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Joanna Schroeder

  • Suntech Power Co., Ltd. has officially announced the establishment of a local warehouse in Cape Town, South Africa. This new facility will initially store 500 kW of modules and will expand its storage capacity to 1MW later in 2015. Suntech established a full time presence in South Africa in 2014 as part of its expansion efforts in the region.
  • JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced that all of its PV modules have passed the high-grade hailstone impact test conducted by TUV Rheinland. During the high-grade hailstone impact test, hailstones with a diameter of 45 millimeters strike the glass surface of JA’s modules at a speed of 30.7 meters per second (about 110.5 kilometers per hour). The anti-kinetic energy impact performance of JA modules is ten times the original industry standard.
  • Atlantic Wind & Solar, Inc. has announced it has completed construction on a 500 KW Utility Scale solar power plant in Mississauga, ON, Canada. The $3 million commercial rooftop installation, consisting of approximately 2,300 panels, is expected to produce 12,500 megawatt hours of power over the next 20 years supplying Ontario with clean reliable energy. The power will be sold under the provinces Feed-In-Tariff program.
  • Golden Age Resources, Inc. has announced a new Management Team and plans to launch its Latin American Initiatives, which has been carefully organized over the last several months. New officers and directors are Mr. Terence Byrne, President, CEO, SFO, and Director and Mr. Thomas Wolff, Vice President of Latin American Operations, and Director.
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