2017-09-19

Solar Installation Complete Atop Indiana’s Largest Retail Solar Rooftop at Future IKEA Fishers, Opening Fall 2017

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, announced that Indiana’s largest retail solar rooftop now is complete at its future Indianapolis-area store opening October 11, 2017 in Fishers, IN. The Fishers store’s.. more
2017-09-15

GCL-SI Showcases Industry-leading Black Silicon and PERC Solar Cells at SPI 2017

GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (GCL-SI), a subsidiary of the world’s leading energy group, GCL, exhibited their collection of solar products that adopts its latest black silicon and PERC tech.. more
2017-09-14

Taiwan Should Develop Indigenous Green Energy: Solar Impulse Initiator

With heavy reliance on imported energy, Taiwan should develop indigenous green energy, urged Bertrand Piccard, initiator and co-pilot of Solar Impulse, the first successful round-the-world solar powered flight. Speaking at WCIT 2017 (Worl.. more
2017-09-13

Tigo Targets High Power 700W PV Modules with Launch of New TS4 Duo

Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, announced the launch of three new "Duo" covers to its TS4 add-on / retrofit solution: TS4-R-O-Duo (Optimization), TS4-R-S-Duo (Safety), and TS4-R-M-Duo (Monito.. more
2017-09-11

Heraeus Photovoltaics and Ulbrich Of Austria Agree to Collaborate on Module Assembly and Packaging Solutions

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, announced today a joint development partnership with Ulbrich of Austria, a global leader in the production of PV ribbon products for tradition.. more
2017-09-11

DPP Government Needs Municipal Cooperation in Promoting Green Power

In order to materialize the vision of nuclear-free homeland by 2025, the Tsai Ing-wen administration has targeted raising the share of green power to 20%. The "alliance for pushing energy transformation," organized by dozens of NGOs, .. more
2017-09-06

Japan's Domestic PV Cell Shipment Scores 1st Growth in Nine Months

Japan's domestic PV-cell shipment hit 1,263 MW in Q2, up 7% year-on-year, the first growth in nine quarters, according to Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA). Statistics just released by JPEA show that affected by dras.. more
2017-09-05

GCL-Poly’s Diamond Wire Sawing Cost Drops 8% in Half a Year; 10.6 GW of Silicon Chip Prices are Reduced to Make the Downstream Gain 4.0 Billion

GCL-Poly, the leading company of polysilicon and silicon chips around the world, announced its sales performance of 1H17 at night on August 30th. By June 30th, 2017, its sales income had reached 11.4 billion, and its profit was about RMB$ 3.. more
2017-09-05

Breakthrough Made for PSCs

A technological breakthrough has been attained recently, greatly facilitating the commercialization of perovskite solar cells (PSCs). The feat was achieved by a R&D team of Stanford University, which managed to assemble a batch of minusc.. more
2017-09-05

ASE K7 Receives Green Factory Label

  Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc, a leading semiconductor assembly and test service provider, announced that its K7 manufacturing facility in Kaohsiung has received the Green Factory Label1 from the Industrial Development Bure.. 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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