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German government launches €16 million organic PV R&D project

An organic solar PV cell.

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will sponsor the Merck-led project into achieving further breakthroughs in the development of organic photovoltaics (OPV).

Suntech transfers Japanese unit shares to Wuxi Suntech

Suntech HQ in Wuxi

Following creditor approval of Shungfeng's $493 million takeover of Wuxi Suntech, parent group Suntech Power is sprucing up the insolvent unit with additional assets from Japan and Singapore.

Canadian Solar posts positive third quarter results across the board

Canadian Solar CEO Shawn Qu

The solar manufacturer shipped 478 MW in Q3, generating $490.9 million in net revenue: an increase of 41.1% on Q2.

New hopes for Russian RES developers emerge at REF-2013 meeting in Moscow


The 2nd International Sustainable Energy Forum (REF-2013), one of the major events in the field of renewable energy, energy efficiency and smart grid in Russia and the CIS, is taking place in Moscow Nov. 12-13.

Abu Dhabi power chiefs to propose 500 MW solar rooftop scheme

Abu Dhabi desert.

Aiming for 7% renewable energy generation by 2020, the Emirate's electricity regulator will submit its solar plans to the Executive Council in early 2014.

Intersolar India: 4 GW park first step towards achieving 18 GW in a decade

Intersolar India

UPDATE: India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy hopes to build five "ultra-mega renewable parks," which could generate up to 18 GW in the next 10 years.

Turkey sets date for new solar PV applications


The country's energy watchdog has announced that it will begin accepting new solar PV license applications in April 2015.

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