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Solar sector set to benefit from China’s aim to be carbon neutral by 2060

China’s newly announced ambition to reach carbon neutrality by 2060 and peak carbon emissions before 2030 looks set to spur on investment in solar and battery storage technology, as the country diversifies its power mix away from coal.
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Trina Solar takes full control of Spanish tracker firm Nclave

Trina Solar has taken full control of Spanish tracker system manufacturer Nclave, acquiring the remaining 49% stake in the company it did not already own.
795 hits2020-09-15

GoodWe marks ‘new chapter’ as it completes IPO, lists on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Inverter manufacturer GoodWe has listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, with the company backing its IPO to help it pursue a new growth strategy.
672 hits2020-09-08

GCL-Poly posts loss in 1H 2020 as production shifts impact revenue and profits

Major polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly has reported a total loss for the first half of 2020 of US$281.8 million, due to a reduction of more than 50% in polysilicon production and record low ASPs (Average Selling Prices) on weak demand.
716 hits2020-09-01

LONGi defies gravity with record revenue, profit, and module shipments in first half 2020

Leading monocrystalline wafer producer and ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, LONGi Green Energy has defied the downward pricing pressure on its core wafer business and weak global demand, driven by the impact of COVID-19 on the solar industry supply chain to report record revenue, profit, and module shipments in the first half of 2020.
838 hits2020-08-29

JA Solar, BayWa r.e. celebrate solar-wind hybrid project landmarks

JA Solar and BayWa r.e. have both participated in the development of new solar-wind hybrid facilities, with the former supplying modules for the largest project of its kind in South Korea.
742 hits2020-08-26

JinkoSolar lands 1GW bifacial module supply deal for Dubai mega-project

Module manufacturer JinkoSolar and EPC Shanghai Electric have reached a strategic partnership agreement as they look to jointly contribute to the development of the global solar market.
779 hits2020-08-18

SPI goes fully virtual as Las Vegas trade show is cancelled

SPI, North America’s largest solar industry event, will now be fully virtual after the organisers cancelled an outdoor exhibition rescheduled for October.
588 hits2020-08-14

LONGi joins list of solar manufacturers committing to 100% renewable power

LONGi Green Energy has become the latest solar manufacturer to unveil its target of deriving 100% of its power demand from renewables.The ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member will power its global operation using renewables by 2028 as part of a roadmap established as part of its membership of the RE100 group, announced during last weekend’s SNEC PV exhibition in Shanghai.
756 hits2020-08-10

Soltec’s ‘Dy-WIND’ technology tackles dynamic effects of wind on solar tracker structures and panels

Wind consultancy firm, RWDI in collaboration with tracker systems specialist, Soltec have developed a new method for comprehensive dynamic analysis in tracker wind-design to give the stability needed to a PV power plant installed at an extreme location or exposed to high winds. Dy-WIND is a combination of DAF + FAM + BAM as a new standard in tracker multi-array design analysis.
855 hits2020-07-20