Author Archives: Emma Hsu

Rent Solar to the Rescue of Tesla’s Troubled Solar Business

published 2019 年 08 月 23 日 18:10 | editor | category News
Credit: Tesla Tesla has launched Rent Solar, a solar rental service, hoping to make a comeback in the solar industry. The customers can enjoy green energy for just US$50 a month, without having to shoulder the upfront cost of the solar energy installation. ...  more

CIP Picks Teco for Wind Farm's Onshore Substations

published 2019 年 08 月 06 日 17:56 | editor | category News
When it comes to a major investment from a foreign investor, even if Taiwan does not have the relevant technology, a certain proportion of local procurement is still required. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a development fund that values local participation, has announced today (Aug 5) that it has signed an onshore substation E.P.C. contract with Teco Electric & Machinery Co., ...  more

Apple—the New Solar Energy Powerhouse with Annual Capacity to Charge 60 Billion Smartphones

published 2019 年 07 月 31 日 18:00 | editor | category News
According to the latest report of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Apple has successfully pushed Amazon out of the throne and became the biggest corporate American solar energy consumer. The tech giant has installed nearly 400 megawatts of solar capacity, generating enough electricity to charge more than 60 billion smartphones. ...  more

Tesla Solar Installation Plunges to a New Low While Batteries Soar

published 2019 年 07 月 30 日 18:23 | editor | category News
Tesla Solar’s performance is in a free fall. The installed capacity dropped to 47MW in Q1 2019. It fell again to the lowest point of 29MW in the second quarter, which is down 65% year-on-year. As the former champion of the American rooftop solar industry, what is Tesla to do to reverse the plunge? ...  more

TSMC Goes Green: 1.3 Billion kWh by 2020

published 2019 年 07 月 17 日 9:30 | editor | category News
The expansion plan of Baoshan land planning in Hsinchu Science and Technology Park has been passed by the Environment Protection Administration (EPA) at the Environmental Evaluation Conference on July 10. According to the domestic media reports, TSMC, a wafer foundry, will partner up with the Pingtung County Government to develop large-scale solar power plants, in order to achieve 20% of adoption rate of renewable energy. The power generation is estimated to reach 1.3 billion kWh.   ...  more