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
Developers put forward more than 2GW of potential renewables capacity in Maine this week as part of a bidding process underway in New England, including more than 750MW of wind from SunEdison and more than 650MW of wind, solar and battery storage from NextEra.
02 February 2016 11:00 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
Led by the utility-scale market, US solar installations will surge 60% this year to reach a record 15GW, with further growth expected in years ahead thanks to the five-year extension of the solar investment tax credit (ITC), according to IHS.
02 February 2016 03:18 GMT
Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of US utility giant Southern Company, indicated it will continue its steady if unspectacular push into renewables, asking state regulators to sign off on another 525MW of renewables investments over the coming years.
01 February 2016 03:43 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
The largest US industry group has called on elected officials to advance policies in 2016 that support an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy for the nation that include measures to enhance deployment of solar, wind and other renewables.
29 January 2016 05:37 GMT
UK developer Solarcentury has developed, constructed and sold the Calvörde 4.7MW solar farm in Germany's Sachsen-Anhalt state, underpinning its European expansion and completing the first PV array built under a new tendering scheme the country introduced last year.
28 January 2016 10:05 GMT
Yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners reported a fiscal fourth quarter $8.6m net loss on $4m revenue, saying that results were negatively impacted by a 30-delay in the 108MW (ac) Quinto PV project reaching commercial operation in California.
27 January 2016 11:29 GMT
In a decision with implications for distributed PV and energy storage, the US Supreme Court this week upheld a rule supporting the growing demand response sector, which offers businesses the chance to earn money by cutting their power use at times of peak demand.
27 January 2016 05:10 GMT
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