SNEC: China's PV growth faces challenges

The market is on the path for growth but still faces major hurdles: European equipment and inverter manufacturers in particular face intensifying Chinese competition, while the country’s ambitious targets won’t be reached unless the government adapts its distributed PV power policy.

PV installations in China to reach 13.5 GW, including 4 GW of rooftop, says IHS

Despite some lower estimates by industry sources, IHS is standing by its earlier forecast for distributed PV installations in China this year.

SNEC opens to bustling crowds

More Chinese equipment and inverter manufacturers presented their products than previous years amidst growing optimism that China’s young distributed PV power market will soon take off.

Chinese rooftop PV expected to reach only 1 GW in 2014 rather than 8 GW target

PV players attending the SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai say a lack of regulations covering subsidies for distributed solar will keep installations from meeting the ambitious goal this year.

China installs just 188 MW of distributed PV power in first quarter

China has set ambitious goals for the further deployment of PV, but lags behind in installed distributed power. Only 188 MW of distributed PV were installed in first quarter 2014.

ASD unveils new hybrid battery

Combining the strengths of existing technologies, the storage system offers the advantages of stand-alone and grid-tie use.

Solarex: Turkish solar sector sees increased activity

The Solarex confab in Istanbul came to a close on Saturday with an optimistic outlook for the Turkish PV market. Numerous companies reported increased activity and qualified interest.

CSUN, PV-Systems sign 15 MW deal in Turkey

The Chinese company is expanding its activities in Turkey, which it sees as a “major hub for the booming Turkish, developing Middle East and established European markets.”

Solarex: Waiting for Turkey's real market push

The Solarex confab in Istanbul, which runs through Saturday, is enjoying bustling attendance, with a slew of international companies showcasing products and services. German equipment manufacturers in particular have reported good business in Turkey.

Turkish PV market expanding despite growing pains

Local developers expect at least 500 MW a year of new installed PV capacity in Turkey starting in 2016 despite the difficulties facing the sector.

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