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5 November 2013

UK’s Anvil Semiconductors raises £1m funding from LCIF, Turquoise, and more

UK, Coventry-based Anvil Semiconductors has raised £1m in a funding round led by the Low Carbon Innovation Fund and joined by Turquoise International, Ntensive angel investors, Cambridge Capital Group, a number of individual angel investors and existing investors Midven and Minerva Business Angels.

5 November 2013

Kyocera reaches 92.5MW of solar in response to Fukushima

Japanese renewables developer Kyocera has, capitalising on widespread negative responses to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan which caused the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, installed 92.5MW of solar generation capacity throughout the country.

5 November 2013

Davey unveils UK Governments steps to clean energy securityp

UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has laid out the government's plans to increase energy security by attracting investment into clean generation projects as part of the Annual Energy Statement 2013.

5 November 2013

SMA Solar lowers earnings forecast due to ‘strongly declining demand’ in Europep

Germany solar inverter company SMA Group has lowered its sales and earnings forecast for 2013, due to the decline in the European markets, resulting in negative sales and earnings of its medium power solutions division

4 November 2013

Southern Power doubles solar capacity with launch of Campo Verde project

Atlanta-based wholesale energy provider Southern Power has launched its 139MW Campo Verde solar facility, doubling the company's solar capacity.

4 November 2013

Amarenco launches French solar PV investment fundp

Renewable energy investment firm Amarenco has launched its French Solar Fund, focused on acquiring existing generation assets in the country.

4 November 2013

China’s Hanergy to acquire 19MW US solar PV plant

Hong Kong-listed Hanergy Solar Group has agreed to acquire the Columbia Solar Energy facility from LSP Generation Holdings.

4 November 2013

Suntech unloads indebted business unit to fellow Chinese solar company Shunfeng

Debt-ridden Chinese solar panel company Suntech Power Holdings has agreed to sell its main business unit to Shunfeng Photovoltaic International for RMB3bn.

31 October 2013

Ascent Solar receives $10m financing from Ironridge Technology

solarfrontier_230512_1701 Colorado-based thin film for solar panels manufacturer Ascent Solar Technologies has received $10m in finance through a registered direct offering with institutional investor Ironridge Technology, a division of Ironridge Global IV.

31 October 2013

State-backed Wuxi Guolian considers $150m investment into Suntech

State-backed Wuxi Guolian Development Group is considering a $150m investment into Chinese solar company Suntech Power Holdings.

30 October 2013

Large scale solar in the UK feasible today, says renewable project developer Lightsource Energyp

For the same price of the recently approved nuclear reactor approved for construction at Hinkley power plant, the UK could have an equivalent amount of clean energy generated by solar power, according to one renewable energy developer.

29 October 2013

Renewable Energy, backed by Blackrock, to build £5m UK solar farm

Renewable generator developer Renewable Energy Generation, backed by asset manager BlackRock, is planning to build a £5m solar farm in southwest England with solar construction company Juwi.

29 October 2013

China’s LDK Solar strikes forbearance agreement with noteholders

China's LDK Solar has struck a 30-day forbearance agreement with note holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of the company's US dollar-settled 10 per cent senior notes, due February 2014.

25 October 2013

Kernel Capital launches £25m Northern Ireland-focused fundp

grasssss_170SQ Irish venture capital company Kernel Capital is to launch a £25m fund focusing on Northern Ireland.

25 October 2013

Sparq raises $2.75 from Ontario VC companies

Solar photovoltaic microinverter developer Sparq Systems has raised $2.75m in funding from three Ontario-based venture capital investors.

24 October 2013

ABB sees strong Q3 results on order growth for Europe and Asia

NYSE-listed engineering and technology firm ABB has reported robust third quarter results with rising revenue and EBITDA.

24 October 2013

Dong turns to DKK$0.1bn profit after 2012 losses

Danish energy developer and supplier Dong Energy has turned its 2012 losses into a DKK0.1bn profit for the first nine months of 2013.

24 October 2013

Long Island Power Authority issues tender for 280MW renewablesp

Long Island Power Authority has issued a tender for 280MW of renewable projects by 2018 along with 1,630MW of peaking or distributed generation.

23 October 2013

Exclusive: MicroPower aims for $10m fundraisep

US-based MicroPower Global, which develops energy conversion technologies, has raised $116,000 in equity of a $10m fundraising round.

23 October 2013

US DOE’s $60m push for innovative solar

The US Department of Energy is putting $60m into supporting innovative solar energy research and development in attempts to lower the cost of solar electricity and drive grid integration.

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