2017-10-23

FPL crosses halfway point in its plans to add another 2.5 million solar panels by early 2018 at eight new solar power plants across Florida

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced it has installed more than half of the 2.5 million solar panels that will comprise eight new solar power plants powering its customers by early 2018. Construction activity at the new solar sit.. more
2017-10-23

ENGIE Accelerates Its Development in the Off-Grid Energy Market by Joining Forces with Fenix, a Pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System Market

ENGIE and Fenix announce that they have agreed on a transaction in which ENGIE will acquire1 100% of Fenix International, a next generation energy company, offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa. Founded in 2009, Fenix emplo.. more
2017-10-19

Heraeus Photovoltaics Achieves 100 Ton Locally Produced Silver Paste Shipment in Taiwan

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry recently achieved a milestone by shipping its one-hundredth ton of locally produced silver paste in the Taiwan this year. The company is now recognized as the leading provide.. more
2017-10-17

Heraeus introduces new front-side silver paste designed for diamond-wire cut multicrystaline solar cells at PV Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, announced the introduction of a new paste specifically designed for Diamond-Wire-Cut (DWC) multicrystaline solar cells at the PV Taiwan International Photovoltaic E.. more
2017-10-16

Edisun Microgrids and West Hills Construction Announce 20 MW Solar Pipeline Partnership

Edisun Microgrids, Inc. (Edisun), a solar technology company created at leading technology incubator Idealab, and West Hills Construction, Inc. (West Hills), a fourth-generation family owned design/build general construction firm, announced.. more
2017-10-12

IGS Solar Completes Largest Solar Array in the State of Maine for Madison Electric Works

The largest solar array in the state of Maine is now fully operational at the Madison Business Gateway.   Madison Electric Works (MEW) is a municipality-owned utility in Madison, Maine that serves 2,500 resident.. more
2017-10-12

SunPower Completes 8.79-Megawatt Solar Project at Toyota Motor North America

In under six months, SunPower completed the installation of a Texas-sized, 8.79-megawatt solar system spanning across four parking garages at Toyota Motor North America's new 100-acre headquarters in Plano, Texas. SunPower was also responsible for the or.. more
2017-10-12

Cool Earth Solar Completes Rooftop Solar Power System at Valley Christian Center

Cool Earth Solar, a leading Bay Area SunPower Commercial Dealer, recently completed the installation of a 340-kilowatt high efficiency solar power system at Valley Christian Center (VCC), a church, as well as a preschool and K-12 school in Dublin, Calif.&nb.. more
2017-10-11

Homes for Our Troops and Horizon Solar Power Present New Solar Powered Home to Wounded Veteran

Horizon Solar Power (Horizon), a Sungevity company and premier designer and installer of residential and commercial solar systems, recently joined Homes For Our Troops to present a new solar-powered home to a local wounded Veteran. A privately funded 501(c)(3) nonprofi.. more
2017-10-09

Launch of Japan's First Microgrid System with a Total of 117 Homes

  PanaHome Corporation, ENERES Co., Ltd, IBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Public Enterprises Agency of the Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to embark on the urban development of a microgrid system (a regional energy di.. 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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