From name changes and asset sales to gloomy guidance and power plants on a large scale, I present to you the solar week that was.
On Monday, EverQ kicked its IPO and took a new name. The joint venture of Q-Cells, Renewable Energy Corp, and Evergreen Solar
Also on Monday, ReneSola
Q-Cells caused a commotion on Tuesday, leading shares of everyone from First Solar
Q-Cells also mentioned laying off temporary workers, and it's far from the only company doing some right-sizing. Solar equipment supplier GT Solar confirmed this week that it's let go of about 10% of its New Hampshire-based workforce, all within its manufacturing division. Once again, we have the ever-vigilant local press to thank for bringing this company's activities to our attention.
Also slashing guidance this week was JA Solar
Speaking of blue, I don't want to leave my readers completely bummed out, so here's an indication that some giant solar projects are still moving forward. China's Huaneng Group, parent of Huaneng Power