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Inventec Corp, a leading Taiwanese notebook maker, said Thursday it had beaten IT giant Foxconn in buying a local solar cell company after offering a higher price at the last minute.
The parent of Taiwanese IT giant Foxconn will pay over $130 million to become the major shareholder in a solar cell company as part of a plan to expand into renewable energy, officials said Wednesday.
President Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday France was seeking bidders for a 10-billion euro (13.6 billion dollar) contract to build the country's first offshore wind-power facilities.
Debt-hit Greece plans to build the world's largest solar park over depleted coal mines in the northern city of Kozani, Prime Minister George Papandreou said this week.
The largest hydropower project in poverty-stricken Laos has opened a "new era" in the country's development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Thursday.
Investors on Oct. 12 proposed to build an underwater electricity superhighway that would carry wind power generated off the Mid-Atlantic Coast to land.
Taiwan's Penghu group of islands plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to expand their wind power capacities, an official said Wednesday.
Italian energy company Enel on Wednesday inaugurated an innovative solar thermal plant that stores heat from the sun in molten salts.