Norway’s PV manufacturer REC has begun commercial production of what it claims to be the highest power 72-cell multicrystalline solar panel in the world, with nominal output of 350 Wp.
The Chinese PV manufacturer ended the first quarter of 2017 on an upbeat note.
The 20 MW and 22 MW PV power plants are being built in Turkey’s southwestern province of Izmir.
French energy giant Total and its affiliate U.S. module manufacturer SunPower, in partnership with Japanese egg producer ISE Group have switched on a 27 MWp PV power plant in the city of Nanao on Japan’s Honshu Island.
The Indian independent power producer has commissioned the largest solar PV project in the Indian state of Telangana, where it is looking to grow its solar portfolio to 510 MW over the next few months.
Rays Power Infra Pvt. Ltd. has switched on a 78 MW solar PV project, expanding its market share in the northeastern state of Uttarakhand to 40% and bringing major benefits to local farmers.
IDFC Alternatives is reported to be in talks to buy First Solar’s 200 MW renewable power assets in India.
Increasing demand for solar power in China has prompted analysts to boost their 2017 estimates, forecasting an increase of more than 9% this year, with the annual global market reaching 85 GW.
Canadian Solar is racking up sales in China with another two solar power plants traded for $99.8 million.
Based on reports, an infrastructure fund of Australia-based Macquarie Group has acquired a large solar portfolio from India’s Hindustan Power.