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Solar Panel Recycling Market 2019-2023 | High Solar PV Installation to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:30pm

Our solar panel recycling market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our solar panel recycling market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies increase in solar PV panel recycling R&D activities as one of the prime reasons driving the solar panel recycling market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Solar Panel Recycling Market, including some of the vendors such as Canadian Solar, Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations, EIKI SHOJI, ENVARIS, and First Solar.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Solar Panel Recycling Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
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COVID-19: First Solar Manufacturing Operations Update

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 12:15pm

Similarly, the government of Malaysia, where the Companys Kulim manufacturing plants are located, has implemented a wide-ranging suspension of public activities.

Key Points: 
  • Similarly, the government of Malaysia, where the Companys Kulim manufacturing plants are located, has implemented a wide-ranging suspension of public activities.
  • Since the implementation of this suspension and at this time, First Solars understanding is that these measures do not impact the continuity of its manufacturing operations in the country.
  • First Solars manufacturing operations at its Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam facilities are not impacted by government-mandated restrictions on movement at this time.
  • First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions, which use its advanced module and system technology.

Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of A 17.7 MWp Subsidy-free Solar Portfolio in Italy

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 1:00pm

GUELPH, Ontario, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) announced today the closing of a 17.7 MWp portfolio sale in Italy to Sonnedix.

Key Points: 
  • GUELPH, Ontario, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) announced today the closing of a 17.7 MWp portfolio sale in Italy to Sonnedix.
  • The portfolio of five solar PV plants in Sicily was jointly developed by Canadian Solar and Manni Energy, and has been operational since February 2020.
  • Canadian Solar was founded in 2001 in Canada and is one of the world's largest solar power companies.
  • Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable companies in the solar industry, having been publicly listed on NASDAQ since 2006.

Longroad Acquirer of Four California Projects from First Solar

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 9:15pm

Little Bear Solar portfolio totals 160MWAC, located in Fresno County, California, powered by Series 6 modules

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  • Little Bear Solar portfolio totals 160MWAC, located in Fresno County, California, powered by Series 6 modules
    TEMPE, Ariz. and SAN FRANCISCO, March 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- US-headquartered First Solar , Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that Longroad Energy is the acquirer of four solar projects with a combined capacity of 160-megawatts (MW)AC.
  • Longroad Energy is a US-based renewable energy developer, owner, and operator, with a multi-gigawatt portfolio of wind and solar projects across the United States.
  • We are pleased to be working with First Solar to deliver reliable, cleaner solar electricity to communities across the Bay area.
  • Today, Longroad owns 1.2 GW of wind and solar projects across the United States in addition to operating and managing a total of 2.4 GW of wind and solar projects on behalf of Longroad and third parties.

$37.6 Billion Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Glass Industry Insights, 2019-2026

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

According to the report, the global solar photovoltaic glass market was valued at $4.54 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $37.6 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 30.3% from 2019 to 2026.

Key Points: 
  • According to the report, the global solar photovoltaic glass market was valued at $4.54 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $37.6 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 30.3% from 2019 to 2026.
  • The factors responsible for solar PV glass market growth includes supportive regulations toward installation of solar plants have led to the increase in demand for solar PV glass.
  • By end-use industry, the solar photovoltaic glass market trends are studied across residential, commercial and utility scale.
  • The key players involved in the global solar PV glass market are Suntech Power Holding Co, Sun Power Corporation, First Solar, Yingli Green Energy Holding Co, Canadian Solar, Schott Solar, Sharp Corporation, Solar World, Jinko Solar Holding Company, and Trina Solar.

First Solar, Inc. Announces Full-Year 2020 Guidance

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:25pm

First Solar, at its core, is a technology and module manufacturing company, said Mark Widmar, CEO of First Solar.

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  • First Solar, at its core, is a technology and module manufacturing company, said Mark Widmar, CEO of First Solar.
  • First Solar has scheduled a conference call for today, February20, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
  • The guidance figures presented above are subject to a variety of assumptions and estimates.
  • Investors are encouraged to listen to the conference call and to review the accompanying materials, which contain more information about First Solars 2020 Guidance.

Rio Tinto to build first solar plant in Western Australia to power iron ore mine

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 11:03pm

The 34 megawatt solar photovoltaic plant is expected to supply all of Koodaideris electricity demand during peak solar power generation times and approximately 65 per cent of the mines average electricity demand.

Key Points: 
  • The 34 megawatt solar photovoltaic plant is expected to supply all of Koodaideris electricity demand during peak solar power generation times and approximately 65 per cent of the mines average electricity demand.
  • The plant, Rio Tintos first company-owned solar facility, will consist of an estimated 100,000 panels, covering an area of 105 hectares.
  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore chief executive Chris Salisbury said The construction of our first solar plant in the Pilbara is a significant milestone for the business and an important step in reducing our carbon footprint in the region.
  • Funding for the solar plant and battery sits within Rio Tintos existing guidance for sustaining capital expenditure for its iron ore business.

First Solar, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results and 2020 Financial Guidance on February 20, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 2:05pm

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019 and discuss its 2020 financial guidance and outlook after the market closes on Thursday, February 20, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019 and discuss its 2020 financial guidance and outlook after the market closes on Thursday, February 20, 2020.
  • The Company will hold a conference call to discuss both these results and 2020 financial guidance at 4:30 p.m.
  • Investors may access a live webcast of this conference call by visiting investor.firstsolar.com .
  • First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced module and system technology.

RWE brings West of the Pecos solar project online

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

West of the Pecos underscores our commitment to being the partner of choice for the transition to a lower-carbon future."

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  • West of the Pecos underscores our commitment to being the partner of choice for the transition to a lower-carbon future."
  • RWE announced it has achieved commercial operation on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas, approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa.
  • "We're excited to develop our first solar project in Texas, our largest solar project in the U.S. and continue our growth in renewable generation benefiting local communities across the U.S."
    The project utilizes nearly 350,000 solar modules on a surface of 550 football pitches.
  • RWE has also successfully closed on tax equity financing for the West of the Pecos project.

First Solar, Inc. Reaches Agreement to Settle Pending Class Action Lawsuit

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

2:12-cv-00555-DGC (the Class Action).

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  • 2:12-cv-00555-DGC (the Class Action).
  • The settlement is subject to approval by the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.
  • We are confident that resolving this matter is the right business decision for First Solar and its shareholders, said Mark Widmar, Chief Executive Officer of First Solar.
  • 2:15-cv-01156-ROS, filed in Arizona District Court by putative stockholders that opted out of the Class Action, remains pending.