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Saft provides MW-size storage system for 9 MW PV plant in La Réunion island

15.01.2014

A consortium led by French battery system provider Saft Industrial Battery Group has been awarded a contract to install a 9 MW PV plant... read more

Nimbus acquires stake in Robert Bürkle GmbH

14.01.2014

German solar equipment manufacturer Robert Bürkle GmbH reports »a significant capital increase« as Dutch private equity firm Nimbus... read more

Jinko to separate manufacturing and downstream development businesses

14.01.2014

Chinese solar company JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. plans to separate its solar project business from its PV manufacturing business. The... read more

Mercury Solar Systems approves takeover by Real Goods Solar

14.01.2014

The shareholders of US solar integrator Mercury Energy Inc. d/b/a Mercury Solar Systems have voted in favor of the company’s proposed... read more

Urbasolar could support Sillia in the acquisition of Bosch's French solar factory

14.01.2014

French solar developer and manufacturer Urbasolar could support France-based solar manufacturer Sillia Energie’s bid to acquire Bosch’s... read more

Panasonic launches new HIT modules in Europe

14.01.2014

Panasonic Eco Solutions Energy Management Europe, a subsidiary of Japan’s Panasonic Corp., has announced the launch of two new high-... read more

Global venture capital investments for solar dropped 40% in 2013, Mercom Capital Group

14.01.2014

Global venture capital (VC) investments fell to $600 million in 97 deals in 2013, down 40% from $992 million in 106 deals in 2012,... read more

ForVEI acquires 6.9 MW PV power plant in southern Italy

14.01.2014

Solar infrastructure investment vehicle ForVEI has completed the acquisition of the 6.9 MW Tirreno Solar power plant in the Municipality... read more

Abengoa to install 110 MW CSP plant in northen Chile

13.01.2014

Spanish solar energy company Abengoa SA has been selected by the Ministry of Energy of the Chilean Government and Corfo (Corporación de... read more

Another Brazilian soccer stadium to go solar

13.01.2014

The Brazilian federal government announced that the Estádio Nacional de Brasília soccer stadium in Brasilia, Brazil will host a PV... read more