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Cleantech Roundup: Sunverge, RE2 Robotics, Sunlight Financial, and more

Check out this week’s list of some of the newest announcements related to clean energy products.

Biden cabinet members meet with EV infrastructure CEOs

The meeting is the latest step in the administration’s push to make the United States a global leader in electric vehicles.

Solar module prices rose by up to 15% in China, Jinko’s vice president says

JinkoSolar VP Dany Qian said that high demand cannot stop prices from rising for at least the next six months or longer, until sufficient capacity ramps up.

Sunrise brief: Energy storage posted a record quarter, WoodMac and ESA say

Also on the rise: FedEx announces a 2040 carbon-neutral goal and $2bn to get it there, more patents for Hunt Perovskite, and Zenernet looks to the skies to trim its residential solar design time.

Creating an alternative PV supply chain is no cakewalk

The SEIA in late 2020 launched a campaign against forced labor and said it was “strongly encouraging” member companies to adjust their supply chains by June. Here is what will likely happen.

Sunrise brief: Senate bill eyes $8bn in tax credits to boost clean energy jobs

Also on the rise: EDF Renewables signs a PPA for its Space City Solar project in Texas, Nextracker wins a supply order for a big South American project, and a polysilicon producer signs a three-year deal for 41,000 MT.

Cleantech Roundup: SolarEdge, Tigo Energy, MIT, and more

Check out this week’s list of some of the newest announcements related to clean energy products.

Sunrise brief: First Solar signs 2.4 GW deal, reports results from a “challenging” 2020

Also on the rise: Plug Power plans a $290 million green hydrogen plant, and Argonne National Laboratory has a small-scale climate model that can help pinpoint risks to solar farms and other infrastructure assets.

NREL looks at barriers to lithium-ion battery recycling and sees opportunities

The analysts assessed the current state of reuse and recycling of large-format lithium-ion batteries used in EVs and battery energy storage and found there is plenty of room for improvement.

Trina Solar launches global energy storage unit

The Chinese PV manufacturer called storage the “only solution” that can support a major transition to renewable energy effectively.