With silver use per cell falling as demand grows, two different consultancies have given different accounts of future demand for silver in PV applications.
The German solar inverter specialist reports 3.2% year-on-year sales increase to the end of Q3, while operating earnings increase considerably against same period last year. CEO warns of unknowns of Trump presidency, and rails against Chinese tactics.
Representing 23% of gross residential megawatts booked in the third quarter, SolarCity loan and cash sales helped drive a 76% revenue increase year-over-year as company exceeds 300,000 solar customers.
The German EPC contractor for solar developments has announced solid financial results for the third quarter of the year, with yearly growth in revenues, EBIT and gross margin, which the company puts down to its presence in growing markets around the world, as well sensible prices and supply chain initiatives.
While those within the U.S. are understandably nervy after Trump’s victory, global observers have taken a more sanguine view on the potential impact of his Presidency on solar markets.
Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) leads way with 1.15 billion dirham bond for three projects that will form part of the 170 MW Noor PV 1 solar project.
The results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential and Senate Elections are a worst-case scenario for the U.S. solar industry, and no federal support is safe.
The latest 750 MW solar tender by the Solar Corporation of India (SECI) is likely to see tariffs dip below INR 4/kWh for the first time ever, with desire growing to see further fall in rates.