PV Cycle has said it collected more than 280,000 solar panels at the end of their lifecycle in France last year, including 200 tons from the nation’s overseas territories.
Ukrainian energy market reforms are continuing and amid uncertainty about future auction mechanisms and prices, attendees at the SEF Kyiv sustainable energy forum again called out the government for dragging its heels on the legislation. However, there was also evident optimism at the show.
The German solar panel manufacturer – now based in France – says it is in the final phase of constructing a module factory to increase its European production capacity after a plethora of similar announcements across the continent.
The French manufacturer and EPC company says it is building a 4.5 MW solar farm in the country as part of a commitment to Cypriot PV in 2019.
The solar event in Lyon illustrated how expectations of French solar remain big despite lower-than-expected development and issues related to regulations and carbon footprint requirements. The large participation of international and Chinese players seeking business among installers and distributors is a signal things may improve in the short term, and larger volumes may be deployed in the coming years.
The PV module manufacturer started negotiations with Jabil, after the U.S. introduced duties on solar imports. Recom plans to restart manufacturing activities with Jabil’s 700 MW production equipment in the first quarter of 2019. Where exactly this will take place, however, has not been disclosed yet.
The German-headquartered solar manufacturer, which acquired the manufacturing facility from insolvent French module maker Sillia in June, said the factory has already orders totaling 20 MW.
The German-headquartered solar manufacturer has acquired the Brittany-based solar firm for an undisclosed fee, but added that it will seek to boost production capacity at the Lannion site to 150 MW by the end of the year.
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