2016-10-03

OCI to Acquire Tokuyama’s Malaysian Polysilicon Fab

Japan-based Tokuyama, one of the world’s leaders in polysilicon manufacturing, announced to terminate its solar-grade polysilicon business by selling its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tokuyama Malaysia, to OCI, a South Korean polysilicon maker. Sources from media reve.. more
2016-09-20

New Cell Efficiency Record of 26.33% Achieved by NEDO and KANEKA

By combining heterojunction and back-contact technologies on a crystalline silicon solar cell with a practical size of 180cm^2, Japan’s Kaneka Corp. and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) jointly i.. more
2016-08-30

TrinaBEST Japan Established for Expanding Energy Storage Business

Trina Solar, one of the world’s largest PV suppliers, has formed a storage business branch Trina Energy Storage Solutions, or “TrinaBEST” for offering services. The company recently established a subsidiary TrinaBES.. more
2016-08-29

ReneSola Sells 1.23MW PV Project in Japan

ReneSola has sold a 1.23 MW solar power project located in Ibaraki, Japan. The project qualifies for Japan's 32 Yen feed-in tariff. Revenue from the sale will be recognized in the third quarter and all proceeds have been collected. ReneSola is developing 31.5 MW.. more
2016-08-10

Orix Connects 2.75MW Rooftop PV Project, the Largest Of-its-kind in Japan

Japan’s ITOCHU Corporation (ITOCHU) and Singapore’s Mapletree Investment jointly developed two large-scale multi-tenant logistics centers respectively in Noda, Chiba Prefecture and in Sakai City, Osaka. The rooftops.. more
2016-08-02

30MW Solar Power Plant Starts Operation Next to Nagasaki Airport

Kyushu, Japan enjoys higher solar radiation than most regions in the country. World-leader in CIS module solution Solar Frontier and Chopro, a LPG distributor and solar power producer, jointly established the company Nagasaki Solar Ener.. more
2016-07-29

Sony Announces to Transfer Battery Business

Sony is the world’s first company that successfully commercialized rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and applied this technology on portable electric devices. However, the world leader announced to transfer its battery business to Murata Ma.. more

 

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