Category: Solar

Meyer Burger seizes opportunity for accelerated growth and plans ordinary capital increase targeting gross proceeds of up to CHF 250 million

The Board of Directors therefore proposes an ordinary capital increase to its shareholders to be resolved upon on an Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting convened for October 28, 2022, in Thun, Switzerland. The imperative to decarbonize the global energy supply has recently been augmented by a global energy crisis, most acutely in Europe. Solar and wind energy… Read more »

GoodWe Unveiling Plans for a Solar Future at Solar and Storage Live

Solar manufacturer GoodWe is set to unveil two new products at Solar and Storage Live 2022. The products to be showcased at the UK’s flagship solar and renewables event, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 18th – 20th October, include a new model of GoodWe’s innovative hybrid inverter and a domestic energy storage solution that… Read more »

Solar Solutions and AIONRISE partner for the manufacture of Electrolux solar modules for North America

Anaheim, 19th September 2022 -Solar Solutions Group, official licensee of Electrolux branded solar products, is pleased to announce a  partnership with AIONRISE for the manufacture of high quality Electrolux solar modules for the North American market and beyond. The Electrolux brand has always stood for  quality, forward-thinking, design-led solutions and and has a huge focus… Read more »

LONGi launches new 66-cell PV module design for European solar market

05.09.2022 – LONGi, the world leader in solar technology, is adding another half-cut cell module version to its successful HiMO5 product range. Developed specifically for European markets, it is based on the global standard M10 wafer size and features 66 cells and a new frame design. With the new design, installers have the added option… Read more »

TrinaTracker adds 55 MW more to its project portfolio in Kenya.

7th September 2022, TrinaTracker, a global leading tracking solutions provider, completes “Kesses,” a 55 MW PV installation located in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. The project is owned by Alten Energías Renovables and built by Voltalia in partnership with TrinaTracker. The installation includes 103.936 ultra-high-power modules mounted on 928 single-axe Vanguard 2P trackers, with an… Read more »

New Origis purchase order for 400 Megawatts builds on 700-Megawatt procurement deal announced in July 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif. and MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Boviet Solar Technology Co. Ltd. (Boviet Solar), a leading global solar energy technology company specializing in manufacturing of PERC PV cells, Gamma Series™ Monofacial and Vega Series™ Bifacial PV Modules, has signed an additional purchase order for more than 400 Megawatts of solar capacity with… Read more »

LONGi Records a 44% YoY Increase in Revenue in H1 2022

Strengthened product competitiveness and rapid growth in overseas revenue In the H1 of 2022, LONGi achieved the shipment of 39.62GW of monocrystalline silicon wafers, of which 20.15GW was sold externally and 19.47GW for internal use. The shipments of monocrystalline modules reached 18.02GW, of which 17.70GW was sold externally (including 87.35MW of BIPV modules) and 0.32GW… Read more »

Scotland needs first Low-Carbon Industrial Strategy now

Renewables industry wants strategy to take advantage of Scotland’s clean energy revolution Scottish Renewables has five key priorities for Scotland’s upcoming Programme for Government Scotland must establish its first Low-Carbon Industrial Strategy to take advantage of the transition to net-zero, industry body Scottish Renewables has said. The organisation, which represents more than 300 companies working… Read more »

Natural Power supports landmark Network Rail solar agreement with EDF Renewables UK

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided technical support to Network Rail throughout the supplier identification and negotiation process which has ultimately led its corporate power purchase agreement for 49.9MW of solar power from EDF Renewables UK.   The contract will cover around 15% of Network Rail’s annual consumption of non-traction… Read more »

Boviet Solar now achieves Tier 1 status Q1, Q2, Q3 of 2022

San José, California USA, August 29, 2022— Boviet Solar Technology Co. Ltd. (the “Company” or “Boviet Solar”), a one of the leading global solar energy technology companies specializing in manufacturing of Monocrystalline PERC PV cells, Gamm Series™ Monofacial and Vega Series™ Bifacial PV Modules, has been ranked as a Tier 1 PV module manufacturer by… Read more »

BayWa r.e. Recognised as Solar Company of the Year for the Second Year at the Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards 2022

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 30 August 2022 –  BayWa r.e., global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor, has been named “Solar Company of the Year”  in the Distributor category for the second year in a row at SolarQuarter’s Annual Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards. This win reaffirms the company’s commitment to support renewable energy transition across… Read more »

Impressive life cycle analysis for the Fronius Tauro

(Wels, 23/08/2022) The results of the life cycle analysis for the Fronius Tauro could not be clearer: the environmental benefits exceed the environmental costs by a factor of up to 52, while in no more than ten months, the Tauro will produce more energy than was consumed to manufacture it. These are just two of… Read more »

