2018-01-31

China Develops Smart Solar Action Plan That Integrates Renewable Generation With IoT, Big Data, and AI

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has just issued a brief report on the state of the domestic solar photovoltaic (PV) industry in 2017. Data from MIIT show that every major section of the domestic.. more
2018-01-29

Solar Was the Leading Renewable in China in 2017 With Newly Added Installed Capacity for the Year Surpassing 50 GW

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) announced on 24 January that the cumulative installed capacity of renewable generation as of the end of 2017 totaled around 650 GW, showing a 14% increase from 2016. The breakdown of the cu.. more
2018-01-26

Protective Tariff on PV Cell and Washing Machine Heralds Launch of Trade War by Trump

Amid the anticipation of Asian countries and enterprises, U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed protective tariffs on imported PV cells and washing machines, targeting those from China and South Korea, respectively, in line with his comm.. more
2018-01-25

PV Power Price Hits New Low

Mass production of PV cells has driven down its prices, which, along with cost reduction for PV power generation, will great boost market acceptance for the green energy. Green energy has made major inroads into the power market in recent years.. more
2018-01-24

ReneSola Comments on U.S. Solar Products Tariff Ruling

ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (www.renesolapower.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading solar project developer and operator, commented today on the imposition of safeguard tariffs on certain imported solar cells and.. more
2018-01-24

U.S. Will Impose 30% Tariff on Imported PV Cells and Modules

In a press release on Jan. 22, Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative, announced that based on the investigative result and suggestion of the International Trade Commission (ITC), President Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on imported PV cells a.. more
2018-01-23

Italian Startup Further Integrates Renewable Energy with Rail Transportation Using Innovative Solar-Paneled Sleepers

Crossties or sleepers are an essential part of railroad tracks as they are responsible for keeping rails in their proper places and evenly distributing the loads of passing trains. Traditionally made of wood, sleepers today can be composed of differ.. more
2018-01-19

Shell Heads toward Green Energy by Planning to Build A 20MW Solar Plant at the Petrochemicals Site

European oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has promised to invest at least US$2 billion per year in green energy before 2020. Its CEO previously stated that investing renewable energy is like walking down the road of no return. However, Shel.. more
2018-01-17

Tesla Gigafactory 2 Begins Making Solar Roof & Is Predicted to Expand Capacity

At the end of December 2016, Panasonic and Tesla agreed to build solar Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, New York for making solar cell and components. In December 2017, this factory began to produce glass solar tiles for the roof. They look simila.. more
2018-01-17

4th Solar Cell Paste and Metallization Forum will be held on Mar. 29, 2018 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

It’s my pleasure to introduce you the 4th Solar Cell Paste and Metallization Forum, which will be held onMarch 29 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. Please check the attachments for details.   Metallization is the key step in the production of crystalline silicon s.. more