Commercial & Industrial PV

EPS, Toshiba to finish 3 MW Tasmania microgrid project in Q1

Paris-based Electro Power Systems (EPS) expects to commission the PV-powered project in the first quarter.

BE Clean Energy to install 50 MW in eastern China

Beijing Enterprises Clean Energy (BECE) has signed a development agreement with the authorities in Weishan county, Shandong province, to build the solar project in the city of Jining.

Turkey delays tender of 1 GW solar plant by one month

Turkey’s tender for the flagship solar PV project with 1 GW of capacity has been postponed for one month. The government wants the plant to be built using locally manufactured content only.

The U.S. solar market nearly doubled in 2016 to 14.6 GW

The latest figures from GTM Research and SEIA show that for the first time, solar was the largest source of new generation by capacity.

SolarEdge Q2 2017 financials show record 35% gross margin

Israeli module level power electronics firm posts highest gross margin to date despite slowdown in U.S. residential market, which remains the firm’s chief revenue stream.

Kong Sun surpasses 1 GW in China

The solar investment group’s cumulative installed capacity in the country hit 1.15GW at the end of December, up from 950.3 MW in late June 2016, according to a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange.

JAG to raise $47.6 million with project bonds in Japan

JAG International Energy aims to raise ¥5.4 billion ($47.6 million) to fund the completion of a 17 MW solar project north of Tokyo.

Japanese venture snaps up 10% of ReNew Power for $200 million

Jera — jointly owned by Japanese utilities Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and Chubu Electric Power — will acquire an equity stake in the Indian independent power producer via a subscription to newly issued shares.

Genex Power secures $76.8 million for 50 MW Australian mine PV

The Sydney-based developer has obtained A$100 million ($76.8 million) in funding from Clean Energy Finance Corp. (CEFC) and Societe Generale.

Onyx Solar begins construction on largest solar skylight installation

A new mixed-use building complex being developed by Somerset Development will feature the installation of more than 3,200 solar skylights, which will generate electricity whilst naturally illuminating the complex.