2017-03-14

JinkoSolar and Marubeni Sign to Build 1,177 MW Power Plant in Abu Dhabi

One of the China-based PV leaders, JinkoSolar, has entered into an agreement with Japan's renowned Marubeni Corp. and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) to establish a jointed venture for building a large-scale sola.. more
2017-03-14

Trina Solar Goes Private

Trina Solar has completed its merger with Red Viburnum Company Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fortune Solar Holdings Limited. The merger completion officially changed Trina Solar into a private-owned company, ceasing its public tra.. more
2017-03-14

Business Modifications: Vivint Solar Appoints New Leadership, Extends Credit Facility

Residential solar provider Vivint Solar announced business modifications regarding leadership and credit facility. On March 10, Vivint Solar released that it has appointed Colt Reid to vice president of sales operations. Reid, with more tha.. more
2017-03-13

Multi-si PERC Cell Reaches 19.9% Efficiency with Direct Wafer Technology

Is there any other option except from black silicon for multi-si cells to increase conversion efficiency as well as to reduce production costs? 1366 Technology and Hanwha Q CELLS said YES. By adopting 1366’s Direct Wafer® tech.. more
2017-03-13

Tigo Offers New PV Module Optimizer

Tigo®, provider of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, released its next generation of solar optimizers, now featuring UHD-Core (Ultra-High Definition) technology. The UHD-Core technology is available within Tigo’s TS4.. more
2017-03-10

Advantages and Challenges of Overlapped-Cell Modules, Halfcut-Cell Modules and Bifacial Modules

Demand for PV products in 2017 has remained robust and relevant technologies have continued to advance. For instance, P-type mono-si PERC cell has become a mainstream technology at the high-efficiency market. In addition, the technology to combine diamond-wire cut with.. more
2017-03-10

GCL-SI Completes 200kW Commercial Rooftop PV Array in Israel

Solar energy company GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI) completed a 200kW commercial rooftop project on Feb 14th, 2017 with Israeli energy company Enerpoint, one of the top international companies in solar industry. This proje.. more
2017-03-09

SolarReserve Reduces Netcare’s Carbon Emissions by 15 Rooftop Solar Arrays across South Africa

SolarReserve, a global energy developer with 246MW of solar capacity already on-line in South Africa, has worked with Netcare Limited to roll out commercial sized solar PV rooftop installations at fifteen of its facilities, namely at the Ne.. more
2017-03-09

ReneSola to Add 550MW of Solar Projects Globally in 2017

ReneSola announced a yearly roadmap to add 550MW of solar projects globally in 2017, extra to the company’s around 335MW solar projects that are under construction. "Overall, we remain optimistic about our project development business,” commented Xians.. more
2017-03-08

Gaz Metro Acquires Standard Solar

Standard Solar, Inc., a solar energy company specializing in the development, installation and financing of commercial solar electric systems nationwide, announced that it is being acquired by Gaz Métro, an energy provider with more than U.. more