5 questions for the Section 201 trade case

In this analytical piece, IHS Markit takes a look at the potential effects of the Section 201 case, both in the United States and globally.

Interview: keys to durability, and why it counts

From cost-per-watt on day one to output over 25 – 30 years: The understanding of value in the PV sector has begun to shift. Dow Chemical’s Brian Habersberger spoke to pv magazine about the materials helping inform and drive the transition.

Conventional Energy seeks Renewable Energy in India: Coal India launches 200 MW solar tender

Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI), on behalf of Coal India limited (CIL) has invited bids for two 100 MW solar power plants. The government authority will clarify the bidding requirement in a meeting to be held on November 13 in Kolkata.

Interview: the next decade belongs to Africa

Dr. Sam Duby, Africa Director for TFE Consulting, sat down with PV Magazine to discuss insights from TFE’s new report “Kenya: The World’s Microgrid Lab”, the importance of on-the-ground experience in energy access projects, and how tech and social innovation in Africa will be the headline of the next decade.

Jinko, Longi neck and neck in H1 Chinese module shipments

Financial reports from PV manufacturers and shipment numbers from the first half indicate high market demand.

India’s solar power infrastructure becomes target of Maoist attack

Maoists attacked a 30 MW Tata Power Solar plant in Gaya, Bihar.

Future PV video: “the year of most innovation”

Last week at North America’s largest solar and storage trade show, Solar Power International, pv magazine hosted its third Future PV Roundtable. The event saw an engaging discussion of PV manufacturing and project development approaches, each with a unique approach to reducing solar’s LCOE.

Slight rise in India’s solar tariff: bids at INR 2.65 in Gujarat

A slight variation from last auctioning results which had lowest bidding at INR 2.44/kwh.

New combination of elements a positive step forwards for KAUST solar centre and Solar panels

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.

India heading to 20 GW of installed capacity by the end of this financial year

In the last four quarters in India 7.5 GW were installed. The total accumulative capacity reached 16.2 Gigawatt, reports Bridge to India. After rapid growth in the last quarters the market will probably slow down somwhat.