2015-04-08

Proper Operation and Maintenance Maximizes PV System’s Margin: An Interview with Energy Guard

Dependable operation is essential to the profitability of a PV system. When a PV system is muddied or damaged, its return on investment (ROI) rate would be cut down by either lower power output or equipment replacement. Therefore, best approach to maintain a stable powe.. more
2015-02-13

Performing Reliably with High Efficiency and Undeterred by Snow and Wind, Topper Sun’s iPV® Solar Tracker Draws the Attention of Foreign Firms.

Is there a better way to improve a solar system’s energy generation capacity other than increasing PV cells’ conversion efficiency?  Taiwan solar energy manufacturer Big Sun has the solution with their iPV® Solar Tracker.. more
2014-12-12

Restructure and Revolution: Zeversolar Continues to Expand Global Inverter Market Share

From upstream to downstream, solar manufacturers are trying to extend their positions in the competitive solar PV market. Jiangsu Zeversolar New Energy Co., Ltd., (Zeversolar) uses its inverter technology to penetrate into the global solar m.. more
2014-08-28

Meyer Burger: Close Cooperation with Partners and Customers is the Key to Deliver Integrated Production System

Due to the intense competition within the PV industry, PV makers have started to focus on new production technologies/equipment in order to achieve the highest possible efficiency while lowering manufacturing costs. EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, conduct.. more
2014-07-15

Suntech at SNEC 2014: Returning with a Lofty Tone, Suntech Becomes more Rational after Restructuring

After going through a tough time of restructuring, former industry leader, Suntech, showed up with a lofty tone at SNEC 2014. The crowd at Suntech’s booth showed industry’s acceptance toward the brand “Suntech”. EnergyTrend has the pleasure to .. more
2014-06-13

Topper Sun’s iPV Solar Tracker: Greater Power, Better Reliability and More Cost Effective

Most solar PV installations are currently fixed system. Although solar tracking systems are capable of altering their angular position to follow the sun dial path and increases daily power generation efficiency, they have not emerged in the mainstream due to issues related to.. more
2014-04-11

Strong R&D Capability and Stable Finance Shape Coveme’s Leading Position in Japan

As the Chinese government announced a series of polices supporting the PV development, PV demand in China has become strong in 2014, which in turn boosts the PV demand in the world. The PV market recovery in the world has thus led to intense competition within the PV.. more
2014-03-26

Kyocera to Focus on Higher PV Cell Efficiency and Mass Produce Multi-Si Cell with the World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency

  High-efficient PV cell/module is always one of PV EXPO’s attractions. The Japanese market welcomes high efficient PV products because of increasing demands from residential markets and wider acceptance of h.. more
2014-03-19

Japan to Become the Biggest Export Country for SunPower as They Continue to Focus on High-Efficiency Products

SunPower has always been a leader in terms of N-type cells. In the PV EXPO this time, they still focused on N-type mono-si cells with high efficiency and reliability. They also revealed modules with conversion efficiency up to 20.1%. In Japan, SunPower is called M.. more
2014-01-09

Gintech to Strengthen Diamond Series for High-Efficiency War in 2014

Looking back to the PV industry last year, wafer price reflected an uptrend after cell and module manufacturers started to gain profit. Manufacturers are looking forward for a price-hike as they are positive about the demand in 2014. They are also getting ready for the ne.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Water Scarcity Issue in Taiwan Boosts Local PV Cell Production Costs

Water scarcity issue in Taiwan has begun to affect some of the local cell manufacturers. If cell manufacturers decide to purchase water, .. more

RESEARCH

The Film “Under the Dome” Reflects New Opportunities in China’s Green Industries

Chai Jing’s documentary, “Under the Dome” has stirred up Chinese society’s deep concern about smog and other po.. more

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