Huawei, Sungrow and SMA dominate global inverter market

2020-04-30T01:30:35+00:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30Apr 2020 Huawei, Sungrow and SMA dominate global inverter market Analysis from Wood Mackenzie shows global inverter demand grew 18% last year. The ten largest inverter suppliers accounted for 76% of the global trade. Huawei, Sungrow and SMA have topped the PV inverter rankings since 2015. Graphic: Wood Mackenzie The global solar inverter market grew 18% [...]

Brazil hits 5 GW milestone

2020-04-30T01:10:54+00:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30Apr 2020 Brazil hits 5 GW milestone In Brazil, like in many other parts of the world, industry associations claim that solar will be a strategic element in the recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, due to its potential to create jobs, generate income, and attract new investment. Image: Eduardo_Luis_Olinger/Pixabay Brazil has surpassed the 5 [...]

Solar costs set to continue falling according to ITRPV roadmap

2020-04-29T01:11:13+00:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 29 Apr 2020 Solar costs set to continue falling according to ITRPV roadmap The 11th edition of the German document which tracks solar price falls and efficiency improvements has considered the role bigger wafers are playing in cost reduction. The solar learning curve is set to continue at an impressive rate, according to the [...]

New 5G string-inverter for commercial applications from Ginlong

2020-04-29T00:58:36+00:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 29 Apr 2020 New 5G string-inverter for commercial applications from Ginlong The Chinese manufacturer has integrated the Solis 110 kW string inverter into its 5G tech platform. The company claims the upgraded device can offer stronger system returns and a lower levelized cost of energy. The price of the Solis-110K-5G inverter is €0.035/W. Solis 110kW [...]

Renewable energy loses steam as Asian subsidies wane

2020-04-28T01:37:55+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 28 Apr 2020 Renewable energy loses steam as Asian subsidies wane Capacity growth slows, and coronavirus risks disrupting supply chains A wind farm near Amsterdam: Renewable energy could become one of the losers from the coronavirus.   © Reuters TOKYO -- Global capacity for renewable energy ended 17 years of growth in 2019, as Asian [...]

India plans to fast track Chinese investments after policy change: Sources

2020-04-28T01:17:35+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 28 Apr 2020 India plans to fast track Chinese investments after policy change: Sources A general view of Mumbai's central financial district, India Jun 13, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui) NEW DELHI: India plans to fast track the review of some investment proposals from neighbouring countries such as China following concerns new screening rules could hit plans of [...]

‘Free-form’ organic PV

2020-04-27T01:27:03+00:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 Apr 2020 ‘Free-form’ organic PV French organic PV module manufacturer Armor said it began manufacturing free-form PV modules in early April. The new technology will allow the company’s ASCA PV film to be produced in a range of different shapes. French thin-film solar specialist Armor has started manufacturing organic PV films that can be made [...]

Uncapping Germany’s 1 TW of PV potential

2020-04-27T01:02:53+00:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 Apr 2020 Uncapping Germany’s 1 TW of PV potential EuPD Research has conducted a survey showing that potential investors see Germany’s 52 GW cap for solar incentives in the residential segment as the main barrier to future growth. Renewable energy trade body Bundesverband Neue Energiewirtschaft, meanwhile, said the nation has the potential to [...]

NSW paves way for more – and bigger – rooftop solar systems

2020-04-24T03:10:48+00:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 24 Apr 2020 NSW paves way for more – and bigger – rooftop solar systems The New South Wales government has unveiled further relaxations to laws governing renewable energy development, paving the way for the installation of larger residential and commercial rooftop solar systems across the state. The new amendments to the State Environmental Planning [...]

Singapore achieves 2020 solar target, enough to power 60,000 households a year

2020-04-23T01:50:15+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Apr 2020 Singapore achieves 2020 solar target, enough to power 60,000 households a year Aerial view of the solar installations at 40 Penjuru Lane. SINGAPORE — Just in time for Earth Day, Singapore has met its 2020 solar target of 350 megawatt-peak (MWp) — roughly enough to power 60,000 households a year, the [...]