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19 November 2013

Renewable energy projects set for development on US-Mexico border

The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) are to invest in new energy projects in the US-Mexico border region, including projects for cross-border interconnectivity.

19 November 2013

Trina Solar returns to profitability in Q3 2013p

Photovoltaic module company Trina Solar saw its net revenues grow significantly by 24.4 per cent to $584.4m in the third quarter of 2013.

19 November 2013

Solar PV company JinkoSolar enjoys second profitable quarterp

Chinese solar photovoltaic manufacturer JinkoSolar has seen its revenues increase in the third quarter, growing 48 per cent against the same period in 2012.

18 November 2013

Update: Wuxi court green lights Shunfeng’s acquisition of Suntech

Hong Kong-based Shunfeng Photovoltaic International has received the green light from the Wuxi Intermediate People's Court to acquire Chinese firm Wuxi Suntech Power Holdings for $492m.

18 November 2013

DIF Infrastructure acquires 40MW PV from Canadian Solarp

desertec2_170_170 Infrastructure investor DIF is to acquire four utility-scale solar plants, totalling 40MW of capacity, from Canadian Solar's subsidiary Canadian Solar Solutions.

15 November 2013

Doubt cast on Suntech’s asset sell off, restructuring

Abnegoa_CSP_170SQ The Cayman Island-based liquidators in the process of restructuring Suntech's Power Holdings – the Chinese solar manufacturer that was at one stage the world's largest – have thrown doubt on the proceedings by blocking the sale of its main manufacturing assets.

15 November 2013

Renewables developer Infinis Energy valued at £780m in London IPO

Renewable energy developer Infinis Energy, which is backed by private equity firm Terra Firma, priced at the bottom of its range as its London IPO valued the company at £780m.

14 November 2013

Asset manager Unigestion makes investment into Armstrong’s Asian fundp

Asset management firm Unigestion has made an investment into Armstrong's $164m southeast Asia clean energy fund.

14 November 2013

Google, KKR to make $400m solar investment

Google and KKR are to make a joint $400m investment into Californian and Arizonan solar plants under development by Japanese company Sharp's subsidiary Recurrent Energy.

14 November 2013

BBoxx receives $1.9m from Khosla Impact fund

British solar energy company BBoxx has received a $1.9m investment made up of $1.5m funding from Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla via his personal fund Khosla Impact, along with a further $400,000 from the UK's Synergy Growth fund, which targets 'breakthrough cleantech businesses'.

13 November 2013

Canadian Solar Q2 results show revenues and shipments upp

desertec_170_1701 PV manufacturer Canadian Solar has announced its Q2 results, revealing revenues and module shipments are both up on the same time last year.

12 November 2013

Aleo Solar closes 9-month results with revenues down

Prenzlau, Germany-based PV manufacturer Aleo Solar has finished the first nine months of 2013 with revenues down compared to the same time in 2012.

12 November 2013

Goldpoly teams up with Kunlun for 500MW solar acquisition

Chinese solar manufacturer Goldpoly New Energy is to team up with domestic company Kunlun Trust to jointly acquire 500MW of solar plants between now and 2015.

12 November 2013

Rockland Capital prepares for $350m fund’s second closep

Texas-based investment firm Rockland Capital is reportedly hoping to celebrate the New Year by holding a final close for its second North America-focused fund.

11 November 2013

Foresight Solar Fund acquires 32.2MW Wymeswold solar plant

UK green investment firm Foresight's £200m solar fund has acquired the 32.2MW Wymeswold solar power plant for £43.7m.

11 November 2013

Utility scale solar thermal developer SkyFuel raises $0.5m morep

Arvada, US-based solar thermal company SkyFuel has raised a further $500,000 in debt.

8 November 2013

Apex Clean Energy raises $5.6m in new roundp

solarfrontier_230512_1701 Charlottesville, Virginia-based Apex Clean Energy Holdings is aiming to raise $25m in a new financing round, having already succeeded in securing $5.6m.

8 November 2013

Residential solar developer Astrum receives funding from NewWorld Capital

Annapolis Junction, Maryland-based residential solar developer Astrum Solar has received an undisclosed sum of investment from New World Capital Group.

8 November 2013

ERDF finances UK’s BRE National Solar Centre’s first test site

edenproject_170 Uk-based BRE National Solar Centre is to relocate its offices and create its first solar test site at the Eden Project in St Austell, Cornwall, following funding from the European Regional Development Fund.

7 November 2013

Sputnik Engineering adds new CTO and COO positionsp

Swiss solar company Sputnik Engineering, also known as SolarMax, is expanding its board of management, bringing in new industry experts in newly made positions including chief technology officer and chief operating officer.

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