2014-08-27

SolarCity Expects a Capital Expenditure of US$450 Million for Silevo 1GW Fab

SolarCity is expecting capital expenditures of US$400-450 million for building a 1GW integrated PV manufacturing plant based on the technology it has recently acquired with the purchase of Silevo, according to Deutsche Bank analyst, Vishal Shah, after attending a So.. more
2014-08-27

Trina Solar’s Net Income in 2Q14 Decreased 61% from 1Q14

Today, Trina Solar revealed its financial results of the second quarter of 2014. Although its solar module shipments increased 69.1% comparing to the previous quarter, the net income rapidly decreased 61.1% from US$26.5 million to US$10.3 million. Second Quarter 2014 F.. more
2014-08-27

SPI Solar Subsidiary Plans to Develop 10 MW PV Project in China

SPI Solar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. (Xinwei), has received preliminary approval from the local government of LiaoCheng City to develop a PV project totaling approximately 10MW, in Shandong Province, China. The projec.. more
2014-08-27

Leaf Solar Power and LightStream to Bring Financing to US Residential Customers

Leaf Solar Power LLC and LightStream announced a strategic relationship to provide homeowners up to $100,000 in financing for residential solar power projects. The financing program will also offer a 25-year warranty as well as a 30% federal tax credit and additional inc.. more
2014-08-27

Hareon Solar Partners with Nereus Capital to Develop 150MW of Solar Projects in India

Hareon Solar Technology plans to partner with alternative asset manager, Nereus Capital (Nereus) to develop over 150MW of solar power projects in India over the next two years. This partnership follows Hareon’s announcement earlier this month that it will establi.. more
2014-08-27

Suniva Partners With Technology Credit Corporation

Suniva and Technology Credit Corporation (TCC), a privately held financial products and services firm, are partnering to offer Suniva’s integrators and customers a financing solution. "The U.S. solar market continues to experience rapid growth, and in an ef.. more
2014-08-27

REC Group Wins 85 MW of Utility-scale Orders in the US

REC Group has signed solar panel supply agreements totaling 85MW with a major U.S. engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company for utility-scale projects in the United States. The contracts mark the first purchase orders for REC's Peak Energy 72.. more
2014-08-26

India Decides Not to Impose Anti-dumping Tariffs on PV Imports

The Indian government has decided not to impose anti-dumping duties on imported solar PV modules. This may be a concern with the new government’s commitment to developing renewable energy. Although there is not an official announcement, NDTV reported in an articl.. more
2014-08-26

Japan’s Solar Energy Business Reached 2.5 Trillion Yen in 2013

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) called a committee to discuss issues regarding new energy in early August. Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA) announced that the market of Japanese solar busines.. more
2014-08-26

SunPower to Help Verizon’s On-site Green Energy Programs

Verizon announced to invest nearly $40 million to expand the on-site green energy program and will install 10.2 MW of new solar power systems at eight Verizon network facilities in five states. SunPower will design and install all of the solar s.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Change in US Anti-dumping Duty May Boost Capacity Utilization Rates of Taiwan Solar Firms

On August 19, the US Department of Commerce announced it had revised the preliminary anti-dumping duty on solar products produced by M.. more

RESEARCH

Chinese Companies to come up with Solutions after US Announced its Preliminary Determination on CVD & AD Duty

US’s AD tax rates imposed on Chinese PV products were ranged between 26.33%-165.04%. It’s like a wall that blocks Chine.. more




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