Daqo Launches Initial Production at 3A Polysilicon Facility for Annual 18,000MT Capacity

Daqo New Energy, a manufacturer of polysilicon for solar PV industry, announced that it has commenced initial production at the Phase 3A polysilicon facility located on its Xinjiang polysilicon manufacturing site. All the construction and installation work related to P.. more

Samsung SDI’s Tianjin Factory Caught Fire; Fire Cause Suspected to be Lithium Batteries

The explosion of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 caused by the flaw of battery design may be one of the most memorable high-tech news in 2016. Shortly after the 2017 Lunar New Year, Samsung’s battery supplier, SDI, claimed that a fi.. more

First Solar Builds 18MW Solar Power Plant in Thailand

Prime Road Group and First Solar welcome the completion of four solar farms totaling 18MWdc of capacity in Thailand. Located across the Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani Provinces, the Prime Road Group Co-Op Project (Project) utilizes mo.. more

DTE Energy Offers New Program for More Accessible Solar and Wind

DTE Energy customers will soon be able to reduce their carbon footprint while supporting clean energy sources. Starting in April, customers will have the opportunity to buy more of their power from wind and solar farms – two of the most af.. more

NanoFlex and SolAero Technologies Sign Commercial License Agreement for III-V Solar Cell Technology

NanoFlex Power Corporation (NanoFlex), a developer of advanced solar technologies, announced it has entered into a license agreement with SolAero Technologies Corporation, a provider of high performance photovoltaics for space and terrestria.. more

Elon Musk Renames Tesla Motors to Expand Clean Energy Business

After Tesla Motors acquired SolarCity, the name of Tesla Motors has been changed to Tesla Inc. on February 1st 2017. Tesla Inc. will be focusing on providing clean energy service.   Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, an.. more

SAS to Focus on High-Efficiency Wafer Business in 2017

SAS of Taiwan has always been one of the major suppliers for high-efficiency multi-Si wafers. The company will mainly promote black silicon and R wafer in 2017, hoping to stimulate the visibility of black silicon. Meanwhile, SAS .. more

SINOSURE Provides Buyer’s Credit Insurance for JA Solar’s Module Exports

JA Solar achieved a milestone that China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation (SINOSURE) agreed to provide export buyer's credit insurance to export around 300MW of its modules for a PV project developed by the multination.. more

ReneSola Looks Positively to Its Distribution Generation Business in China

ReneSola provided an updated outlook for its solar rooftop project pipeline in China. As of January 31, 2017, RenaSola had over 393 MW of solar rooftop projects in "shovel-ready" stage. All of the projects have been filed with Na.. more

Canadian Solar Sells out Three Utility-scale PV Power Plants

Canadian Solar has completed the sale of the outstanding shares of 3 utility-scale solar farm holding companies, SSM 1 Solar ULC, SSM 2 Solar ULC, and SSM 3 Solar ULC, totaling 59.8MWac (SSM Portfolio) to Fengate SSM H.. more