2017-07-03

Scania Installs Largest Solar Roof in the Netherlands

Scania has taken its latest significant step in its transition to using exclusively renewable energy in its production activities. The company's production unit in Zwolle, Overijssel, will install the largest solar roof in the Netherlands. T.. more
2017-06-30

World’s First Commercial Solar Project Features 1366 Director Wafer Technology Completed

Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies announced that Japan’s IHI Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary IHI Plant Construction Co., Ltd (IPC), has completed the grid connection and begun commercial operation of .. more
2017-06-30

GE Energy Financial Services Raises Largest Solar Fund in Japan

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS), the energy investing unit of General Electric, has raised the largest solar energy fund in Japan to invest in Japanese solar power projects. Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ), which used i.. more
2017-06-30

eMotorWerks Offers Solar-powered EV Charging Solution

With the newest release of the JuiceNet cloud platform from eMotorWerks, owners of solar arrays can now combine smart EV charging with their solar generation to maximize their renewable energy self-consumption and increase energy savings. With roughly 37 percent of Amer.. more
2017-06-29

Jolywood Launches the Testing Standard of Bifacial Cell Jointly with TUV NORD and CPVT

Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd (Jolywood), provider of N-type bifacial solar products, has linked up with TUV NORD and the National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Product Quality (CPVT.. more
2017-06-29

TMEIC Introduces Next Generation 3.2MW Inverter

TMEIC Corporation in Roanoke, Va. introduces the next generation of SOLAR WARE SAMURAI™ Inverters, approved for outdoor installation. The new inverter is the latest addition to TMEIC's portfolio of PV utility.. more
2017-06-28

Ciel & Terre Gets Go-Ahead for 70MW Floating PV Plant

Following the completion of a 40MW floating PV plant, Anhui Province of China will immediately launch the new floating PV plan. Ciel & Terre will be in charge of a 70MW floating PV plant for China Energy Conservation .. more
2017-06-28

Thai Packing Factory Buildings Install Solar Frontier’s CIS Solar Panels

Solar Frontier K.K completed installation of its CIS thin-film solar panels at two buildings for Kaosu Packing (Sriracha) Industry Co., Ltd. in Thailand. The project was constructed by Energy Pro Corporation Ltd., a Thai solar powe.. more
2017-06-28

IKEA Adds Solar Array for Burbank Store

IKEA announced it has plugged-in a solar panel array atop the new IKEA Burbank, a larger, roomier store that opened in February in Burbank, California, less than one mile away from what was the company’s oldest store in the Western .. more
2017-06-27

Neo Solar Power Launches 200MW High-efficiency Module Factory in Taiwan

Neo Solar Power (NSP), Taiwan’s tier-one PV company, inaugurated a 200MW high efficiency PV module factory in Hsinchu, Taiwan on June 26th. NSP demonstrated a solar demo site using its Glory BiFi PV modules to the inaugur.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

TrendForce Reports Prices of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Enters a Slow Climb; Supply of Polymer Cells Remains Tight

The latest lithium-ion battery market report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the price upswing for battery cells.. more

RESEARCH

Merger of Gintech, NSP and Solartech Will Contribute to Taiwan’s Solar Industry by Speeding Up Vertical Integration and Stimulating Investments

Taiwan’s three solar companies Gintech, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Solartech signed an MOU on October 16 announcing their .. more

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