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China issues first green trading certificates to 20 renewable projects – media

China issued the first batch of green power trading certificates to 20 renewable generation projects on Monday, the country’s Securities Times newspaper reported on Tuesday, before the start of a programme to reduce government subsidies for renewables. A total of 230,135 certificates, each representing 1 megawatt hour of power from renewable sources, were issued to […]

LONGi Selected into China’s First Round of “Global Top Runner in Renewable Energy”

On June 6, 2017, the 9th China International New Energy Expo & Energy Storage and Multi-energy Complementarity Summit Forum (CNEE) kicked off at China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (LONGi) grabbed the “China’s Leading Global Supplier in Renewable Energy 2017” award, and successfully entered the list of “China’s Global […]

Taipower to Build a 100MW Solar Power Plant

Taiwan’s state-owned Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) announced to build a solar power plant with capacity of 100MW, the largest-of-its-kind in Taiwan when being completed. In 2008, Taipower applied to build a new thermal power plant in Changhua County in central Taiwan. However, the construction plan was finally turned down by Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration, Executive […]

JinkoSolar Signed A Cooperation Agreement with Quantum Power GK in Japan

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.(“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that its Japan subsidiary (“Jinko Japan”) has entered into a 187MW Cooperation Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Quantum Power GK, a Japanese company within Quantum Group. Quantum Group is a global company leader in the renewable energy […]

Central Asian Countries Commit to Accelerate the Uptake of Renewables in the Region

Countries of Central Asia and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have released a Communiqué on accelerating renewable energy deployment in the region. The Communiqué was released in the framework of the Energy Ministerial, Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Energy at the Astana EXPO-2017. The meeting identified six key areas to facilitate the up-take of […]

Deploying overseas and taking the lead, LONGi successfully selected into the first round of “China’s Global Top Runner in Renewable Energy”

On June 6, 2017, the 9th China International New Energy Expo & Energy Storage and Multi-energy Complementarity Summit Forum (CNEE) kicked off at China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “LONGi”) stood out from many competitors to grab the “China’s Leading Global Supplier in Renewable Energy […]

IEA Executive Director holds talks with world energy leaders at CEM8 in Beijing

Dr Fatih Birol, the International Energy Agency’s Executive Director, held talks with global energy leaders at the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) in Beijing this week, including meeting with Secretary Rick Perry, the United States Energy Secretary, Minister Wan Gang, China’s Minister of Science and Technology, and Mr Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission. […]

First Solar Secures Syndicated Development Loan Facility from Mizuho Bank for Utility-Scale Solar Projects in Japan

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that it has signed a syndicated development loan facility agreement of approximately 7 billion yen (US$64 million) with Mizuho Bank Ltd. for its utility-scale solar project pipeline in Japan using First Solar modules. This financing represents the first syndicated solar project development loan facility arranged and participated in […]