Japan’s PV Energy Association (JPEA) announced the shipping statistics of 3Q16 (from October-December 2016) on February 20th. Due to weaker domestic demand, the Japanese PV market has witnessed downturn for seven cons.. more
First Solar announced that it has obtained non-recourse project debt financing of approximately 27 billion yen (US$240 million) in a syndicated loan arranged by Mizuho Bank Ltd. for a utility-scale solar project in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan... more
Japan’s solar market has been shrinking since 2015, causing numbers of solar-related bankruptcy to reach a new record in 2016. Bad sale performance, failed business model and capital deficiency are the three major reasons for the increased ban.. more
Canadian Solar announced new solar project completions during this week, two in Japan and two in California, USA. The sum capacity of the four projects reaches 243.7MWp.
Japan portfolio expanded
On January 18, Canadian Solar unveiled .. more
Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) and Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI) announced the completion of financing of the 33MW Green Power Otsuki GK (Ohorayama Wind) power project. Pattern Development and GPI .. more
Japan has made decisions on the Feed-in Tariffs (FIT) scheme for solar power for fiscal year 2017 on this year’s sixth committee for renewable energy policies. Basing on Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s (METI’.. more
Toshiba Corporation, an innovator in solutions for the hydrogen economy, will support a two-year study of power management to be done by Tohoku Electric Power Co., through its H2One™, hydrogen based autonomous energy supply system.