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Vector Cuatro acquires 83 MW in UK

Vector Cuatro solar PV assets

The newly acquired assets in Britain add to Vector Cuatro's growing portfolio of solar PV plants under management in three continents and already exceeding a total of 980 MW.

JAG Energy to build 13 MW solar plant in Japan

Tokyo, Japan

The facility, which will be equipped with Toshiba panels, will supply Tokyo Electric Power Co.

Uruguay receives 11 bids for PV projects totaling 27 MW

Uruguay salto

The State-owned UTE is fielding offers from a request for proposal to install solar parks of up to 1 and 5 MW. The auction follows the country's recent program to add 200 MW of solar to its energy mix.

LDK Solar arranges second 30-day payment extension

The debt-saddled manufacturer has negotiated another 30-day period in which it will pay no interest on its loans as the company explores financing options.

Solar Frontier delivers 86 MW to Chiyoda for multiple Japan projects

The solar manufacturer has supplied its CIS solar panels for 18 separate installations across Japan, with Chiyoda Corporation performing EPC services.

US public land solar auction fails to attract bidders

Inaugural federal auction held by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), arranged in response to growing private sector interest in solar development, receives no bids.

EU-China talks dwell on subsidies

Karel de Gucht.

The latest round of high level trade talks between the EU and China touched upon the tricky subject of subsidies and state-owned enterprises. Trade commissioner Karel de Gucht was involved in the fourth HED talks, in Brussels.

Indian state Madhya Pradesh targets 1.4 GW of solar power by 2015

With 202 MW currently installed, the state has set a target of 1,200 MW of solar power generation capacity by June 2015.

GCL Poly profits up to $47 million

A GCL Poly manufacturing facility.

The solar developer's third-quarter update paints a healthy pciture. Staffing costs at GCL Poly have almost halved this year.

Yingli Green Energy pledge 59 MW of PV modules for China's Three Gorges New Energy

The panels, for three ground mounted projects in Gansu, Hebei and Baoding, will be delivered before the end of 2013.

Suntech acquisition could cost almost $1 billion

Wuxi Suntech's headquarters.

Sources close to Shunfeng's planned acquisition of Wuxi Suntech speculate it could cost CNY5 billion-6 billion. Shunfeng has suspended trading in its shares pending an announcement on the deal.

Two Centrosolar Group AG subsidiaries leave protective shield, file for preliminary insolvency

The latest financing concept for the stricken PV supplier sees Centrosolar AG and Centrosolar Sonnenstromfabrik GmbH lose creditor protection as the group attempts to stay afloat.

SPI: US utilities increasingly embracing PV

SPI Chicago 2014

The atmosphere at this year's Solar Power International (SPI) remained markedly sunny on its fourth and final day in Chicago: The U.S. solar market is booming and growth prospects are unanimously seen as very positive. A new...

Cameron criticised for green regs roll-back pledge

David Cameron.

The UK Prime Minister has come under fire after promising to roll-back 'green regulations' to lower household energy bills. The STA says the level of political debate over renewables in the UK is 'frustrating.'

Chicago Solar Express project simplifies rooftop PV for city residents and businesses

Project designed to cut rooftop PV installation times from 30 days to one, reduce costs by 25% and streamline permit and zoning process.

New joint venture OurSun Solar Power Ltd. launched to promote solar power in Pakistan

Collaboration between the meeco Group and a consortium of industry partners hope to kick-start Pakistan's solar industry, with 1.7 MW of projects already secured.

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