Atlantic Green Power Holding Company has announced that the Land Use Board of Upper Pittsgrove Township, Salem County, New Jersey in the U.S. has granted final site plan approval for the development of the first of two tracts of land under evaluation by the Board for a 90-acre solar farm. Construction on the eastern site is expected to begin in the first quarter of next year.
The Georgia Solar Energy Association (Georgia Solar) has called for the U.S. state of Georgia to install 100 megawatts (MWs) of solar power by 2013.
Engineering and construction company M+W Group has won an order to plan and build a large photovoltaics (PV) power park in central Italy. The project is to be delivered as a turnkey plant and will have a maximum output of 14.5 megawatts (MW), according to the company. It is hoped it will be connected to the national grid by the end of this year.
Researchers at Dow Corning and the University of Toledo (UT) have signed a memorandum of understanding to engage in collaborative discussions on photovoltaic (PV) solar research and development efforts to help reduce the cost of solar energy, in order to make it a viable and economically competitive energy option globally.
Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., has secured financing from U.S. Bank and East West Bank to finance an approximately USD$20 million, 2.8 megawatt (MW) solar project. The company says it is the first to be financed through its power purchase agreement (PPA).
Phoenix Solar AG has been commissioned by Canada-based energy company Etrion Corporation as general contractor for the turnkey construction of a 3.5-megawatt (MW) ground-mounted photovoltaic plant in Borgo Piave, Italy. The contract value is approximately 10 million.
??NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, has announced an agreement with Adler Development of Edison, NJ to lease space atop four fully occupied buildings in central New Jersey, the United States for rooftop solar systems. The USD$17 million project will be capable of generating 3.9 megawatts (MW) of energy, according to the company.
Manz Automation AG has signed a know-how licensing and strategic alliance agreement with Würth Solar GmbH & Co. KG. Under the 50 million agreement, Manz gains exclusive rights to the use to Würth Solars Copper indium gallium (di)selenide (CIGS) production technology and exclusive access to their research results regarding CIGS modules on glass substrates.
Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., based in Qidong, Jiangsu Province, China, has said it is to increase its cell capacity by 50 megawatts (MW) through the enhancement of its manufacturing processes, and will convert 160 MW of its existing cell lines to high-efficiency selective emitter technology. Both aims are to be completed in the early first quarter of next year, says the company.
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