Photovoltaic

Allianz acquires first subsidy free solar project in Iberia

Pict: Welink

Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz insurance companies has closed today the acquisition of the 46 MW Ourika project (“Ourika”) in Portugal. The solar farm is fully operational and has been developed by the WElink Group (“WElink”).

29.10.2018

SolarWorld: Great interest of investors

After looking for potential investors for several weeks, SolarWorld Industries has attracted more than a dozen interested parties in a structured and global M&A process. Dr. Christoph Niering, provisional insolvency administrator of SolarWorld Industries, welcomes investor interest: " The great response is a very good sign."

25.05.2018

Trina Solar acquires Nclave

Nclave is a leading company in the development, design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of fixed structures and photovoltaic solar trackers. Now the company will help Trina with its strategic development. (Photo: Nclave)

Trina Solar Ltd. announced that it has successfully acquired a majority stake in Spain-based Nclave Renewable S.L. This is the first time that a Chinese solar company has acquired a solar tracker producer outside of its home market, accelerating Trina Solar's strategic transformation from a leading PV product supplier to a global smart PV solution provider. The acquisition also marks another solid step towards Trina Solar's strategic transformation into an enterprise focused on the development of alternative and renewable energy solutions that work in concert with the Internet of Things ecosystem.

21.05.2018

ENcome and Green Services Group merge O&M operations in France

ENcome Energy Performance GmbH and Green Services Group have announced to merge their French O&M operations. Both partners will transfer their O&M activities and particularly the O&M business of KBE Energy, one of Green Services Group affiliates to the new joint venture company ENcome Energy Performance France SAS. Thereby ENcome France becomes one of the leading O&M providers in France with an O&M portfolio of approx. 150 MW.

16.05.2018

Kyocera TCL Solar completes 29.2 MW PV plant in Japan

Kyocera’s 29.2 MW plant on repurposed land in Yonago (Photo: Kyocera)

Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has constructed a 29.2 MW utility-scale solar power plant in Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The company’s largest solar power plant was installed on 1.2 km2 of land originally designated for a golf course and other purposes but subsequently abandoned.

15.05.2018

Meyer Burger divests its Solar Systems business to Patrick Hofer-Noser

As part of the optimisation programme regarding the Thun manufacturing site and the company’s product portfolio which was communicated on 2 November 2017, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) announced today that it will transfer its Solar Systems business (“Energy Systems”) and the 32 impacted employees to 3S Solar Plus AG, a company which will be newly created and which has been sold to Dr Patrick Hofer-Noser.

14.05.2018

Array Technologies and sPower join forces with multi-gigawatt solar PV agreement

 With Array Technologies and sPower two renewable energy giants announced a new partnership deal. (Photo: Array Technologies)

A new three-year partnership between two of the United States’ largest players in solar energy, Array Technologies and sPower, was announced at the GTM Solar Summit in southern California.

04.05.2018

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