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Saudi Arabia's energy future is likely to diversify into more solar, wind and nuclear.

Saudi Arabia begins tender process for 300 MW PV plant

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources today announced its first request for qualifications under the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP), as the Kingdom looks set to make concrete progress in renewables deployment after several years of stops and starts.


pv magazine Technology Highlights Award: enter now!

pv magazine’s Technology Highlights award and feature will be returning to SNEC in 2017. The award will feature the best, most innovative developments in PV manufacturing technology. Don’t miss out on the chance to be featured!

To apply, please send the following in to by the 17th March 2017.

  • Product/innovation information pack (press release/data sheet etc.)
  • A short text addressing each of the selection criteria (below)
  • Two or three high-resolution (minimum 1 MB) photos.

Each application will be reviewed by our jury of experts and representatives, who will be looking for the efficacy, sustainability, degree of innovation and economic impact of the technology.

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Press Releases

Trina Solar modules eligible for Calls for Tenders in France Products meet CRE3, CRE4, AOS and self-consumption requirements

Zurich, 16 February 2017 – Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) (“Trina Solar” or the “company”), a global leader in photovoltaic (“PV”) modules, solutions, and services, today announced that its PV modules, after an official audit, were in conformity with the regulation for CRE3, CRE4, Simplified Tenders (AOS) and self-consumption calls for tender in France. This will allow the company’s customers and partners to specify those low carbon footprint modules in their projects, in line with national climate change objectives.

The prestigious European Technical Assessment has been awarded to CrossHook 3S

The proven CrossHook 3S roof hook has now been awarded the coveted European Technical Assessment (ETA) certificate. K2 Systems submitted the roof hook at the start of the year and has now received certification from the ETA office in Denmark. “We are particularly proud of the ETA for our CrossHook 3S, as it means we now possess authorisation valid throughout the EU,” says Katharina David, Chief Executive Officer at K2 Systems.

LG Electronics wins the Top Brand PV Europe 2017 Award

The “Top Brand PV Europe” is based on a comprehensive analysis of installers from across European markets. The award to designed to help businesses choose the right technologies for their needs and compare appropriate suppliers.

JLM Energy announces partnership with Soligent

The partnership provides Soligent dealers access to deploying, configuring, and integrating JLM’s top-of-the-line technology, which includes solar, energy storage and smart energy monitoring software.