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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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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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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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Delivery of SMA’s Most Powerful Central Inverters Started

More power for large PV power plants: since mid-August, SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has been delivering its new Sunny Central UP to PV projects all over the world. At 4.6 megawatts, the central inverter for utility-scale PV power plants provides over 50% more power than its predecessors. In addition, integrated hardware and software features enable storage systems to be

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Innovative Hi-MO X high-efficiency module launched in Hangzhou, China

Following on the successful Hi-MO X launch in Melbourne, LONGi brings the innovative module to China with a grand launch in the historical city of Hangzhou, China, host city of G20 summit More than 200 guests – experts and scholars in PV, representatives of PV enterprises and distributors across China – gathered at the InterContinental Hangzhou to witness the unveiling

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