2017-02-22

Mizuho Bank Arranges Syndicated Loan for First Solar’s 59MW Solar Power Plant

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
2017-01-25

Bankruptcy of Japanese Solar Companies Break Record in 2016 Due to Sluggish Market

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
2017-01-19

Canadian Solar Connects Two Solar Projects in Japan and Two in California

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
2017-01-10

Pattern Energy Secures Financing for 33MW Wind Project in Japan

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
2016-12-22

Japan Lowers Feed-in Tariff Scheme for Solar Power for 2017

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
2016-12-21

Toshiba Wins Order of H2One Energy Supply System to Power Company

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. Gro.. more
2016-12-19

SPI Energy Acquires 50% Equity Interest in Two Solar Projects in Japan

SPI Energy announced that it has acquired 50% equity interest in two solar projects ("EAG 5&6" or the "Projects"), currently under construction with combined capacity of 3.98 MW, from Japan-based EastAsi.. more

 

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