Interview: JinkoSolar CEO discusses half-cut cell technology

Kangping Chen, the CEO of Chinese solar manufacturer JinkoSolar, speaks to pv magazine about the company’s solar technology development, the efficacy of half-cut solar cells, and the future of the PV industry.

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Webinar: A nose for quality

Module monitoring: PV is a stable technology and comparatively coarse methods of performance monitoring are considered sufficient to assure optimal performance. However, approximately 8% of all module defects are not easily detectable.

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Azure Power wins 20 MW solar rooftop contract for Indian Railways

The Indian clean energy developer secures yet another contract to expand the electrification of Indian Railways using solar power.

Singulus to post loss

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). 

Global solar installations to top 100 GW despite U.S. slowdown, says EnergyTrend

Annual PV demand in the U.S. to retreat 15% this year, but global demand for solar PV installations is at an all-time high, finds new research by EnergyTrend.

UK cities and communities in line for £3m government funding

Local communities and cities to receive government aid to fund and manage green projects in government-backed bid to drastically reduce carbon emissions, reports the Guardian.

Jordan: Sahara Forest Project using solar to turn desert into vegetated spaces

Project funded in part by EU and Norwegian government allows project to thrive using a smart mixture of solar power, salt water, irrigation and smart technologies.

JinkoSolar and Enphase collaborate on Eagle AC module

The module and microinverter giants have worked together to introduce a new AC module comprising Enphase’s IQ6 microinverter affixed to JinkoSolar’s mono PERC modules.

Ireland welcomes 420 kW rooftop solar array, largest in country

The Dublin headquarters of Butlers Chocolate is now home to the largest Solar PV rooftop installation in Ireland. Hanwha Q Cells supplied and installed the modules.

UK solar energy market expands further after investment by Dutch firm

Dutch company Maas Capital to invest £160 Million into U.K. social solar scheme that aims to to help low income areas.