ReneSola’s Chinese projects generate 29 GWh in Q3

ReneSola has reported that its distributed-generation PV projects throughout China generated roughly 29 GWh of electricity in the third quarter of this year.

Canadian Solar to sell 117 MW in Australia

Canadian Solar has signed contracts to sell 117 MW of solar capacity at three sites in Australia to the U.K.-based Foresight Solar Fund. It did not reveal the financial terms of the deal.

Kong Sun’s PV generation spikes 82.6% in Jan-Sept period

Kong Sun Holdings has revealed that its solar projects throughout China generated roughly 1162.2 GWh in the nine months to the end of September 2017, up 82.57% year on year, as it expanded its operational PV portfolio by more than 500 MW.

Panda Green to buy 50 MW for $30 million in China

Panda Green Energy has revealed plans to pay CNY 196 million ($29.75 million) to acquire Inner Mongolia Guorun Chayouqianqi Electricity, which owns an operational 50 MW solar plant in northern China.

SoftBank unit starts building 22 MW in Japan

SB Energy has started building a 22.4 MW solar array in Miyazaki prefecture, southern Japan.

Scatec Solar closes financing on 197 MW in Malaysia

Norway’s Scatec Solar has wrapped up financing for three solar arrays it is developing in Peninsular Malaysia, by issuing a 1,000 million ringgit ($237 million) green Islamic bond. Construction has already started on the projects, which will be finished in the next few months.

CEFC to provide $77 million for 88 MW in Australia

The Clean Energy Finance Corp. (CEFC) has revealed plans to provide A$98 million ($77.05 million) in debt finance to back the development of the biggest biggest solar project in the Australian state of Victoria.

Equis chooses Bouygues, Toho for 41 MW in Japan

Equis Energy has selected a unit of France’s Bouygues Construction and Tokyo-based Toho Electrical to provide EPC services for a 41 MW solar project it is developing in Japan.

JinkoSolar claims new 22.04% efficiency record

Chinese PV group JinkoSolar has reached a conversion efficiency of 22.04% with its practical-sized (245.83 cm2) P-type multi-crystalline silicon solar cells, which it claims is a new world record.

ReneSola posts Q2 results, outlines restructuring plan

ReneSola has recorded a net loss of $31.5 million for the second quarter of 2017, from a loss of $23.2 million in the first three months of the year.