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No ‘supply crunch’ as result of US inverter tariffs
20 Sep 2018 at 1:16pm
The fresh tariffs placed on Chinese solar inverters are unlikely to create major procurement challenges or have serious implications for those manufacturing in China.


India’s top three solar module suppliers on the future of Mono
20 Sep 2018 at 9:26am
While India’s solar market is still heavily weighted on the lowest possible costs, the price difference between monocrystalline and polycrystalline PV module technologies is beginning to fade. PV Tech caught up with major module suppliers at the REI Expo in Greater Noida, India, to discuss the future of Mono in this heavyweight global market.


Jolywood to supply 40,000 PV modules for solar plant in Netherlands
19 Sep 2018 at 8:55pm
N-type bifacial solar cell developer Jolywood has signed off on a module supply agreement with Zonnepark Rilland BV in the Netherlands for a renewable energy project in Rotterdam that will be developed by Cooperation Unisun Energy.


Standard Solar to develop 38MW community solar pipeline in New York
19 Sep 2018 at 8:34pm
Standard Solar is developing a 38MW community solar pipeline in New York through the acquisition of six projects from US Light Energy, formerly known as Solitude Solar.


Kuwait oil company launches tender for 1.5GW of solar
19 Sep 2018 at 5:59pm
The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has launched a tender for up to 1.5GW of solar.


Borrowing the sun when it should be free
19 Sep 2018 at 4:09pm
The case for growing a domestic solar manufacturing base to prevent centralising the PV industry to a handful of countries.


India’s first solar-wind hybrid to be retrofitted with storage after year of strong wind
19 Sep 2018 at 12:40pm
The first ever wind and solar hybrid project in India, completed in April 2018, is to be retrofitted with energy storage after strong winds this year led to a curtailment of solar production.


Hanwha Q CELLS reveals solar module products to be assembled in the US
19 Sep 2018 at 11:50am
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Hanwha Q CELLS has revealed its ‘Made in America’ product strategy ahead of the 2018 Solar Power International (SPI) Exhibition being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in California next week.


What it takes to ‘Make Solar in India’
19 Sep 2018 at 9:27am
India's government has made clear its intentions to cultivate a solar PV manufacturing base at home, but interest from foreign players has yet to be translated into major capacity expansions. PV Tech gathered views from various players - both foreign and domestic - about what steps need to be taken, while at the REI Expo 2018 exhibition in Greater Noida, India.


Marubeni to double renewable energy holdings, cut coal power generation in half
19 Sep 2018 at 5:14am
Japanese general trading company Marubeni announced a new series of policies regarding both its coal-fired power generation business and its renewable energy generation business.


SunPower’s IBC cells and modules excluded from US Section 201 import tariffs
18 Sep 2018 at 6:54pm
US-headquartered high-efficiency PV module producer SunPower Corp has said that its interdigitated back contact (IBC) solar cells and modules have been granted exclusion from the US Section 201 import tariffs that were imposed by President Trump in early 2018.


Ciel & Terre building four floating solar projects in US
18 Sep 2018 at 5:40pm
France-based floating solar (FPV) specialist Ciel & Terre has completed a 252kW FPV system wastewater treatment pond in Kelseyville, California, part of four projects in the US totalling 5.3MW in the third quarter of 2018.


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Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan
2 Jan 2018 at 10:41am
The largest solar plant ever built in a refugee camp went live in Jordan, providing clean and much-needed additional power to 80,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp.

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