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US fund backs $480m Myanmar solar project

Obama and Thein Sein.

ACO Investment Group will collaborate with Myanmar's Ministry of Electric Power to construct two 150 MW solar plants by 2016.

Louroux to install 25 MW PV plant in India

Underpass in Rajkot in Gujarat state, India

Louroux Bio Energies Ltd has said it will build a 25 megawatt (MW) PV power generation project in Gujarat, India, under the Gujarat State Solar Policy 2009.

GCL-Poly completes 6 Californian PV projects

University of San Diego

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited has completed PV projects worth six megawatts (MW) in California, the U.S.

04. February 2011 | | Comment now

Inverter start-up to quadruple 2011 sales

Following a successful first year in business, U.S. solar inverter company Nextronex Energy Systems has posted sales forecasts of USD$4 million for 2011.

04. February 2011 | | Comment now

Parity Solar gains UK MCS accreditation

Parity Solar GmbH has achieved MCS certification for its thin film solar modules. The company adds that it is gearing up for rapid growth in the UK.

Martifer Solar completes 2.88 MW PV rooftop in Prague

Martifer Solar's 2.88 MW PV rooftop system in Prague

Martifer Solar has installed a 2.88 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) rooftop system in Prague, the Czech Republic.

UK: Early FIT reviews, rapid growth and brownfield development

UK Pv rooftop installation

pv magazine has learned the UK Government is likely to announce a feed-in tariff (FIT) review this April, with a view to implementing any changes in 2012. Up to 500 megawatts (MW) of new photovoltaic (PV) projects are also...

REC and ABB building 24 MW Italian solar plant

REC solar modules

REC Systems and ABB have started construction on a 24.2 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in the Lazio region of Italy.

Suntech and Zachry selected for first phase of 700 MW solar project

Map of Sempra Generation's Mesquite Solar energy complex

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. and Zachry Holdings, Inc., have been selected by Sempra Generation to design and construct the 150 megawatt (MW) Mesquite Solar 1 project in Arizona, the U.S.

Lithuania to open first solar panel production site

Meyer Burger knowledge pic with 2 men talking

Lithuania is to see its first solar panel production site opened this spring. Initial capacity will be 38 megawatts (MW), however, there will room to ramp up to 65 MW.

PV on "brink of economic breakthrough"

Solar cells up close

A new study has found that global investments in photovoltaic (PV) technology could double from €35 billion to €40 billion today, to over €70 billion in 2015.

German Federal Government lacks PV plan

General PV panel picture

Following a query from Germany’s green politician Hans-Josef Fell, it has become clear the Federal Government is not following an industrial policy strategy for the strengthening of the photovoltaics (PV) industry.

US: SolarCity receives USD$40 million for residential solar project

A SolarCity residential rooftop solar system

SolarCity and financial services company Citi have announced a new USD$40 million fund to finance residential solar projects in the U.S. this year.

02. February 2011 | | Comment now

JA Solar enters 400 MW supply contract

Screenshot from JA Solar's website

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. has signed a supply agreement with an unnamed European customer for the delivery of 400 megawatts (MW) of solar modules. The financial terms were not disclosed.

02. February 2011 | | Comment now

AEG PS and GCL-Poly sign €36 million order deal

AES PGs Thyrobox M

Following the signing of a €36 million contract at the end of 2010, AEG Power Solutions is to provide GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited with its Thyrobox M power supply systems.

Seat installs 4 MW rooftop PV project

Seat's 4 MW rooftop PV installation

Seat has completed the first phase of its 'Seat in the Sun' project, worth €17 million. When completed the project will comprise a total of six photovoltaic (PV) plants.

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