2018-01-02

India Has Planned to Install Solar Energy Systems at Each Airport Domestically, Expecting to Reach 200MW for Total Energy Generation

India has actively developed renewable energy in recent years, especially the development of solar energy. Previously, the long-term project for solar energy has been drafted. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju planned to install.. more
2017-12-28

Solar Provider Sunnova Sends Letter to PREPA Requesting Collaboration and Cooperation

Sunnova Energy Corporation, the largest provider of distributed, residential solar power in Puerto Rico, delivered a letter to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), along with copies to its governing board, and Governor Rosselló in advance of P.. more
2017-12-27

Competition from China and South Korea Forces Japanese Solar Companies to Become Leaner as to Stay Profitable

Japan’s financial newspaper the Nikkei reported on 26 December that Japan’s share of global solar market has shrunk significantly in the recent years due to competition from China and South Korea. According to the Nikkei, a 20.. more
2017-12-27

China to Employ New PV Power Assessment System in Coping With Idle Capacities

China is developing a monitoring and assessment system for its PV power market, helping prospective investors invest in areas with lower idle PV power capacities. Peng Peng, director for policy research, the China Renewable Energy Asso.. more
2017-12-26

India Will Build World's Largest Combo PV-Wind Power Plant

Since 2015, India, the world's third-largest carbon-emission nation, has formulated various green-energy plans for intensive development of renewable energy. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), for instance, decided recentl.. more
2017-12-22

Taipower Joins Taipei Exchange in the Green Bond Trade That Will Be Worth US$130 Billion Worldwide This Year

Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) celebrated the listing and first issuance of its green bonds in Taipei Exchange (TPEx) with much fanfare at a ceremony in the morning of 15 December. Formerly known as Gre Tai Securities Market (GTSM).. more
2017-12-21

First Solar to Power Zorlu Enerji’s 100MW Solar Power Plant in Pakistan

First Solar, Inc. has announced that it is supplying over 860,000 high-performance thin film modules to power a 100 megawatt (MW)AC utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant developed by Zorlu Enerji in Pakistan. The Independent Power Producer (IPP) fac.. more
2017-12-21

Taiwan’s Government Releases the Final Version of the 2018 FIT Scheme and Announces a 3% Bonus for Rooftop Solar

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has released its final version of the 2018 FIT scheme for the renewable energy industries on 14 December. For the first half of next year, the rate for 1-20kW solar PV projects is .. more
2017-12-18

Mexico May Become Largest Distributed Solar Power Market in Latin America

Thanks to favorable institutional environment, Mexico is likely to become the largest distributed solar power market in Latin America. Manan Parikh, solar-energy analyst at GTM Research, predicted that decision by Mexican regulator to rais.. more
2017-12-18

China's Largest Floating PV Power Station Scheduled for Launch Next May

Half a year after ground breaking in July, a giant floating PV power station situated in Anhui Province, the largest such facility worldwide to date, has been in partial operation, following grid-connection power generation of some modules, and .. 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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