Japan has also agreed to provide $15 million to help Caribbean nations deal with the impact of climate change at the Japan-Caricom summit this week.
U.S. consulting firm, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has said it expects growth of photovoltaics (PV) systems in Germany to drop to 5,000 megawatts in 2011, due to continuing decreases in solar incentives.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. has reached three gigawatts (GWs) of annualized production capacity at its wafer plants in China.
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Work is underway on a 2.5 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) plant in Piedmont, Italy.
U.S.-based SunPower Corp. has completed the sale of its 44 megawatt (MW) Montalto di Castro solar park, located in the Lazio region of Italy for an undisclosed amount.
China is standing by its wind and solar power subsidies against a US complaint to the World Trade Organization that the support outlined by China is unfair and distorts the market.
Intel's spinoff company SpectraWatt is apparently on the brink of shutting down according to reports. The crystalline-silicon cell manufacturer will be laying off more than 100 employees in March next year.
AU Optronics (AUO) is ready to expand into the British market after its EcoDuo PM 220 solar module received the UK Microgeneration Scheme (MCS) certificate.
California-based Sustainable Energy Capital Partners (SECP) and with South Korean power producer Posco Power have announced they will develop and build a 300-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant in Boulder City, Nevada, the U.S.
Japanese electronics company Kyocera has announced it is hoping to reach one gigawatt (GW) of solar module production capacity by March 31, 2013.
National Grid has completed three new Massachusetts solar facilities in Revere, Haverhill and Everett. This, says the company, makes it the largest owner of solar generation in New England, the U.S.
SunEnergy Europe GmbH has completed its 1.1 megawatt (MW) Luneburg solar park, located in Germany, in just three weeks. According to the company, it will be connected to the grid imminently.
The Wattner Group of Cologne, Germany, has purchased a 12 megawatt (MW) solar park in Sietzsch, near Leipzig airport for €30 million.
SunEdison LLC has secured a three-year, USD$50 million construction revolver* with Rabobank International.
REC has entered into a two year multicrystalline wafer sales contract with an unnamed Asian cell and module producer. In other news, the company has agreed to terminate a previous wafer contract with an unidentified party.
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