Canadian Solar Sells Two Solar Power Plants in Ontario to Concord Green Energy

Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, announced this week that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., completed the sale of its EarthLight and Aria solar plants to One West Holdings Ltd., an affiliate of Concord Green Energy Inc.

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Spain’s TSK and Abu Dhabi’s Enviromena to build the largest photovoltaic plant in Jordan

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan (MEMR) awarded last Sunday the construction of the largest photovoltaic plant to date in the country to the the consortium formed by the Spain’s TSK Group and UAE’s Enviromena Power Systems , as the main project forming part of the ambitious Jordanian development plan for renewable energies, which has set a target of 10 per cent of the country’s energy supply to come from renewable sources by 2020.

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Australia invests AUD 69 million in a 25 MW Community Solar Farm in Queensland

The historic sheep and cattle grazing Queensland town of Barcaldine will be home to a new big solar farm, creating jobs in the region and boosting large scale solar in Australia. The $69 million Barcaldine Remote Community Solar Farm (BRCSF) project is due for completion in April 2017.

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ADB funds $6 million for off-grid solar home systems in rural India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced last week that it is administering a $6 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) to help Simpa Energy India Private Ltd expand its off-grid solar home system service to underserved markets in rural India.

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SMA voted the world’s preferred inverter brand again, IHS report says

For the fourth year in a row, SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has been voted the most preferred inverter brand in the world according to IHS, the leading global source of critical information and insight. IHS surveyed photovoltaic (PV) inverter customers in over 40 countries, which include distributors, installers, integrators and wholesalers in its “PV Inverter Customer Insight Survey – 2015.”

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