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China Solar chairman jailed in China

Dali, China

The chairman and two directors of China Solar, including the chairman's son, have been arrested and detained by authorities in Dali since August 26. The trio are being investigated over the alleged false reporting of registered...


Colorado city to add 5 MW via PPA pilot program

The Colorado city of Fort Collins is quadrupling its solar capacity with a new power purchase pilot program that will add 5 MW of PV systems to meet 25% of its renewable energy goal for 2015.


Canadian Solar panels for Canada's largest solar park

A satellite image of Ontario.

Chinese manufacturer Canadian Solar will supply 445,000 modules and EPC services for the Grand Renewable Solar project. The deal will be worth $301 million to the company.


Qatari government launches 200 MW solar initiative

The country's Ministry of Energy to instigate PV push aimed at exploiting Qatar’s immense solar energy potential.


Vivint raises $540 million for residential solar

Since August, Blackstone's residential solar provider Vivint has amassed three-quarters of a billion U.S. dollars from investors for its solar projects.


Germany: Hope for Bosch employees in Thuringia

The Bosch site in Arnstadt, Germany could be converted into an industrial park according to a media report. This means between 1,000 to 1,600 jobs might actually be saved at Bosch. At the moment neither Thuringia's Minister nor...


JinkoSolar signs strategic agreement to develop 120 MW PV plant in Jiangsu Province, China

The plant will be located at the Electromechanical Industrial Park, covering an area of 1.2 million square meters and due to come online within three years.


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