The Tier-1 Chinese solar company sees third quarter revenue contract 18.4% sequentially and 22.7% year-on-year due to tumbling module prices; shipments come in below guidance.


GE Energy Financial connects 32 MW mega-solar plant in Japan

Fukuoka skyline, Japan.

Installation at Okayama Prefecture was formally commissioned in March and is jointly owned by Virginia Solar Group and GE Energy Financial Services.


Germany raises renewable bar again: clean energy meets nearly 100% of demand

Solar and wind in Germany.

Sunday once again a record-breaker for Germany's renewable energy sector, with wind and solar contributing to 45.5 GW of renewable capacity to meet demand of 45.8 GW.


Neo Solar Power remains in the black during Q1

The Taiwanese PV maker squeezed out narrow positive margins, as its second quarter of profitability following the imposition of U.S. import duties.


Renova plots 300 MW solar portfolio in Japan

Tokyo.

The Tokyo-based renewable energy company currently has 190 MW of PV capacity installed, and intends to complete a series of megasolar projects in the country.


Financing secured for 100 MW of utility-scale PV in Argentina

The government of Jujuy Province has secured development bank financing for solar PV projects to be approved in an upcoming auction.


The pv magazine weekly news digest

Sonnen and Tesla.

The story of storage gained a few new chapters this week as Saft, Sonnen and Tesla all grabbed the headlines, while further woes for SunEdison, steady-as-she-goes from SMA and a Latin love affair suggested it was...


From the Mag: pv magazine global May issue is now online

The spotlight of the May issue is the in-depth analysis of the emerging energy storage market

As the global solar market players are about to gather at the SNEC tradeshow in Shanghai, pv magazine, as usual, gathers the industry's top news, latest trends and most accurate prognoses in its new May issue.


Middle East's first transfer ownership net metering system

Jordan solar installation.

pv magazine has learned that the Middle East and Northern Africa region is going to acquire its first net metering system with a transfer ownership. Not surprisingly, this development is taking place in Jordan.


India confirms it will file 16 solar cases against US under WTO dispute

India solar.

Country's commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman confirms that the government will press ahead with plans to file 16 cases against the U.S. for violating World Trade Organization treaties on clean energy.


SkyPower partners with BYD to enter into 750 MW PV+storage tender in India

By implementing energy storage systems, Indian government intends to make it possible to transfer solar energy between states

Canadian SkyPower and Chinese BYD will submit a joined bid in the upcoming 750 MW solar+storage tender in India.


The U.S. Department of Energy’s EIA projections continue to miss the mark

Solar industry legend Jigar Shah says the Department of Energy’s EIA is misinforming global decision makers, and that the failure in its estimates is “criminal”.


Italian Eni to build 420 MW of renewables in Italy, Egypt and Pakistan

Eni is planning to revive at least 400 hectares of industrial sites in Italy, turning them into large-scale PV plants

Italian energy company Eni is planning to build up to 200 MW of PV near its own facilities in Egypt and Pakistan, and turn abandoned industrial areas in Italy into 220 MW of clean energy projects.


RENA reports large orders for PERC technology from USA and India

Germany-based RENA has recently received two large orders for its manufacturing equipment for PERC solar cells.


Yingli defaults on $270m loan, actively steps up restructuring process

Yingli PV production.

Debt worries mount for Chinese solar manufacturer as it misses payments of RMB 1.76 billion due today; issues statement saying it is stepping up ways to generate cash flow.


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