2014-08-01

SunPower May Expand 750MW of Production Capacity, Says Deutsche Bank

A research note released by Deutsche Bank indicates that SunPower could announce to expand its PV production capacity as much as 750 MW. Yet, in SunPower’s press release of 2Q14 financial results, the company only notes that it will start constructing a 350MW.. more
2014-08-01

“Happy Sunshine” Once Again Lights Up “Hope Program” in China

Hanwha SolarOne partners with China Youth Development Foundation to donate a 30 KWh solar PV system that will provide continuous power support to Xiegou Town Center Primary School in Datong County, Qinghai Province. This is part o.. more
2014-08-01

Direct Energy Acquires Astrum Solar and Enters US Residential Solar Market

Direct Energy announced that it has acquired Astrum Solar for US$54 million. It will also enter into the U.S. residential solar market on the basis of Astrum Solar’s thousands of residential solar systems installed in the Northeast U.S. and California. ".. more
2014-08-01

Yingli Green Energy Partners with AMB Energia Wytwarzanie to develope 30 MW Project in Poland

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," announced on July 31stthat its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Internation.. more
2014-08-01

Phoenix Solar Sigapore and Ikano Join Forces to pump ‘green energy’ into Thai electrical grid

Ikano Pte Ltd, the owner of Singapore’s IKEA stores, and Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd, the Singapore based subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG, an international photovoltaic system integrator that is listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, ha.. more
2014-08-01

Canadian Solar to Hold a Conference Call for Second Quarter 2014 Results

Canadian Solar will hold a conference call to discuss results for the second quarter ended on June 30, 2014 and its business outlook. The conference call is scheduled on Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 p.m., August 13, 2014 in Hong Kon.. more
2014-07-31

Negotiation Needed for Taiwanese PV Industry’s Predicament

Taiwanese PV industry has called emergent meetings to discuss reactions against U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) anti-dumping tariff rates, hoping to reverse the final determination. At a meeting called by Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association (TPVI.. more
2014-07-31

Clenergy Construct a 20-MW PV Power Plant in Mountainous Ledong, China

A 20MW solar power plant in Ledong, China connected to the grid last December. EPC Hubei Electric Engineering Corporation, a subsidiary of Power China, recognized the project was one of the most complicated one in China’s mountai.. more
2014-07-31

REC Solar Expands Hotel Offerings with Bakersfield Hampton Inn Installation

By completing a 102 kW array for The Hampton Inn & Suites Bakersfield North-Airport in Bakersfield, California, REC Solar help the 94-room hotel offset 44% of the electricity costs, saving up to $8,800 per month. The carport-mounte.. more
2014-07-31

Enphase Energy Partners With Technology Credit Corporation on Commercial Solar PV Financing Offering

Enphase Energy and Technology Credit Corporation (TCC), a privately held financial products and services firm, are working together to offer financing packages for installer-integrators and customers in the small to medium commercial solar PV market. TCC has more th.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Demand for Chinese PV Makers Turns Weak as Preliminary Anti-Dumping Tax Rates Exceeded Expectation

The growth potential in North America has always fascinated PV makers, and US’s affirmative preliminary determination on the an.. more

RESEARCH

Effects of US-China Trade War to Emerge Next Year, High Inventory will Delay Price Recovery

PV manufacturers are now on their toes anticipating the preliminary verdict for product dumping announcement by the end of July. Prices .. more




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