Agreement signed with D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments for the long-term supply of 3.75–5 GW of solar modules, accelerated expansion of production capacities to 3 GW planned, potential capital measure in preparation, half-year results

Meyer Burger and D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) have signed a binding agreement to supply at least 3.75 GW of solar modules for DESRI’s large-scale projects. DESRI is a leading developer, owner, and operator of renewable energy projects in the United States. The modules are planned to be manufactured at Meyer Burger’s Goodyear, Arizona… Read more »

Meyer Burger secures silicon wafers from European production for its solar cell manufacturing, strengthening the resilience of its supply chains

Meyer Burger has signed a binding supply agreement for silicon wafers with the Norwegian manufacturer Norwegian Crystals. The polysilicon used to manufacture the wafers is of European and U.S. origin. Due to Meyer Burger’s proprietary heterojunction/SmartWire technology used in solar cell and solar module production, the wafers can be thinner than those used in mainstream… Read more »

GoodWe launches new range of roof integrated solar PV panels

GoodWe is launching a new range of building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) solar panels into the UK market. The new range of panels are designed to seamlessly integrate with the existing architecture and aesthetics of a building and are available in three variations designed for specific applications. The Sunshine series is an easy-to-install 92W panel offering… Read more »

Qcells Applauds Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, Will Boost Domestic Solar Manufacturing

Qcells North America Senior Director of Market Intelligence, Public Affairs and Marketing Scott Moskowitz issued the following statement applauding U.S. Senate passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. “With Senate passage of the Inflation Reduction Act today, we’re a major step closer to turning the climate crisis into a once-in-a-generation opportunity. This bill will result… Read more »

Renewable Energy India: REC showcases its new Alpha Pure-R solar panel and bids for new talent in major expansion together with Reliance

Munich, Germany, August 11, 2022 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company headquartered in Norway, and its new parent company, Reliance Industries Limited, are putting on a compelling show at Renewable Energy India (REI) from 28 to 30 September, booth 15.07. REC is exhibiting its new Alpha Pure-R solar panel, just one year… Read more »

How to migrate to an SF6-free future ahead of impending F-gas regulations

Latest EU F-gas proposal suggests 2026 and 2030 as SF6 prohibition dates for Medium Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) Piloting alternative solutions now will support a seamless migration towards SF6-free GIS technologies New whitepaper shares expert advice on how to meet imminent regulatory changes Following the European Union (EU)’s latest F-gas proposals released earlier this… Read more »

Solis Wins The Green Leadership Award 2022

July 21. Ningbo, Zhejiang –  Ginlong Technologies (Solis) Co., Ltd is the winner of the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) 2022 under the Green Leadership category. It is a proud moment for Solis as this award is international recognition of the company’s long-term commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. This year, Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2022… Read more »

Delta’s M15A/M20A/M30A Flex Attain Synergrid C10/26 Homologation

Delta has announced that its M15A/M20A/M30A Flex solar inverters have attained Synergrid C10/26 homologation. This means that the full range of Delta’s solar string inverters – from the 2.5kW up to the 70kW – can now be used in Belgium and the Netherlands. Commenting on the solutions, Patrick Schahl, Product Manager of PVI Business Unit,… Read more »

Boviet Solar to increase Vega Series™ Mono-Bifacial -Transparent Back PV Module power warranty to 30 years.

Boviet Solar Technology Co., Ltd.(”Boviet”) provides the following Limited Product Warranty and Limited Power Warranty (collectively, the ”Limited Warranty”) with respect to certain types of its Mono bifacial double-glass photovoltaic module products (”PV Modules”), subject to the conditions, exclusions and limitations set forth below. 1. Twelve (12) Year Limited Product Warranty Subject to the exclusions… Read more »

How to migrate to an SF6-free future ahead of impending F-gas regulations

Following the European Union (EU)’s latest F-gas proposals released earlier this year, ABB has created a free-of-charge, downloadable whitepaper – ‘Migrate to a more certain future’ – to support engineers in making this key transition. The EU’s F-gas regulation, which outlines key dates for the prohibition of SF6 in medium voltage (MV) electrical equipment, including… Read more »

FIMER SUPPLIES ITS PVS-100/120-TL TO THE ICONIC LAFAYETTE COMPANY FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST SOLAR ROOFS IN COLOMBIA

Girsol, a Colombian company specializing in renewable energy projects and solutions, managed the design, construction and operation of the solar plant for the textile company Lafayette in Bogotá, in cooperation with FIMER. The solar plant is located in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, and has an installed capacity of 560 kWp. This project stood out for… Read more »

