REC launches TwinPeak 2S 72 Series rated up to 350 Wp

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.

Solargiga posts increase in shipment, revenue in Q1 2017

The Chinese PV manufacturer ended the first quarter of 2017 on an upbeat note.

Asunim breaks ground on two Turkish PV projects totaling 42 MW

The 20 MW and 22 MW PV power plants are being built in Turkey’s southwestern province of Izmir.

ISE Group, Total and SunPower switch on 27 MW solar project

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.

India: ReNew Power switches on 143 MW solar farm in Telangana

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.

India: Rays Power Infra commissions 78 MW solar project

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 looking to buy First Solar’s India assets

IDFC Alternatives is reported to be in talks to buy First Solar’s 200 MW renewable power assets in India.

GTM Research: global solar market to see 9% growth in 2017

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 sells two PV power plants to Shenzhen Energy for $99.8 million

Canadian Solar is racking up sales in China with another two solar power plants traded for $99.8 million.

Macquarie reported to have acquired 330 MW of solar PV in India

Based on reports, an infrastructure fund of Australia-based Macquarie Group has acquired a large solar portfolio from India’s Hindustan Power.