Danish engineering group Ramboll claimed to have become the first foreign company hired to design a Chinese offshore wind farm after grabbing a €4m ($4.5bn) contract for a 400MW project that will be among the country’s largest.
20 May 2016 10:28 GMT
The Indian government said wind turbines installed in the country will need approval by an international certification body, under proposals that form the first major shake-up of standards and requirements for the sector in 20 years.
16 May 2016 11:38 GMT
Canadian Solar beat its own guidance for shipments, revenue and gross margin in the first quarter and raised its full-year revenue guidance, with chief financial officer Michael Potter saying the company is well placed in an industry environment “where the strong get stronger”.
11 May 2016 01:52 GMT
Troubled Chinese PV group Yingli Solar confirmed it probably won’t be able to make about $261m of bond repayments due tomorrow and is still seeking new sources of finance, as it unveiled a net loss of 5.6bn yuan ($865m) for 2015.
11 May 2016 01:02 GMT
JA Solar boosted its module production capacity by 1.5GW with the opening of a state-of the-art factory in its home market of China, underlining its transformation from a specialist cell-maker into one of the biggest names in PV manufacturing.
09 May 2016 02:03 GMT
German R&D centre Fraunhofer ISE and NETRA, the research arm of Indian public utility NTPC, are collaborating on a project to work out steps to tailor concentrating PV (CPV) systems for commercial use in the Indian subcontinent.
04 May 2016 08:47 GMT
REC Silicon says it will fully restart polysilicon production at its facility in Moses Lake, Washington by June, citing its “increasing success” in selling to wafer-making customers outside the Chinese market, which remains blocked by trade barriers.
03 May 2016 05:09 GMT
Finnish power-producer Fortum carried out rigorous financial planning ahead of its early successful bids in Indian PV auctions and is confident of making a profit from its projects, the company’s senior vice-president for solar and wind development told Recharge.
03 May 2016 03:43 GMT
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