Solar manufacturing has strategic importance in Europe. Here are five companies hoping to scale up and take advantage. Solar’s global shift from fringe to mainstream is a story Made in China. The likes of Jinko Solar, Trina Solar and Longi have dominated. They scaled first and fast — with more than a little help from […]
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Top Policymakers to speak on “India PV EDGE 2020” on Solar Manufacturing Sessions on ‘Wafers and Cells’, ‘Modules and Production Equipment’ and ‘Supply Chain to be organised as part of event The global symposium to also include ‘Investors Conclave’ on PV Manufacturing. Issues related to India’s solar manufacturing sector to be discussed at ‘Investors Roundtable’ […]
Early-stage utility-scale projects face unprecedented headwinds, but the global market could be set for a swift rebound. Wood Mackenzie slashed more than 20 gigawatts off its forecast for global solar deployments in 2020, as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic comes into sharper focus. Construction is slowing, tenders are postponed, and for earlier-stage projects, there […]
There is a mismatch between India’s ambitious target to increase its solar power generation capacity to 100 Gigawatt by 2022 and having just a 3 Gw local manufacturing base for solar cells and 9 Gw for panels. This has fueled the growth in import of cheap solar components worth over Rs 80,000 crore in the […]
A Silicon Valley startup wants to pair newfangled materials with silicon cells to create a higher-efficiency module. Silicon Valley-based Tandem PV closed a $2.4 million seed round in February to commercialize an exotic new solar technology. The startup is developing perovskite solar materials, which it will layer on top of conventional silicon cells to make […]
On Tuesday, JinkoSolar will officially open its Jacksonville, Florida solar module factory. The Chinese company announced that plant in January of last year, roughly a week after the Trump administration unveiled its final tariffs on crystalline silicon solar cells and modules. It was the first of a string of such announcements as foreign manufacturers stared […]
The world’s largest oil producer courts a new kind of energy partner. Saudi Arabia is courting China for help with the next stage of its energy policy, amid predictions that renewable energy generation will change modern geopolitics. Two Chinese solar giants unveiled Saudi manufacturing plans last month. The world’s fourth-largest PV maker, Longi, is planning […]