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5 Would-Be European Giga-Scale Solar Manufacturers

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 […]

Second part of Parliament’s Budget session from today; Electricity Amendment Bill listed

MNRE Conclave: Top Policymakers to speak on “India PV EDGE 2020”

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’ […]

Second part of Parliament’s Budget session from today; Electricity Amendment Bill listed

Coronavirus Impact Cuts 23GW From WoodMac’s 2020 Global Solar Outlook

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 […]

Second part of Parliament’s Budget session from today; Electricity Amendment Bill listed

India To See Major Growth In Domestic Solar Manufacturing

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 […]

Blue World Technologies acquires globally recognised manufacturer of fuel cell components to strengthen its market position

Tandem PV Secures a Rare Fund Raise for Perovskite Solar

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 […]

ORIX Completes Acquisition of Shares in Major Indian Renewable Energy Operator Greenko

The Status of US Solar Manufacturing, One Year After Tariffs

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 […]

Blue World Technologies acquires globally recognised manufacturer of fuel cell components to strengthen its market position

Saudi Arabia Looks to China for Solar as Power Politics Shift

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 […]

Israel’s Robotic Solar Module Cleaning Company Airtouch Raises $18 Million In An IPO