Category Archives: News

SunPower's Planned Spin-Off, Maxeon Solar Technologies, and Enphase Energy Announce High-Efficiency AC Module Partnership for International Solar Customers

published: 2020-07-16 11:00 | editor | category: News
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR), a leading global PV technology and energy services provider, and Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world's leading supplier of solar microinverters, today announced a strategic partnership to produce the new Enphase Energized™ Maxeon AC Module, featuring a factory-integrated seventh-generation Enphase IQ™ microinverter. ...  more

Taipower: Additional 300MW of Demand from New Air Conditioners for Public Schools Will Not Affect Grid Stability

published: 2020-07-16 10:00 | editor | category: News
Taiwan’s public utility Taipower said on July 8 that the government’s plan to install new air conditioners in public schools on the island will not cause a noticeable tightening of the overall electricity supply. This statement came a day after Premier Su Tseng-chang announced that all public learning institutions in Taiwan (including elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and vocational high schools) will be equipped with air conditioners for every classroom. Some schools will also have their older air conditioners replaced. The government’s plan calls for installing around 150,000 units of air conditioning systems. ...  more

TSMC Announces That It Has Cut Its Annual Carbon Emissions by About 2 Million Tons and Will Eventually Make a Full Transition to Renewables

published: 2020-07-16 4:00 | editor | category: News
TSMC, the global leader in the semiconductor foundry business, announced on July 8 that the total renewable power generation that it has acquired so far through power purchasing agreements has reached 1.2 gigawatts. Its annual carbon emissions have also been reduced by 2.189 million metric tons. The official press release related to this announcement states that TSMC will continue to heed the international calls for energy conservation, carbon reduction, and green manufacturing. ...  more

Eaton Officially Initiates Its High-Tech Plant and Power Quality Laboratory That Provides Tailored UPS Solutions

published: 2020-07-15 18:30 | editor | category: News
Amidst the era of information explosion, the operation of data centers and cloud services has resulted in an elevation of power, and the importance of power support and adjustment has been growing increasingly. Having noticed the industry’s urgent demand in the proper utilization of power, Eaton announced on the 9th of July the official initiation of its first “High-tech Plant and Power Quality Laboratory” in Taiwan. ...  more

Workhorse C-Series All-Electric Delivery Trucks Awarded Executive Order From the California Air Resources Board

published: 2020-07-15 13:00 | editor | category: News
Workhorse Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WKHS) ("Workhorse"), an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective drone-integrated electric vehicles to the last-mile delivery sector, announced that its C-Series all-electric delivery trucks have received Executive Order: A-445-0003 from the California Air Resources Board ("CARB"), which is valid for production of a vehicle during the specified model year. ...  more

NHTSA Launched Investigation on Defects in Battery Cooling System of Tesla Model S

published: 2020-07-14 18:30 | editor | category: News
As pointed out by recent coverage from foreign media, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently handling and investigating the severe defects in the battery design of Tesla’s Model S, which leads to coolant leakage that would trigger malfunction or fire, and Tesla might have noticed such issue as early as 8 years ago. ...  more