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Welspun commissions 34 MW Indian solar plant

Welspun is hoping to significantly contribute to India's ambitious solar energy goals

Welspun Renewables has commissioned a 34 MW solar PV plant in Punjab. It has signed an MOU to develop a further 151 MW in the state, and is said to be targeting 11 GW of renewable installations in India.


SolarWorld sees H1 solar shipment surge

SolarWorld is investing in production capacity expansions

SolarWorld AG has reported a surge in solar shipments in the first half of 2015, with revenue also on the up. In its preliminary results, the German manufacturing giant confirms its full year shipment forecast of over 1 GW, and a...


Residential solar market remains the most attractive, says Deutsche Bank

The latest Deutsche Bank "Solar sector update" states the U.S. continues to drive global solar demand and the residential market retains its draw for investment.


Obama set to announce clean energy vision

President Barack Obama.

Tougher rules on carbon emissions part of President's new Energy Plan, which will include greater incentives for the deployment of renewable energy technologies.


95.5 MW of PV capacity for June in Germany

In June this year, the German Federal Network Agency registered a rather low 95.5 MW of PV capacity, depicting the same story as in the last months. Of that, 56.8 MW came into operation.


TerraForm Global raises $675 million in IPO

TerraForm Global's solar projects are located in China, India, South Africa, Honduras, Uruguay, Malaysia and Thailand

In its IPO, launched on July 31, SunEdison Inc.’s yieldco, TerraForm Global Inc. raised US$675 million through the sale of 45 million Class A shares on the NASDAQ stock exchange, priced at $15 each. An additional 6.75 million...


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Donald Trump.

Clinton trumps rivals, SolarCity and PERC are on the up and China is installing more solar than you can shake a stick at, but our dirty smalls could bring an end to life on earth as we know it.


Canadian Solar bundles solutions for three Californian farms

Canadian Solar will supply inverters and PV panels as a bundled system solution to three ground-mounted PV projects on farms in California. Renewable Solar Energy is developing these sites.


Delay in United's 210 MW acquisition

Inner Mongolia.

Developer announces hitch in its $300m deal to buy Chinese plant portfolio. Details of the acquisition, due today, have been delayed by up to four weeks.


Japan: GE to supply the Hosoe project

General Electric, better known as GE, will be supplying the 96.2MW Hosoe PV plant in Kyushu island, Japan, with power solutions. The company has crafted a solution package for smooth running of such MW projects.


Developer wins lawsuit against Suntech

Cheng Kin Ming.

Shunfeng-owned Wuxi Suntech must reimburse ZKenergy with $38.5m and counting. Claim stems from broken module supply agreement.


Israel: 40MW Ketura plant connected to grid

The Ketura Solar PV plant in the south of the Arava Valley in Israel has been connected to the grid. The 40MW project was developed by Israeli solar company Arava Power and EDF Énergies Nouvelles Israel, a subsidiary of the...


India: Telangana youth and farmers to get involved in solar

The Telangana government has put together a committee to start a solar scheme for unemployed youth and farmers to establish grid-connected PV projects in the state.


SunPower and ConEdison Solutions team on New York solar leasing program

New York rooftops.

U.S. utility joins forces with leading solar provider SunPower to offer homeowners in New York State opportunity to lease rooftop solar PV systems, program to be launched in August.


Meyer Burger confident to meet PERC demand

Meyer Burger concurs that there is indeed strong demand for PERC technology currently. The company is confident, however, that it can meet all delivery requirements from January 2016 onwards without delay.


Hanwha Q Cells modules chosen for 52.5 MW Fukushima solar plant

Hanwha production.

Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation opts for Hanwha Q Cells to supply proposed 52.5 MW solar PV plant located in the Isobe district of Soma City, Fukushima prefecture.


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