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Abengoa is awarded technology contracts for two new solar thermal plants in China

Spanish energy technology provider Abengoa announced on May 3 that  it was recently selected to provide the technology and engineering for two solar thermal projects totaling 100 MW in the People’s Republic of China.

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LONGi Solar half-cut monocrystalline PERC module exceeds 360W, setting new world record

Chinese mono-crystalline modules manufacturer LONGi Solar announced on April 12 that its 120-cell half-cut monocrystalline PERC module has exceeded 360W, as certified by TÜV-SÜD. This achieves a new world record for the highest power 120-cell half-cut monocrystalline PERC module, adding to LONGi’s world record for 60-cell monocrystalline PERC module for power and conversion efficiency.

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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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Global Solar Photovoltaic Installations to Exceed 100 GW in 2018, IHS Markit Says

Business information provider IHS Markit  announced on December 14 that global photovoltaic (PV) demand is forecast to reach 108 gigawatts (GW) in 2018, largely driven by an improvement in the outlook in China, according to the latest edition of its PV Demand Market Tracker.  IHS Markit expects strong demand from the Chinese market to continue on the back of strong policy support, a successful transition to a more diverse market and strong momentum in the distributed-PV (DPV) sector.

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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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