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Valmont Buys Majority Stake in Solbras – Energia Solar

Valmont Industries, US-based engineering and irrigation equipment manufacturer, has purchased the majority stake in a Brazilian company, Energia Solar do Brasil (Solbras), a leader in photovoltaic (PV) energy sector. Now, with immediate effect, the company will market under the Valley brand – a Valmont company. However, the company didn’t disclose the deal amount. Valley Irrigation […]

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Delayed Solar Development in Japan amid Covid-19 Likely to Facilitate Coal Usage

Amidst coronavirus crisis, electricity demand in Japan like other countries has dropped significantly and thus resulted in a decline in power prices. This drop in demand and rise in solar power generation eventually driving down the wholesale electricity prices, as revealed by the data & analytics company. According to GlobalData, the ongoing economic contraction, delays […]

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JinkoSolar Gets Favourable Decision in Hanwha Q CELLS Patent Infringement Case

The US International Trade Commission has issued the final determination that JinkoSolar products do not infringe a patent asserted by Hanwha Q CELLS. Chinese solar PV cells and modules manufacturer, JinkoSolar has announced that the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a favourable final determination concluding that JinkoSolar’s products do not infringe a […]

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Enphase Energy Forays into Poland; Inks Distribution Pact with SmartX

Enphase Energy, a solar microinverters specialist, has forayed into Poland via a distribution partnership with SmartX, a solar microinverters distributor in Poland. The company’s move of entering into Poland is significant as currently, the country has one of the top 5 solar markets in Europe, with an estimated installed capacity of over 1 GW. Commenting on the collaboration, Piotr Redkiewicz, […]

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Germany Raises Offshore Wind Power Goal to 40 GW in 20 Yrs

The German Cabinet has passed a bill that would set a goal of 40 GW of offshore wind power capacity installation by 2040, marking a surge of almost five-fold. The move came as the German government wants to significantly surge its offshore wind energy capacity from current 7.5 GW (approx) to 40 GW as part […]

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ReneSola Sells 10.4 MW Solar Portfolio to Nautilus in Minnesota

In a series of the fourth transaction between the two companies, ReneSola Ltd, a leading solar project developer, has sold its 10.4 MW community solar portfolio to Nautilus Solar Energy, owner and operator of distributed and utility-scale solar energy projects. The solar projects’ portfolio is comprised of 8 single-axis tracker solar installations, each commonly referred […]

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LONGi, Dupont Ink Strategic Cooperation Pact to Develop High-Quality Modules

With an aim to jointly develop high-quality modules, LONGi, Chinese solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer, has entered into a strategic cooperation pact with DuPont, which has a strong presence in backsheets, metallisation pastes and sealant market for solar installations, in Shanghai. As per the agreement signed, the two companies aimed to high-quality develop modules via efficient […]

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ReneSola Signs Supply Pact with Zhejiang XunNeng for 800 MW Solar Modules

ReneSola, a leading solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer, has entered into a framework agreement with Zhejiang XunNeng, a project developer, for the supply of 800 MW capacity of modules for the years 2020 and 2021. On the basis of their earlier successful cooperation, both the companies have decided to further extend their business relationship by […]

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Bright Canyon Energy’s Solar + Storage Project in Seeking Final Approvals in Hawaii

Bright Canyon Energy is in the final award group for HECO’s initiative to bring its solar plus storage project to Hawaii. Bright Canyon Energy has announced it is in the final award group for Hawaiian Electric Company’s (HECO) initiative to bring a cleaner energy supply to Hawaii. The firm’s Kūpono Solar plus storage project, located […]

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