Research

Epson Earns a Platinum Rating for Sustainability from EcoVadis for Second Successive Year – EQ Mag Pro

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) has earned its second successive platinum rating for sustainability from France-based EcoVadis. The platinum rating, which was established in 2020, indicates that Epson was ranked among the top 1% of companies in the industry. Epson had received a gold rating the previous three years. The platinum rating was awarded […]

Asia - Pacific

After calling for a crackdown on China, the fund is growing on solar – EQ Mag Pro

One of the few funds predicting Beijing’s crackdown on education companies is doubling bets on Chinese solar power companies. Strategic Vision Investment Ltd. Hong Kong-based chief investment officer, Ken Xu, found in March that state-sponsored media and policy makers were worried among parents about the social impact of the industry. I stopped teaching. Today, his […]

Europe & UK

Europe’s Hydrogen Ambitions Risk Boosting Power Prices – EQ Mag Pro

The European Union’s plan to use hydrogen to decarbonize energy-intensive industries like transport and steel risks making making electricity prices “punishingly expensive,” a new study shows. Using green hydrogen, produced using renewable electricity, to drive the decarbonization of those industries would increase power demand by 17% — equivalent to the consumption of France — by […]

Americas

CIT Rules in Favor of Exemption for Bifacial Modules from Section 201 Tariffs – EQ Mag Pro

The US Court of International Trade (CIT) has ruled to exempt imported bifacial PV modules from Section 201 tariffs following the successful petition by a coalition consisting of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), NextEra Energy, Invenergy Renewables, and EDF Renewables. Officially publicized on November 16, the decision has reinstated the exemption that was first […]

MEA

Water and Renewables Are Remaking the Middle East – EQ Mag Pro

The Trump administration bequeathed its successor plenty of messes to clean up. But in the Middle East, Biden received a legacy of a different sort — the Abraham Accords. These were four brokered peace agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Morocco, Bahrain and Sudan. In 2020, when the treaties were signed, […]

PV Manufacturing

Meyer Burger Secures EUR 185 mMillion Debt Financing For Further Expansion of Cell and Module Capacity Starting Production in 2022

The Meyer Burger group closes a syndicated loan agreement for EUR 125 million and a factoring agreement for EUR 60 million. The debt financing of EUR 185 million serves to expand the annual production capacity to reach 1.4 GW of solar cells in Thalheim (Bitterfeld-Wolfen), Germany and 1 GW of modules in Freiberg, Germany. Meyer […]

Business & Finance

PV Industry Price Trend: Polysilicon Quotations to Slightly Fall Back in December as Downstream Sector Awaits Stabilization in Wafer Prices – EQ Mag Pro

Polysilicon Polysilicon quotations remained stable on the weaker end this week, with surging pressure in transaction conclusion. Most major businesses have started to negotiate for new orders of December, and the constant signal surrounding price reduction from the downstream sector has yielded pressure for the polysilicon sector, where partial businesses have begun exhibiting signs of […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Australia Installs Record-Breaking Number of Rooftop Solar Panels

Australia installed its highest ever number of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in 2020, according to Clean Energy Regulator data analysed by energy efficiency experts from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO. Data from the Clean Energy Regulator analysed by CSIRO shows that in 2020, around Australia, over 362,000 rooftop solar PV installations were issued with […]

Solar Balance of Systems

Press release: Hartek Power’s solar EPC portfolio surpasses 500 MW

Chandigarh-based Hartek Power Pvt Ltd, one of India’s fastest growing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies, has successfully connected 270-MW solar projects spread across Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka to the grid. With the commissioning of these projects, the power systems EPC portfolio of Hartek Power has surpassed 500 MW in solar power projects. Cashing in […]

Solar Inverters

Ingeteam’s Hybrid Inverter is Compatible With the BYD Premium High Voltage Batteries

Ingeteam and BYD have tested and certified at their respective R&D laboratories, the compatibility of the BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS and HVM high voltage batteries with Ingeteam’s INGECON® SUN STORAGE 1Play TL M hybrid inverter (solar-plus-storage inverter). The use of both items of equipment together makes it possible to create hybrid systems that combine PV […]

Renewable Energy

Will support Zambian govt in green energy transition goals: Vedanta – EQ Mag Pro

The company is encouraged by the steps already taken by the government, including appointment of the Green Economy and Environment Minister and is aligned to further initiatives that have been presented, it said in a statement…Read More… Related posts: Copper Hits Lifetime High Over Bets on Green Energy Who Created the Renewable Energy Miracle – […]

Electric Vehicles

With Tesla and Volkswagen on EV podium, it’s Ford vs GM for third spot – EQ Mag Pro

While Ford and General Motors are aiming to grab the third spot in EV market, Stellantis might become a surprising challenger for the position. The electric vehicle market is bulging fast. While the electric two-wheelers are spearheading the market, electric cars too are gaining a stronger footprint. Tesla and Volkswagen are among the key players […]

Solar Jobs

Job Descriptions for Sales Representatives: EQ Mag Pro

Job Description: 1. Business Development and Lead Management in their respective Regions. 2. Appointment of Dealers/Distributors in their territory to strengthen our business network. 3. Clients Visit in their regions to represent our Company/Brand in the Solar Market. 4. Coordinate with the internal team to facilitate the best services to our clients regarding dispatch, inspection […]