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U.S. Solar Boom Boosts European Panel Makers, Solarworld

28 Oct 14 - 14:45 CET

BLOOMBERG - Solarworld AG (SWVK) and REC Solar ASA (RECSOL) are benefiting from a boom in solar-energy installations in the U.S. that outweigh a decline in their European home markets.

Green Technology Africa announces 300 MW PV project in Ethiopia

28 Oct 14 - 14:44 CET

SOLARSERVER - Utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), headed by Engineer Azeb Asnake, on October 14th, 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with US-based company Green Technology Africa Inc. (GTA) to develop a 300 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) power project, GTA announced.

Solar glass prices to stabilize as trade sanctions bite, says IHS

28 Oct 14 - 14:44 CET

PVM - Plunging solar glass prices caused by a China-led oversupply in the market will be reversed next year as tariffs imposed by the European Union (EU) begin to bite.

ContourGlobal Acquiring 201 MW Of Renewables In Central Europe

28 Oct 14 - 14:43 CET

SIM - New York-based ContourGlobal has agreed to acquire approximately 201 MW of renewable energy operating plants in Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic from affiliates of the Austria-based Raiffeisen Banking Group.

India Seeks €1 Billion Loan From KfW For Rooftop Solar Power Projects

28 Oct 14 - 14:43 CET

CT - India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is seeking funds to significantly increase India’s rooftop solar power capacity under the National Solar Mission.

Risen Energy Plans $600 Million Mexican Solar Farm, Daily Says

27 Oct 14 - 14:54 CET

BLOOMBERG - Risen Energy Co. (300118), a Chinese solar-panel maker, expects to invest $600 million to build a 300-megawatt solar-power project in Mexico, China Daily reported.