China

GCL-SI signs Mexican distribution deal with DMSolar

GCL System Integration (GCL-SI) did not disclose the financial terms of the master distribution agreement, under which Guadalajara-based DMSolar will offer the Chinese PV maker’s components, as well as its GCL-P6/60 and GCL-P6/72 panels.

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.

Yingli again faces prospect of NYSE delisting

The Chinese PV module supplier has 90 days to regain compliance with the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange, according to a letter it received last week from the market regulator.

DSM acquires Chinese backsheet manufacturer Sunshine technology

The Dutch science company has announced plans to expand its product portfolio for solar, with the acquisition of China based Sunshine technology (Suzhou SunShine New Materials Technology Co. Ltd.), a manufacturer of PV backsheets.

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.

Daqo New Energy cranks new 18,000 MT polysilicon facility into gear

The company’s Phase 3A facility in China’s Xinjiang is now up and running, and should reach full production capacity of 18,000 metric tons of polysilicon the first quarter of the year.

Polysilicon import surge suggests Chinese H1 solar boom, says Bernreuter Research

Sharp uptick in polysilicon imports into China between October and November last year point to repeat of 2016’s first-half solar surge, suggests analysis by Bernreuter Research.

Canadian Solar sells three PV power plants to Fengate for US$ 195 million

The solar farms, located in Sault Ste., have a combined capacity of 59.8 MW. Canadian Solar will continue to operate the PV plants on behalf of Fengate.

China’s 200% DG solar growth rooted in agriculture sector, finds AECEA

Detailed examination of the National Energy Administration’s official solar PV statistics for China reveals a 200% year-on-year growth in distributed solar. Sector grew by 4.23 GW in 2016.

ReneSola moves on 32 MW rooftop solar projects in China

The Chinese vertically integrated solar power company will supply modules and provide EPC services for the distributed solar PV projects in China’s Shandong, Anhui and Zhejiang provinces.