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Mono vs Multi, N-type vs P-Type: Outlooks from PV CellTech 2018
4 Apr 2018 at 10:42am
PV CellTech 2018 saw Chief Technology Officers and senior executives from the world's top solar cell manufacturers and equipment suppliers give key indications of which cell technologies will be driving the industry in the coming years.

Pöyry completes work on 30MW PV project in Brazil
21 May 2018 at 11:30pm
Consulting and EPC firm Pöyry has completed work on the 30MW Assuruá Energia Solar PV power plant — with the Brazilian installation commencing operations in the first quarter of 2018.

ROUND-UP: AC Energy boosting renewables, Gamechange Florida orders, T-Plus Russia projects
21 May 2018 at 1:24pm
Philippines' AC Energy to sell coal unit stake to boost renewables, GameChange Solar bags 305MW of tracker and racking orders in Florida, T-Plus starts construction of 105MW of solar in Russia.

SB Energy wins 200MW of solar in Karnataka
21 May 2018 at 12:56pm
Softbank's JV, SB Energy has won all 200MW available in the latest solar auction in the Indian state of Karnataka with a tariff of INR 2.82/kWh (US$0.041).

Trina Solar closes on tracker firm acquisition as part of strategic change
21 May 2018 at 11:44am
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Trina Solar has completed the purchase of Spanish PV tracker and mounting firm, Nclave as the SMSL moves to become a global smart PV solution provider.

Hevel provides customised heterojunction semi-flexible solar modules to electric catamaran
21 May 2018 at 10:54am
Russia-based integrated PV manufacturer Hevel Group have provided specialised semi-flexible heterojunction cell-based laminates to a solar electric catamaran that is planning a 5000 km long journey across Russia.

BIG SUN launches aquatic tracker system for bifacial modules
21 May 2018 at 10:19am
BIG SUN Energy has created a new version of its dual axis iPV tracker for use with bifacial modules or aquatic applications such as fishery ponds, reservoirs and floating solar (FPV) systems. On display at SNEC PV Power Expo will be the iPV Tracker in conjunction with high-efficiency bifacial modules from two prominent suppliers, demonstrating it as a highly adaptive and highly efficient power generation system.

Huawei using Locus Energy to support roll-out ‘FusionHome’ Smart Energy Solution in US
21 May 2018 at 9:40am
Leading solar PV inverter supplier Huawei has teamed with advanced solar monitoring and analytics firm, Locus Energy to support its launch of its ‘FusionHome’ Smart Energy Solution to the North American market in mid-2018.

Henkel’s novel electrically conductive adhesive is designed for next-gen solar device assembly
21 May 2018 at 7:21am
Henkel Adhesive Electronics has developed a series of ECAs (electrically conductive adhesives) designed to facilitate lower-cost, improved reliability and process-friendly assembly of solar devices. The LOCTITE ABLESTIK ICP 8000 series ECAs have been designed to elevate module performance and accommodate various assembly processes including cell interconnect ribbon bonding and shingled solar modules.

Singulus Technologies order backlog reaches €125.5 million in Q1
18 May 2018 at 1:29pm
Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Singulus Technologies has recently reported that its order backlog stood at €125.5 million at the end of the first quarter, while guiding stronger than expected revenue for 2018.

JinkoSolar takes P-type and N-type mono PV module power records
18 May 2018 at 1:12pm
Leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has set further records by establishing new P-type and N-type PV module power ratings ahead of the largest annual industry exhibition, SNEC in Shanghai, China.

Making PV transparent: The ultimate BIPV solution?
18 May 2018 at 12:53pm
Transparent PV (TPV) aims to optimize both the transmission of visible light while maximizing power conversion. Edgar A. Gunther explores some of the companies making major headway towards mainstreaming see-through solar.

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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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