Photovoltaics (PV) News for February 2014

Photovoltaics (PV) News Archive

Centrosolar America, TSMC Solar sign distribution agreement

Deal will make TSMC Solar’s 'CIGS' modules available across North America.

SunEdison closes non-recourse debt financing arrangement with Deutsche Bank

Debt proceeds will finance the construction of a 56 MW portfolio of four utility PV solar projects in the UK.

Trina Solar awarded EPC contract for Fresh Fruit Company stores in Jordan

When complete, the 2 MW rooftop solar power project is expected to produce 3,200 MWh annually.

NREL examines solar policy 'pathways' for States

National Renewable Energy Laboratory report seeks to align solar policy and market success with state demographics.

Locus Energy launches LGate 360 data acquisition system

Next-generation control panel designed specifically for plug-and-play performance data acquisition for commercial and utility-scale solar installations.

Conergy secures its first 830 kilowatt power plant order in Japan Conergy secures its first 830 kilowatt power plant order in Japan

Solar power plant is located in Shinhidaka on Japan’s second largest island, Hokkaido.

SMA Solar Technology, Danfoss A/S form strategic partnership

€302,38 million deal will create one of the world’s largest converter alliances.

Asia-Pacific solar PV module market poised for moderate short-term growth

GlobalData report expects APAC solar photovoltaic module market value will climb from $6.7 billion in 2012 to $8.6 billion by 2015.

Yingli Green Energy announces UK deal

YGE to supply 54 MW of solar modules to seven projects in the United Kingdom.

Grupo Clavijo begins work on new 55 MW photovoltaic facility in Israel

SP 1000 model single-axis trackers selected for solar park project.

SunPower partners with Meritage Homes on supply deal

Agreement formed to offer solar power systems to homeowners across the US.

REC, Fraunhofer ISE team up on solar cell project

Collaboration keys on development of high-efficiency solar cells based on n-type monocrystalline wafers.

El Paso Electric Company and Newman Solar LLC, sign agreement on a 10MW solar energy facility

New solar power station to be built in Northeast El Paso, Texas

ReneSola to provide solar modules for UK solar park

Modules will power a ground-mounted project on 63.5 acres of land in Wiltshire, England.

Saft batteries for Tri-Technic energy storage installation at California military base

French battery manufacturer Saft has been awarded a contract by electrical construction company Tri-Technic in the US, for the delivery of two Intensium® Max 20M battery containers to power the grid energy storage system at Fort Hunter Liggett in California.

First Solar recognizes top suppliers for 2013

Annual Achievement Awards honour First Solar partners for providing enduring value in support of the company's manufacturing and EPC project activities.

Trina Solar announces acquisition of majority stake in Hubei Hongyuan

Move expands Trina Solar's PV cell manufacturing capacity

Mainstream Renewable Power announces slew of international utility-scale deals Mainstream Renewable Power announces slew of international utility-scale deals

Eight wind and solar projects, spread across four continents, will have a combined capacity exceeding 1,000MW when complete.

AGR, Hanwha Q CELLS team up on 24.3 MW solar installation

Ground-mounted plant to generate an estimated 22,445 MWh of clean energy per year.

Global demand for Polysilicon to surge 25 per cent in 2014

According to NPD Solarbuzz, growth is being driven by the rapid increase in end-market solar photovoltaic module shipments.

Dulas to offer financing for renewable energy projects in England, Wales

New loans aim to help commercial businesses purchase and install solar photovoltaic equipment.

Smarter Grid Solutions wins Con Edison / NYSERDA contract

Project entails development of microgrid applications for the New York metro area

Solectria Renewables wins US Military Contract

Inverters to power 1.43MW installation in Colorado

Asia’s largest airport solar power plant goes on-stream Asia’s largest airport solar power plant goes on-stream

SF Solar Power completes 11.6MW Kansai International Airport Megasolar Power Plant.

SunPower, Bank of America Merrill Lynch announce financing programme

$220 million committed for residential solar lease projects.

Sputnik Engineering (SolarMax) expands operations in Chile

SolarMax expects PV projects will approach a total capacity of nearly 1MW by the end of the first quarter.