Industry Focus

2020-07-29

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

News

2020-09-23

[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

2020-09-23

[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

2020-09-22

[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

2020-09-22

[Solar] Solar Industry Group Calls for Changes in Taiwan’s Green Energy Regulations so as to Help Supply Chain Actors Avoid Significant Losses

Representatives of the Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association (TPVIA) held a press conference on September 11 to voice their concerns about the future development of the domestic solar market. Those companies that attended the event are the major actors across the different sections of the island’s supply chain for PV technologies (e.g., upstream materials, cells, modules, and whole systems)....  more

2020-09-21

[Solar] Gravitricity’s Gravity-Based Energy Storage Pilot Program Begins Construction, and Initiates Testing in 2021

Battery energy storage is merely one of the thousands of energy storage methods. Scottish start-up Gravitricity has recently commenced the construction for its 250KW pilot program of “gravity-based energy storage”, which will initiate testing in 2021. The program uses weight potential energy to generate power, which paves a new path for the development of energy storage from renewable energy....  more