2017-02-22

Yingli to Supply Over 50 MW of Solar Panels for 2 Solar Power Plants Hayato and S-13 in Japan

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. ("Yingli" or "Yingli Solar") (NYSE: YGE) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Spain, S.L.U ("Yingli Spain") has signed a 50.6 M.. more
2017-02-22

SunPower Uses N-Type IBC Technology to Boost Cell Efficiency to 25%

SunPower announced the financial results of 4Q16 and the latest technological development results. Fab 4 built by SunPower in Philippines successfully raised solar cell conversion efficiency to 25% through IBC cell technology, rea.. more
2017-02-22

Mizuho Bank Arranges Syndicated Loan for First Solar’s 59MW Solar Power Plant

First Solar announced that it has obtained non-recourse project debt financing of approximately 27 billion yen (US$240 million) in a syndicated loan arranged by Mizuho Bank Ltd. for a utility-scale solar project in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan... more
2017-02-22

JinkoSolar Completes Repurchase of Convertible Senior Notes

JinkoSolar, a global PV product provider, announced that it has completed the repurchase of certain 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Notes") at the option of holders of the Notes. An aggregate principal amount of US$61,074,000 of the Notes was.. more
2017-02-21

SunPower Supplies 4.6MW of Helix Solar Systems for Schools

This spring, Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) and SunPower Corp. will begin construction of SunPower® Helix™ solar systems at 24 school sites in the El Cajon region of San Diego County. The solar installation.. more
2017-02-21

Phoenix Solar Pumps Solar Energy Into IKEA Singapore Store

Singapore’s Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd has been awarded a contract by IKEA Southeast Asia to design and build a 1 MWp solar system on the roof of IKEA Tampines. The system is expected to generate 1.3 million kilowatt hours per year.. more
2017-02-21

FPL to Add 600MW of Solar in Florida

Florida Power & Light Company, the largest generator of solar energy in Florida, announced the expansion of its near-term plans for new universal solar generation. FPL now plans to build new universal solar power plants at eight locations .. more
2017-02-21

Solar Lighting Company SolarOne Solutions Acquires Market Rival

SolarOne Solutions, based in USA, a global provider of professional solar area lighting solutions, announces its acquisition of Inovus Solar, Inc, a solar lighting company with complementary products, markets and technologies. With this transaction, SolarOne Solutio.. more
2017-02-20

Taiwan Has a 2MW Landfill PV Power Plant in Taipei, and a 3.87MW Rooftop PV System in Tainan

Taiwan’s new administration emphasizes strongly on solar power resource, driving the nation to think more positive toward this industry. Led by local governments, solar systems are gradually installed around the island, especially a landfill solar power plant in Taipei a.. more
2017-02-20

Integrating Solar PV with AI, Kyocera Launches New Home Energy Management System

After AlphaGo won the World Go Championship and artificial intelligence (AI) becomes the hottest topic, what will happen if these technologies integrate with solar power? Kyocera recently launched the whole new home energy manageme.. more