Photovoltaic

Ingeteam Service continues its international expansion

In Bulgaria, Ingeteam is present in the wind power market, and is responsible for the maintenance of three wind farms. (Photo: Ingeteam)

Ingeteam has announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Honduras and of another one in Bulgaria. The global presence of the company thereby increases to a total of 22 countries, according to Ingeteam.

12.06.2017

SOLARUNITED elects new board members

SOLARUNITED announces the selections of Martin Fischer (Von Ardenne), Dr. Nabih Cherradi (Desert Solar Technologies), and Philippe Malbranche (l’Institut National de l’Energie Solaire) as elected members of the Board of Directors on May 31st. All the new board members bring extensive experience to compliment the board’s strategic initiatives.

12.06.2017

U.S. Solar Market Adds 2 GW of PV in Q1 2017

Annual U.S. Solar PV Installations, Q1 2012-Q1 2017 (Source: GTM Research / SEIA U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, Q2 2017)

Following rapid growth across the industry in 2016, the United States solar market added 2,044 megawatts of new capacity in the first quarter of 2017. As installations grow, prices continue to fall to new lows, with utility-scale system prices dropping below the $1 per watt barrier for the first time, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.

08.06.2017

IBC SOLAR completes two additional projects in Japan

PV-plant in the Saitama Prefecture with a capacity of 1,75 MW (Photo: IBC Solar)

IBC SOLAR Energy, the International Project Development division of IBC SOLAR AG has announced the grid connection of two solar projects in Japan. The solar parks with a capacity of 3.5 MW were installed in the prefectures of Saitama and Ibaraki.

07.06.2017

The winners of ees AWARD 2017 have been chosen

For the fourth time running, the panel of judges presented the ees AWARD to the most innovative concepts and solutions from the energy storage industry on the basis of criteria such as the level of innovation and economic viability. This year’s winners are Solarwatt, LG Chem and Energy Depot Deutschland.

01.06.2017

Intersolar AWARD 2017 – And the winners are…

This year’s happy winners of the Intersolar and ees AWARD. The anniversary year saw exhibitors submit 133 projects from 21 countries. (Photo: Solar Promotion)

The Intersolar AWARD is celebrating its anniversary: For the tenth time running, the panel honored particularly groundbreaking solutions. Submissions were invited for products, services, concepts and solutions which have already been tested and are being presented for the first time, or which expand the use of existing technologies in an innovative way.

01.06.2017

Solar modules to be taxed at 5% under GST as against 18% declared earlier

Last week, we wrote that the proposed 18% Goods and Service Tax (GST) on solar modules could cause major disruption in the industry and affect over 10 GW of projects. Following uproar in the industry, India’s revenue secretary, Hasmukh Adhia, has clarified that the rate of tax on solar modules should be 5% and not 18%. He said that an official clarification in this regard may be issued on June 3 when the GST council meets next. Earlier last week, secretary for Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had also issued a statement that the 18% rate on solar modules seems to be an anomaly and that it should be corrected.

29.05.2017

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