• Germany Spain
    29 Aug 2012

    ISOFOTON to Invest 300 Million Euros in Q-Cells

    If Isofotón acquires jointly with Rocket Venture Fund Q-Cells, it plans to invest some 300 million euros in the firm. Of that amount, 100 million euros will be used at its headquarters in Bitterfeld-Wolfen to promote production of its solar cells; another 200 million euros will go into its plant in Malaysia. Isofotón's bid also provides for an advance payment of 30 million euros to the company's debt investors in order to pay back 100 percent of their investment. In addition, Isofotón and its partners, including Samsung, intend to bring the firm 40 million euros and projects with a volume of 1500 megawatts.
  • China
    29 Aug 2012

    Penn Energy Renewables, Canadian Solar Close 18.7MW AC Deal for Two Solar Farms in Canada

    Canadian Solar Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has closed an 18.7MW AC turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract and operations and maintenance agreement for the construction and operation of two new solar energy farms in Ontario, Canada for Penn Energy Renewables Ltd.  The construction will begin in the third quarter of 2012, with the projects expected to be fully operational in the summer of 2013.  
  • Germany
    29 Aug 2012

    Centrosolar Glas Breaks New Ground with Thin Glass

    Centrosolar Glas GmbH & Co. KG has developed a particularly thin solar glass for photovoltaic modules. With solar glasses that are only 2.3 mm or 2.6 mm thick Centrosolar Glas has transferred another innovation in the area of cover glasses for photovoltaic modules and solar thermal collectors into series production.
  • Italy
    29 Aug 2012

    P.Energy Internal Management System Is Certified by TÜV InterCert Saar

    TÜV InterCert Saar has certified the internal management system for P.Energy S.p.a. According with the international standards P.Energy S.p.a has received certification per EN ISO 9001 for quality management, EN ISO 14001 for environmental management and BS OHSAS 18001 for occupational health and safety.
  • Germany
    28 Aug 2012

    Kaduna, Helios Energy Signs MOU on 30MW Solar Energy Generation

    Kaduna — Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa of Kaduna State has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Helios Energy on generation of 30 megawatts solar power.
  • United States
    28 Aug 2012

    Tenaska Acquires Silverleaf Solar Project in Imperial Valley, Calif.

    Tenaska Solar Ventures, LLC (TSV) today announced that it has acquired the Silverleaf photovoltaic solar project, a proposed 160-megawatt (MW) solar energy project under development in Southern California, from Agile Solar Holdings, an affiliate of Agile Energy, LLC (Agile Energy), and Bregal Energy, an affiliate of Agile Solar Holdings. The transaction closed on Aug. 1.
  • China Canada
    28 Aug 2012

    Canadian Solar Completes Sale of Solar Power Plant to Stonepeak

    Canadian Solar Inc. today announced the Company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners ("Stonepeak") of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million). As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar power plant to provide enough clean, renewable energy to power more than 1,200 homes in eastern Ontario near the town of Napanee.
  • China United States
    28 Aug 2012

    ReneSola Signs 4.6MW Module Sales Agreement with Solar Planet

    ReneSola Ltd today announced it has agreed to sell 4.6 megawatts ("MW") of its 255 watt ("W") poly modules to Solar Planet Power Inc. ("Solar Planet").
  • United States Germany
    27 Aug 2012

    MAGE SOLAR to Offer Special AC-PV Module Kits for SPI

    MAGE SOLAR, who has just introduced a game-changing AC-PV module announced that it will be offering special AC-PV module kits at SPI in Orlando.
  • Japan
    27 Aug 2012

    West Holdings, Partners Plan $1.3 Billion Solar Plants

    A company set up by West Holdings Corp. plans to invest 100 billion yen ($1.3 billion) to develop solar power plants to take advantage of higher tariffs offered for renewable energy.