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Hanwha Q CELLS completes first US solar farm on a Superfund site

Hanwha Q CELLS Superfund site, Indiana, United States

Hanwha Q CELLS CEO Charles Kim says in completing the non-subsidized project, the company "has broken a barrier that has frustrated solar project developers for more than 20 years."


Israeli and Nigerian firms team up on off-grid project

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Nova-Lumos and MTN Nigeria deal are to provide rural customers with access to solar energy on demand. Customers will use mobile phones to access power.


US Democrats call for better government investment in renewables

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Former President and Congressman posit that investing in solar and renewables is environmentally sound and economically expedient.


German cabinet approves renewable energy law reform

Berlin, Germany

Proposed changes to the country's renewable energy law include a 50 percent surcharge on PV self-consumption and a reduction in industry exemptions.


India's PROINSO signs deal with China's JinkoSolar

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The India- and China- based companies have signed a deal for an undisclosed amount that will see the Chinese company have its products distributed around India.


Russian solar sector heats up

Russian Republic of Buryatia

Moscow-based conglomerate Renova Group is leading the way in Russia's solar development. The company's subsidiaries are partnering with local and foreign players on PV projects throughout the country.


SmartFlex aims to revolutionise custom-made PV elements

Europe

A European project called SmartFlex aims to develop what it calls "a prototype production line capable of manufacturing photovoltaic modules in accordance with architects' individual requirements."


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