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Kyocera teams up with Healthy Planet Partners fund

Kyocera Solar's 110.88 kW roof-mount system for Tomar Electronics in Gilbert, Arizona.

The companies are providing developer and EPC partners with an end-to-end solution, from assistance with origination, technical and financial feasibility analysis to construction and long-term financing.


UK farmers with PV to lose subsidies under new guidelines

Sheep among solar panels, England.

Environment secretary Liz Truss to deny farmers with solar panels installed on their land the right to farm subsidies under the EU's Common Agricultural Policy.


TuNur seeking to provide UK with North African solar power

Desertec: Tunisia satellite photo

While the grand Desertec plan may be dead, the dream of delivering solar power from North Africa to Europe appears alive and well, at least for TuNur, which is looking for investment to export energy to the U.K.


SPI Solar unit signs 100 MW of EPC deals in China

Saihanba National Park, Hebei, China

Xinyu Xinwei New Energy will handle EPC services for 100 MW of solar PV projects in China's Hebei province.


First Solar begins construction of 141 MW PV plant in Chile

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, Isabel Allende, president of the Chilean Senate, and Energy Minister Máximo Pacheco attended the Luz del Norte PV plant's inaugural ceremony on Oct. 17, 2014.

The Luz Del Norte, expected to be the largest PV plant in South America when completed, will make significant contribution to Chile's national energy agenda. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and leading government officials...


8minutenergy signs EPC deal with Gehrlicher for three Calilfornia projects

Lake Isabella, Kern County, California

Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. will build three projects for the independent solar PV developer.


SunEdison in talks over $2bn Chinese poly factory

The flag of China.

US poly and wafer maker could treble its poly production capacity with Chinese fab. Company president says it is considering a similar investment in Saudi Arabia.


The pv magazine weekly news roundup: Oct 10-17

Solarbox installation.

As solar-powered phone booths promise to transform London streets, analysts reveal that PV has arrived at a point where a common technology roadmap is possible, with higher panel power ratings just around the corner.


Creditors vote through LDK restructure

LDK Solar headquarters.

Note holders of the debt-saddled wafer manufacturer waved through restructuring proposals this morning. The plans will now go before courts in Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands.


Austin utility tries to water down solar commitment

Austin, Texas.

Texan power company wants a 65% renewables target, imposed on it by city council, reduced to 50%. Austin Energy calling for new gas-fired power plant rather than 600 MW of new solar.


India raises JNNSM target by 75%

Part of the entourage for Indian PM Narendra Modi's recent visit the White House.

Narendra Modi wants 15.75 GW, rather than 9 GW under the second phase of the national solar mission. Developers are meeting in New Delhi today to discuss the proposals.


Neo Solar Power subsidiary reveals 14 MW UK rooftop solar program

Rooftop solar installation, U.K.

The scheme will be carried out by General Energy Solutions and will be the largest project for a housing community in the U.K.


Orix to pursue 800 MW Japan PV projects despite grid constraints

Megasolar PV plant by Orix.

The Tokyo-based finance and leasing company hopes to install 800 MW of megasolar projects by 2018, and is not cowed by recent reports of grid restrictions for new solar projects.


Solar Energy UK examines adequacy of British grid

Solar Energy UK, day 3, October 16, 2014

Solar Energy UK continued on its third day with the mood at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre upbeat -- not surprising given that the U.K. is on track to become Europe's first and the world's fourth largest market by the...


Munich RE, Ping An insure Suntech performance warranties

Suntech PV modules

The Chinese module manufacturer is offering fortified insurance protection for customer warranties through the Chinese-based insurance company and leading risk carrier Munich RE.


SunEdison secures financing for beachhead in China

Xinjiang, China

The leading U.S. solar group has signed a joint venture deal with China's JIC Capital, which says the country's PV industry requires international know-how to improve.


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