2015-03-31

Shunfeng Meets a 275.6% Revenue Increase after Acquiring Wuxi Suntech in 2014

Shunfeng Photovoltaic Technology Co. (SF-PV) has announced its financial results for the massively changed year 2014. In the year, the total revenue hit RMB 5.75 billion (approximately US$925 million), representing a 275.6% growth compared to 2013’s US$246 m.. more
2015-03-31

First Solar and UQ to Launch a PV System Research Facility in Australia

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland's (UQ) Gatton campus, where the state's largest solar array has been launched. The 3.275 MW Gatton Solar Research Facility comprises more than 37,000 thin-film PV panels f.. more
2015-03-31

Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of GoldLight Solar Power Plant to DIF

Canadian Solar announced the sale of the 10 MW AC GoldLight solar power plant to an affiliate of DIF Infrastructure III (DIF). This solar power plant is valued at over CAD$68 million (US$54 million) and uses approximately 46,800 of Canadian Solar's C.. more
2015-03-31

EnerPlex™ Products Win Four 2015 Red Dot Awards

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into the company's EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced that four of the company’s EnerPlex products won Red .. more
2015-03-31

NEXTracker Ships Trackers to Buenavista Renewables’s 16MW Mexican Project

NEXTracker has shipped 16MW of its single axis trackers to Mexico-focused developer Buenavista Renewables (BVR). Located in Chihuahua state, BVR's “Los Santos” power plant will deliver electricity to a large cable ma.. more
2015-03-31

SPI to Acquire 12.3 MW of Solar PV Projects in Italy and California

Solar Power, Inc.’s (SPI’s) wholly owned subsidiary, SPI China (HK) Limited, has entered into a share purchase agreement with LDK Solar Europe Holding S.A. and LDK Solar USA, Inc. to acquire certain assets including 4.5 MW of solar PV .. more
2015-03-31

JA Solar PV Modules Pass TUV Double Standard Class 6 Salt Mist Corrosion Test

JA Solar announced that its salt mist resistance PV modules passed the Double Standard IEC 61701 Salt Mist Corrosion Test (Severity Level 6) conducted by TUV Nord. JA Solar PV modules are the first in the industry to pass the test and JA will highlight .. more
2015-03-31

Merger between NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries Approved

NextEra Energy, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI), whose subsidiaries include Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. and Maui Electric Company Limited (collectively referred to as Hawaiian Electric), announce.. more
2015-03-30

UK's PV Installations Soar Despite Downtrend in Europe's PV Market

While EPIA announced that European PV market were down 36% in 2014, the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) revealed that UK’s solar PV generation almost doubled in 2014. EPIA said PV installations in Europe declined from 11GW in 20.. more
2015-03-30

Redwood to Build Two Japanese Distribution Centers with Solar Panels Atop

The Redwood Group (Redwood) continued its expansion in the Japanese logistics real estate market with the announcement of the closing and commencement of two new prime developments in greater Osaka, with a combined estimated completion value of .. more