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  • Isabella Ni | July 30, 2015
    On July 28, 2015, China's National Energy Administration (NEA) released its solar data for the first half of the year. At the end of June 2015, China had added 35.78 GW of solar capacity to the grid. Distributed PV capacity reached 5.71 GW cumulatively, while utility-scale projects reached 30.07 GW.
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  • Susanne von Aichberger, Josefin Berg, Ash Sharma | July 24, 2015
    On Wednesday 22 July 2015, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) launched consultations on planned restrictions of subsidies under the Renewable Obligations (RO) scheme for PV projects of up to 5 MW and on changes to the FiT scheme. The consultation will end on 2 September 2015.
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  • Josefin Berg | July 21, 2015
    On 21 July 2015, private equity firm KKR announced it was acquiring 80% of solar developer Gestamp Asetym Solar S.L. (Gestamp Solar) from Gestamp Renewables. The transaction values Gestamp Solar at $1 billion. Through the partnership, KKR and Gestamp plan to pursue up to 2.5 GW of PV projects over the coming five years.
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  • ​Christine Beadle | October 02, 2015
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  • Ash Sharma, Lauren Cook | September 30, 2015
    The IHS PV Demand Market Tracker provides forecasts and analysis for installed PV capacity in almost 50 countries. The tracker is updated at least quarterly to provide the most up-to-date projections for each market...
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  • Josefin Berg, Lauren Cook | September 25, 2015
    This report reveals who the leading PV system integrators (EPC’s) are worldwide, and presents details of their planned PV installation pipeline over the next 2-3 years. It is updated every quarter and includes...
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  • Icon Senior Analyst, Solar Demand and Supply Chain
    As the senior solar research analyst with IHS Solar in China, Frank Xie focuses on areas such as PV inverters, energy storage, system integration and PV demand. He is a well-known PV industry expert and has spoken at many high level events including SNEC, SolarCon, Intersolar China and Renewable Energy India, sharing perspectives about the global PV industry outlook.
  • Icon Senior Analyst, Solar Demand
    Josefin Berg is a senior analyst for the IHS solar research group, where she performs market analysis of trends and strategies in the downstream part of the PV market.
  • Icon Senior Analyst, Solar Demand
    Wade Shafer is a senior analyst for the IHS solar research group. He focuses his research on the North American downstream PV industry and policy environment.
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