Tag Archives: China

Trina Solar secures loans for up to 1GW of projects

Trina Solar has secured loan agreements with two major investors for up to 1GW of PV projects in China during the next three years. The company will work with private equity firm Jiuzhou Investment and PingAn Trust, part of the PingAn Insurance group, to jointly develop the projects. The trio are currently selecting sites from

Local policies could drive China to 2015 PV target: IHS

China Solar Target 2015

Local solar policies could provide China with the necessary momentum to hit national deployment targets this year after the country missed its ambitious 2014 goals, according to analyst firm IHS. China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) is eyeing 15GW of solar this year with 7GW of distributed solar of which 3.15GW would be ground-mounted. Ash Sharma,

Under Scrutiny for Questionable Accounting, Hanergy Chair Is Now China’s Richest Man

Reuters: Alibaba’s Jack Ma Dethroned as China’s Richest by Solar Magnate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Jack Ma is no longer China’s richest man, according to a report on Tuesday, with the top spot snatched by Li Hejun, a solar energy entrepreneur whose Hanergy Holding Group Ltd has come under fire for its intragroup dealings. E-commerce

Canadian Solar expanding PV project pipeline in Japan, Brazil and UK

Major photovoltaic energy provider Canadian Solar has updated its ‘late-stage’ PV project pipeline heading into 2015. Although its total project development pipeline remains static at 4.5GW as previously guided in November, 2014 its total contracted late-stage project pipeline has increased by 100MW to 1.4GW. The company’s total early-mid stage development pipeline now stands at 3.1GW

Taiwan could use its own loophole to sidestep US solar tariffs

The Taiwanese PV manufacturing sector could use the very same loophole that put it in the US government’s crosshairs, to sidestep the punitive duties now faced by its own firms. …read more

US-China trade tariffs to proceed following crucial ITC vote

The US International Trade Commission has determined that Chinese modules using Taiwanese components have caused injury to the US solar manufacturing industry. …read more