Analysis by IHS reveals how the three solar firms captured almost half of the operations and maintenance market last year, which grew to more than $300 million.
GTM Research and the U.S. solar trade group forecast that Texas will install 4.6 GW of solar PV over the next five years, nearly all of which will be utility-scale.
The world’s second-largest polysilicon maker will provide the kerfless wafer startup with a $15 million equity investment, a supply of polysilicon and technical assistance.
US company SunPower achieved an efficiency of 24.1% for a module using silicon cells, which is just the latest in a number of efficiency records for solar technology, showing that the modules are moving in the right direction.
Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard landed the solar-powered plane in Seville on Thursday morning, achieving one of the most iconic stretches on the journey, and getting one step closer to completing the mission to fly around the world using nothing but solar energy.
The California utility has also set a goal of 55% renewable energy by 2031, which is more aggressive than the state’s current renewable energy mandate.
Installation and commissioning of a string inverter system in 75 minutes was demonstrated at the organization’s “2016 Demo Day” The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has demonstrated two installations of its Plug and Play solar photovoltaic (PV) systems as part of its “2016 Demo Day” in Boston. The organization’s Plug and Play PV […]
The solar market is growing at an unprecedented rate, with a possibility that there could be 700 GW of installed PV across the world by 2020, according to a new report from SolarPower Europe. There is great reason to be excited within the solar industry, after experiencing a record breaking year in 2015, which saw […]
European markets: In a continent seeking ever closer union but ever stronger opposition, solar’s ability to stand on its own two feet – free from subsidy – will prove crucial in the coming years, as seen in the disparate approaches many European nations are taking towards PV.
Verified by Fraunhofer ISE CalLab, the rating of 19.5% efficiency for a standard module of 1,670 x 1,000 mm2 sets a new world record for multicrystalline panels; Hanwha achieved the result using its Q.ANTUM cells with four busbars. Korean solar module producer Hanwha Q Cells has raised the bar for multicrystalline module efficiencies, confirming this […]
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