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.
The bundle includes a new JA Solar inverter as the Tier-1 solar firm pursues larger market share of China’s distributed generation sector. Growatt also bullish on rooftop potential in China.
Day one of the SNEC exhibition attracted massive crowds as China brushed off worries about a slow start to the year.
Published in conjunction with Heraeus, the SNEC Daily is an eight-page newspaper featuring live and direct report from the exhibition and conference floors.
Solarex Istanbul, the PV trade fair, opened its gates yesterday for the tenth edition of the exhibition. After attracting some 20,000 visitors last year, organizers are optimistic that this year’s attendance will exceed 25,000.
As market participants in South Africa wait for the final results of the country’s fourth round of the successful REIPPP tender program for large-scale solar PV to be announced in early April, this week’s Solar Show Africa, part of the 20th Power & Electricity World Africa 2017 in Johannesburg, showed a growing diversification of solar PV in this leading African market.
Video interview: On the second day of the Energy Storage Europe conference and trade show Hans Werner Reinhard, representative of organizer Messe Düsseldorf, gave his view on the future of the event and the energy storage market.