Sharp — which this week posted a ¥108.3bn ($927m) net loss for the first nine months of the current fiscal year, down 5.6% from the preceding year — reportedly favours a a $5.9bn takeover bid by Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn over a similar offer from Innovation Network Corp. of Japan (INCJ).
05 February 2016 01:46 GMT
Samsung Renewable Energy secured finance and finalised the equipment contracts for its 60MW Southgate solar project in Ontario, as it moves into the home stretch of the massive renewables deal it struck with the Canadian province more than five years ago.
04 February 2016 03:38 GMT
After hitting a record $42.4bn in 2015, global issuance of green bonds could blow past the $50bn mark in 2016, as they gain steam in key renewables markets in developing economies like China and India, Moody’s Investors Service says.
02 February 2016 05:20 GMT
Japanese thin-film PV specialist Solar Frontier told Recharge it was “open to considering” merger proposals, as it found itself dragged into an apparent battle for control of compatriot electronics giant Sharp between Innovation Network Corp. of Japan (INCJ) and Foxconn Technology.
01 February 2016 09:44 GMT
Kyocera’s group net profit fell 19.6% to ¥59.5bn ($490.7m) in the nine months to the end of December, as its applied ceramics unit's sales fell 6.1% year on year to ¥177.8bn, largely due to lower demand for its PV modules.
01 February 2016 07:22 GMT
SPI Energy aims to become the “Uber of green energy” by linking retail investors in China with distributed PV projects in need of finance and other clean-energy products, chairman Xiaofeng Peng said in an interview on the day his company listed shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market.
19 January 2016 05:56 GMT
As India announced it had passed 5GW of installed solar capacity and will soon be tendering for 18GW, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) put its weight behind a 750MW ‘ultra-mega’ development in Madhya Pradesh state that it claimed will be the world’s largest single-site solar project.
18 January 2016 08:36 GMT
China’s SPI Energy, the solar developer that has remade itself as a “global green energy Internet company”, will list American depositary shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market next week, as it looks to raise its profile with investors.
15 January 2016 08:51 GMT
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