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Hanwha Q CELLS launches Q.ANTUM half-cell solar module series in Europe

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., the world´s largest solar cell producer (2017), announced that its first solar module series with monocrystalline half-cut solar cells is now available for customers in Europe. The Q.PEAK DUO-G5 series combines a whole range of technological innovation to reach maximum electricity yields and lowest LCOE.

25.01.2018

The Fronius world of storage solutions is growing

In 2018, Fronius Solar Energy will be launching yet more powerful solutions for storing solar energy, including a new Fronius Energy Package. This comprises an inverter, the Fronius Checkbox and a storage unit from LG – the ideal solution for price- and quality-conscious system owners. Fronius is also continuing its research in the field of energy sector integration, and plans to commission a pilot system in which green hydrogen will be generated from solar energy in the second quarter of 2018.

25.01.2018

Manz AG: About 50% of total payments received since project start of CIGS major orders

Manz AG received a payment in the amount of approximately 43 million euros in January 2018 in connection with the CIGS major orders. Since the start of the project in 2017, Manz AG has received in partial payments about 50% of the agreed total payments for the 44 MW CIGS R&D line (CIGSlab) and the 306 MW CIGS turnkey production line (CIGSfab) for series production of CIGS thin film solar modules. The payment received in January 2018 was made according to agreement, once contractually defined milestones in the completion of CIGSfab were successfully met.

25.01.2018

Trina Solar Resolutely Opposes to U.S. Section 201 Measures

As a key member of the global photovoltaic industry, Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or the "company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, is resolutely opposed to the U.S. Section 201 investigations and the follow-up harsh tariff measures on imported photovoltaic products. It is an abuse of trade remedies measures. The measures not only give rise to concerns from various trade partners, but are opposed by many U.S. local governments and downstream businesses. The U.S. action will not only damages healthy and balanced development of the U.S. PV industry, but also deteriorates the global trade of PV products.

24.01.2018

Eco-sustainable comfort: the pellet stove meets the smart home

Electronics and smart home for biomass heating: those are the main novelties by Astrel Group for the 2018 edition of Progetto Fuoco. Not only will there be advanced electronic controls, but also, and foremost, energy efficiency and reduction of environmental footprint thanks to smart technologies.

24.01.2018

SMA Enters into Purchase Agreement to be Supplier for Sunrun

SMA America has officially entered into a purchase agreement with Sunrun, one of the top residential solar installers in the industry, to be a key supplier for residential PV solutions. The partnership is a testament to SMA’s renewed focus on the residential market in the U.S. and its new, cutting-edge technology for residential PV systems, storage and home energy management.

23.01.2018

Trina Solar Europe reaches 1GW of module shipments in 2017

Trina Solar Ltd. announces today that its European entity has reached 1GW of module shipments in 2017, making a significant milestone for the Company. During the year, the company has expanded its sales network, its geographic coverage and enhanced its service level.

18.01.2018

ZSW and IPVF Launch Cooperation in CIGS Thin-film Photovoltaics

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the Institut Photovoltaïque d'Île de France (IPVF) are joining forces to cooperate closely in energy research. The aim of this Franco-German alliance is to develop the next generation of CIGS thin-film solar cells. The partners recently signed the deal in Stuttgart to collaborate on this special variant of flexible photovoltaics featuring a semiconductor made of copper, indium, gallium and selenium (CIGS). The agreement's initial term is five years.

18.01.2018

Government of Canada investing in clean technology

Navdeep Bains, Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, joined by Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the Government of Canada will invest $700 million through the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) over the next five years to grow Canada’s clean technology industry, protect the environment and create jobs.

18.01.2018

Siemens Gamesa continues to grow in China, having signed two new agreements for the supply of 96 MW

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in China – the world’s biggest wind market - having signed two new agreements for the supply of 96 MW: 48 MW to the Chinese utility Datang and other 48 MW to the Chinese General Nuclear Power Group (CGN). Under the terms of the contract signed with Datang, Siemens Gamesa will supply and commission 24 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Yangshugou wind farm located in the province of Liaoning, in north-eastern China.

17.01.2018

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