2018-01-11

ACWA shows confidence in China solar CSP players

Head-quartered in Saudi Arabia, ACWA Power is a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants currently with presence in 10 countries including in the Middle East and North Africa, Southern Af.. more
2018-01-09

British Scientists Transform Cyanobacteria into iPad-Size Bio-Solar Cells

Cyanobacteria, which changed the Earth's atmosphere from one that is oxygen-deprived to oxygen-rich, have recently been copied and produced as a micro-scale biological solar cell by British scientists. The size of the cell is similar to th.. more
2018-01-09

China’s Market-Based Electricity Trading Program for Distributed Generation Projects Will Begin by the End of June 2018 at the Latest

On 28 December 2017, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and National Energy Administration (NEA) together published a supplementary notice on the pilot program for the market-based trading of electricity produced by distributed ge.. more
2018-01-09

U.K. Energy Storage Capacity Expected to Top 12 GW by 2021

Backed by supportive policy, energy storage capacity of the U.K. may top 12 GW by 2021, according to a report released by U.K. Renewable Energy Association (REA) and All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) last Dec. The report, however, believes that it i.. more
2018-01-08

Green Energies in the UK Reached a New Milestone in 2017 as Renewables Surpassed Coal in Domestic Generation on 315 Days of the Year

The UK achieved several important milestone in environmental sustainability and green energy development during 2017. In April 2017, the country’s electricity grid for the first time in 135 years operated for a full day without relying .. more
2018-01-05

Hundreds of Rooftop Solar Projects in China Completed Grid Connection on December 29 as a Result of the Government’s New FIT Announcement

On 22 December 2017, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) surprised solar photovoltaics (PV) developers by announcing that the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme for many rooftop solar projects will no longer include a six-month grace perio.. more
2018-01-05

PV Power Output Surges in China in 2017

2017 turns out to be a bumper year for PV power generation in China, whose PV power output soared by 72% year-on-year to 106.9 billion kilowatts/hour, breaking the 100 billion mark for the first time, raising its share in overall power output by .. more
2018-01-04

To Support Green Policy, Hua Nan Bank Started Green Energy Financing Promotion Team

Hua Nan Commercial Bank is a subsidiary of Hua Nan Financial Holdings Co. The bank expressed, because global economy, technology and natural environment change rapidly, green economic development is a new trend while the international co.. more
2018-01-02

Poverty Alleviation Will Be Highlight of China's 2018 PV Power Policy

Standard FiT (feed-in tariffs) of China's PV power stations for grid connection will be cut, according to the notice publicized by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Dec. 22, with the new rates listed below: 1.. more
2018-01-02

Subsidiaries of Neo Cathay Power Secure a Syndicated Loan to Build 100MW of Solar Photovoltaic Generation Capacity in Taiwan

A number of energy projects and related investment deals have been announced in Taiwan during the recent period, the latest of which is a syndicated loan secured by Si One Corp. and Dali Energy Corp. to build 100MW of solar photovoltaic (PV.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Si-Wafer Price Decreases Again; Market Condition will Improve after Chinese New Year: Price Trend

PolysiliconThe decrease of prices for PV cell and si-wafer in January was quite large. Many medium and small manufacturers needed poly.. more

RESEARCH

N-Type Solar Cell Technologies Are Expected to Enter Mass Production in 2018, Driven by China’s Top Runner Program

EnergyTrend, a division TrendForce, has recently published a new report Market of Advanced PV Technology. According to the report,.. more

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