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Abengoa begins construction of 100MW solar PV plant in Chile

29 Jan 15 - 11:50 CET

EBR - Abengoa has commenced construction of the photovoltaic plant, which will be a part of Atacama 1 solar complex, located in Comuna de María Elena, Segunda Región, Chile.

Mitsubishi Electric switches on 6-MW PV park in Fukushima

29 Jan 15 - 11:49 CET

SN - Japan’s Mitsubishi Electric Corp (TYO:6503) said on Tuesday it has completed the construction of a 6.2-MW solar farm in Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan.

sPower purchases solar PV projects in California totaling nearly 162 MW from Hecate Energy

29 Jan 15 - 11:49 CET

SOLARSERVER - sPower (Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.) on January 28th, 2015 announced a non-exclusive joint development agreement with power developer Hecate Energy (Nashville/Columbus/Chicago) to develop and own/operate solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.

Kyocera Forecasts Lower Sales as Japan’s Demand for Solar Slows

29 Jan 15 - 11:48 CET

BLOOMBERG - Kyocera Corp., a Japanese electronics and solar panel maker, cut its sales forecast for this fiscal year amid sluggish demand for solar products.

NRG and SunShare Form Strategic Alliance to Build Solar Projects in Colorado

29 Jan 15 - 11:47 CET

ET - NRG Renew, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., and SunShare, a community solar company, are partnering to finance and build 8.2 MWac (10 MWdc) of community solar projects along the Front Range of Colorado. This project will double NRG's existing community solar portfolio.

Frost & Sullivan: Solar PV expected to account for the highest percentage of total capacity additions

28 Jan 15 - 11:53 CET

SOLARSERVER - New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (Mountain View, California, U.S.) forecasts the global installed capacity of renewable energy to more than double from 1,566 gigawatts (GW) in 2012 to reach 3,203 GW in 2025 at an average annual growth rate of 5.7 percent.