• USA
    06.06.2019

    Vivint Solar Closes $360 Million Forward Flow Financing Arrangement

    Vivint Solar, Inc. today announced it closed a multi-party forward flow funding arrangement that includes project-level debt, a levered tax equity partnership, and a cash equity investment. The transaction provides up to $360 million in total funding commitments. It is structured to generate upfront cash margin for the company for approximately 95 to 100MW of future solar energy systems. The financing incorporates a multi-party forward purchase commitment anchored by a levered tax equity partnership, a financing structure used last year by Vivint Solar for the first time in the residential solar industry.
  • China
    05.06.2019

    JinkoSolar Breaks World Record for Cell Efficiency and Module Output

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. announced that the maximum conversion efficiency of its cheetah size cells and N-type cells reached 24.38% and 24.58%, respectively, during testing conducted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Additionally, power generated by JinkoSolar's 72 version high efficiency monocrystalline module (cell: 158.75*158.75) reached 469.3W during testing conducted by TÜV Rheinland. JinkoSolar has made significant breakthroughs in the field of high efficiency and high power of cells and modules, setting a new industry standard for peak performance.
  • Australien
    05.06.2019

    Vena Energy Powers up 95MW Tailem Bend Solar Project

    Vena Energy Australia announced today the completion of its 95MW Tailem Bend Solar Project. The opening follows the $200 million project achieving "first generation" in February this year, when the first batch of more than 390,000 photovoltaic solar panels were switched on as part of a staged testing and commissioning process.
  • China
    04.06.2019

    LONGi Announced New Proprietary Module Encapsulation Technology

    LONGi Solar announced today that the company has developed the technology of "Seamless Soldering", which completely eliminates the gap between cells and increase the efficiency of PV modules. The technology is planned for mass production in 2H-2019. According to TÜV SÜD test, "Seamless Soldering" technology, when combined with innovative module design, has the potential to push LONGi Solar's high efficiency PERC module power record to 500W."Seamless Soldering" technology uses a solder ribbon to achieve "tiled" interconnection of the cell, completely eliminating the typical 2mm wide cell gap, thus increasing efficiency while reducing the BOM cost of the module. This technology is perfectly compatible with existing module encapsulation processes and equipment. It has high mass production maturity and stability, and capacity is easily scalable. In addition, "Seamless Soldering" has good technical compatibility that integrates with M6 monocrystalline silicon wafer, thin silicon wafer, soldering wire and reflective ribbon.
  • Deutschland
    04.06.2019

    Scatec Solar Reaches Commercial Operation for 2nd 65MW Power Plant in Egypt

    Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65MW of the 400MW Benban project in Egypt. Scatec Solar now has 130MW in operation in Egypt and expects to have completed the project during second half of 2019. 
  • Frankreich
    04.06.2019

    Alten Chooses Voltalia to Build and Operate 55MW Solar Plant in Eastern Africa

    Voltalia signed yesterday an agreement where Alten Energias Renovables chooses Voltalia to provide Construction and Operation & Maintenance services for 55MW solar plant in Eastern Africa. In line with its mission to improve global environment and foster local development Voltalia will contribute to the achievement of Kenya's 2020 renewables target and create local job opportunities.
  • China
    03.06.2019

    Znshine Supplies 100MW PV Modules For DEWA Projects in Dubai

    Znshine PV tech is proud to announce the signature of a 100MW solar module supply agreement with Etihad Energy services as a result of participation of Znshine in the tender launched by DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) in January. "We are proud to have won this tender and thankful for the trust that the whole team has put in us, in particular Mr Ali Mohammed Al Jassim CEO of Etihad Energy Services who honored us with his visit to our factory in China" Says Mr William Wang CEO of Znshine Pv tech.
  • China
    03.06.2019

    Canadian Solar Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

    Canadian Solar Inc. today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 ended March 31, 2019.
  • China
    31.05.2019

    Trina Solar Announces New Efficiency Record of 24.58% Efficiency for Mono Silicon i-TOPCon Cell

    Trina Solar Co. Ltd. announced today that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set a new world record of 24.58% for a high-efficiency n-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) i-TOPCon solar cell.
  • China Deutschland
    31.05.2019

    Sungrow and Solar-Log™ Cooperate in European Countries

    Sungrow and Solar-Log™ will cooperate in several European countries which are key markets for both companies – among others Italy, France, Germany, Spain and Netherlands.