2014-07-24

Saft to Supply Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System for Kauai Island Electrical Grid

Saft awards a contract by Kauai Island Utility Co-operative (KIUC) to provide a Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) consisting of 8 Intensium Max 20 M containers to stabilize the Kauai island electrical grid. Saft’.. more
2014-07-24

Southern Nevada Water Authority Signs Power Purchase Agreement with SunEdison

SunEdison signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The PPA enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate, providing an effective hedge against future increases. As pa.. more
2014-07-24

Yingli Solar to Supply 32 MWs of PV Modules to a Large Scale Project in Japan

Yingli Green Energy Japan Corporation (Yingli Japan), Yingli Solar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, has already signed an agreement to supply 32 MW of multicrystalline PV modules to a large-scale project located in Okayama, Japan, where Yingli Solar regards as a .. more
2014-07-23

SPI Solar Subsidiary Enters into Contrasts For 71MW of PV Projects in China

SPI Solar, a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. (Xinwei), has entered into two new PV project-related agreements respectively regarding a PV project transfer, and an engi.. more
2014-07-23

Panasonic Provides Power Supply Container to an Indonesian Village

To help residents who live in an Indonesian village without enough power, Panasonic Corporation installed the “Power Supply Container” to the National Elementary School Karimunjawa 01. The handover ceremony was held jointly wit.. more
2014-07-23

Suniva to Build a Second PV Module Facility in US

Suniva, Inc., a metro-Atlanta based manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, announces that it is opening a second U.S. manufacturing facility in Saginaw Township, Michigan. Currently, Suniva produces its high-powered Optimus monocr.. more
2014-07-22

WTO Announces US Solar Tariffs Break International Trade Rules

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled on July 14th that U.S. tariff imposed on Chinese solar panels is a wrongful action that broke international trade rules. Previously, the U.S. believed that China has gained unfair trade advantages because of excess impl.. more
2014-07-22

China Reveals the Second List of Government-approved PV Manufacturers

To introduce greater standardization in China’s PV industry in terms of R&D, quality control and environmental protection, the Chinese government has revealed a series of lists of governmental-approved PV manufacturers. The newest list selects additional 52 P.. more
2014-07-22

ITOCHU to Construct a Large-scale Solar Power Plant in Oita, Japan

Tokyo-based ITOCHU Corporation plans to construct a large-scale solar power plant and engage in a power generation business on the premises of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Oita Works in Oita, Oita Prefecture, through an operating company jointly establish.. more
2014-07-22

NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility in the U.S. Virgin Islands

NRG Energy has acquired 4 MW (AC) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation. Once completed, the power will be sold to the U.S. Vi.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

PV Wafer and Module Price Quotes Continue to Drop due to Strong Price Competition between Maker

PV manufacturers are still conservative about market demand even though the result of the US-China anti-dumping preliminary verdict wil.. more

RESEARCH

Effects of US-China Trade War to Emerge Next Year, High Inventory will Delay Price Recovery

PV manufacturers are now on their toes anticipating the preliminary verdict for product dumping announcement by the end of July. Prices .. more




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