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Canadian Solar rallies nearly 20% on earnings

14 Aug 14 - 17:18 CEST

Shares of Canadian Solar Inc. rose more than 19% on Wednesday after the solar-panel maker reported a surprise second-quarter profit and said it expects higher revenue in the third quarter.

US solar tariffs prompt module quality warning

14 Aug 14 - 17:16 CEST

US duties on Chinese and Taiwanese PV imports will make the quality of cells and modules harder to ascertain, a procurement expert has warned.

KfW Finances More Onshore Wind Plants as Solar Loans Drop

14 Aug 14 - 17:15 CEST

KfW Group, Germany’s state-owned bank, financed more onshore wind farms as loans to developers of photovoltaic plants dropped in the first half of the year.

Unlicensed PV sector could propel Turkey to 10 GW by 2023

13 Aug 14 - 13:29 CEST

Turkey could exceed official targets to install 2 GW of solar power capacity in 2023 by as much as 8 GW over the next decade, according to senior energy experts with knowledge of the country's solar sector.

Citigroup: Solar’s economics ensure it’s here to stay

13 Aug 14 - 13:27 CEST

The “pure economics” of solar in relation to increasingly costly fossil fuels will ensure a central future role for the technology in the world energy mix, according to Citigroup.

Brazil to Encourage Local Solar Equipment With Cheaper Loans

13 Aug 14 - 13:27 CEST

Brazil will offer cheaper funding to solar projects that use locally made equipment and parts in a bid to spur a national manufacturing industry as the country prepares to ban solar-cell imports by the end of the decade.