CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Retail investors may be keying in on overseas solar & wind projects as a way to profit despite the slowdown in the world's energy economy. After hitting about 178 GW of solar PV power capacity by the end of 2014, global solar PV capacity is expected to hit 200 GW soon. Alternative Energy Companies with recent developments and achievements are: Atlantic Wind & Solar, Inc. (OTC: AWSL), Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR) and JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ JASO)
Atlantic Wind & Solar, Inc. (OTC: AWSL) announces its entrance into the South Asia region and marks a new milestone in its project pipeline size, now surpassing 1 GW of renewable energy projects. An increase of almost 100% over the previous year. Enters South Asia region - Management has watched Asia with interest over the past few years. While many projects have been presented there was never the feeling that the timing, or that any one project itself, was right. But this past year seemed, to management, to mark a change in the quality of opportunities in the far east. After much research and triage, management took steps to solidify relationships in the markets it saw as most interesting. With the experience of having previously spent 4 years in Asia and the Middle East management focused on Thailand and India.
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In Thailand Atlantic is currently structuring an agreement in regards to 230 MW of solar projects. In addition the Company is evaluating 90 MW of wind projects. In India Atlantic is structuring agreements around 210 MW of solar projects. Management recently returned from an extended business trip throughout south Asia which served to solidify relationships with local developers, broaden our Asian networks, generate crossover interest between Asia and the Americas, and, of course, open up these additional 500+ MW of projects for Atlantic 2015 and beyond.
Leading Solar/Alternative Energy Companies releasing recent news and developments to report are: Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, recently announced that the company is the supplier of 1.25 MW AC of 28 kW three-phase inverters to Renewable Solar Energy in central California. These inverters will be used in their three ground mount PV projects in Netto Farms, Tos Farms, and Summer Hill Dairy. Canadian Solar is also the supplier of 1.5 MW DC of Canadian Solar's CS6X-305P solar panels. By offering inverters and PV panels together as part of a total system solution, this bundling allows Canadian Solar to further enhance their customer support services. CSIQ closed up over 8% at $26.55 on over 3 Million shares traded by the market close on Wednesday.
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) recently announced that it has signed an agreement to supply its high performance photovoltaic (PV) modules to power the 200 megawatt (MW)AC second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. FSLR closed up over 16% on Wednesday at $51.92 on over 11 Million shares traded by the market close.
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), a global solar technology and energy services provider, announced last month at PV Japan 2015 that the company is making its X-Series Solar Panels available in Japan in early 2016. The X-Series is a product line for the rooftop market that offers an unprecedented 21.2 percent nameplate efficiency. Compared with conventional solar panels, X-Series panels deliver approximately eight to ten percent more energy per rated watt and approximately 70 percent more energy production over the first 25 years. SPWR closed up at $27.57 on Wednesday trading over 2.4 Million shares by the market close.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ JASO), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, announced late last week that it will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 p.m. Beijing/Hong Kong Time), to discuss the Company's second quarter 2015 results. The Company will release its second quarter 2015 results before the market opens that same day. Dial-in details for the live conference call are as follows: International: +65-6713-5090, U.S.: +1-866-519-4004, Hong Kong: +852-3018-6771 -- Passcode: JA Solar
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