ADB might back non-Chinese solar production to strengthen Asia's ecological community
Asia's leading advancement sponsor may think about sustaining the setting up of PV manufacturing past China, in a proposal to minimise the dependence on Beijing laid bare by the COVID-19 dilemma.
Apr 8, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, ADB, pv power plants, c-si manufacturing, investment, Asian Development Bank, Coronavirus, covid-19, lsdigital, financedigital
Iberdrola guarantees EUR10bn resurgence as quarantine ices up Spanish solar job
The company behind what is perhaps Europe's biggest solar plant has actually sworn to scale up financial investments to aid respond to the COVID-19 dilemma, which has forced them to quit PV building for the time being.
Apr 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Extremadura, Iberdrola, pv power plants, Europe, investment, Coronavirus, covid-19, núñez de balboa
NextEnergy Capital proceeds financial investment charge with New york city area solar profile acquisition
Solar capitalist NextEnergy Capital (NEC) has actually proceeded its recently established venture right into the United States solar market, finishing on a string of neighborhood possessions throughout New York.
Apr 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, New York, ssfusa, investment, North America, nextenergy capital, Community Solar, Lorena Ciciriello
Ib vogt sells, starts construction of 180MW Spanish PV plant, eyes further projects
German EPC ib vogt has announced the sale and commencement of construction of a 180MWp solar farm near Badajoz in Spain, teeing itself up for a slew of other subsidy-free developments in Southern Europe.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, ib vogt, investment, finance, shell, talanx
JA Solar starts ramping 1.6GW monocrystalline ingot capacity expansion project
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, JA Solar has started ramping a 1.6GW monocrystalline ingot production expansion project at its main ingot production plant in Baotou, Inner Mongolia.
Jan 8, 2020 // Manufacturing News, JA Solar, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, solar cell, investment, monocrystalline wafer
LONGi planning 40GW mono wafer expansion as 100GW capacity target looms
LONGi Green Energy Technology Co, the largest monocrystalline wafer producer, has signed a new agreement to build a new 20GW wafer plant in Chuxiong, Yunnan province with further plans to expand capacity to 40GW in the future.
Jan 6, 2020 // Manufacturing News, China, c-si manufacturing, Asia, investment, monocrystalline wafer, longii
SunPower to cut up to 160 jobs amidst restructuring
US solar firm SunPower is to cut up to 160 jobs as part of a restructuring plan following the spin off of its manufacturing operations.
Jan 2, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, manufacturing, SunPower, pv modules, investment, finance, North America
BlackRock invests $2.5bn in renewables
BlackRock, the global biggest fund managing company, has closed 1bn USD of a 2.5bn USD fund aimed at wind, solar and storage. However, this is only a small part of the financial giant’s 6.96tn USD balance and nothing in comparison with 17.5bn invested in coal projects.
Dec 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, BlackRock, investment, North America
Genex gets debt financing for the construction of Jemalong solar park
Genex Power, ASX-listed power generation development company, has secured US$117m of investment for financing a new venture and refinancing an existing facility, both located in Australia, with 50 megawatts of capacity each.
Nov 22, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Australia, Oceania, investment, finance, Genex Power, refinancing
LONGi approves 10GW of module and 5GW of new solar cell capacity expansion plans
LONGi Green Energy Technology Co, the largest monocrystalline wafer producer, has approved future PV module and solar cell manufacturing plans of 10GW and 5GW, respectively.
Oct 15, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, JA Solar, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, investment, monocrystalline wafer, LONGi Green Energy Technology Co
ReneSola’s project disposals ramp with 22.3MW in China offloaded
PV project developer and EPC firm, ReneSola is continuing with plans to offload operating plants to recoup cash and invest in new projects.
Oct 10, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, China, pv power plants, Asia, investment, renesola, Shelley Xu
Solar inverter replacement market to reach 21GW by the end of 2019 - Wood Mackenzie
According to market research firm, Wood Mackenzie, PV inverters nearing ‘end of life’ replacement are expected to total 21GW by the end of 2019.
Oct 8, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Inverters, Wood Mackenzie, pv power plants, investment, sungrow power supply co, sma solar technology
Foresight continues Australian charge with small-scale renewables fund launch
Global solar investor Foresight Group has continued its charge into the Australian PV market, launching a sustainability framework to finance small-scale renewable infrastructure projects in the country.
Sep 13, 2019 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Australia, solar pv, Oceania, investment, foresight group
CEC issues warning over ‘collapse’ in new Australian renewables investment
Australia’s Clean Energy Council (CEC) has issued a stark warning over an apparent collapse in new investments into renewable energy projects.
Sep 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, Battery Storage, Australia, Oceania, investment, renewable energy target, Kane Thornton
Wuxi Suntech ranked seventh in BloombergNEF bankability survey
China-based PV module manufacturer, Wuxi Suntech Power Co has been ranked seventh highest in the latest Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BloombergNEF) ‘Solar Module & Inverter Bankability 2019’, report.
Aug 13, 2019 // Technology, Manufacturing News, China, pv modules, plants, longi solar, pv moduletech, investment, finance, Wuxi Suntech Power Co, He Shuangquan, PV-Tech