GT Advanced Technologies Inc., a New Hampshire-based supplier of manufacturing gear, signed a $336 million agreement to supply a unit of Cosmos Petroleum & Mining Sdn. with equipment for a photovoltaic production plant in Malaysia.
Stornoway Diamond Corp.’s biggest shareholder said the company is moving closer to securing financing for the Renard project, which may be the first diamond mine in Quebec, and an announcement will probably be made soon.
Interest rates on loans to Germany’s renewable energy industry may climb to more than 4 percent as government plans to change policy and reduce state aid increase the level of risk, according to Commerzbank AG.
The European Union responded to the Arab uprisings of 2011 with pledges that echo what it is now offering Ukraine: “full support to the transition” in a “new partnership” that yields “improved opportunities for economic prosperity” plus “strengthened regional stability.”