Silver Powder Production to be Restarted after Safety Check: DOWA

Japan-based DOWA Hightech, a world leader of silver powder supplier, announced that the company is now checking the safety of the metal powder factory which was hit by an industrial accident on January 3 (related post). The product production processes could be gradually .. more

DOWA Hightech Suspending Manufacturing Due to Industrial Accident

Japan-based DOWA Hightech, the world’s largest silver power provider, has been suspending manufacturing since January 3 due to a gas leak accident which killed two and injured two. DOWA will ship its silver powder inventory for clients to make PV-use conducti.. more

Kyobo Life Acquires 41MW PV Power Plant in Japan

Three Korean life insurance companies, Kyobo Life, Heungkuk Life and Hanwha Life, jointly completed an acquisition of a 41.3MW solar power plant in Kagoshima, Japan from the original developers, Solariant Japan and Yingli Solar. In a deal transaction totaling 20.. more

Solar Power Plant Mingles with Forest Completed by Sharp in Hokkaido, Japan

Orix Group and Sharp jointly announced the completion of a forest-mingled solar PV power plant “Sharp Tomatoh no Mori Solar Power Plant” in Tomakomai City, Hokkaido, Japan. The 45.6MWdc plant will commence operation on J.. more

ReneSola Sells Two Japanese PV Projects

ReneSola has sold two projects in Japan. The projects, located in Tochigi Prefecture, are utility scale systems with capacity of 920 kW and 590 kW, respectively, and both are qualified for Japan's 32 Yen FiT scheme. The transaction was closed this week and the C.. more

KYOCERA Unveils Strategies for Both Domestic and Overseas Markets

Japan PV manufacturer Kyocera expects more than 1.2GW of PV module production for the fiscal year 2015 (2015 April to 2016 March). Nonetheless, the company is accelerating expanding overseas markets to the U.S. and Asia due to domestic demand drop. For the overseas.. more

Geco to Build PV Carports in Japan

PV carports are attractive because they work more than simply a carport – the help protech the environment by combining PV solutions. GECO, a solar system specialist, was recently awarded a contract for a Carport PV mounting structure in Japan, and has successfu.. more


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