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Neo Solar Power buys 30% stake in Phanes Group

The Taiwanese PV cell maker has expanded its downstream activities by buying a stake in Emirati/Swiss project developer Phanes Group.

Solar a solution in sub-Saharan Africa, says UK minister

Grant Shapps.

British International Development Minister Grant Shapps says cheaper solar panels can deliver a solar revolution to Africa, reaffirms U.K.'s commitment to aid the development of the fledgling solar market.

NEXTracker completes 110 MW shipment to SunEdison Chile solar farm

Nextracker installation.

Supply of Self-Powered Trackers to the 110 MW Quilapilun power plant in Chile now complete; SunEdison developing the project, which is set to become the company's largest in South America.

Arkansas approves power contract for 81 MW solar PV project

The Stuttgart Solar project will be the first large-scale solar plant to be built in the state. The project is planned to be completed no later than mid-2019.

Conergy moves into asset ownership

Along with appointing a new team to lead the Americas, Conergy has announced that it will move downstream to become an independent power producer, starting in North Carolina.

Germany: IBC completes three solar parks in three months

Walberle mountain range.

Developer builds three turnkey solar power plants for Main-Spessart-Solar GmbH with a combined output of 10 MWp. All three connected to the grid within just three months, to be operated as community projects.

Japan: Thai utility eyes 100 MW plant, Mitsubishi UFJ to invest in Fukushima project

Japan Fukuoka.

Thailand-based power producer Ratchaburi Electricity forms JV for investment in 100 MW Japan solar plant; Four lenders partner to provide loan for 53 MW solar farm in Fukushima.

AES announces $100m solar securitization

AES solar installation, California.

The deal marks the sixth solar securitization in the U.S., following four from SolarCity and one from Sunrun. Notes to be secured via revenue from 1,548 solar installations across the U.S.

BayWa r.e. sells 15 MW UK solar farm

Glenham Solar farm, England.

German clean energy developer offloads Pingewood Solar Farm to Swiss-based Susi Partners for undisclosed amount. Company aiming to sell a further three U.K. solar farms this year.

China and the United States announce climate and energy deal

The collaboration includes domestic announcements for China, including grid priority for "low-carbon" electricity and the launch of a national emissions trading system.

Imergy to supply storage to China telcom market

Imergy storage.

U.S. storage specialists sign two-year agreement with China's Juno Capital Group to jointly deliver battery solutions to off- and weak-grid areas of the Chinese telecommunications market.

Fronius launches Connecting Energy scheme

Connected solar system.

Austrian solar inverter specialist rolls out new platform designed to increase levels of self-consumption among its customers via efficient energy management and intelligent power distribution.

China Sunergy publishes belated Q1 results

CSun factory workers in Turkey.

China Sunergy, known widely as CSun, has published Q1 2015 results, showing continued and deepening losses. Earlier this month Csun reported that it is in breach of Nasdaq listing rules, with its market value of shares falling...

GCL partners with Adani for solar PV operations in India

Solar installation, India.

Collaboration between Chinese energy group and Adani Enterprises to include the creation of a complete PV industry chain in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Greece's new government: new energy policy?

Conergy PV installation, Greece.

With Greece forming a new government, will the country at last engage with the serious reforms it needs to keep it afloat? And will the energy sector embrace groundbreaking technological change?

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Walmart, Fortune 500 companies take 100% renewable energy pledge

Timing of these goals varies, and this brings the total to 36 companies that have taken the RE100 pledge.

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