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RWE to build 37 MW solar park in Britain in renewable push

23 Apr 14 - 15:13 CEST

REUTERS - German utility RWE is planning a 37 megawatt (MW) solar park in Britain, it said on Wednesday, expanding its presence in renewable energy, which some analysts say has been neglected by the group.

Japan’s largest PV plant (82MW) powers up

23 Apr 14 - 15:12 CEST

PVTECH - Commercial operations have begun on Japan’s largest utility-scale PV plant to date. The 82MW ‘mega solar’ plant is located in Oita City, in southern Japan, and was built by conglomerate, Marubeni, which recently moved in to large-scale solar project construction.

German PV producer AVANCIS sells solar business to Chinese building materials group CNBM

23 Apr 14 - 15:10 CEST

SOLARSERVER - AVANCIS GmbH (Torgau, Germany), manufacturer of CIS solar photovoltaic modules, on April 22nd, 2014 announced that it is carving-out its business activity to sell it to the Chinese building materials and glass manufacturer CNBM (China National Building Materials Group Corporation, Beijing, China).

Foresight adds 16MW in UK

23 Apr 14 - 15:10 CEST

RENEWS - The 16MW Pitworthy PV plant has been linked to the UK grid and is generating power for investor Foresight Solar Fund.

Yingli Expects Debt Pressure to Ease as Solar Shipments Increase

23 Apr 14 - 15:03 CEST

BLOOMBERG - Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. (YGE), the world’s largest maker of solar panels, expects its debt burden to ease as higher shipments edge the company closer to turning a profit after three consecutive annual losses.

Kyocera to Invest in $38 Million of New York Solar Plants

22 Apr 14 - 15:16 CEST

BLOOMBERG - Kyocera Corp. (6971) will invest in a tax equity partnership to develop $38 million in New York solar projects and signed a deal for U.S. Light Energy LLC to use its panels on all installations.