Financing partner De Lage Landen has agreed to a further investment in the fund, which SunEdison hopes will create new markets by attracting more customers.
A report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory discovered that non-hardware costs account for up to 64% of the total cost of residential rooftop solar systems.
SolarCity's innovative bond offering, SunEdison's consideration of spinning off key assets into yieldcos and SunPower's geographically diversified portfolio are piquing the interest of market watchers.
The asset management company will team up with engineering firm Progressum to deliver 21 PV plants in central-southern England in a deal worth an estimated $490 million.
Property magnate Cheng Kin-ming will fund Shunfeng Photovoltaic's acquisition of Wuxi Suntech in return for convertible bonds that could give him a 68% holding in the enlarged company.
Mascotte's prediction of an impending half-year loss last week must have been an easy call. The company has written off Sun Materials' Yi-Lan plant at a cost of HK$845 million.
As expected, the EU has effectively announced the summer trade deal will be used as a panacea for its subsidy and dumping investigations. EU manufacturers are sure to be disappointed by the announcement.
PV and other renewables lobbyists have called on UK chancellor George Osborne to dismiss the political uncertainty surrounding the industry. But Osborne has a track record in promoting his favored "dash for gas."
Chinese module manufacturer Astroenergy will acquire Conergy's Frankfurt module business. The identity of the buyer for the Rangsdorf-based Mounting Systems business has not been revealed.
Former solar giant China Solar has been forced to delay its six-month figures as an investigation into two of its Chinese subsidiaries continues. Three directors were arrested over the alleged false reporting on registered...
Canadian Solar's apparent victory in its legal dispute with LDK Solar has been overturned by the court that awarded it. The dispute relates to wafer supply contracts which LDK says Canadian Solar broke.
The Chinese capital introduced an emissions trading scheme on Thursday and plans are afoot for the world's second biggest scheme, in Guangdong province. GCL-Poly has yet to assess the impact on its operations.
VW-owned SEAT has completed the installation of 53,000 solar panels on a rooftop array at its Martorell factory in Spain.
The manufacturer of silicon-based products will buy the stake, which comprises two solar polysilicon ventures, for $240 million.
The Hong Kong-based solar power investment company plans to develop 400 MW PV power generation projects in China over the next three years.
The Shanghai-based group said shipments exceeded forecasts due to an improved macro environment and increased business across key territories, particularly in the United States, where shipments tripled sequentially.
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