Category: Solar

Emmvee Group inks tolling agreement with Hero Future Energies Targets supply of 600 MWp of high-efficiency solar modules

15th May,2024, New Delhi/Bangalore. Emmvee Photovoltaic Power Pvt. Ltd., a pioneering force in solar panel manufacturing, announces a strategic agreement with Hero Future Energies, an independent power producing company in the renewable sector to provide solar modules. Under the agreement, Emmvee will supply up to 600 MWp of high-efficiency solar modules over a two-year period,… Read more »

Equans partners with UrbanChain to deliver virtual power plant in Dudley

Project is Europe’s first net zero carbon neighbourhood Equans, has announced a major boost for its pioneering project in Brockmoor, Dudley, where the company is set to deliver Europe’s first net zero carbon neighbourhood – tackling climate change and fuel poverty in tandem. Equans will partner with UrbanChain, a peer-to-peer (P2P) energy exchange company and… Read more »

Understanding IEC standards will make PV testing safer

It is essential to understand the complicated safety and measurement standards and categories when setting up and maintaining large photovoltaic installations, says Mark Bakker, Field Application Engineer at Fluke. The most important standard that engineers working on high-voltage DC environments such as grid connected photovoltaic (PV) systems need to be aware of is IEC 62446-1,… Read more »

Intersolar 2024: SolarEdge to Unveil Next-Gen Solutions for Superior Energy Optimisation

21 May, 2024 – SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in smart energy technology, will unveil its next-generation products and solutions at this year’s Intersolar exhibition (Munich, 18-19 June, 2024). With a focus on delivering energy optimisation across its entire smart energy ecosystem, SolarEdge will present at its booth (Hall B4, Stand 110) new technologies and… Read more »

A Systematic Ground-Mounted PV solution: Easy to install thanks to aluminium and universal anchoring

One advantage of ground-mounted photovoltaic systems is that they can generally achieve a higher output per area than roof-mounted systems. This means that such PV solutions are increasingly becoming the focus of the energy transition. With the K2 N-Rack, the Renningen-based mounting system manufacturer K2 Systems offers a new way to realise the installation of… Read more »

LONGi sets new world record with 27.30% for heterojunction back contact cells and renames next generation silicon tera wafer to TaiRay Wafer

Frankfurt am Main, 14th May 2024 – With 27.30%, LONGi sets a new world record for silicon heterojunction back-contact (HBC) solar cells, beating its own record from December 2023. The Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH) has certified this new record under laboratory conditions. This is LONGi’s 17th new world record in solar… Read more »

Solis Confirms Compliance with UK Cyber Security Regulation

The UK is one of the first major markets to insist that manufacturers of consumer connected devices comply with cyber security rules – including solar inverters. 13 May 2024, London, United Kingdom: Solis Inverters (the company), a global powerhouse in the solar energy industry, announces full compliance with the new Product Security & Telecommunications Infrastructure… Read more »

CHINT and PVH enhance their position in global solar market with strategic alliance

Shanghai, April 8 – CHINT New Energy (CHINT) and PV Hardware (PVH) celebrated a significant milestone with the signing of a Strategy Cooperation Agreement on April 8th in Shanghai. Mr. Martin Liu, Director of Overseas Investment Department of CHINT, and Mr. Carlos López, Chief Revenue Officer of PVH, sealed the agreement, marking the beginning of… Read more »

Remote Energy Celebrates Graduation of Spring 2024 Women’s Only Solar Fundamentals Class

Remote Energy proudly celebrates the graduation of 53 remarkable women from its Spring 2024 Women’s Only Solar Fundamentals with Energy Storage Units 1 & 2 Class. This diverse cohort, representing Uganda, Cameroon, Tanzania, and Kenya, embarked on a transformative journey of intensive training. Their dedication not only deepened their solar skills but also shattered the barriers… Read more »

Towards Japan’s first technology demonstration of offshore floating photovoltaic power generation.

“Tokyo Bay eSG Project” is now a reality, showcasing the potential of local renewable energy production at sea in Japan through the application of cutting-edge technology.” Tokyu Land Corporation (Head Office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroaki Hoshino) and SolarDuck B.V. (“SolarDuck”, Head Office: Rotterdam, the Netherlands; CEO: Koen Burgers), in collaboration with Kyocera Communication Systems Corporation,… Read more »

Ingeteam awarded a new 380 MW photovoltaic project in Australia

Ingeteam is supplying the transformer substations for the construction of the Aldoga solar power plant, developed by Acciona Energía. The project is expected to be fully operational by mid-2025. This is the first Australian solar power project to be equipped with Ingeteam’s new central inverter model.   Ingeteam has been selected by Acciona Energía as… Read more »

