Events

Four key takeaways on Italian PV from Key Solar event

While expecting the announcement of a new energy strategy that could envisage more than 30 GW of additional solar between 2020-2030, the Italian solar sector discussed how to deal with current market conditions and facing the future with optimism at Key Solar, a brand new solar event.

pv magazine hosts eighth Quality Roundtable at PV Taiwan

In solar PV, while the world seems focused on quantity – how many megawatts installed, at what price – solar power manufacturers, installers, and operators know that quality is crucial to the successful delivery of clean and profitable power.

UK community energy projects: a viable way forward?

Given that the U.K.’s policy support for the solar industry has waned significantly, pv magazine explores whether community energy projects can offer a viable solution for the sector.

Dutch team Nuon Solar wins Australia solar car race

Since October 8 some 42 cars powered by solar energy raced their way across Australia from Darwin to Adelaide in the 30th World Solar Challenge. Delft University’s Nuon Solar grabbed its seventh win.

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Big numbers and high mood at All Energy 2017

Record crowds have been attracted to this year’s All Energy Australia trade show and conference, currently underway at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. With the country’s rooftop market set to exceed 1 GW in 2017, the battery storage sector burgeoning, and strong growth being shown in the utility scale segment, policy uncertainty prevails beyond 2020.

Video: Quality Roundtable at SPI: “more focus on LCOE and quality”

At last month’s Solar Power International trade show and conference, pv magazine hosted its sixth Quality Rountable event – the second of its kind at SPI. The event raised a number of worrying real-world examples of quality falling short of expectations, but it ended on the hopeful note of quality across the value chain trending upwards.

Solar PV in Ireland goes to the rooftops

A seminar held at the Solar and Storage show in Birmingham provided the latest information about solar PV development in the Republic of Ireland. The Irish PV market has started taking shape, focusing on rooftop projects.

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Flasher trends at EU PVSEC

Discussion about the adaptation of standards for Flashers, and the way in which high-performance and bifacial modules should be measured goes on. Berger Lichttechnik is now launching a new cell tester and Halm reports a three-digit number of delivered cell testers.

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.