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Neoen secures 25-year PPA for 54 MW solar project in Zambia

The French developer has secured a 25-year PPA for Zambia’s largest PV plant. The project, which was selected in an auction held by the World Bank in 2014, will sell power to local utility ZESCO at US$0.0602 per KWh.

First Solar secures financing for 59.5 MW in Japan

Mizuho Bank arranged the ¥27 billion ($240 million) syndicated loan for the array in Ishikawa prefecture.


pv magazine & partners join forces with Hannover Messe

Along with initiative partners Huawei, sonnen, Suntech, S.A.G, innogy and First Solar, pv magazine will be exhibiting as part of the Integrated Energy Plaza at the 2017 Hannover Messe. The Solar Premium exhibition space will herald solar PV’s arrival as a major energy player at the iconic industrial trade show.

First Solar goes all in on Series 6

The company took a significant hit in its Q4 results due to restructuring and impairments, as it shuts down lines and orders tools for the transition to its Series 6 modules.


First Solar signs 63 MW module supply agreement in Australia, also partners with Zorlu Holding

The Australian supply deal sees the U.S. solar company supply 63 MW of thin film modules to the Kidston Solar project, while partnership with Turkish developer Zorlu will bring exposure to 26 selected markets.

First Solar to supply modules for 140 MW project in Australia

The U.S. developer today announced it will supply its advanced thin film PV modules to the 140 MW Sun Metals Solar Farm. The project will supply electricity to the Sun Metals zinc refinery, owned by the Korea Zinc Group.

First Solar teams with Prime Road Group to complete 18 MW of solar in Thailand

The U.S.-headquartered producer of thin film modules collaborated with Thai renewable energy developer Prime Road Group to supply its modules to four separate solar farms in Thailand.

Siva Power Expands Santa Clara Facility

The U.S. thin film manufacturer has expanded its development center in Santa Clara, California, and acquired production equipment from First Solar and Bloo Solar.


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