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PROINSO Wins Queen’s Award for Outstanding Performance in International Trade

The Queen’s Award is the UK’s most prestigious award for business success. UK-headquartered PROINSO has won the 2018 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade, in recognition of its outstanding performance. The Queen’s Award is the UK’s most prestigious award for business success. The recipients of the award are chosen on the advice of the Prime Minister, who is […]

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MicroLink Devices Hits 37.75% Solar Cell Power Conversion Efficiency

The device performance was officially certified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and tested under the industry standard air mass 1.5 global (AM1.5G) simulated 1-Sun solar spectrum. US-based solar products maker MicroLink Devices has achieved 37.75 percent power conversion efficiency from a three-junction epitaxial lift-off (ELO) thin-film solar cell. The company said that, the […]

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SunPower Acquires US Rival SolarWorld Americas

The company will inject fresh capital into the SolarWorld Americas facility and implement leading-edge, high-efficiency P-Series solar panel manufacturing technology. SunPower has acquired 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas, a leading American manufacturer of solar panels. However, the purchase price was not disclosed by the company. The company will inject fresh capital into the […]

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Ensync Energy Sells 20-Yr PPA with HPU to Undisclosed Investor

This long-term agreement is expected to bring clean, affordable energy to Aloha Tower Marketplace. EnSync Energy Systems has sold its 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Hawai’I Pacific University (HPU) to an undisclosed investor. This long-term agreement is expected to bring clean, affordable energy to Aloha Tower Marketplace. Further, the PPA will provide HPU’s Aloha Tower […]

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Ares EIF to Buy Majority Stake in Conti Solar

Conti Solar has received strategic investment from a fund managed by Ares EIF, the power and energy infrastructure strategy in the Private Equity Group at Ares Management. Private Equity firm Ares EIF has acquired majority ownership stake in Conti Solar, previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Conti Group. Further, Conti Solar has received strategic investment […]

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US DOE to Pump $105.5 mn to Advance Solar Technologies

The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry had announced this major funding opportunity to advance solar technologies and improve and expand the solar workforce. The United States Department of Energy (US DOE) will disburse up to USD 105.5 million in new funding to support innovative solar research. The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry had announced this major […]

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Canadian Solar Sells Brazil’s Guimarania Project to Global Power Generation

The project, located in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, is under construction and expected to reach commercial operation in the fourth quarter of 2018. Solar PV modules maker Canadian Solar has sold its interest in the 80.6 MWp Guimarania solar energy project in Brazil to Spanish firm Gas Natural Fenosa’s arm Global Power Generation. The project, […]

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Scientists Develop New Production Concept to Cut BIPV Modules Cost by 35%

A flexible, yet cost-competitive, BIPV production that also accommodates the various needs of architects, module producers and system integrators at the same time is now possible, said Stefan Sellner. Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) places high demands on solar PV module design. In the BIPV-Fab project, the equipment manufacturer SCHMID and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy […]

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Statkraft Inks 170 MW Solar Power Deal with BayWa

The project will be built without any state subsidies and will be one of the Europe’s first solar projects of such size. Signaling the entry into the Spanish market as a leading European power provider, Norwegian power company Statkraft has signed a 15-year long power purchase agreement with BayWa r.e. The total capacity of the […]

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