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JA Solar (JASO) Inks 29MW Italian Supply Deal, But Falls On Downgrade

JA Solar (JASO) has signed a 29MW solar module supply contract with a new Italian customer.  It’s a subsidiary of an unnamed  large utility group in Europe and the modules will be supplied this year.  The number of Italian supply deals for the Chinese solar manufacturers has picked up in recent months as Italy is expected to replace some the decrease in demand out of Germany.

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Solarfun (SOLF) Awarded Italian Contracts Totaling 12MW

Solarfun Power (SOLF) has been awarded two Italian contracts totaling 12MW it was announced this morning.  One contract for 6MW of solar modules was signed with GranSolarGhella while the other of the same size was signed with Tozzi Renewable Energy.  All modules are expected to be delivered in the second half of this year.

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Dr. Peter Xie, President of Solarfun, commented, “We are pleased to have expanded … Read the rest

Yingli Green Energy (YGE) Signs 6MW Italian Deal, Potential For 16 – 26MW

It was announced this morning that the Italian subsidiary of Yingli Green Energy (YGE) signed a 6MW solar module sales agreement with Tecno Spot for this year and Tecno has committed to another 10 – 20MW for 2011.

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CEO of YGE Liansheng Miao and Italia Sales Manager Fabio Patti commented:

“We see great potential in the Italian market, which has a very robust demand for Yingli … Read the rest

LDK Solar (LDK) Announces 63MW In Supply Deals With Enel & ABB

LDK Solar (LDK) is announcing some solar supply deals of its own this morning.  The company will supply 50MW of solar modules to Spain’s Enel with 30MW deliverable this quarter and an option for an additional 20MW next quarter. 

“We are very pleased to enter this sales agreement with Enel, a globally recognized power provider and dedicated leader in the production of PV systems,” stated Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of LDK Solar.  “As demonstrated … Read the rest

Solar Subsidy Cuts Not As Bad As Feared In Italy & Spain?

It seems like every few weeks the ebb and flow of feed-in-tariff fear and optimism rolls through the solar industry with rumors fueling speculation as what it means for solar companies, particularly those that do much of their business in the German, Italian and Spanish markets.  Last week, the rumors continued…

I mentioned in a report several  days ago that the industry feared Spain would retroactively cut their solar FIT program and some even … Read the rest

LDK Solar (LDK) Gets 20MW Solar Plant Deal With Uni Land Of Italy

LDK Solar (LDK) has landed a 20MW solar plant deal with Uni Land of Italy.  LDK will develop the plants in 2010 and 2011 and engineer, procure and construct the plants as well as supply the solar modules.  Uni Land will finance the operation.  It’s also being announced that Uni Land has purchased a 1MW plant from LDK for $7.3 million.

Said LDK CEO Xiofeng Peng, “We are continually expanding LDK Solar’s presence in the … Read the rest

Trina Solar (TSL) Gets 108MW Supply Deal With PROINSO

Trina Solar (TSL) is announcing a new 108MW supply deal this morning with PROINSO, a European distributor of solar equipment.  Shipments are expected to begin soon and continue through the first half of next near with PROINSO having the option to purchase another 12MW in the first quarter of next year.  The solar modules will be sold at predetermined prices and will be used in projects in Spain and Italy.

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Trina Solar (TSL) Furthers Italian Expansion With 73MW Kerself Supply Deal

Trina Solar (TSL) announced after the bell yesterday that it has entered into a 73MW sales agreement with Kerself which is a leading Italian solar company.  Trina will supply Kerself with an initial 23MW of PV solar modules in the 4th quarter of this year and another 50MW in the first half of the next year. 

Said VP of TSL Arturo Herrero, “We are excited to announce this new sales agreement with Kerself Group to … Read the rest

Sunpower (SPWRA) Building Portion Of Italy’s Largest Solar Plant

Sunpower (SPWRA) has designed and started construction earlier this year of Italy’s largest solar plant, called the Montalto di Casto project, it was announced today.  Sunray Renewable Energy is the Italian company working with Sunpower as the developer and owns the project which is being financed, in part, by a consortium of international and Italian banks.  This 24MW plant is phase 1 of a larger 100MW project and will feature Sunpower’s Tracker technology which … Read the rest

LDK Solar (LDK) Continues Push Into Italian Solar Market With Solar Green Technology Acquisition

LKD Solar (LDK) is expanding its presence in the Italian market this morning by acquiring a 70% controlling interest in systems integrator expert Solar Green Technology.  The deal should open up more opportunities in the Italian market.

“We are very excited to acquire a controlling interest of Solar Green Technology,” stated Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of LDK Solar. “SGT’s management and workforce have demonstrated strong competence and boasts solid experience in the PV … Read the rest