Contract lengths are getting shorter and hedges are replacing PPAs in the Texas solar market. Are we headed toward a future of merchant solar?
In cooperation with Energy Storage North America, coming to San Diego, California on November 5-7 2019, pv magazine has put together an Energy Storage special edition.
The latest batch of energy yield results from the outdoor test field at Xi’an, China are out.
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The Orlando Utility Commission will not only be adding 149 MW of solar projects to its generation portfolio, but is also developing a first-of-its-kind hydrogen storage project, with the hope it can be PV’s perfect partner in the future.
Hello and welcome to the last morning brief of your workweek. After tomorrow, it’s the weekend, you can do it! Today, we have SunPower giving away a free solar system, Sungrow supplying inverters and energy storage for SMART, Energy Toolbase integrating with Chint Power and more!
The Clean Power Alliance of California is arguing that in dealing with projected electricity shortfalls, regulators should allow for full state participation and clean energy developers to meet the demand, versus extending the operations of gas plants located in population centers.
New opportunities for distributed PV could be accelerated by reaching early agreement on settings for smart inverters, which are expected to become widely available in the next two years. A consulting firm explains, and offers its recommendations.
Hello and welcome to your Hump Day MB. Today we also have new board members at Solaria, and sPower completing 20 MW in California.
The U.S. Trade Representative has not responded to the claim that it will end the exemption from Section 201 duties. If accurate this could be a loss for Asian PV makers and a minor loss for the larger U.S. market, but a positive for First Solar.
The Norwegian polysilicon and silane gas producer has announced it will listen to offers for its production facility in Butte, Montana after mothballing its other manufacturing operation – at Moses Lake, Washington – in the summer.
In this interview Trina Solar’s President of America Steven Zhu provides a longer perspective on the current U.S.-China trade war, and also speaks to the evolution of Trina’s offerings in the U.S. market.
Nineteen thousand people walked the floor at the United States’ largest *energy conference* – not just solar power conference – and it is a bit sad to end, but the education, handshakes, and hardware were great.
pv magazine USA is at Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, Utah this week and showing off some hardware from the floor. And most impressive is that innovation is still happening in solar modules, but also in many other complementary technologies.
The Invesco Solar ETF is up 50% year to date, driven by the successes of Solaredge, Enphase, Sunrun, First Solar and SunPower. These strong performances may look to increase the financial confidence of the industry as a whole.
Engie has been selected to supply a solar power plant in Guam with 50 MWdc of generation capacity and approximately 300 MWh of storage – with the express purpose to deliver 100% of the electricity after sunset.
A survey conducted by Deloitte shows the healthcare industry surprisingly leading the way for near-term renewable goals, as well as a cross-industry focus on carbon reduction over renewable procurement.
Hello and welcome to the Tuesday pvMB, where we’re bringing you SEPA’s 2019 Utility Demand Response Market Snapshot, solar applications surging in New York and more!
The utility has issued a request for proposals for 150 MW of solar, in addition to the 22 MW upgrade set for its lone 30 MW project.
Inverter manufacturer Solaredge has filed three additional patent infringement lawsuits against its competitor, Huawei, in China. This comes after three similar legal actions against Huawei that had been undertaken by Solaredge in Germany last summer. While Huawei has decided not to comment on the matter, the Chinese manufacturer revealed that it had filed three patent litigation claims against Solaredge at a Chinese court this May.
Amidst operational problems and a terminated power contract, a lawsuit by developer SolarReserve warns that a DOE takeover of the project could push it into bankruptcy.
Welcome to your workweek and to this week’s Monday pvMN. Today we’re looking at 350 MW proposed for Buffalo, NY, Contra Costa County partnering with SunPower on solar carports, Alta Devices and Stanford’s solar car and more!
A study advised by seven electric utilities found that current “long-term evolution” (LTE) wireless broadband technology may be adequate for sending signals to control, or guide, the operations of distributed solar and storage resources.
Hello wonderful people and welcome to a super-rare Friday edition of the pvMB. Today we’ll be checking out Ben & Jerry’s and Sierra Club’s renewable energy partnership, Virginia’s first EVgo station, CleanSpark’s feasibility study of off-grid power solution for cannabis growers and more!