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Purchaser of Wuxi Suntech finances construction of six projects in China. The projects will add up to 130 MW of capacity in Xinjiang Uygur province.
Market research company Mercom Capital says public fundraising rose while VC funding declined in 2013. Large-scale projects flourished worldwide with 9GW added in the final quarter of last year.
In addition to adding a new production line, the PV specialist is looking to expand operations in rooftop markets and power plant solutions around the globe.
High-quality PV modules to be installed in solar company IB Vogt's largest U.K. solar park to date.
"The recently published Chinese company 'cull list' will only have a minimal effect on global photovoltaic markets," says Jessica Jin, solar analyst at IHS.
A new report by Bernreuter Research predicts the spot price for polysilicon will rise due to PV industry demand before dropping at the end of the year.
The Oakland, California-based online solar project marketplace will use the $1 million grant for its international expansion and the development of a key mobile app.