Industry Focus


Total Inverter Shipment in Taiwan Once Again Sets Record High in 1H20, with Chinese Manufacturer Sungrow Making Its First Appearance in Top Three, Says TrendForce

The current progress of downstream PV system installation in Taiwan is considerably lagging behind the 2.2GW yearly installed PV capacity targeted by the Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs...  more



[Solar] National Parks Are the Latest Victims in China’s Rapid Build-Out of Coal-Fired Power Plant in Africa

Home to various wildlife such as cheetah, elephants, and rhinos, the Hwange National Park, the largest national park in Zimbabwe, is about the size of Belgium. But Hwange has been under threat recently, as coal mining sites are set to begin operating in the park. Chinese companies have been making preparations for coal mining in Hwange, leading some environmentalists to express their worries of possible environmental harm caused by the impending operations, which will not only shrink the available wildlife habitat but also increase the conflict between humans and the wildlife....  more


[Solar] Toyota Releases Portable Electricity Replenishment Vehicle to Seek for New Paths for Fuel Cells Instead of Selling BEV

Toyota announced on September 18th that the company will begin testing on its portable electricity replenishment vehicle, which charges various vehicles and machinery through the battery stored by fuel cells, in order to replace the current main charging method: fuel generator....  more


[Solar] Chenya Energy’s Largest Floating Power Station Achieves Financing and Completes Construction by the End of the Year

The largest floating solar station in the world will complete construction by the end of this year. Chenya Energy announced today (17th) that the financing for the projects of “East Lunwei 181MWp Floating Solar Power Station of Changhua Coast” and “Syuejia 75MWp Ground Solar Power Station of Tainan” have been achieved, and both power stations have set the highest capacity of solar in Taiwan. The two power stations are expected to be unveiled during the fourth quarter of 2020....  more


[Solar] Photovoltaic Industry Price Trend: Expanded Wiggle Room in Prices for Second and Third-Tier Businesses from Minor Price Fallback for Polysilicon and Modules

Polysilicon The loosened quotations caused by the small amount of new orders in the polysilicon market this week have propelled a small reduction in both mono and multi polysilicon. ...  more


[EV] Wireless Technology Management on Electric Vehicle Batteries to Enhance Battery Efficiency and Conserve Physical Wiring Space

Users are often prompted to replace their smartphones when they are no longer usable due to depleted batteries....  more