LONGi Sets New World-Record for Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency, Launching 2nd Generation Ultra-Efficient BC-Based Module

Marid, Spain, May 7th, 2024 – LONGi Green Energy Technology Co. today announces that the company has broken another world-record for silicon solar cell efficiency only 4 months after it last set a world-record in this area. As certified by Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), new silicon heterojunction back-contact (HBC) solar cells designed by LONGi… Read more »

REC Group receives EcoVadis Silver Medal for its advanced ESG efforts

This recognition places REC among the top 15% of assessed companies in the electronic goods manufacturing industry globally. Singapore, May 8, 2024 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company with its cell and module manufacturing sites in Singapore, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious EcoVadis Silver Medal for… Read more »

Uniting Forces: Chemitek Solar and SolarCleano invite their Ambassadors to share experiences at Intersolar Europe 2024

Chemitek Solar and SolarCleano are pleased to announce their collaborative participation at Intersolar Europe 2024, alongside their esteemed ambassadors. The event, slated to take place in Munich, Germany from June 19th to 21st, 2024, marks a significant moment in the solar industry as the leading companies join hands to showcase their innovations and foster industry-wide… Read more »

Ingeteam starts building a new R&D laboratory, set to become a technology benchmark in power and control electronics

Ingeteam’s new laboratory, to be located in Northern Spain, represents an investment of around €25M under the company’s strategic plan. Partial tests, type tests and combined power and control electronics tests will be conducted at the new facility, set to become international benchmarks for the renewables and electrification industries. The systems tested at the laboratory… Read more »

AEROCOMPACT presents the COMPACTWALL mounting system for PV façades

Satteins, Austria, 07 May 2024. PV mounting system expert AEROCOMPACT is tapping into another market segment with its COMPACTWALL system. The new solution is based on the tried-and-tested COMPACTMETAL product portfolio, which AEROCOMPACT has expanded and adapted for this purpose. In addition to sheet metal façades, PV systems can be installed on concrete – including… Read more »

Earth Anchors Keep Solar Arrays Grounded

The anchors ensure array stability and safety as well as positioning, to maximize energy output Solar array ground mounts, designed to support solar panels at ground level, are increasingly common in residential and commercial settings. However, these solar arrays, which consist of metal frames or structures, must be securely anchored to the ground for stability, safety,… Read more »

SCHMID GROUP CLOSES BUSINESS COMBINATION AND BEGINS TRADING ON THE NASDAQ STOCK EXCHANGE

SCHMID Group and Pegasus Digital Mobility Acquisition Corp. announce the completion of their business combination. As a result, starting April 30, 2024 the existing company’s legal name is SCHMID Group N.V. SCHMID Group N.V. shares will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “SHMD” SCHMID signed non-redemption and investment agreement… Read more »

2023 Annual Report: LONGi maintains Robust Financial Condition and Strong Risk Resistance Capabilities

2023 Annual Report: LONGi maintains Robust Financial Condition and Strong Risk Resistance Capabilities On April 30, 2024, LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “LONGi “), a global leader in solar technology, officially released its performance report for the year 2023. The company achieved a revenue of 129.498 billion yuan, continuing to maintain a… Read more »

Glass-glass solar modules from WINAICO PFAS-free

Manufacturer’s declaration on the content of perfluorinated and polyfluorinated alkyl substances Creglingen, 30.04.2024 – WINAICO has issued a manufacturer’s declaration in which the company confirms that its solar modules of the WST-NGX and WST-NGXB series are free from perfluorinated and polyfluorinated chemicals, or PFAS for short. PFAS are specifically used due to their water and… Read more »

Sunova Solar becomes Thornova Solar

To standardise its branding globally, Sunova Solar has decided to unite with its sister brand Thornova Solar already used by the company in North America and Mexico. Thornova, based on the Norse pantheon hero Thor, represents perfectly the company values and is hence a valued namesake. As the ever-growing, innovative and expanding company that we… Read more »

Electricity networks accelerate potential connection dates of over 200 clean energy projects

7.8GW of clean energy projects, more than double the output of Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, have had their grid connection offer dates brought forward by up to 10 years Acceleration delivered through a programme called ‘Technical Limits’ which is allowing projects to connect to lower voltage distribution networks prior to reinforcement of the… Read more »

Advanced all-in-one tool for safety and performance testing – the Fluke FEV350 EV Charging Station Analyzer

