星期五, 2月 26, 2021
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PV TECHNOLOGY

Floating PV powering sieving machines, suction excavators at German quarry

Rheinland Solar has installed a 750 kW floating PV system on a quarry near Weeze, Germany. The project covers a large portion of the annual...

Slimming down on silver

Solar cells use silver in the metallic ‘fingers’ screen printed onto their front sides, that transport charge generated in the silicon out into module...

Raise Green’s new tech platform helps entrepreneurs start their own solar energy business

Raise Green, the impact investment marketplace for green infrastructure and clean energy projects — announced the launch of its Originator Engine, a SaaS solution...

Wider wind-solar complementarity would mean less need for storage

A deeper wind and solar power complementarity could drive much wider renewable energy deployment than developing power projects which concentrate on either renewable energy...

PV plant providing grid ancillary services in Chile

US thin-film PV module manufacturer and project developer First Solar said that its 141 MW Luz del Norte solar plant in Chile is the first large-scale PV installation...

Kstar unveils 1,100 V string inverters

Shenzhen Kstar Science and Technology has unveiled KSG-150UM/KSG-120CL, a new line of 1,100 V string inverters for industrial and commercial applications. There are two versions of...

PV COMPANIES

Chinese PV Industry Brief: 350 MW wind-solar project, 200 MW of floating PV

Longyuan Energy said this week that it has signed an agreement with the municipal authorities in Binzhou, Shandong province, to build 300 MW of solar...

Berkshire Bank subscribes to Nexamp community solar project in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ largest community bank Berkshire Bank has subscribed to a significant portion of a Nexamp community solar farm in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 4.6-MW solar project is...

Swedfund makes large commitment to the off-grid solar energy sector

The investment will contribute to increased access to electricity, as well as the increased generation of renewable energy for exposed demographics in the least developed...

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PV INTERVIEW

New Delhi: Solar power producer Azure Power today announced it has received the letter of award (LOA) for a 2,000 Megawatt (Mw) interstate transmission...
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PV Products

Chinese PV Industry Brief: 350 MW wind-solar project, 200 MW of floating PV

Longyuan Energy said this week that it has signed an agreement with the municipal authorities in Binzhou, Shandong province, to build 300 MW of solar...

Berkshire Bank subscribes to Nexamp community solar project in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ largest community bank Berkshire Bank has subscribed to a significant portion of a Nexamp community solar farm in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 4.6-MW solar project is...

Swedfund makes large commitment to the off-grid solar energy sector

The investment will contribute to increased access to electricity, as well as the increased generation of renewable energy for exposed demographics in the least developed...

Sungrow Signs a 900 MW Agreement to Supply 1500V Turnkey Inverter Solution to Dubai

The 900 MW fifth phase of the park is expected to be online in Q2 2021 and will power 270,000 homes, offsetting 1.18 million...
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PV PROJECTMORE

Pine Gate Renewables pledges to plant two trees for every one removed from new solar sites

Pine Gate Renewables and the Arbor Day Foundation announced a new partnership to replant trees impacted as a result of solar project development. Starting...

PG&E announces 387 MW/1,548 MWh of energy storage capacity in latest project announcement

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has requested approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for six new battery projects totaling 387 MW...

New Utah solar project approved to serve six large Rocky Mountain Power customers

The Utah Public Service Commission provided final approval of an application by Rocky Mountain Power, on behalf of six large organizations in the state,...

BYD provides 75-MW energy storage system to Mustang solar project

BYD “Build Your Dreams” announced it will partner with Canadian Solar to provide advanced battery technology for the 100-MWAC Mustang solar plant in Kings...

Nautilus Solar Energy financing 14-project solar portfolio in several states

Nautilus Solar Energy, a North American owner-operator of distributed generation and community solar projects, has closed a $95 million tax equity financing commitment with...

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ComEd report finds investments in residential solar, energy efficiency benefit all customers

ComEd this week reported to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) that residential customers are receiving savings and clean energy benefits from the Future Energy...

New Solar Access Act aims to implement automated solar permitting in most California cities

Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced SB 617, the Solar Access Act. SB 617 implements automated solar permitting in local jurisdictions with over 10,000...

Biden administration restores amendments to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

California Energy Commissioner Karen Douglas released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Interior’s decision to revoke amendments to the Desert...
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PV FINANCE

Five bidders for Ecuador’s solar+storage tender

Ecuador’s Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources has shortlisted five bidders in a tender for a 14.8 MW/40.9 MWh solar+storage facility launched in June. The final...

