Datong Panda PV, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of United Photovoltaics, has selected two EPC providers to work on a panda-shaped PV array in northern China’s Shanxi province.
Leading Chinese PV manufacturer JinkoSolar has continued to grow shipments in Q4 2016, with full-year (FY) module sales increasing close to 50% YoY. Downward price pressure continues to bite, with revenues falling 8.3% compared to Q3, and almost 14% year-on-year.
Monocrystalline giant, the Longi Group, will now use the brand for its cell and module business, formerly Lerri Solar. The unified brand will be showcased at the PV Expo in Tokyo, which kicks off on Wednesday.
The liquefied natural gas distributor and its partner plan to start jointly developing an initial 60 MW of capacity “as soon as possible,” according to an online statement.
Landsat 8 satellite images taken in January capture the four million solar panels installed at the site in Qinghai province, covering an area almost the size of Macau.
The recently doubled capacity for solar parks in India from 20 GW to 40 GW has been welcomed by Mercom Capital Group, which says that government should not be too rigid with individual targets if there is demand for more.
The Tier 1 solar company ups its projected module and cell shipments projection above guidance figures to 5.1 GW to 5.2 GW, with revenue for the year expected to be around $2.2 billion.