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Canadian Solar upgrades PV module warranties

Major PV energy provider (PVEP) Canadian Solar has upgraded PV module warranties on both its multicrystalline and high-end monocrystalline product offerings. …read more

Solar Companies Unlock Huge Value with Potenial YieldCos

Earnings season is starting to come to an end for the major solar companies, and one topic is on every investor’s radar: YieldCo’s. No matter how many gigawatts are in your pipeline, or how many megawatts of projects you have on your balance sheet, all firms are eyeing this strategy to maximize shareholder value. Some

PV Expo: Canadian Solar CEO’s hopes for Japan power market deregulation

Deregulation of the Japanese electricity market, expected to begin next year, could “breathe new life into PV”, according to Shawn Qu, chief executive and chairman of Canadian Solar. One of the key topics of discussion at the PV Expo in Tokyo this week is that of clearing the way to give consumers a much greater

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

What the USITC Vote Means – Solar Products from China and Taiwan

On Wednesday, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to uphold the Department of Commerce determination that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China and Taiwan.  Not a big surprise. How will this impact Chinese solar manufacturers?  Probably not too much, outside of

Chinese tier-1 PV module suppliers sold out in Q1 – IHS

According to market research firm IHS, Chinese tier-1 PV module suppliers are mostly sold out in the first quarter of 2015 as demand remains strong from markets such as China, Japan and the UK as well as in South America and Central America. IHS noted that the overhang of PV projects in China due to

Smart Money Doubling Down on Solar Stocks

Smart Money Doubling Down on Solar

Shares of solar companies have taken a hit over the past few months as the price of oil continues to drop. To many, the sell off in solar names seems unfounded, since oil is not a direct competitor to solar electricity. There is also some evidence that cheaper oil could actually help the bottom line

Canadian Solar sells 2 PV plants to Renewable Energy Trust Ontario Holdings

Canadian Solar Solutions, a subsidiary of solar power company Canadian Solar, has successfully sold two 10MW AC PV plants in Canada — DiscoveryLight and FotoLight — to equity investment company Renewable Energy Trust Ontario Holdings. DiscoveryLight is located in Beaverton, Ontario, while FotoLight is in Prince Edward County, Ontario. Power produced by the two plants