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India: Telangana gets lowest bid

Another low bid of INR5.17 (US$0.08) per kWh has been quoted by SkyPower in the Telangana solar tender. The financial bids for some 2,000MW opened yesterday in the southern Indian state.


Yingli to construct 50 MW solar plant in China's Shanxi Province

Yingli solar park.

Chinese solar company chosen as EPC developer for solar power plant to be located in Datong City, to form part of China's National Advanced PV Technology Demonstration Center.


UK: Solar subsidy withdrawal rumors gather pace

Amber Rudd of DECC.

Following last month's slashing of subsidies for onshore wind, industry insiders fear solar PV could be next in line as the Conservative government eyes a big reset of green subsidies.


KKR secures 80% stake in Spain's Gestamp Solar

Gestamp Solar PV installation.

The global investor to acquire 80% of Gestamp Solar from parent company Gestamp Renewables.


Industry react: SunEdison shopping spree spells good news for entire solar sector

Rooftop PV installation, U.S.

$2.2 billion acquisition of Vivint Solar raises stakes for U.S. residential solar sector, with industry analysts and players confident the move will prove widely beneficial.


Hanwha Q Cells, ReNew Power enter JV for 148.1 MW India solar project

Telangana Kachiguda railway station.

Development planned for Telangana region and marks Hanwha Q Cells' first investment in large-scale solar projects in India's growing market.


Manz receives $54.2 million in follow-up orders

Follow-up orders amounting to EUR 50 million ($54.2 million) for equipment to produce lithium-ion batteries has German company Manz AG feeling optimistic about the future.


Hanergy cancels deals agreed with itself

Hanergy BIPV.

Complex Chinese company issues a typically opaque stock market update. Supply deal to supply itself with its own panels has been torn up.


DEWA closes second round financing on 200 MW Dubai solar plant

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park is named after the emir of Dubai.

Funding for phase II of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park now finalized, with Dubai Water and Electricity Authority planning commercial operation date of April 2017.


Chinese-Indian deal targets 2 GW of projects

A Zhenfa New Energy project, in Qinghai, China.

Indian manufacturer Rolta Power and Chinese counterpart Zhenfa want two per cent of India's 100 GW, five-year market. The two companies have reportedly signed an MoU.


350 MW co-generation plant to drive down cost of poly

Polysilicon.

Power and steam from new plant will be used in manufacture of polysilicon. GCL Poly says today's opening will drive down price further.


SunEdison, TerraForm Power pay $2.2bn for Vivint Solar

Vivint Solar HQ

Definitive merger agreement with SunEdison yieldco vehicle TerraForm Power will see the company acquire Vivint Solar's 523 MW U.S. residential PV portfolio.


Shareholder lawsuit launched against Yingli

Yingli manufacturing.

Troubled manufacturer is accused of misleading potential investors. Chinese giant was unable to borrow from lenders, say claimants.


Location of Renesola's Japanese projects revealed

Renesola.

Chinese manufacturer reveals few details about 22.5 MW contract wins. Renesola also refused to reveal its Japanese solar ambitions.


New low price for Indian solar

Madhya Pradesh.

Canadian company agrees $0.08 price for Madhya Pradesh plants. The deal puts pressure on Indian subsidy regime.


Demo house offers glimpse into Shunfeng's plans

Solar glass.

Taiwanese show booth's energy saving measures would reduce consumption by 75% for two-storey building in China. Shunfeng has promised similar city-wide solutions.


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