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German solar inverters totalling 115MW to power South Africa PV power plants

Solar inverter technology from Germany is being used to develop two South Africa PV power plants totalling 115MW.

French president calls for resolving EU-China solar energy trade disputes through negotiation

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday hoped to settle trade disputes between China and the EU through negotiations, especially the recent trade frictions on China-made solar panels imported into the European Union (EU), Xinhu reports.

US and China firms join up to advance BRIC country solar energy

A leading US power conversion firm has joined up with two China companies to drive forward solar energy in the BRIC country.

Germany solar firm signs deal to help East China city become PV leader

A solar PV firm in Germany has signed a five year agreement with East China city Hefei to help it become the first “photovoltaic application city” in the BRIC country.

China PV modules build first private solar park in India

China solar modules totalling more than 25MW are being used to power the first private solar park in India. China PV module manufacturer JinkoSolar has supplied 25.8MW of high-efficient modules to the India solar park in Maharashtra state, which is the first of its kind in the BRIC country.

US solar cells to power India space satellite missions

High efficiency US solar cells are being used to power space satellite missions in India.

China PV firm is first to lead establishment of international solar tech standards

A China PV firm has become the first company in the BRIC country to lead the establishment of an international SEMI standard for its PV modules.

EU sensor firms to build nationwide network for measuring solar energy radiation across India

Sensor firms in Spain and the Netherlands have been chosen to supply and install a network of sixty solar energy technology stations to measure solar radiation in India.

US engineering firm in CSP solar first for India

A Texas engineering firm has made history in India by producing power from the BRIC country's first concentrated solar power (CSP) plant.

Finnish firm launches PV production in India to build solar tech portfolio

A Finnish energy firm has launched solar production in India in a bid to build up a PV technology portfolio in the BRIC country. Fortum, which is based in Espoo, Finland, has acquired a solar power plant in the state of Rajasthan, Northwestern India.


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