Category: Solar

Natural Power supports Innergex accelerate renewable project growth in France

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided vendor’s due diligence to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc (“Innergex”) in support of its long-term co-investment agreement with Crédit Agricole Assurances to provide additional equity commitment for the development and financing of ongoing renewable energy projects in France. Pierre Warlop, Managing Director of Natural Power… Read more »

Natural Power appoints Energy Storage Technical Director

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has appointed Tom Sklaschus as Energy Storage – Technical Director. Based in the company’s Glasgow office, Tom leads Natural Power’s energy storage consultancy services with a focus on development support, procurement and construction management. As part of this role, he supports major developers, investors and owners… Read more »

DAS Solar will supply 75MW modules to the largest FPV in Europe

As a Tier 1 PV modules supplier, DAS Solar has signed a strategic cooperation agreement and will supply 75MW high-efficiency modules to Q ENERGY France, one of the leading renewable energy companies in France. The floating PV(FPV) project, currently under construction on the site of a former quarry in the Haute-Marne region of France, will be… Read more »

Natural Power supports Igneo Infrastructure Partners’ acquisition of a majority equity interest in Soltage

Natural Power, a renewable energy consultancy at the forefront of the energy transition, has provided technical due diligence support to Igneo, a global infrastructure investment manager, on its agreement to acquire a majority equity interest in Soltage, LLC (‘Soltage’), a renewable power producer that develops, owns, operates and manages solar and storage assets across the… Read more »

Power Electronics announces more than $300 million investment in U.S. at RE+

Phoenix, AZ: Power Electronics, a leading manufacturer of solar inverters for photovoltaic plants and energy storage has unveiled its local manufacturing plan at RE+, the most significant event in the renewable energy sector in North America. From September 11th to 14th, attendees at Power Electronics booth #1723 obtained detailed information about this exciting project, designed to significantly increase… Read more »

Umicore Collaborates with RENA Technologies to Develop the Next Generation of Germanium Wafers

Olen, Gütenbach 15. September 2023 – Umicore Electro-Optic Materials (Umicore EOM) has established a strategic collaboration with RENA Technologies, aimed at integrating RENA’s cutting-edge ACE inception wafer processing solution into the ongoing development of Ge (germanium) wafers. This collaboration signifies a momentous leap in the domain of the space solar cell industry. Umicore EOM has… Read more »

Solvay Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Shengjian for Technical Exchange, Market Development and Material Supply

Shanghai, China, September 18, 2023 – Solvay, a global market leader in high-performance materials, and Shanghai Shengjian Environment Technology Co. Ltd. have signed a strategic partnership framework agreement to strengthen their business relations and expand into new markets. Based on over 10 years of mutual success in important segments of the semiconductor, FPD, solar power and… Read more »

Making a meaningful difference to the green agenda By Nick Dimock, Founder at 350PPM

The devasting effects of climate change are being witnessed around the world as we are fast approaching a 1.5°C rise in global temperature – a crucial tipping point after which irreversible damage will be done. To curb global warming, we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 43% compared with 2019 levels – taking CO₂ levels… Read more »

Gianluca Coletti CTO of FuturaSun Group

FuturaSun, a frontrunner in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, announces the appointment of Gianluca Coletti as the Group’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective October 16th. With over two decades of experience in academic and industrial Research and Development (R&D) in the field of photovoltaic energy, Gianluca Coletti is internationally recognized as a leading expert in innovative… Read more »

Stäubli invests in innovative technology for the future of a safe solar industry

Allschwil/Switzerland, September 19, 2023 − As a global market leader in solar connection solutions and a renowned player in industrial automation, Stäubli gets involved in innovative Computer Vision, AI, and robotics solutions development with the California-based OnSight Technology. Active since the early beginning of the Photovoltaic industry, Stäubli is a pioneer for durable and robust… Read more »

REC Group launches its highest power residential panel ever: REC Alpha Pure-RX

Munich, Germany, September 13, 2023 – REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company, launched yesterday its latest high-efficiency solar panel innovation at RE+ 2023 in Las Vegas, NV, U.S. Reaching 470 Wp, the REC Alpha Pure-RX is the brand’s highest power residential panel ever. With this newest pioneering product, based on advanced heterojunction cell… Read more »

Dutch housing corporation chooses Sunergetic and Qcells for large-scale solar project

[Alkmaar, Netherlands, September 14, 2023] Dutch housing corporation Woonopmaat, located in North Holland town and the municipality Heemskerk, has chosen Alkmaar-based renewable energy company Sunergetic as partner for an ambitious solar panel project using Qcells solar modules. Following a recent tender procedure, a large number of tenants of Woonopmaat properties will soon enjoy the sustainable,… Read more »

Powering up the Workforce

A new report by Robert Gordon University has found that the UK offshore energy workforce can increase by up to 50% from over 150,000 in 2023 to 225,000 by the end of the decade, with new renewable jobs outnumbering oil and gas roles if a successful transition is achieved. However, the new Powering up the… Read more »

TE Connectivity’s new plug and play solar insulation piercing connector assemblies help accelerate solar farm implementation

OTTOBRUNN, Germany – Sept. 11, 2023 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, brings new insulation piercing connectors to market to further support accelerated solar farm implementation. The Solar IPC (SIPC) assemblies support customers in responding with agility to changes that arise during the solar farm rollout phase and help save… Read more »

Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!

