Oxford PV Germany granted €15m EIB financing to commercialise its perovskite on silicon tandem solar cell technology

Oxford Photovoltaics Germany, a subsidiary of UK-based Oxford Photovoltaics announced last month that it received €15 million in financing from the European Investment Bank (EIB)  to support the transfer of its disruptive perovskite on silicon tandem solar cell technology from lab scale to commercialisation.

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Canadian Solar completes sale of three solar plants in China totalling 44.3MW

Canadian Solar today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CSI New Energy Holding has completed the sale of three solar power plants in China, totaling 44.3 MWp to Shenzhen Energy Nanjing Holding, a subsidiary of Shenzhen Energy Group.

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Kong Sun acquires 100MW solar power plant for approximately USD 113M in China

Hong Kong-based Kong Sun Holdings Limited which invests in and operates solar power plants across various provinces and regions in China, announced on December 13 that it has acquired a solar power plant project located in Baofeng County in mid-eastern China’s Henan province with a total installed capacity of 100MW for an aggregate consideration of approximately RMB743 million (USD 113 Million).

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BP re-enters solar market with aquisition of 43% stake in Lightsource for $200M

London-based renewable energy developer Lightsource and British multinational energy business BP today announced that they have agreed to form a strategic partnership, bringing Lightsource’s solar development and management expertise together with BP’s global scale, relationships and trading capabilities to drive further growth across the world.

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Capital Stage AG acquires two solar parks in the Netherlands totalling 48 MW

Hamburg-based solar and wind park operator Capital Stage announced on December 4 that it has for the first time acquired two solar parks in the Netherlands. The solar parks have a total generation capacity of 47.6 megawatts (MW) and are expected to be connected to the grid in October 2018.

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