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ABB supplies inverters for 20 MW project in southern Egypt

The plant was installed in an area of Egypt’s Western Desert that is devoted to a governmental project to transform half a million acres of desert into arable land.

SMA rounds out 2017 with 1.2 GW of Australian power plant contracts

SMA is set to supply its central inverters and power plant controllers to more than 20 PV power plant projects in Australia. Today the inverter giant revealed that it has signed contracts to supply its Medium Voltage Power Station (MVPS) and the SMA Power Plant Controller to around 1.2 GW in projects.

UN report shows China is becoming major PV technology stakeholder

The report describes how knowledge assets are shaping the current structure of the PV supply chain, and how China was able to catch up technologically by acquiring the necessary assets to enter at different stages of the value chain.

SMA warns of lower annual sales in light of component shortage

Third quarter financial update sees strong growth in Asia but weak U.S. large-scale project demand drags on overall sales. Order backlog increases 25% to €350m.


Siemens to equip 140 MW projects in Brazil, Pakistan

The German technology firm has bagged orders for the turnkey electrical equipment and installation of two solar farms in Brazil and Pakistan. In addition, it announced the end of its cooperation with German inverter specialist SMA by the year’s end, and plans to manufacture its own inverters.

ABB supplied central inverters to 246 MW Chilean solar plant

The El Romero Solar Plant in the Atacama Desert of Chile has been completed using 60 3.6 MW ABB inverter stations. Spanish developer Acciona constructed the solar farm and commissioned it last year.

REI: upstream and downstream review of the Indian solar show

Last week’s Renewable Energy India exhibition was a busy, bustling affair that highlighted the rude health and impressive energy of India’s solar sector. There are still many hurdles to overcome, however, if India is to develop its own domestic manufacturing industry.


Ingeteam to supply 1.17 GW of inverters to Abu Dhabi’s Sweihan PV project

The agreement will see the Spanish central inverter specialist ship its 1,000 Vdc Ingecon Sun PowerMax B series inverters to Sterling and Wilson, the EPC overseeing the construction of the Sweihan solar plant, which will be the world’s largest single-site solar park once complete.

JinkoSolar and Enphase collaborate on Eagle AC module

The module and microinverter giants have worked together to introduce a new AC module comprising Enphase’s IQ6 microinverter affixed to JinkoSolar’s mono PERC modules.

ABB hits 5 GW Indian inverter supply milestone

Switzerland’s ABB has further consolidated its market presence in India’s burgeoning renewables sector, surpassing a 5 GW supply milestone. The company claims its inverters now power 40% of various solar projects across the country, whose accumulated capacity stands at 13 GW.

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