As a leader in N-type technology, DAS Solar has received the National Photovoltaic Industry Measurement and Testing Center’s certification report for the latest N-type high-efficiency 333.4 cm2 large-area solar cells with TOPCon 4.0 technology, which achieved an impressive cell efficiency of 26.33%, surpassing the previous world record set in May of 2023 of 26.24%. I-V… Read more »

BayWa r.e. and SUSI Partners Enter Partnership to Advance Corporate Energy Transition in Southeast Asia

BayWa r.e. announces a partnership with Swiss-based infrastructure investment manager SUSI Partners to deliver high-quality solar energy solutions to Southeast Asia. The two partners have signed a framework agreement to direct capital from SUSI Partner’s Southeast Asia-focused “Asia Energy Transition Fund” to the realisation of sizable rooftop PV projects contracted with larger C&I corporations. The… Read more »

AQM award for Stäubli proves the outstanding PV connector quality

Allschwil/Switzerland, September 11, 2023 − Stäubli’s MC4-Evo 2 connector wins prestigious AQM (All Quality Matters) Award 2023 for exeptional performance and durability provided by TÜV Rheinland China. Renewable energy is continuing to make strong inroads into the global energy supply. Photovoltaics are leading the way with substantial annual growth of more than 20 % ahead… Read more »

More Swissness for the Swiss solar industry: Helion Energy and Meyer Burger enter into strategic partnership

Helion, leader in the solar industry, and photovoltaic manufacturer Meyer Burger seal a strategic partnership. The two companies are thus setting an example for a strong Swiss solar industry. To support this, the AMAG Group will prefer to use Meyer Burger panels for all its own photovoltaic plants yet to be built, such as the… Read more »

Demand for Decentralised Turnkey Energy Solutions Increases as Romanian Industry Decarbonises

With experts warning that the Romanian grid’s transition to greener energy sources is happening too slowly, a prominent power equipment supplier is reporting growth in demand for turnkey generator solutions from the nation’s energy-intensive industries. Under Romania’s EU-mandated National Energy and Climate Policy commitments, the country needs to increase its overall share of renewables in… Read more »

IMEON ENERGY prepares its Initial Public Offering on EURONEXT GROWTH

THE CEO AND FOUNDER Christophe Goaguen embarked on his entrepreneurial journey in 2008, armed with extensive experience in large-scale industrialization gained during his tenure at Thomson and Thales. With an impressive background, including an MBA and degrees in electronics engineering, he focused on pioneering innovations. One notable accomplishment is the creation of an all-in-one hybrid… Read more »

Nextracker Opens New U.S. Factory with Dedicated Capacity in Las Vegas with Unimacts

LAS VEGAS and FREMONT, California – Nextracker (Nasdaq: NXT), a global market leader of solar tracker and software solutions, and Unimacts (UNX), a leading provider of industrial manufacturing and supply chain solutions, today announced the grand opening of a Nextracker-dedicated manufacturing facility in Las Vegas. The new facility, owned and operated by Unimacts, will produce… Read more »

Richard Chang Profile

Richard has more than 25 years of experience in construction, business development, operation management and asset investment of industrial, commercial and infrastructural projects. Prior to joining Aquila Capital, Richard was Managing Director of Vena Energy Taiwan, responsible for asset development, investment, construction and operations in Taiwan, has successfully developed over 500 MW of solar assets…. Read more »

Has the pandemic changed global supply chains forever?

