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2010-02-26 15:17:00

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the crystalline module manufacturing plant of Best Solar Co., Ltd. ("Best Solar"). Under the terms of the transaction LDK Solar will acquire Best Solar's crystalline module manufacturing plant at cash consideration of $21.5 million, representing the fair value of...

2010-02-09 02:43:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots and photovoltaic "PV" cells and modules in China, today announced its plan to support for and cooperate with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a top tier university in China that boasts a renowned photovoltaic research center. Solarfun plans to donate RMB1 million over 5 years to support the creation of scholarships to the school's department of physics. The...

2010-02-01 21:22:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Volatile oil prices combined with heightening concerns over global warming have paved way to the successful deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems both in urban and remote areas in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region. Solar PV systems provide the ideal environment friendly power generating solution for electrifying remote rural areas as it is neither technically nor economically feasible to extend grid coverage across the vast territories....

2009-12-15 08:00:00

HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of China released its list of "Golden Sun Demonstration Projects" in December, which includes 222 on-grid photovoltaic projects, 18 off-grid photovoltaic system projects and 35 large photovoltaic plants. Astronergy Solar has been awarded six of these projects, with a combined capacity of 7.86 MW. The six projects, the construction of which will begin soon, include the on-grid rooftop...

2009-09-15 18:49:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the American Solar Energy Society's National Solar Tour, Solar Electrical Systems of Westlake Village will host a free guided Solar Home Tour of five solar-powered homes in the Conejo Valley area from 10:30am to 1:30pm on Saturday, October 3, 2009. Participants will be able to tour green homes, including two zero- energy solar-powered Eichler homes, talk to owners, and see first-hand how and why they are using solar energy and...

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2009-09-09 06:50:00

US energy concern First Solar is showing others in the industry just how profitable going green can be.  From their headquarters in Tempe, Arizona, company executive and Chinese officials signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Tuesday that will give First Solar the rights to build the world's largest solar power facility in the Inner Mongolia. Though both sides have opted to keep the financial details of the deal under wraps, the company has said that the power plant will be...

2009-09-08 02:15:00

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, today announced it has entered into a framework agreement with Best Solar Co., Ltd. (Best Solar) to cooperate on downstream photovoltaic (PV) projects. Under terms of the agreement, LDK Solar will supply the solar wafers and Best Solar will manufacture the solar modules. "Although we have established a PV engineering company...

2009-08-05 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer, announced today that it has been selected to supply over 25,000 modules for Recurrent Energy's five megawatt municipal solar power project atop the Sunset Reservoir in San Francisco, California. All modules are scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2009. The project, contracted by the San Francisco Public...

2009-07-29 04:18:00

SHANGHAI, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), an established vertically-integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, today announced that Nobility Solar Projects a.s. ("Nobility") has agreed to purchase 14.2MW of high efficiency PV modules from Solarfun during the second half of 2009. Nobility, a leading distributor of solar products in Eastern Europe, is Solarfun's...

2009-07-27 07:30:00

SHANGHAI, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO), a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar products, today announced that it has closed two three-year term loans in the aggregate principal amount of RMB 620 million (approximately $90.8 million) from the Export-Import Bank of China. Both loans carry favorable interest rates that are below the benchmark interest rate set by the People's Bank of China. (Logo:...


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