Daily News Wrap-Up: First Solar to Supply 600 MW of Thin Film Solar Modules to Azure Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: First Solar to Supply 600 MW of Thin Film Solar Modules to Azure Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: First Solar announced that it has signed an agreement to supply 600 MWdc of its high-performance, advanced ...
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US Solar Panel Prices Dropped 11% in 2021 as Shipments Touched Record-high

US Solar Panel Prices Dropped 11% in 2021 as Shipments Touched Record-high

The shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in the U.S. increased to a record electricity-generating capacity of 28.8 million peak kW in 2021 from 21.8 million peak kW in 2020, ...
First Solar to Invest $1.2 Billion to Scale Production of US-Made Solar PV Modules

First Solar to Invest $1.2 Billion to Scale Production of US-Made Solar PV Modules

U.S.-based solar module manufacturer First Solar has announced an investment of $1.2 billion to scale the production of American-made, responsibly-produced photovoltaic (PV) solar modules totaling 4.4 GW, to support the ...
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First Solar Records a 99% QoQ Growth in Revenue in Q2 2022

First Solar Records a 99% QoQ Growth in Revenue in Q2 2022

U.S.-based solar modules manufacturer First Solar has recorded a net income of $55.8 million in the second quarter (Q2) of 2022, representing a quarter-over-quarter (QoQ)  increase of 99% compared to ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up Indian Airports Taking Steps to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Airports Taking Steps to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation V K Singh informed the Rajya Sabha informed ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: AMPYR Solar And BELECTRIC to Install 200 MW Solar Projects in Germany

Daily News Wrap-Up: AMPYR Solar and BELECTRIC to Install 200 MW Solar Projects in Germany

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: AMPYR Solar Europe (ASE) and BELECTRIC signed a framework agreement to install a pipeline of more than ...
Project Finance Brief: Cero Generation Secures Financing for a 70 MW Solar Project in Italy

Project Finance Brief: Cero Generation Secures Financing for a 70 MW Solar Project in Italy

From: Mercom Capital Group Cero Generation, a solar project developer and an independent portfolio company of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, has achieved the financial close for its 70 MW Pontinia ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
APAC Investment Firm PAG to Acquire First Solar's Projects in Japan

APAC Investment Firm PAG to Acquire First Solar’s Projects in Japan

Asia-Pacific investment firm PAG has agreed to acquire module manufacturer First Solar's 293 MW utility-scale solar projects and a 665 MW solar project operations and maintenance (O&M) platform in Japan ...
First Solar Reports Net Loss of $43.25 Million in Q1 2022 Amid Dip in Module Sales

First Solar Reports Net Loss of $43.25 Million in Q1 2022 Amid Dip in Module Sales

U.S.-based solar modules manufacturer First Solar has recorded a net loss of $43.25 million in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022 representing a quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) decline of 67.07% compared to ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Motors Partners with Lithium Urban to Deploy 5,000 Electric Cars

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Motors Partners with Lithium Urban to Deploy 5,000 Electric Cars

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Motors signed a memorandum of understanding with Lithium Urban Technologies, an EV-based urban transportation service provider, ...
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Module Manufacturer First Solar Reports 190% QoQ Growth in Net Income in Q4 2021

Module Manufacturer First Solar Reports 190% QoQ Growth in Net Income in Q4 2021

U.S.-based solar modules manufacturer First Solar recorded a net income of $131.37 million in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021, representing a quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) growth of 190% compared to the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up Surana Solar to Set Up a 200 MW Solar Cells and Modules Facility

Daily News Wrap-Up: Surana Solar to Set Up a 200 MW Solar Cells and Modules Facility

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The board of directors of Surana Solar Limited has approved the proposal to set up a 200 ...
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DFC Approves $500 Million Debt Finance for First Solar’s 3.3 GW Module Plant in India

DFC Approves $500 Million Debt Finance for First Solar’s 3.3 GW Module Plant in India

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has approved $500 million of debt financing to First Solar to set up a 3.3 GW vertically integrated solar module manufacturing facility in ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-up: TotalEnergies to develop 500 MW of Solar Projects in Libya

Daily News Wrap-up: TotalEnergies to develop 500 MW of Solar Projects in Libya

TotalEnergies and the General Electricity Company of Libya have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop 500 MW of solar projects to supply power to the national grid. The agreements ...
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Freight Charges and Bottlenecks Bring First Solar’s Net Sales Down by 7% in Q3 2021

Freight Charges and Bottlenecks Bring First Solar’s Net Sales Down by 7% in Q3 2021

First Solar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of solar modules, has released its financial results for the third quarter of 2021 (Q3 2021). The firm’s net sales in Q3 2021 stood at $584 ...
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A Self-Sustained Solar Manufacturing Ecosystem Could be in Place in India in 2 to 3 years

A Self-Sustained Solar Manufacturing Ecosystem Could be in Place in India in 2 to 3 years

The growing needs of the Indian solar industry and COVID-19 related supply chain disruptions have increased the need for developing a self-sustaining manufacturing ecosystem. The government has come up with ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
First Solar Begins Construction of 3.3 GW Module Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

First Solar Begins Construction of 3.3 GW Module Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

U.S.-based solar modules manufacturer First Solar has commenced the construction of a 3.3 GW module manufacturing facility in Ohio. The facility will cost $680 million and is scheduled for operations ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: ENGIE Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: ENGIE Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Global energy player ENGIE has commissioned a 200 MWac solar project at Raghanesda Solar Park, Gujarat. The ...
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First Solar to Set Up a 3.3 GW Thin Film Solar Module Manufacturing Facility in India

First Solar to Set Up a 3.3 GW Thin Film Solar Module Manufacturing Facility in India

First Solar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of solar modules, announced that it would invest $684 million to set up a new, vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) thin film solar module manufacturing facility ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
First Solar Clocks 32% Rise in Net Sales QoQ in Q1 2021

First Solar Clocks 32% Rise in Net Sales QoQ in Q1 2021

First Solar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of solar modules, has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021). Net sales for Q1 2021 touched $803.4 million, an ...
First Solar Reports 34% Year-Over-Year Slide in Net Sales in Q4 2020

First Solar Reports 56% Year-Over-Year Slide in Net Sales in Q4 2020

U.S.-based solar module maker First Solar has announced that its net sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 (Q4 2020) stood at $609.2 million, down 56% from about $1.4 billion in ...
First Solar To Sell 10 GW of its US Solar Project Platform to Leeward Renewable Energy

First Solar To Sell 10 GW of its US Solar Project Platform to Leeward Renewable Energy

First Solar, a U.S.-based solar panels manufacturer, has signed an agreement with Leeward Renewable Energy to sell its utility-scale solar project platform of around 10 GWac. The transaction will be ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
First Solar Reports 70% Year-Over-Year Increase in Net Sales in Q3 2020

First Solar Reports 70% Year-Over-Year Increase in Net Sales in Q3 2020

U.S.-based solar panel manufacturer First Solar announced that its net sales in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2020) stood at $928 million, up over 70% or $381 million from the same ...
Funding and M&A Roundup_ Trina Solar Acquires Nclave Renewable, Lumos Raises $35 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Trina Solar Acquires Nclave Renewable, Lumos Raises $35 Million

From: Mercom Capital Group Trina Solar, a solar and smart energy total solution provider, announced its acquisition of the remaining 49% equity in Nclave Renewable to make Nclave a wholly-owned ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Power Roll’s New Solar Mini-Grid to Power Himalayan Village

Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Roll’s New Solar Mini-Grid to Power Himalayan Village

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NTPC Limited has plans to add over 5 GW of solar capacity in the next two years ...
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