Future of Sharp's Solar Business Still Uncertain after Foxconn's Acquisition

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group on April 2nd, 2016 formally paid 388.8 billion Japanese yen for a controlling stake in Japan's Sharp Corporation. As the Taiwan firm has recalled the original commitment of not selling off any part .. more

Pattern Energy Completes Construction on 42MW PV Plant in Japan

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) and Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI) announced the completion of the 42MW Futtsu Solar photovoltaic (PV) power facility. Pattern Development and GPI are joint venture (JV) partners that developed and.. more

SunPower and Partners to Build a 27MW PV Plant in Japan

SunPower has start construction of a 27MW solar PV power plant in Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan with ISE Group and Total. The plant will feature SunPower’s high efficiency Maxeon® solar panels and special-designed ground-mounting systems that meet.. more

Japan Announces Feed-in Tariff Schemes for 2016, Subsidies for Solar Drop

Japan’s Ministry of Economic, Trade and Industry (METI) has announced the new feed-in tariff schemes for renewable energy resources for the fiscal year 2016. The FiT subsidies for solar PV systems dropped as the government’s schedule. The FiT subsidi.. more

JinkoSolar Unveils New All-Black Polycrystalline Module at PV Expo 2016, Japan

JinkoSolar announced that it has unveiled its Eagle Black module series at PV Expo in Tokyo, Japan. The Eagle Black series consists of all black poly modules, available in 60-cell and 72-cell versions, with maximum outputs of 280watts and .. more

PV EXPO 2016 Kicks Off in Tokyo, Integrated PV Systems to Become the Focus in Japan

World Smart Energy Week 2016 kicked off at Tokyo’s Big Sight on March 2-4. It covers nine major exhibitions, including PV EXPO and PV System EXPO 2016. There are exhibitors from 31 countries and 1,430 companies, becom.. more

Skytron Energy Selected to Provide Monitoring Services for 20MW Power Plant in Japan

Skytron® energy announced on March 1st that it was chosen to provide monitoring and supervision for approximately 20 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants in Japan. The projects include power plants developed by First Solar Japan, Sybac Solar, I.. more


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