2017-11-27

Harvesting the Sun for Power and Produce – Agrophotovoltaics Increases the Land Use Efficiency by over 60 Percent

Until now, acreage was designated for either photovoltaics or photosynthesis, that is, to generate electricity or grow crops. An agrophotovoltaics (APV) pilot project near Lake Constance, however, has now demonstrated that both uses are compatible. Dual use of land is res.. more
2017-11-22

Indoor Farms of America Brings World's First Solar Powered Vertical Aeroponic Farm, Announces More International Sales

Indoor Farms of America announces the first fully operating, 100% solar powered vertical aeroponic indoor farm in the world. "This farm represents a major milestone for indoor farming.  Everyone in the industry knows that the addit.. more
2017-11-22

Hanergy Exhibits Its Latest Innovations at 16+1 International Energy Fair and Conference

Hanergy Holding Group, China's largest thin-film solar cell manufacturer, participated in the 16+1 Energy Fair and Conference from November 8th to 10th, a gathering of high level officials and innovators operating in the energy field from .. more
2017-11-22

China Imposes 4.4%-113.8% Antidumping Duty on Korean-Made Polysilicon

On Nov. 21, China's Ministry of Commerce publicized the outcome of its antidumping investigation against Korean-made PV polysilicon, confirming its dumping practice on the Chinese market. EnergyTrend analysts believe the finding will not impact polysilicon export a.. more
2017-11-17

Heraeus Photovoltaics and Rietech Solar sign cooperation agreement to produce next-generation of multi-crystalline wafers using HeraGlaze

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, today announced a comprehensive cooperation agreement with Rietech Solar, a China-based manufacturer of silicon wafers for solar cells. Under .. more
2017-11-17

INTERSOLAR INDIA, THE THREE DAY FLAGSHIP SOLAR INDUSTRY CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION OPENS ON DECEMBER 5 IN MUMBAI

Intersolar India, a unique platform for  the  solar  industry  has  been  proudly  associated  with  the  Indian  solar  industry  since 2009.  The conference has been successfully providing a platform for .. more
2017-11-16

Green Energy's High-End Product Price Didn't Fall, Set New High Revenue of 15 Months

Taiwan-based PV multi si wafer manufacturer Green Energy Technology announced that its revenue in October reached NTD 1.19 billion, up 4.7% MoM and up 27% YoY. This is a new high record of the past 15 months. Consolidated revenue of th.. more
2017-11-15

SolarReserve Applauds Queensland’s Commitment to Renewable Energy and Solar Thermal Technology

The Government of Queensland, Australia, has announced the Powering Queensland’s Future Plan – its commitment to deliver affordable and stable power for Queensland households, businesses and industry, while acting on climate change. As part of this commitmen.. more
2017-11-13

Azure M-Power Forays Into Rural Electrification Through Mini and Micro Grids

Azure Power, a leading independent solar power producer in India, announced its foray into rural electrification through mini and micro grids in the eastern state of Jharkhand. According to the Ministry of Power, more than three million househ.. more
2017-11-13

DuPont and Giga Solar Materials Corp. Announce Non-Exclusive License Agreement Covering Solar Conductive Paste Patents

DuPont and Giga Solar Materials Corporation have announced that DuPont has granted a one-way, non-exclusive license to Giga Solar and its affiliates for certain global solar conductive paste related patents owned by DuPont. The agreement .. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Mono-Si Prices Have Kept Dropping and the Competition with Multi-Si Has Become Severe: Price Trend

This week, the price movements are mostly concentrated in the mono-si supply chain. Because there were sufficient inventories for mono-si .. more

RESEARCH

The New Phase of Top Runner Program Favors Companies Already Dominant in Application Bases and N-Type Solutions in Technology Bases

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has recently released the official list of proposed projects under the Top Runne.. more

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