• United States
    19 Sep 2012

    Fluor to Build 170MW Centinela Solar Energy Facility in California

    Fluor Corp. recently announced that Centinela Solar Energy, LLC has awarded the company a lump-sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, as well as a separate contract for ongoing operations and maintenance services for its new nominal 170MWt solar photovoltaic (PV) facility located in Southern California. Fluor has been awarded both the 125MW Phase I and the 45MW Phase II of the Centinela project and received full notice-to-proceed for Phase I, which was booked into backlog in the third quarter of 2012. Phase II is expected to be released in the first quarter of 2013.
  • China Australia
    19 Sep 2012

    Yingli Green Energy Partners with Solar 360 in Australia

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited today announced that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Yingli Green Energy Australia Pty. Ltd. ("Yingli Australia"), has signed a Master Distributor Agreement (the "Agreement") with Solar 360 Pty Ltd. ("Solar 360") to appoint Solar 360 as a sales partner in Australia. According to the Agreement, Solar 360 will sell and promote 30MW of Yingli Solar modules in Australia in the following 12 months through a unique "Accredited" dealer network of up to 100 accounts across all geographic regions of Australia.
  • United Kingdom
    18 Sep 2012

    Lightsource, Solarcentury Wrap up 5-MW Solar Plant in UK

    Lightsource Renewable Energy last Friday said it had completed a 5-MW solar power plant in England's Cambridgeshire county in collaboration with Solarcentury.
  • China
    18 Sep 2012

    Suntech Resets Production Capacity and Optimizes Organization

    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. today announced that in order to reduce production cost and operating expenses, the company has temporarily closed a portion of its solar cell production capacity in Wuxi, China and will continue to optimize its organization.
  • United States
    18 Sep 2012

    Ascent Solar Announces EnerPlex™ Availability in North America

    Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. announced today the retail debut of the company's EnerPlex solar assisted battery case for the iPhone 4 and 4S in the United States and all of North America with one of the company's distributors, CommXPERTS. The EnerPlex cases are now available online through the distributor's website. The EnerPlex for iPhone 4 & 4S takes advantage of Ascent's ultra-light, thin and flexible solar panels and enables iPhone 4 & 4S users to provide supplementary charging of their iPhones with sunlight in addition to conventional charging methods to extend the usage time of iPhones.
  • China
    18 Sep 2012

    LDK Solar Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal 2012

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. today reported its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012.
  • United States Germany
    17 Sep 2012

    FLEXcon Provides Backsheet for Spire's New Bill of Materials

    FLEXcon has collaborated with Spire Corporation and Arkema Inc. to develop a new photovoltaic module design and bill of materials (BOM). The BOM recently achieved the Master UL Listing by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL). This newly approved BOM is the third to be added to Spire's recommended BOM's which, when adopted can result in cost savings for the solar module manufacturer. FLEXcon selected a FLEXcon multiGUARD® UL approved backsheet as a critical component of the solar module design.
  • China United States
    17 Sep 2012

    Phono Solar and Enphase Energy Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

    Phono Solar announced today the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Enphase Energy. The companies plan to work together on the development of AC Solutions for residential and commercial solar project that simplify and reduce costs of installation and improve energy production. With this agreement, Phono Solar expects to launch more than 40MW AC Series modules in the UK and the U.S.A in the upcoming 2 years.
  • Spain
    17 Sep 2012

    Martifer Solar to Build a 20MW PV Project in Mexico

    Martifer Solar has signed an agreement with Consorcio Integrador Sonora80M to build a 20MW photovoltaic project in Hermosillo, in the state of Sonora, in northern Mexico. The company, which has been in the Mexican market since 2011, will also be in charge of operation and maintenance services.
  • 14 Sep 2012

    SunEdison and Firelight Close on Financing for 10MW Solar Project in Ontario

    SunEdison and Firelight Infrastructure Partners ("Firelight") are pleased to announce that they have reached financial close under a construction and term debt credit facility for a 10 megawatt (MW) solar project in Ontario. The project, which is currently under construction, is owned by SunEdison and Firelight as equity partners. Deutsche Bank acted as the private placement agent and the transaction was supported by a consortium of lenders.