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Recom approved by the Turkish government for 200 MW module supply

Recom became one of the few international manufacturers of solar modules to receive the surveillance certificate Gözetim – import license from the Turkish Ministry of Economics.

Finnwind Oy installs Vikram Solar modules at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

The first photovoltaic installation at an airport in Scandinavia has been installed at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The 312 kWp system at the Finnair cargo centre, has been constructed with solar modules from Tier 1 manufacturer Vikram Solar. The system was installed by system integrator Finnwind Oy, one of the most experienced pv- installer companies in Finland & Vikram Solar’s strategic partner in Finland. The PV-system is expected to supply 280,000 kWh of power in average per year.

Leclanché to Develop Battery Storage Solution for Fastned’s Network of Fast Charging Stations

DALLAS and YVERDON LES BAINS, Switzerland, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leclanché SA (SIX: LECN), one of the world’s leading energy storage solution companies, announced today a partnership with Fastned, the Dutch company pioneering the roll-out of fast charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe. Leclanché will develop a battery storage solution for Fastned’s fast charging electric vehicle stations, starting with a pilot at two locations.

SolarMax Technology Doubles Back-Up Power Capacity with Expanded FLEX Energy Storage System™

Sparked by strong demand for the groundbreaking energy storage system the company launched last year, SolarMax Technology has introduced a new model that more than doubles the amount of power homeowners can access when the grid goes down. The 10kWh FLEX™ Energy Storage System, which combines two batteries with an inverter, targets the U.S. residential housing market.

LONGi Solar Chairman Zhong Baoshen at BNEF London Summit: PV will become the main energy source for mankind

LONDON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LONGI Solar, a fully-owned subsidiary of LONGi Group (SH601012), announced that the Company will be the major sponsor of Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) ‘The Future of Energy Summit’ – a premier invitation-only forum at the nexus of energy markets, industry, finance, and policy, which is starting in London today.

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar receives Renewable Energy India Award

PUNE, INDIA–(Marketwired – September 19, 2017) – Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, Executive Director of India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and President & M.D. of Customized Energy Solutions (India) receives the Renewable Energy India (REI) award in the category of Leading Crusader for Energy Storage Solutions at the ongoing Renewable Energy India Expo. Rahul is sixth and youngest individual to receive Jury’s Award at REI. He joins a distinguished group which includes Dr. Pramod Deo, Former Chairperson, CERC (Lifetime Achievement), Piyush Goyal, Former Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy (Transformative Leadership in RE), Dr. Upendra Tripathi, Former Secretary MNRE (RE Crusader of the year), Tulsi Tanti of Suzlon (Industry Man of the year) and Rana Kapoor of Yes Bank (Pioneer in RE Funding).IESA member companies namely Sterling & Wilson, Vikram Solar and CleanMax Solar also won REI awards in different categories.

JinkoSolar Ranked as Top Solar Brand Used in Debt-Financed Projects and Most “Bankable” PV Manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

SHANGHAI, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that, in addition to being ranked as a top solar brand in debt financed projects, it was named the most “bankable” PV manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) among 52 module brands. The rankings are based on BNEF’s global survey to key PV stakeholders on which module brands used in projects are most likely to obtain non-recourse debt financing from commercial banks.

DuPont Photovoltaic Collaboration with Desert Technologies

DuPont announced it has entered into a marketing cooperation agreement with Desert Technologies, a solar panel manufacturer, project developer and EPC contractor based in Saudi Arabia.

FuturaSun has passed the new certification IEC 61215 and 61730:2016 as one of the first PV manufacturer in Europe

FuturaSun photovoltaic modules passed successfully the new certification process at TÜV Rheinland in Germany.

FRV relies on Enertis to control the quality of more than 400,000 solar PV panels to be installed in Jordan

The ‘Mafraq’ project, that consists of two solar facilities of 50 MWac each and started construction at the end of May, is comprised overall of more than 400,000 monocrystalline silicon modules of a Chinese Tier-1 manufacturer.