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South Africa Solar Power Project Financed by OPIC

September 20th, 2012 | by Andrew

The US development finance agency will provide as much as $250 million in financing for MEMC and its SunEdison solar energy subsidiary, along with two local companies, to develop a 60-megawatt PV facility in the Free State province town of Boshoff. The project is the result of the companies' successful bid in South Africa's historic Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Program.


First Solar Launches India Expansion Plan as Trade Tensions Escalate

August 24th, 2012 | by Andrew

First Solar's shifting its strategic focus toward supplying and building thin-film solar power projects in India, as PV cell and panel profit margins continue to be pressured and trade tensions escalate. The Tempe, Arizona thin-film market leader aims to capture 20% of the Indian solar PV market even as critics assert that US government export finance banks are providing low-interest loans to Indian solar power project developers that violate WTO rules on international trade.


Clean Links (13 Stories)

April 9th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  Solar News   1. Fort Hood and Universal Services Fort Hood Inc. have turned on a solar field of nearly [&hellip



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