The FEV350 is a complete solution for safety and performance testing of AC EV charging stations with Type 2 or Type 1 connectors  Eindhoven, Netherlands. 30th April 2024: Fluke, a global technology leader in the manufacture of compact, professional electronic test and measurement tools and software, has today launched its FEV350 EV Charging Station Analyser…. Read more »

Focus on sustainability: tesa publishes sustainability report and once again receives EcoVadis Gold

Climate goal for 2025 already exceeded: 38% reduction in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions Complete conversion to solvent-free production at the tesa site Sparta (USA) Gold medal from EcoVadis confirmed, placting tesa in the top 1% of its industry   Norderstedt, 26.04.2024 – tesa, the international manufacturer of innovative adhesive tapes and self-adhesive product… Read more »

POWER2DRIVE EUROPE: CONTRIBUTING TO THE ENERGY TRANSITION WITH BIDIRECTIONAL CHARGING

Munich/Pforzheim, April 25, 2024 – In the coming years, e-mobility is set to play an increasingly important role in the energy transition. But it’s about much more than driving on climate-neutral electricity from renewable sources: The batteries of electric vehicles can be used as temporary storage. And it’s not just vehicle owners who benefit from… Read more »

Chemitek Solar’s Solar Wash Protect and Water Softening Agent are the World’s first products proven safe to use on Floating PV

Chemitek Solar, a leader in biodegradable and environmentally friendly cleaning and protection solutions for the solar industry, is pleased to announce the results of its ecotoxicity study on its Solar Wash Protect (SWP) and Water Softening Agent (WSA) products for use in the cleaning of Floating PV (FPV). This new report, conducted by the Portuguese… Read more »

450 Wp glass-glass modules: Solarwatt sets new TOPCon standard

24th April 2024, Dresden, Germany – Maximum output, sustainable and fair: with a new generation of solar modules, Solarwatt is once again emphasising its role as a trendsetter for pioneering product innovations in the solar industry. The Dresden-based company is now offering solar modules with the highly efficient TOPCon cell technology with an output of… Read more »

LONGi introduces Tera silicon wafers for TOPCon, heterojunction and back-contact cells

Frankfurt am Main, 24th April 2024 – LONGi recently presented its newly developed Tera silicon wafers which are suitable for the currently prevailing solar technologies such as TOPCon, heterojunction (HJT) and back contact cells (BC). They show an efficiency increase of approx. 0.1% for the cell technologies mentioned. The new wafers are the result of… Read more »

Fluke takes major step forward as a leader in solar solutions with the new Fluke Solmetric PVA-1500HE2 PV Analyzer

The PVA-1500HE2 PV Analyzer and I-V Curve Tracer can test up to 1500V and measure high efficiency strings up to 30A, enhancing Fluke’s ability to serve the large-scale solar utility market Eindhoven, Netherlands. 24th April 2024: Fluke, a global technology leader in the manufacture of compact, professional electronic test and measurement tools and software, has… Read more »

DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook gives insights into China’s complex energy landscape and its enormous green energy shift

Shanghai, China, April 23, 2024 – The most comprehensive English-language report on China’s energy transition lays out the enormity of its green energy shift, but also the persistence of fossil fuels in its energy mix.  According to DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook China, the country is establishing itself as a green energy leader with an unrivalled… Read more »

Trina Storage and Pacific Green sign Letter of Intent for 1,500 MWh energy storage system

Trina Storage, the leading global energy storage solution provider, and Pacific Green, a global energy storage and environmental technology company, have signed a letter of intent relating to 1,500 MWh integrated energy storage solutions. The agreement was signed at the World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Under the agreement, Trina… Read more »

Is China ready to put solar panels out at sea?

Solar farms in the ocean could generate clean energy on a vast scale, but there are difficult waters to navigate first. China is increasingly seeking to put solar panels on the seas off its coastline, with some state-run companies experimenting as far offshore as 30 kilometres. A global leader in renewable energy, China has already been… Read more »

GRS strengthens its presence in Australia with an additional 125 MW Solar Project

Gransolar’s EPC contractor, in partnership with Vena Energy, has launched commercial operations of the solar farm in Queensland   Brisbane, April 17th.- GRS, the Gransolar Group’s solar EPC contractor, has announced a new milestone with the commercial operation of the first stage of solar it has built together with Vena Energy.  The 125 MW Amazon… Read more »

LONGi certified as “Future-Fit”

Xi´an (China) 17th April – Leading global solar technology company LONGi has been certified as a Future-Fit Engaged Business by the Future-Fit Foundation, a UK non-profit dedicated to promoting and stewarding the “Future-Fit Business Benchmark” for advancing sustainable business practices. In its quest to become the most sustainable solar PV manufacturer globally, LONGi selected the… Read more »