2017-07-27

JinkoSolar Supplies 30 MW ac for 2 Hecate Energy Projects

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company"), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that it supplied 30 MW ac of PV modules for 2 solar projects in Virginia to Hecate En.. more
2017-07-27

SunPower to Supply 29.9-Megawatts of High Efficiency Solar Panels for Tenergie Solar Projects in France

  SunPower, a majority-owned subsidiary of Total SA, and Tenergie, an independent renewable power producer, announced today that SunPower is supplying 29.9 megawatts (MW) of its high efficiency SunPower® E-Series solar panels f.. more
2017-07-26

CertainTeed Upgrades Power in Apollo II Solar Roofing Systems

CertainTeed Solar announced an increase in rated power for the Apollo II and Apollo Tile II solar roofing systems. Apollo II now offers 63 watts of rated power, improving on both the performance and the economics of CertainTeed Solar r.. more
2017-07-26

NASA Seeking BIG Ideas for Solar Power on Mars

Missions to the surface of distant planetary bodies require power – lots of power.  Through the 2018 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, NASA is enlisting university students in its quest for effi.. more
2017-07-25

Heraeus Photovoltaics and Tongwei Solar Join Forces to Develop New Generations of Solar Cell Technologies

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, announced that it has established a cooperation agreement with Tongwei Solar on the R&D and applications of new-generation solar cell technologies, includin.. more
2017-07-25

EEC Introduces World’s First 4-in-1 PV Module Safety Analyzer: Four-in-One Solution to Solarize Power Optimization

Extech Electronic Co. (EEC) announced the worldwide release of the EPV-500 series, the world’s first four-in-one photovoltaic (PV) module safety analyzer. The EPV-500 offers a complete one-step automatic testing solution to perfor.. more
2017-07-25

SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval for 390 Megawatt Solar Thermal Facility with Storage in Chile

SolarReserve, with the mastery in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology with energy storage, has received an environmental approval from the Chilean government to build a 390 megawatt solar thermal power station with .. more
2017-07-25

LONGi: Distributed PV Formally Enters 3.0 Era

In 2016, China's newly installed capacity of distributed PV was 4.24 million kilowatts, an increase of 200% year on year. In 2017, according to an analysis of major enterprises by China National Renewable Energy Center, it's estimate.. more
2017-07-21

University of Virginia, Dominion Energy and Coronal Energy Announce Ambitious Solar Energy Project

The University of Virginia continues to expand its portfolio of carbon-free generation and achieve key sustainability targets with another partnership announced today with Dominion Energy. Under a 25-year agreement, the University will purchas.. more
2017-07-21

Sungrow Launches the Largest 10m Anechoic Chamber in PV & ESS Industry

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, recently announced that its 10m Anechoic Chamber, which has the highest power distribution capacity and one of the most advanced designs in PV and energy storage system (ESS.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

TrendForce Expects Polysilicon Prices to Remain High in Third Quarter Even Though Supply Might Start to Improve in Mid-September

The latest PV market analysis from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the average global spot price of polysilicon has.. more

RESEARCH

China’s Cumulative PV Installations Could Reach 250GW by 2020

China has targeted installing 86.5GW PV capacity during 2017-2020 under the 13th Five-Year National Development Plan, including 54.. more

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