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Solar installation, North Carolina.

01/09/14: HelioSage Energy sells 60 MW-AC North Carolina PV portfolio

U.S. utility scale developer has offloaded 12 ground-mount, development-stage solar projects via a round of PPAs with local power agencies.


The 82 MW Marubeni PV installation.

01/09/14: Utility scale projects boosting Japan's domestic solar sector

Figures from the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association show local shipments rose to almost 1.9 GW for first quarter of the financial year.


LDK solar HQ.

01/09/14: Xiaofeng Peng resigns from LDK Solar

Former chairman, founder and director hands in resignation ahead of commencement of restructuring proceedings for the troubled Chinese solar company.


The Californian flag.

31/08/14: Bear Republic inaugurates its solar beer operations

Bear Republic Brewing, a Northern California beer brewery known for its leading approach to sustainable water use has now adopted a rooftop PV system that will zero out its utility use of electricity. “We didn’t do this for...


Commercial rooftop installation.

30/08/14: Australian rooftop PV facing immediate 30% cut

The recommendations of the review into Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) released yesterday looks set to deal a 30% blow to the country’s rooftop solar industry – by its own estimations. The Australian Solar Council says...


29/08/14: A complex market: An interview with Dr. Rodrigo Sauaia of ABSolar on Brazil's PV market

Dr. Rodrigo Sauaia serves as executive director of ABSolar, the Brazilian Solar Industry Association. The following interview was conducted at the Intersolar South America trade show, and addresses the barriers and promise of...


Solar installation, Chile.

29/08/14: pv magazine weekly news round-up: Aug 22-29

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.


SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck.

29/08/14: SolarWorld module shipments reach record levels

Company CEO Frank Asbeck confirms August and July to be best months ever for German company’s shipment volumes.


Commercial installation, Australia.

29/08/14: Australia: Solar costs could rise 50% if RET cut

Householders could be hit with increased system costs if Australia's government winds back the Renewable Energy Target.


Japan flag.

29/08/14: Sonnedix closes financing on inaugural Japanese PV project

The global solar power developer has secured financing for two solar PV plants totaling 4.5 MW in Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture.


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Suntech solar modules.

01/09/14: Shunfeng to buy SAG Solarstrom, announces name change

The Chinese solar group, which is to rebrand as Shunfeng International Clean Energy, will acquire the German company for $85 million.


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01/09/14: Applied Energy Technologies achieves UL 2703 listing for its Rayport-G ECO utility-scale ground mount system

AET enters South American market with 5MW installation of Rayport-G ECO

By: Applied Energy Technologies

01/09/14: Seminole Financial Services closes 29.6 MW project

Seminole Financial Services surpasses half a billion dollars in renewable energy financing with closing of 29.6 MW DC North Carolina solar project.

By: Seminole Financial Services

01/09/14: Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) expands online through new e-learning platform

Since its foundation in 2008, the Renewables Academy (RENAC)’s objective is to make knowledge on renewable energy and energy efficiency available for participants in any location and time zone. Therefore, after having provided...

By: Renewables Academy (RENAC)

01/09/14: Studer Innotec's new MPPT VarioString is nominated for the Solar industry awards 2014

Studer Innotec has been shortlisted for the Solar industry awards 2014 in the category & PV Balance of System.

By: Studer Innotec

01/09/14: Global Solar PV Market Expected to Reach 489.8 GW by 2020

Grand View Research Has Announced The latest Addition Of "Solar PV Market Trends & Forecasts To 2020" Market Research Report To Their Database.

By: Grand View Research

29/08/14: SunShare Community Solar Garden deliver fee electricity to students

SunShare announces program to provide free electricity from its Community Solar Garden to families of students at Academy 360.

By: SunShare

29/08/14: Ingeteam is to showcase its new PV inverters in India

Company to present its new products at the eighth edition of the Renewable Energy India 2014 trade show.

By: Ingeteam

29/08/14: 24 MWp tender launched

Request for Expression of Interest published for EPC and O&M servcices for a 24 MWp PV power plant in Katsina, Nigeria.

By: Pan Africa Solar

28/08/14: Chint Power Systems America partners with Faith Refuge homeless shelter in Wichita Falls, Texas for 180 kW solar PV test array

CPS expands solar inverter field performance testing platform in America

By: Chint Power Systems America

28/08/14: World Panel Zambia, Ltd. celebrates official launch of solar chargers

Fast, durable and portable solar phone charger to empower all regions of COMESA

By: African Press Organization

28/08/14: Sunrun unveils BrightPath, the first end-to-end automated software platform for the residential solar industry

Platform development supported by $1.6 million award from the DOE SunShot Initiative to lower acquisition costs and increase home solar adoption nationwide

By: Sunrun

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