Britain's solar strategy will lay ground for a stable future for solar development, according to IHS, which estimates the country installed 922 MW of utility-scale systems in the first quarter of the year.
The solar company names Jose Perez as the man to lead operations in Europe, Africa and Latin America, replacing Pancho Perez.
Massive rise in small-scale solar in Japan and the U.S. helps push renewable energy investment towards strong first quarter.
The project is the latest in a slew of projects boosting business for the Ontario-based company.
Solar accounted for more than 50% of new capacity installed between January and March. The number of new grid-connected plants reached 47 in the period, down from 66 a year ago.
The solar facility is located in Kern County and was commissioned by local utility Southern Company via its subsidiary Southern Power, and Turner Renewable Energy.
The Chinese company says it expects some 50% of the projects selected in the recent rounds of public tenders to use locally made modules powered by cells supplied by Yingli.
The company is seeking to get $200 million in funding as it seeks to take advantage of the generous tax system proffered by the state.
The Little Sun initiative seeks to provide light to the 1.6 billion people worldwide without access to electrical grids, putting particular focus on off-grid populations in Africa.
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