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
SolarReserve and state-owned Shenhua Group Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding to build 1,000MW of solar thermal projects in China, a move that will give the California-based company a strong foothold in a major global renewables market.
03 May 2016 04:00 GMT
Solar installations in Latin America will grow at an “exceptionally high” annual rate of 28% between 2016-2020, compared to 9% annual growth for the overall global market during that period, according to GTM Research.
02 May 2016 04:48 GMT
German PV inverter maker SMA Solar Technology has signed a €100m ($114.9m) loan agreement with three German banks in order to profit from a current consolidation in the solar sector and gain more room for manoeuvre in the service business.
02 May 2016 10:33 GMT
The skies continue to darken for China’s Yingli Solar, once the world’s largest PV module supplier, as it warned investors Friday of an ongoing risk of bankruptcy, huge losses in 2015, and a worsening commercial environment for module manufacturers.
29 April 2016 02:24 GMT
NextEra Energy, the largest generator of wind and solar power in North America, will develop far more renewables capacity over the next three years than previously expected, thanks to a variety of tailwinds including the extension of key US tax credits and falling equipment costs.
28 April 2016 03:04 GMT
The Argentine government is negotiating with the World Bank over a $1bn credit line to guarantee contracts signed at the country's renewables auction, which is expected to be launched by the end of the second quarter, local press reported.
27 April 2016 01:02 GMT
EDF Renewable Energy’s acquisition of groSolar will allow it to offer a “multi-dimensional” suite of products – including distributed solar and storage – to corporate buyers of renewable power in the US, says chief executive Tristan Grimbert.
27 April 2016 12:34 GMT
After announcing that it had accredited 17 solar equipment suppliers in Brazil, the National Development Bank (BNDES) said another four should also be cleared, which would bring the country's PV module supply capacity to 1GW a year.
25 April 2016 03:51 GMT
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