Monthly Archives: August 2019

Canadian Solar to Secure Additional 487 Million Brazilian Reais Financing for Solar Power Projects in Brazil

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced it has secured 487.0 million Brazilian reais (US$ 120 million) non-recourse project financing from Banco do Nordeste do Brasil S.A. (BNB) for its Francisco Sa and Jaiba solar power projects. Since the beginning of 2019, Canadian Solar has secured BRL 782 million (US$ 192 million) solar project

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Scatec Solar to reach commercial operation for its fifth 65 MW power plant in Egypt

Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65 MW of the Benban project in Egypt. This is Scatec Solar’s fifth solar plant in country and the company now has 325 MW in operation in Egypt. The last plant is expected to reach commercial operation with a couple of months, marking completion of the 390

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Inauguration ceremony of Heliatek’s organic solar film series production

Michael Kretschmer, Prime Minister of Germany’s Free State Saxony, Dirk Hilbert, Mayor of Dresden officially inaugurated Heliatek’s state-of-the-art mass-production facility for its revolutionary organic solar films, in the presence of representatives from Heliatek’s shareholders, supplier-partners, economy and the press corps. The guests were given a comprehensive tour through the new production line, which ended with a symbolic commissioning of the plant

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GoodWe to launch a true battery-ready solar solution

Considering the decreasing but still high price of lithium batteries and some energy security concerns, more people are looking for a ‘battery ready’ solar solution which is suitable for the addition of battery storage at a later date. GoodWe has recently launched its brand-new EHR Series battery-ready inverters with a power ranging of 3.6kW, 5kW and 6kW. Only an Activation

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BayWa r.e. and Statkraft partner to sign a 12-year power purchase agreement for the Don Rodrigo 2 solar park project

BayWa r.e. and the Norwegian energy company Statkraft have renewed their successful partnership by signing a 12-year power purchase agreement for the Don Rodrigo 2 solar park project. The new 50 MWp plant is situated on 162 hectares near Seville, in the south of Spain. It is less than 3 km away from the Don Rodrigo solar park which was

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JinkoSolar Named Top-Rated Bankable PV Module Supplier by PV-Tech, Only Four Companies Receive Top “AA” Rating

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it was one of only four PV module suppliers to receive a “AA” bankability rating from PV-Tech & Solar Media, Ltd., a leading global source of in-depth news and research on the photovoltaic industry.

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LONGi booked over 2GW orders for its Hi-MO4 module with M6 (166mm) wafers, stresses need for consistency in standards

“By end 2020, LONGi will upgrade its existing cell and module lines and transform them for production with 166mm wafer. New lines – such as the 5GW monocrystalline cell line in Yinchuan – will be designed for the 166mm size from the start.” said Wang Yingge, Head of Global marketing, LONGi Solar.   “The order books for LONGi’s Hi-MO4 modules

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