First Solar becomes largest PV module manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere

First Solar, Inc. announced the start of production at its new photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, its second factory in the United States. First Solar continues to operate its flagship factory in Perrysburg, Ohio, effectively scaling its total annualized production capacity in the U.S. to 1.9-gigawatts (GW)DC.

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Keystate Renewables launches Solcap Fund I LLC, a solar tax credit fund for community bank investors

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (September 20, 2019) –  The KeyState Renewables, LLC announced the launch of Solcap Fund I LLC, an institutional investor tax credit fund dedicated to mid-size solar power generation projects.

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Masdar and EDF establish joint venture energy services company ESCO

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, announced it has signed an agreement with  French low-carbon electricity leader EDF to establish a 50:50 joint venture energy services company (ESCO).

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Verditek opens in Italy its first solar PV module factory

Clean technology company Verditek PLC, headquartered in London, UK, announced the official opening of its first solar PV module factory in Lainate, Italy. Verditek Solar Italy (VSI) operates the site and production of its lightweight solar panel modules which is bringing to market.

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Tesvolt is putting into operation Europe’s first gigafactory for battery storage systems in Germany

German manufactgurer of energy storage systems, Tesvolt, announced that it is working to establish new production facilities for lithium storage systems with an annual production capacity of over one gigawatt hour (GWh) in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany, which would be Europe’s first gigafactory for battery storage systems.

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