Solar trackers adapted to desert conditions: what needs measuring

Soltec is a leader in the manufacture and supply of solar trackers for utility-scale PV plants. Since it was founded in 2004, Soltec has developed and implemented different solar trackers with the...

Global PV capacity additions hit 115 GW in 2019

IEA PVPS has published its new Snapshot report. This serves as a preliminary assessment prior to the 25th edition of the PVPS flagship report “Trends in PV Applications” that will be published...

LONGi Awarded “Top Brand PV 2020” Seal by EuPD Research

LONGi has been awarded the “Top Brand PV 2020” seal by EuPD Research, an authoritative research institute recognized worldwide. Each year, EUPD Research conducts independent brand awareness evaluation of...

Huawei, Sungrow and SMA were the top PV inverter players in 2019

Huawei, Sungrow and SMA remained the PV inverter market leaders for the fifth year running, based on a new Wood Mackenzie report on the inverter market in 2019. These top three vendors...
PV modules manufacturing. Photo courtesy of Jinko Solar

Chinese solar PV capacity additions likely to fall short of previous projections

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact, it is expected that China’s solar PV capacity additions for 2020 would fall short by 6.6GW compared to the earlier estimates. Before the onset...

The global solar industry and its role in the recovery after COVID-19

The social and economic disruption brought about by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are having serious impacts on the solar PV industry globally – both in terms of day-to-day operations...

Growatt ranked No.8 of global PV inverter shipments in 2019

In 2019, global PV inverter shipments increased by 18% on a YOY basis with total shipments reaching 126,735 MW according to the report released by Wood Mackenzie. Growatt shipped a total capacity...

Europe can achieve climate neutrality before 2050 with 100% renewable energy system

The report, 100% Renewable Europe: How to make Europe’s energy system climate neutral before 2050, was launched during a webinar with a presentation from Paula Abreu Marques, Head of Unit Renewables and...

LONGi conducts “Green Sustainability” manufacturing concepts and practices across its global factories and supply...

In March 2020, LONGi officially joined the Global Initiative RE100, committing to sourcing 100% of renewable electricity across its entire global operations by 2028, with an interim target of 70% by 2027....

Núñez de Balboa, operational: Iberdrola commissions Europe’s largest PV plant

The largest photovoltaic plant in Europe has just come into operation, and today, at 12 noon, it discharged its first MWh of clean energy into the electricity grid. Iberdrola has succeeded in commissioning the...