Ingeteam at a Solar plant in Brazil that will generate power for 150,000 homes

27th of July 2022. Neoenergia, part of the Iberdrola Group and one of the largest energy distributors in Brazil, has entrusted Ingeteam to supply solar inverters, substations and protection and control equipment for a solar plant in Brazil. Neoenergia has already started to test the solar park located in the municipality of Santa Luzia, in… Read more »

New 80MW Project can be blueprint for UK large-scale PV roll-out

A new 80MW PV project in China has been described as an ‘exemplar’ large-scale installation that the UK can adopt as multiple large-scale projects go to tender. The 80MW PV Project in Gansu Province, China, uses 356 sets of GoodWe GW225K-HT, part of the HT1500V series of inverters, ensuring an annual average power generation of… Read more »

UK’s largest renewable energy awards launch today

The Scottish Green Energy Awards open today (July 27) – industry urged to ‘nominate now’  Nominations invited for 11 categories across all renewable technologies The Scottish Green Energy Awards – the UK’s largest celebration of renewables – open today (July 27) for nominations. This year’s event will return to Edinburgh on December 1 to celebrate… Read more »

Natural Power appoints new HSEQ Director

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has appointed Frank Monaghan as HSEQ Director. Frank joins from SP Energy Networks where he latterly held the role of Health and Safety Director and was responsible for health and safety on all SPEN transmission and distribution assets throughout the UK. Prior to that, he was… Read more »

Solar Industry Must Wake Up to Risk as Studies Indicate Notable Rise – Firetrace International

Scottsdale, AZ; 26th July 2022 — The solar industry must take action to protect its assets, as studies indicate solar farm fires are on the rise. This is according to a report released today by Firetrace International, a leading provider of fire suppression technology in 35 countries across five continents. “Hidden Danger – why solar farm… Read more »

EDPR reaches a net profit of 265 million euros in the first half of the year, 87% above last year

EBITDA summed 976 million euros (+49% YoY). The company’s installed capacity increased to 13.8 GW (+1.2 GW YoY). Capacity under construction has reached record levels of 3.2 GW, with 1.8 GW of wind and 1.3 GW of solar. 27th July 2022, London: EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world,… Read more »

Ecoppia’s H4 Robotic Solar PV Cleaner Awarded Top Product of the Year by Environment + Energy Leader Awards

Tel Aviv, July 19th, 2022 – Ecoppia (TASE: ECPA), the pioneer and world leader in robotic cleaning solutions for solar PV, has won the Top Product of the Year Award for their H4 robot in the elite Environment + Energy Leader Awards program. Receiving this prestigious award demonstrates that industry experts see the H4 as… Read more »

Cero announces landmark 100 MW solar PV project in Greece

Cero Generation (Cero) has announced the launch of a 100 MW solar PV project in Prosotsani Drama, Greece, the first in the country with a private Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), and one of the largest of its kind The Minister and deputy Minister of Energy and Environment in Greece, the Minister of Development & Investment,… Read more »

Aggreko Highlights Growing Issue of Fixed Term Energy Pricing in Service Contracts

UK manufacturers are being urged to consider the wider implications of a fixed term energy service contracts following findings from Aggreko’s latest report, The Power Struggle. The latest research, which surveyed 251 manufacturers across the UK, states that 57% had or would use an Energy as a Service (EaaS) contract to gain access to a… Read more »

Delta’s M15A/M20A/M30A Flex Attain Synergrid C10/26 Homologation

Commenting on the solutions, Patrick Schahl, Product Manager of PVI Business Unit, Delta Electronics EMEA Region, stated: “Delta’s M15A, M20A and M30A Flex have a fan-less design and are cooled exclusively by natural convection. This makes them quiet and ideal for residential and small commercial buildings where low noise is a requirement.” He added: “Aside… Read more »

Biosphere Foundation partners with Siemens to accelerate digital transformation of natural capital sector

The Biosphere Foundation, the non-profit trading arm of the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, has teamed up with Siemens to launch and globally scale the market infrastructure to transformation the natural capital sector. The North Devon UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in South West England covers an area larger than Greater London. Biosphere Reserves are a UNESCO… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum Introduces New Multi-Stage Roots Pumps ACP 90

Asslar, Germany, July 12, 2022. Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the world’s leading suppliers of vacuum technology, introduces new multi-stage Roots pumps ACP 90, which are designed for oil- and particle free applications in the pressure range between atmosphere up to 3×10-2 hPa. These vacuum pumps meet the requirements where clean and dry vacuum is needed… Read more »

GoodWe outlines its green energy vision with EcoSmart Home solution

GoodWe has outlined its vision for a smart green energy future with its new EcoSmart Home solution. The EcoSmart Home, which is being rolled out in the UK, is a total green energy solution, including Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) panels, storage and energy management system – all provided by one manufacturer. The Smart Home solution… Read more »