As the pandemic brought the global economy to a halt, it exposed vulnerabilities in the production strategies and supply chains of firms across the globe. At the same time, it spurred a seismic shift to find more innovative ways of working. Three years after COVID-19 placed the global economy into shock, Sara Cattaneo at ABB… Read more »

Global solar energy leader presents solid strategy for us entry

Houston, TX. September 4th – PV Hardware (PVH), a global leader manufacturer of solar tracking solutions, will present its key strategy to stir up the American renewable energy market during RE+, the largest clean energy event in North America set to take place in The Venetian Convention & Expo Center and Caesars Forum in Las… Read more »

LONGi becomes first Chinese company globally to receive prestigious Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) Approval for Emission Reduction Targets

Xi’an, China | September 4, 2023 – LONGi, the world leading solar technology has become the first Chinese solar photovoltaic company to obtain official validation of emission reduction targets approved by the independent Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). With the approval, LONGi joins a prestigious group of only 4,600 companies worldwide that have joined the… Read more »

Higher average yield gain 6.59%! DAS Solar modules have excellent performance

The PV Plant equipped with DAS Solar N-type TOPCon bifacial double-glass modules in the Qinghai Golmud region has been successfully deployed in the desert expanses of the western Qaidam Basin. From 2021 to 2023, it has consistently achieved record-breaking power generation gains since connecting to the grid and launching power generation. Analyzing data from the… Read more »

PV connector world market leader supports where solar matters the most

Allschwil/Switzerland, September 6, 2023 − The Renewable Energy business of Stäubli follows the group’s ESG strategy and signs a partnership with the impact-driven organization Sopowerful to bring electrification through solar power to people without access to electricity. The NGO Sopowerful is active in under-resourced regions implementing photovoltaic systems together with local partners for projects that… Read more »

Fraunhofer ISE optimizes propane heat pump technology

Kelvion contributes brazed heat exchanger GK108H Together with heat pump manufacturers and suppliers, the Fraunhofer research project LC150 (“low charge 150 g”) has set itself the goal of researching a standardized and refrigerant-reduced refrigeration circuit using propane. The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) has now developed a functional heat pump functional pattern with… Read more »

Tigo Energy Delivers Advanced Solar Fleet Management and Monitoring Services in Australia

CONCORD, Australia, August 28, 2023 — Tigo Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: TYGO) (“Tigo” or the “Company”), a leading provider of intelligent solar and energy storage solutions, today announced that long-time customer SCE Energy Solutions has deployed Tigo Fleet Manager, an extension to the Tigo Energy Intelligence (EI) platform, featuring a powerful interactive dashboard that provides rich… Read more »

Next-Generation Power: TSUN Introduces the Gen3 Plus MS2000 Microinverter

As Intersolar South America kicks off, TSUN, the pioneer of the world’s most complete range of microinverters from 300W to 3000W, proudly unveils its latest innovation: the Gen3 Plus MS2000 microinverter. “The PV market in Brazil has experienced rapid growth due to incentives and favorable policies, resulting in a high-growth PV capacity and strong demand…. Read more »

BayWa r.e. Solar Trade Celebrates Milestone – Surpassing 1 Gigawatt Cumulative Sales in Thailand for 2023

BayWa r.e. Solar Trade, the solar trading arm of the global renewable energy developer, service provider and solar distributor, announced that the company surpassed a cumulative sale of 1 GW (gigawatt) of string inverters in Thailand for the first half year of 2023, making it a significant milestone for the region’s top global distributor. The… Read more »

GreenMatch UK Unveils the Science Behind Solar Panel Energy Conversion

Understanding the technology that powers our sustainable future. Bodegraven, August 30, 2023 – GreenMatch UK, a leading sustainable energy solutions provider, is proud to share insights into the science behind solar panel energy conversion to electricity. Understanding the technology behind solar panels is essential as the world moves towards renewable energy sources. Solar panels, also known as photovoltaic (PV)… Read more »

Thornova Solar ranked as BNEF Tier 1 module Manufacturer

Fremont, CA (August 22, 2023)…Thornova Solar announced today that the company has been added to the list of Tier 1 Module Manufacturers, as reported in Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) Third Quarter Report 2023. BNEF’s Tier 1 list are those module manufacturers considered “bankable” based on successful projects and deals closed in the past and… Read more »

Sunova Solar listed as Tier 1 module manufacturer by BNEF

In its 3rd quarter 2023 report, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) lists Sunova Solar as a Tier 1 module manufacturer. The listing is based on eight accepted projects, which fulfilled their criteria of being larger than 1.5 MW and financed by at least six different banks non-recourse. Wuxi 21.08.02023 – Sunova Solar is proud to… Read more »


Jeddah, 17th August.- PVH, the number one solar tracker manufacturer in Middle East, has signed a major contract with China Energy Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CEEC) to supply 1.7GW for the largest solar project in the MENA region. The project is located in the Al Shuaibah area of Jeddah City, Makkah Province in Saudi Arabia,… Read more »

LONGi Receives Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) Approval for Emission Reduction Targets

Xi’an, China | August 16, 2023 – LONGi, the world leading solar technology company on August 11, 2023 announced that its emission reduction targets were approved by the independent Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). With the approval, LONGi has become one of more than 4600 companies worldwide that have joined the SBTi and set science-based targets…. Read more »