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Yingli, Jinko poised to hit third-quarter shipment records

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The Chinese PV industry rebound continues as Yingli approaches 3 GW annualized shipments and Jinko decreases blended costs to $0.50 per watt. In a new report, NPD Solarbuzz says the recovery has taken a major step forward.

Suntech to challenge Chapter 7 filing for involuntary bankruptcy

The troubled solar company has until November 6 to respond to the petition filed against it calling for involuntary bankruptcy.

Conergy wins 22 MW order in the Philippines

The German solar giants will install their solar panels for local investor San Carlos Solar Energy Inc. in what is their first foray into this emerging Southeast Asia market.

Hanergy, Saferay establish global headquarters in Singapore

Singapore Civic District

Singapore continues to shine: the arrival of the two leading global PV players further solidifies the island nation's standing as the Asian Pacific solar hub.

French government pledges EUR 18.5 million for solar research institute

The cutting-edge establishment -- Institut Photovoltaique d'Ile-de-France (IPVF) -- will be part-funded by the country's state-backed French National Research Agency (ANR) to promote solar R&D.

Saudi Arabia's solar plans could be realized with PV price falls

The oil-rich Kingdom's ambitious solar projects will benefit enormously from falling PV module prices -- providing the nation plays its cards right, says IHS.

Suntech receives $150 million letter of intent

Suntech production

A rescue of Suntech appears to be at hand. Investment group Wuxi Guolian may combine its related businesses with Suntech, possibly as joint ventures, if a deal is signed.

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