REI show: quality a hot topic for India solar industry, tariffs against China unlikely say some

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.

REI exhibition: India will surpass 175 GW renewable target, says MNRE

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.

Hacking for a chance to change the energy game

The Smart Energy Hackathon Southeast Asia taking place in Bangkok on September 8 – 10, 2017 will serve as a starting point to a larger support program to build smart energy startups in the region.

PowerGen Europe show presses its renewable credentials, but attendees still out of step

Between June 27-29, some 9,000 participants were expected to turn out for this year’s PowerGen Europe conference and exhibition in Cologne, which marked the 25th anniversary of this industry event in Europe.

Global Solar Council elects new CEO Jodie Roussell

Currently serving as Head of Public Affairs for Trina Solar in Europe, Africa & Latin America, Jodie Roussell is now expected to assume the role of the Global Solar Council CEO.

Intersolar Europe: Global solar market could grow 80 GW in 2017, Europe by 8 GW, says SolarPower Europe

In latest Global Market Outlook unveiled today at the Intersolar Europe Conference, SolarPower Europe projects 80 GW of new capacity, beating 2016’s record 76.6 GW figure. European market may grow this year.

Quality Roundtable: Rain in the box

Quality issues: A solar power plant investor finds out that neither the warranty of the EPC, nor the warranty of the module manufacturer, was adequate. It would be good to clarify in advance what should happen in the event of a serial defect, and how the term “serial defect” should be defined at all.

Video: China market not to disappoint in 2017

Far and away the largest PV market in the world, China’s development has broad consequences for the entire PV industry. Nowhere was this more evident than at the SNEC trade show in Shanghai last month, where the question of China’s projected installations for 2017 was hot on everyone’s lips.

Video: Solar Premium booth at Hannover Messe

The recent Hannover Messe brought together pv magazine and six leading partners at a special Solar Premium booth at the show’s Integrated Energy Plaza.

Video: Solar Superheroes return to SNEC

The Solar Superheroes made their live action debut at the SNEC show in 2016, and this year they returned, once again drawing huge crowds wherever they prowled or performed.