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The Impact of Energy Storage in the Commercial and Industrial PV Markets across MENA
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The Italian renewable energy company has acquired a 92 MW PV project in North Carolina from Canadian Solar for $42.8 million.
Solargiga is ramping up its production capacity for monocrystalline silicon ingot and monocrystalline silicon wafers at a new factory in Quijing, China. Expansion undertaken alongside subsidiary Jinzhou Yangguang Energy.
Japan’s Toshiba has fabricated a perovskite solar cell mini-module with an energy conversion rate of 10.5%, which it claims is now the highest rate that has been reached throughout the world with a multi-cell mini-module.
The project will be developed by local renewable energy developer Soliwind. Around 30% of the energy needs of the airport will be covered by the power output of the PV system.
The German research institute said this new result has beaten its own world record, which it set in Februrary reaching a 21.9% efficiency.
R&D departments at the University of Chicago and Cornell University have pieced together a new atomic scale semi-conductor manufacturing procedure that can provide “the foundation for modern integrated circuitry”.
The 10 MW PV plant will be built by Indian developer Dynasty. The facility will sell power to the local grid under a 15-year PPA.
The Spanish renewable power developer has announced a non-recourse finance package for 18.17 MW of installed solar PV capacity in Spain.
The announcement was given by the country’s energy minister, Juan José Aranguren, during a conference, according to local newspaper Clarín.
Jordan continues to send the world positive solar PV news and updates. pv magazine examines the latest PV developments in the Middle Eastern country.
In the most anticipated decision for the U.S. solar industry since the Investment Tax Credit vote in 2015, the industry now braces to see what sanctions the USITC will recommend to President Trump on November 13.
An engaging Quality Roundtable helped to shine a spotlight on the chief concerns affecting India’s installers, investors and stakeholders operating in this fast-paced solar market. Industry insiders confident the antidumping investigation against China will amount to nothing.
The government of the eastern African nation has revealed plans to bring power to remote areas in the provinces of Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, Sofala, Manica, Tete, Zambézia, Nampula, Niassa and Cabo Delgado.
Maoists attacked a 30 MW Tata Power Solar plant in Gaya, Bihar.
Solar projects with a capacity above 1 MW will compete with wind projects in a 150 MW renewable energy auction to be held in Poland by the end of this year, according to local research institute IEO.
PanaHome, a unit of Panasonic, has revealed plans to connect 117 homes in western Japan to a solar-powered microgrid system, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
China’s Hanergy Holding has signed a CNY 300 million ($45.5 million) strategic agreement with bike-sharing company MTbike, following several other agreements it has recently concluded to generate power with firms in the transportation industry.
The World Bank and Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) have installed five solar measurement stations across Vietnam, as part of a campaign to promote the deployment of renewable energy.
Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Italy’s Politecnico di Milano have set a time limit for ultrafast perovskite solar cells and have quantified the speeds at which future solar cells would have to operate in order to increase efficiency.
Perovskite research sees an unexpected improvement, as a result of research from Saudi Arabia’s KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) solar centre, improving the quality and efficiency of the potential of solar panels.
Coated on both sides with an elastomer that ensures stretchability and stability in water, the new textile-compatible photovoltaics are able to maintain high efficiency of 7.9%.
Norway’s REC Silicon has announced that it will lay off around 30 employees at its polysilicon factory in Butte, in the U.S. state of Montana.
Singulus Technologies has revealed that more than half of its capital stock has been used up, as it expects to record a loss for the financial year in progress of €16.7 million ($19.9 million).
Secretary of the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy Anand Kumar believes the country can confound doubts about its bold solar ambitions and smash its 175 GW of renewables by 2022 target.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company, one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturer, has announced its financial results for Q2 of 2017, which ended June 30, 2017.
The EU has published its decision to review the undertaking and the minimum import price (MIP) for crystalline PV products from China. As was proposed in July, the MIP will now be reduced quarterly beginning in October. For some Chinese manufacturers, the MIP, as well as a variable duty, is to be applied in future.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has introduced new regulations to stabilize the national grid as coal-fired plants are increasingly phased out and more solar and wind capacity is brought online.
SIMEC Energy, a unit of India’s GFG Alliance, has acquired a majority stake in Adelaide-based PV and battery storage installer ZEN Energy, as part of a broader strategic partnership.
APA Group has secured approval to build between 150 MW and 240 MW of solar capacity in the Australian state of Queensland, with the potential to add up to 100 MW of battery storage.
In a bid to exploit their Solar PV potential, R&D centres at Centrica have developed a battery capable of storing energy for use to boost solar capabilities of council over energy distribution.
The British electrical power generation company has publicized intention to build a 200 MW battery storage project at Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire – one of Europe’s largest coal-fired power plants.