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Construction starts on world’s largest solar development in US

Construction has started on the world's largest solar power development in the US. Firms MidAmerican Solar and SunPower Corp have begun construction on the 579MW Antelope Valley Solar Projects, which consists of two PV projects co-located in Kern and Los Angeles, California.

Chinese PV firm starts MWT solar cell mass production

Leading Chinese PV firm JA Solar has started mass production of metal wrap-through ("MWT") solar cells.

US solar tech to build leading PV power plant in Brazil

US solar technology is being used to build what will be one of the biggest PV plants in Brazil.

German firm selects Chinese PV modules in 44MW solar deal

Chinese firm Renesola is to supply 44MW of its PV modules to a solar services company in Germany.

Swiss power firm to target BRIC markets with 1000kW PV inverters

Swiss power firm ABB has said it is targeting BRIC counties with its latest inverters for large-scale PV power plants.

US thin film to build 11.6MW PV power project in India

US thin film PV is being used to build a 11.6MW solar power plant project in India.

BRIC & Danish joint venture brings solar water heating tech to India

An Indian and Danish join venture firm has launched a range of solar water heating systems which it claims bring new technologies to India’s energy sector.

Chinese PV maker signs $50m bank deal to back growing module production

A Chinese solar manufacturer has signed a USD 50m deal with a leading bank to support its growing PV operations in the country.

China court declares Suntech bankrupt

Chinese firm Suntech, one of the world's biggest solar panel manufacturers, has been declared bankrupt.

Chinese solar firm connects 70MW PV power plant to Greek grid

A Chinese solar energy developer has connected a 70MW power plant to the grid in Greece.


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