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Canadian Solar (CSIQ) Announces 18MW Rooftop Solar Distribution Deal With West Holding Of Japan

Canadian Solar (CSIQ) has announced a partnership and distribution deal with West Holding of Japan to push further into a growing Japanese solar market.  As part of the joint venture, CSIQ will transfer 14% of the shares of the Canadian Solar Japan subsidiary to West Holding.  West Holding will be responsible for marketing and distribution of approximately 18MW in residential rooftop solar systems this year.

CSIQ CEO Shawn Qu said, “West Holding is a leading … Read the rest

Ener1 (HEV) Signs MOU With ITOCHU Corp To Enter Japanese Market

Ener1 (HEV), maker of lithium ion batteries has signed a memorandum of understanding with ITOCHU of Japan to outline a partnership that would introduce HEV products into the Japanese automotive marketplace.  ITOCHU will serve as Ener1’s sales, marketing and development partner for both Japanese auto OEM’s and Tier One suppliers.  The agreement also sets the stage for ITOCHU to introduce HEV batteries as an energy storage solution for the solar power market.

“Today’s announcement marks … Read the rest