Photovoltaic

Solar market grows about 29% in 2017

During this year’s SolarPower summit in Brussels SolarPower Europe presented the the latest solar market data. This data shows that the European market growth has been slighty behind the global rate of 29.3 %. Nevertheless an additional 22.4 GW of solar power means that PV has done well in 2017.

15.03.2018

SolarPower Europe AIE announce new cooperation to power Europe's energy future

Today, SolarPower Europe and the European Association for Electrical Contractors (AIE) are thrilled to announce the beginning of a new cooperation between the two trade associations.

07.03.2018

Avaada Power inks pact to develop 500MW solar capacities in Andhra Pradesh

Avaada Power Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading clean energy company, close on the heels of its recent announcement, has partnered with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to develop 500 MW utility-scale solar projects. Reinforcing its commitment towards bringing sustainable energy to India, Avaada plans to invest INR 3,500 crores in the state. This investment will generate enough clean energy to sustainably power over 2.40 million households across Andhra Pradesh. The agreement was signed at “CII Partnership Summit 2018” held in Vishakhapatnam.

28.02.2018

Iranian PV plant 2,300m above sea level produces nearly 3,000 MWh per year

Fronius recently installed an inverter for the PV system of an Iranian cement manufacturer strengthening its position in the market. The operator is able to monitor the system using the Fronius Solar.web analysis tool.

22.02.2018

IKEA about to harness more solar energy using ABB smart inverters

ABB’s next generation smart inverters will provide higher flexibility and energy yields from IKEA’s 1 MW rooftop PV system. (Photo: ABB Solar)

ABB has provided the Swedish retailer IKEA with 20 of its TRIO-50 solar inverters to power a rooftop solar system on its flagship store in Singapore, located in the eastern suburb of Tampines. The system is expected to generate 1.3 GWh every year.

15.02.2018

New ABB string inverter reduces OPEX and CAPEX costs for solar installations

ABB’s PVS-100/120 range of cloud connected, three-phase string inverter solutions for cost efficient decentralized photovoltaic systems is available now. As the solar market shifts towards new cost-effective platforms offering extreme high-power string inverters from 1,000 VDC up to 1,500 VDC, ABB PVS-100/120 platform maximizes the ROI and aims to reduce CAPEX and OPEX costs for installers and developers.

05.02.2018

Hanwha Q CELLS to build 500 MW manufacturing facility in Ankara

Hanwha Q CELLS will build a fully integrated manufacturing facility and a R&D Centre in Ankara. (photo: Hanwha Q CELLS)

Hanwha Q CELLS has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a 500 MW fully integrated photovoltaic manufacturing facility in Ankara, Turkey late in December 2017.

03.01.2018

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