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Etrion announces its first solar project in Chile to provide up to 8.8 megawatts (“MW”) of solar electricity to a mining company

Etrion Corporation (“Etrion” or the “Company”) (TSX:ETX)(OMX:ETX) announces it has entered into a letter of intent (the “Letter of Intent”) with Atacama Minerals Chile S.C.M. (“Atacama Minerals”) to provide electricity to its Aguas Blancas iodine mine in Chile (the “Aguas Blancas Mine”). The Letter of Intent marks the first project supporting the Company’s new strategy […]

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Opportunities for reducing costs and accelerating solar energy deployment in the United States

As part of the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative, the Department today announced seven data-driven projects to unearth new opportunities for reducing costs and accelerating solar energy deployment in the United States. These projects – located in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas – will result in viable methods for dramatically transforming the operations […]

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AEG Power Solutions announces a new contract for 240 MW for solar power plants in Eastern Europe

AEG Power Solutions, a leading global manufacturer of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energies, opens the year by announcing a major contract with a large Western European EPC. This deal is the third large solar contract in Eastern Europe that the group is awarded. It covers photovoltaic utility scale […]

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China’s government plans to boost its goal for solar power installations by 2015 from 21 GW to 35 GW

The decision, which is expected to help the country’s struggling PV manufacturers, was made in response to the high levels of hazardous pollution currently affecting Beijing and other Chinese cities. Beijing in China has seen smog in the city reach record levels this January and intends to do something about it. Fossil fuels have played […]

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IKEA Plugs-in South Florida’s Largest Solar Energy System and Becomes State’s Largest Non-Utility Solar Owner, as Company Reaches 80% Solar Presence on Its U.S. Locations

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its South Florida store in the City of Sunrise – which will be the largest solar installation in South Florida and, when combined with IKEA projects already completed atop stores in Orlando and Tampa, will make IKEA the state’s […]

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Tier 1 Polysilicon Producers Rationalize Supply to Photovoltaic Industry

Polysilicon suppliers to the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry have been significantly lowering plant utilization rates during the past six months, with average quarterly utilization rates falling below 70%, as released in the latest NPD Solarbuzz Q4’12 Polysilicon and Wafer Supply Chain Quarterly Report. This contrasts with historic plant utilization rates at above 90% typically provided […]

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AEG Power Solutions Announces a New Contract for 240 MW for Solar Power Plants in Eastern Europe

AEG Power Solutions, a leading global manufacturer of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energies, opens the year by announcing a major contract with a large Western European EPC. This deal is the third large solar contract in Eastern Europe that the group is awarded. It covers photovoltaic utility scale […]

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Declining Solar Photovoltaic Cost to Grow Solar Power in India

India has a huge potential for solar power generation that is leading to large-scale deployment of solar energy. Therefore, solar photovoltaic-installed capacity is rising exponentially in the country. Due to increase in the solar photovoltaic installation, the demand of solar photovoltaic panels and products are also increasing. The solar photovoltaic manufacturers are trying to produce […]

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Trina Solar to Supply 30 MW to Gestamp Solar for Two Photovoltaics Projects in South Africa

Trina Solar Limited (TSL), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that it will supply 30MW of photovoltaic modules to Gestamp Solar, one of the world’s leading companies in the development and management of photovoltaic parks, for two projects in South Africa. Large-scale solar systems will be installed in South Africa’s […]

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Ecuador Approves 58MW of Solar Photovoltaic Projects

Atlantic Wind & Solar, with affiliate and co-developer Atlantic Energy Ecuador, has received notice from the National Electricity Council of Ecuador (CONELEC), confirming  that two initial photovoltaic (PV) projects in the Province of Esmeraldas are to proceed under Ecuador’s feed-in tariff program. The $150 million (USD) plants, representing two phases, will be built in the […]

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2013: An important year for Concentrating Solar Power in the United States

Between now and early 2014 the total generation capacity of concentrated solar power in the United States will increase by more than 120%. Currently, 571.16MW of Concentrated Solar Power capacity has been commissioned in the United States, but with five large-scale projects scheduled for completion in 2013-14 this capacity is set to increase by 120%, a […]

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