Solar, wind, storage investment collapses in Australia as risks on developers grow

New investment in large-scale solar, wind and storage projects in Australia continued to slump in the second quarter of the year as Australia’s perennial...

Philadelphia daycare is first to go solar using C-PACE in Pennsylvania

As part of a series of announcements during Philadelphia Solar Week, the Philadelphia Energy Authority, Greenworks Lending, and the Capers Company LLC announced the...

SolarEdge lauds global strength as Q2 revenue edges up, issues cautious Q3 outlook

SolarEdge has lauded its global strength as strong sales in Europe and Australia helped offset a decline in the US in the second quarter...

PV REPORTS & DATA

Solar-powered hydrogen under $2/kg by 2030

Green hydrogen generation could become cost-competitive compared to blue hydrogen by the end of the current decade in parts of the United States with...

Renewables account for 57% of new U.S. generating capacity in first half of 2020

Data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) states that renewable energy sources (solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, hydropower) dominated new U.S. electrical...

The PV world 10 years ago – Summer Series Part VII

Availability of raw materials for photovoltaic components at risk in Europe. According to a report published by the European Commission in June 2010, the...

The PV world 10 years ago – Summer Series Part III

Global The prospects for the international PV market were very positive in 2010, with significant growth anticipated. According to a statement published by iSuppli before...

PV Meeting & Expo

SEIA says Dominion Energy rate case would undermine South Carolina’s Energy Freedom Act

On December 15, Dominion filed a rate case that ignores the intent of the 2019 Energy Freedom Act in South Carolina, according to SEIA. The...

Intersolar North America rescheduled to July 2021

Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA) announced its newly combined conference and expo, previously set for January, has been rescheduled...

SPI goes fully virtual as Las Vegas trade show is cancelled

SPI, North America’s largest solar industry event, will now be fully virtual after the organisers cancelled an outdoor exhibition rescheduled for October. The exhibition,...
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ComEd report finds investments in residential solar, energy efficiency benefit all customers

ComEd this week reported to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) that residential customers are receiving savings and clean energy benefits from the Future Energy...

New Solar Access Act aims to implement automated solar permitting in most California cities

Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced SB 617, the Solar Access Act. SB 617 implements automated solar permitting in local jurisdictions with over 10,000...

Biden administration restores amendments to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

California Energy Commissioner Karen Douglas released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Interior’s decision to revoke amendments to the Desert...

Missouri legislature considers taxing solar-powered households and businesses

The Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association (MOSEIA) announces that the state’s upcoming HB539 and SB178 bills, which seek to modify the state’s net-metering program,...

Megger releases solar clamp meter that can measure 2,000 V and 1,500 A

Megger now offers a solar clamp meter that can measure up to 2,000 VDC and 1,500 VAC (using PVHV leads) during installation, maintenance, monitoring...

Pine Gate Renewables pledges to plant two trees for every one removed from new solar sites

Pine Gate Renewables and the Arbor Day Foundation announced a new partnership to replant trees impacted as a result of solar project development. Starting...

Trimark chosen to handle SCADA operations for world’s largest solar + storage project

Trimark Associates announced the company was chosen to handle SCADA operations for the Edwards & Sanborn project, the world’s largest solar + storage project...

New Energy Equity adds 326 kW of solar to municipal buildings in Norton Shores, Michigan

New Energy Equity, along with its development partner Chart House Energy, has completed a 326-kWDC solar development project consisting of three separate municipal buildings...

PG&E announces 387 MW/1,548 MWh of energy storage capacity in latest project announcement

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has requested approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for six new battery projects totaling 387 MW...

NEP releases 500-W microinverter for large-format panels

Silicon Valley-based Northern Electric Power Technology (NEP) has released a new 500-W microinverter. The company is calling it a “macroinverter” since it is able...

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ComEd report finds investments in residential solar, energy efficiency benefit all customers

ComEd this week reported to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) that residential customers are receiving savings and clean energy benefits from the Future Energy...

New Solar Access Act aims to implement automated solar permitting in most California cities

Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced SB 617, the Solar Access Act. SB 617 implements automated solar permitting in local jurisdictions with over 10,000...

Biden administration restores amendments to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

California Energy Commissioner Karen Douglas released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Interior’s decision to revoke amendments to the Desert...

Missouri legislature considers taxing solar-powered households and businesses

The Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association (MOSEIA) announces that the state’s upcoming HB539 and SB178 bills, which seek to modify the state’s net-metering program,...