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SunEdison Wins 150 Megawatts Of Solar Photovoltaic Projects In Karnataka India

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has won 5 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 150 megawatts (MW) from Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) as announced by the Government of Karnataka. SunEdison or SunEdison affiliates, including Yieldcos, are envisioned as the […]

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Chile: SunEdison closes $130 million for 69.5 MW Javiera photovoltaic solar energy plant

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, announced today the closing of a $130 million USD non-recourse debt financing arrangement with CorpBanca and BBVA. The debt proceeds will be used to fund construction of a 69.5 megawatt (MW) solar power plant located in Chile. The solar power […]

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SunEdison and Rajasthan Government Sign MoU for 5 Gigawatts (GW) of Solar Photovoltaic

SunEdison, Inc., (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Rajasthan Government aimed at developing Rajasthan as the global hub for solar energy. SunEdison intends to establish 5 GWs of capacity in the form of multiple Mega Solar Projects, with […]

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First solar panel for the 141 Megawatt (MW)ac Luz del Norte Solar Power plant in Chile

With Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile; Isabel Allende, President of the Chilean Senate, and Máximo Pacheco, Minister of Energy in attendance, First Solar (Nasdaq:FSLR) today ceremonially installed the first solar panel for the 141 Megawatt (MW)ac Luz del Norte Solar Power Plant. The project, located 58 kilometers north of the city of […]

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Renewable energy can supply 100% of world’s power by 2050

A global low-carbon energy economy is not only feasible – it could actually double electricity supply by 2050, while also reducing air and water pollution, according to new research.   “Our analysis indicates that the large-scale implementation of wind, [solar] PV, and CSP [Concentrated Solar Power] has the potential to reduce pollution-related environmental impacts of […]

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Polysilicon Capacity Growth to Accelerate, Enabling 85 GW of Solar Photovoltaic Production in 2016

A total of 130 thousand metric tons (kilometric tons or KMT) of polysilicon manufacturing capacity, equivalent to roughly 25 gigawatts of crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar PV panels, is estimated to come on-line in 2015 and 2016, according to GTM Research’s newest report, Polysilicon 2015-2018: Supply, Demand, Cost and Pricing. By 2016, cumulative global polysilicon supply […]

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ZTE Signs an Agreement with Enel to Focus on Sustainability

ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code 0763.HK/A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has signed an agreement with Enel, Italy’s largest power company and Europe’s second listed utility by installed capacity, for the development and deployment of innovative power generation technologies with a focus […]

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Efficiency enhancements to define solar photovoltaic technology roadmap for the next five years

Solar photovoltaic (PV) modules using solar-grade wafers, as offered by 16 of the top 20 solar module suppliers to the industry, will account for 89% of solar capacity forecast to be installed this year, according to the new NPD Solarbuzz PV Technology Roadmap report. Thin-film panel manufacturers, led by First Solar and Solar Frontier, will […]

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A 50% share of variable renewables can save up to 6% on system costs

The REserviceS project – led by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and involving other stakeholders from across the electricity system and academia – also found that creating markets to trade grid support services (GSS) can provide revenue streams for generators, in addition to energy-only markets. Wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy is capable of […]

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