2017-07-06

ReneSola Connects 180 MW of Distributed Generation Projects in China

ReneSola Ltd, a fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, announced the grid connection of over 180 MW of solar rooftop projects in China during the first half of 2017. Over 170 MW of the projects wi.. more
2017-07-06

SimpliPhi Energy Storage Featured at Intersolar Solar Winery and Microgrid Tour

SimpliPhi Power's non-toxic energy storage technology is operational at the Stone Edge Farm Microgrid project, which is part of the official Intersolar North America tour line up for 2017. The sold out Intersolar Solar Winery and Mi.. more
2017-07-06

Solar Farm Brings New Use to Abandoned Nuclear Power Plant Site

The site of an unfinished nuclear power plant has been newly energized – with solar power. Birdseye Renewable Energy recently partnered with United Renewable Energy to design and construct a solar farm bringing energy generation to H.. more
2017-07-05

Taiwan: TSEC and Gigastorage to Set up Module Business

Taiwan solar firm TSEC had originally planned to set up a joint venture with si wafer foundry Gigastorage Corp, in order to co-establish a module company and set up 2GW module capacity. This collaboration format is now changed. TSEC will.. more
2017-07-03

Dominion Energy Acquires Virginia Solar Facility; Plans to Purchase Another

Dominion Energy announced that it has acquired Clarke County Solar, a 10-megawatt solar power facility in Clarke County, Va., from the project's developer, an affiliate of Chicago-based Hecate Energy, LLC. The company also announced.. more
2017-07-03

Scania Installs Largest Solar Roof in the Netherlands

Scania has taken its latest significant step in its transition to using exclusively renewable energy in its production activities. The company's production unit in Zwolle, Overijssel, will install the largest solar roof in the Netherlands. T.. more
2017-06-30

World’s First Commercial Solar Project Features 1366 Director Wafer Technology Completed

Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies announced that Japan’s IHI Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary IHI Plant Construction Co., Ltd (IPC), has completed the grid connection and begun commercial operation of .. more
2017-06-30

GE Energy Financial Services Raises Largest Solar Fund in Japan

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS), the energy investing unit of General Electric, has raised the largest solar energy fund in Japan to invest in Japanese solar power projects. Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ), which used i.. more
2017-06-30

eMotorWerks Offers Solar-powered EV Charging Solution

With the newest release of the JuiceNet cloud platform from eMotorWerks, owners of solar arrays can now combine smart EV charging with their solar generation to maximize their renewable energy self-consumption and increase energy savings. With roughly 37 percent of Amer.. more
2017-06-29

Jolywood Launches the Testing Standard of Bifacial Cell Jointly with TUV NORD and CPVT

Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd (Jolywood), provider of N-type bifacial solar products, has linked up with TUV NORD and the National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Product Quality (CPVT.. 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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