Boosted by the acquistion of Suntech, the Chinese group is looking to expand operations in the U.S. and Asia and has slated $74 million for investment in 100 MW of projects in Japan.
Satisfactory resolution of the company's annual general meeting 2014 culminates in the announcement of a 50 MW solar module delivery order.
Gross proceeds of at least US$500 million are expected from TerraForm Power's IPO. The company has an initial portfolio of 808 MW of solar PV projects in three continents.
The polysilicon producer reported strong revenues of $126.8 million in the second quarter of 2014, boosting profit after a loss-making Q1.
Hot on the heels of its World Cup success, Germany claims another accolade as it is crowned most energy efficient major economy. U.S. lags behind in 13th place.
Deal sees the Japanese technical giant acquire the fifth-largest inverter supplier in the U.S., becoming the only company to feature in the top 10 of the world's two biggest inverter markets.
The financing agreement is seen as key to helping San Carlos Solar Energy deliver a larger portfolio of projects to meet the Philippines' growing needs for daytime power and to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.
Nawaz Sharif's government is considering three more feasibility studies after 24 letters of intent for solar schemes were issued. Sharif's rural electrification program is continuing apace.
The Indian solar industry was broadly positive after India's new government outlined its spending plans. Tax measures to boost manufacturing could hint at a pending imposition of AD duties on imports.
Created by startup Changing Environments, the Soofa is a solar-powered park bench that allows users to charge their mobile devices while resting.
Solar crowdfunder Mosaic has launched a solar loan coupled with operations and maintenance (O&M) for residential PV arrays. The new product is being offered in partnership with microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy.
Solar funding in the period included $432 Million in venture capital and $1.3 billion in third-party funds, according to a new report by Mercom Capital Group.
More than 150 businesses have signed a letter calling for U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron to back solar; letter will be presented to Downing Street today.
This move makes NextEra the latest in a series of companies that have created yieldco ownership vehicles for solar plants and other energy assets.
Russian businesswoman Yelena Baturina's Austrian company may invest more than $27 million in green energy projects, including solar farms in southern Europe.
The newly-constituted CPIA will pursue a 'free and fair trade environment for Chinese PV'. The head of Trina Solar has been elected to lead the organization for five years.
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