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Quality, now more than ever: An interview with Bill Gambogi and Bob Olsen of DuPont

Chorus Clean Energy AG PV plant in Riechelbach, Germany. Image Chorus Clean Energy AG.

As part of a focus on PV module and system quality in preparation for our Quality Roundtable at the Solar Power International Trade show in Las Vegas, pv magazine brings you an interview with DuPont Research Fellow Bill Gambogi...

Developer interest wanes in Indian solar PV tender

India GE Welspun Neemuch

Bridge to India says a number or reasons detered developers from participating in the 500 MW tender in Maharashtra. The research group expects a similar muted response in three upcoming tenders in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and...

ViZn Energy Systems wins flow battery system contract from INL

ViZn Energy battery system

Idaho National Laboratory, part of the U.S. Energy Department's national laboratory network, will use the battery system for research and development.

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Taiwan reaches 728 MW of installed solar

Taiwanese authorities have released installation data for the island nation, as well as reiterating its target to install 8.7 GW by 2030.

IRENA: 36% renewables share to boost GDP by $1.2 trillion, create 14 million jobs

Solar PV is the leading employer in the renewables industry

A new report from IRENA has calculated that a 36% renewable energy share in the global energy mix by 2030 would boost GDP by up to US$1.3 trillion. Over 14 million new jobs would also be created, of which solar would account for...

SMA launches Tesla-compatible home storage inverter to capitalize on high demand potential

SMA is looking to reatin its leading position in a fast-changing marketplace

SMA Solar Technology AG has launched what it says is the first AC-coupled inverter system for high-voltage batteries. It is hoping to tap into a storage application market worth up to EUR1.2 billion. The Sunny Boy Storage will be...

WFES: Off Grid Electric and BYD big winners at Zayed Future Energy Prize awards

Off Grid Electric's Graham Smith (left) and CEO and co-founder Xavier Helgesen discuss how winning the Zayed Future Energy Prize will aid their efforts at bringing more solar power to communities in Tanzania and beyond.

Opening ceremony for the World Future Energy Summit outlines renewable energy challenges and announces winners of Zayed Future Energy Prize.

IRENA backs $46m RE projects, rallies clean energy sector on eve of World Future Energy Summit

IRENA director-general Adnan Z. Amin and delegates from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announce the latest round of concessional loans for renewable energy projects.

The International Renewable Energy Agency and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development announce loans totaling $46 million to back four clean energy projects in developing nations.

EnergyTrend: 5 GW of new capacity will relieve multi-wafer shortage

A new report by the Taiwanese analysts indicates that the current shortage in multicrystalline silicon wafers will be met with substantial capacity increases, and that prices will peak in February.

U.S. federal review of coal leases unlikely to impact renewable energy deployment

Dynamics within the global coal market mean that limited changes in U.S. production are unlikely to alter U.S. coal consumption and thus will have little impact for solar and other forms of renewable energy.

Horad to supply turnkey module line to Solargiga/Motech JV in China

Chinese equipment maker Suzhou Horad has received an order to supply a 200 MW solar PV module line to Motech’s new factory in China.

Enerray will build EGP's 254 MW solar project in Brazil

Construction on the project began last December in the Brazilian state of Bahia. Enel Green Power was awarded a PPA in a national auction for this project.

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Hillary Clinton

U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton blasted retroactive changes to Nevada's net metering law, Australia relaunched its investigation into anti-dumping case against Chinese solar producers and India continues to impress and...

JCM to raise $50 million for PV projects in emerging countries

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

The Canadian group is set to become an international independent power producer with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

Heraeus releases new metallization pastes

Heraeus paste

The German company's new supply chain strategy provides manufacturing redundancy and ensures reliable supply of key raw materials. The move comes in the wake of an accident earlier this month that halted production at Japanese...

Sun Brilliance plans 25 MW solar farm near Perth

Perth, Australia.

While rooftop solar has dominated the Western Australian market in the past five years, the company aims to offer solar farms to provide competitively priced electricity to customers who want power from renewable sources but do...

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