China

AECEA: 50 GW within reach for 2017 installations in China

According to the latest briefing from Asia Europe Clean Energy Consultants (AECEA), China is likely to install more than 50 GW of PV in 2017, a second consecutive record breaking year for the world’s leading market.

China still needs to step up renewable adoption to meet Paris target, report finds

Report by the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) and the Energy Research Institute of Academy of Macroeconomic Research urges China to increase the pace of development of its Renewables Energy infrastructure.

ReneSola’s Chinese projects generate 29 GWh in Q3

ReneSola has reported that its distributed-generation PV projects throughout China generated roughly 29 GWh of electricity in the third quarter of this year.

Kong Sun’s PV generation spikes 82.6% in Jan-Sept period

Kong Sun Holdings has revealed that its solar projects throughout China generated roughly 1162.2 GWh in the nine months to the end of September 2017, up 82.57% year on year, as it expanded its operational PV portfolio by more than 500 MW.

Panda Green to buy 50 MW for $30 million in China

Panda Green Energy has revealed plans to pay CNY 196 million ($29.75 million) to acquire Inner Mongolia Guorun Chayouqianqi Electricity, which owns an operational 50 MW solar plant in northern China.

Singulus establishes joint venture with Chinese heterojunction companies

Singulus has signed an agreement with two Chinese PV providers to form a joint venture in the field of the heterojunction technology. The joint venture will be based in China.

Interview: JinkoSolar CEO discusses half-cut cell technology

Kangping Chen, the CEO of Chinese solar manufacturer JinkoSolar, speaks to pv magazine about the company’s solar technology development, the efficacy of half-cut solar cells, and the future of the PV industry.

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German custom authorities uncovers fraud involving solar modules from China

More than €30 million in anti-dumping and countervailing duties could have been circumvented by a German company importing modules from China, according to the German custom authorities.

Suniva, SolarWorld double down on trade proposals

As the first half of the Section 201 remedy hearing comes to a close, Suniva and SolarWorld have made a case for a combination of tariffs and either quotas or a 74-cent minimum module price, and foreign governments have sought exemptions.

JinkoSolar claims new 22.04% efficiency record

Chinese PV group JinkoSolar has reached a conversion efficiency of 22.04% with its practical-sized (245.83 cm2) P-type multi-crystalline silicon solar cells, which it claims is a new world record.