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In an effort to shore up local PV manufacturing, Brazil's development bank has set local content requirements for solar projects which it will finance in Brazil's first national solar-only auction.
U.K.'s Department of Energy and Climate Change public opinion tracker finds support for solar stands at 82% while backing for fracking wanes.
The Canadian-Chinese module maker and developer grew its revenues and margins during the second quarter, with record PV module shipments of 646 MW. Canadian Solar also has a strong project pipeline going forward.
Originally part of the now defunct German group Wirsol, the British unit was acquired by Conergy in January. Robert Goss will now head both Conergy subsidiaries in the U.K.
The ambitious $813 million, five-year project in the city of Lishui will include both distributed and ground-mounted installations. The company aims to build up to 100 MW of capacity a year.
The companies have extended their existing inverter supply agreement aimed at the U.S. residential solar rooftop segment.
The Spanish group continued its global diversification in the first half of 2014, achieving 39% of its revenue from North America and 25% from South America.