2018-07-03

PV Power Outlook Remains Promising: Green Energy

Despite its red ink in 2017, Green Energy Technology, a PV chip supplier, still harbors a rosy outlook of the PV industry, as it plans to embrace three strategies to penetrate the market further, which is faced with a major shakeout following .. more
2018-07-03

US PV Power Prices Hit New Low

Contract purchase price for PV power for the Central Arizona Project in the U.S. hit new low in June, reaching US$0.02499 (NT$0.76) kilowatt/hour at one point, which is likely to be broken again anytime. According to its new energy inte.. more
2018-07-03

Motech Shuts Down Crystal Growth Factory in Tainan

Faced with changes of the industry and increasing competition, Motech Industries, Taiwan's leading PV firm, has decided to overhaul its operation, including shutdown of its crystal growth factory in Tainan, which will affect the jobs of som.. more
2018-06-29

Australia Firm Develops Conductive Road Capable of Charging Electric Vehicles

On top of existing fire- and water-proof concrete available on the market, Australian mining firm Talga has developed conductive concrete via the addition of graphene, making it possible for construction of conductive roads capable of charging driv.. more
2018-06-29

UK Found New Promising Water-Splitting Photocatalysts: Solar Optoelectronic Perovskites

Solar power is one of the most plentiful and readily-available energy on Earth. Photocatalytic water splitting technology can separate water into hydrogen and oxygen, and then uses the hydrogen in the solar storage (aka solar fuel cell). Therefo.. more
2018-06-27

Tesla to Close 14 Solar Installation Facilities amid Struggles

Tesla Inc. is facing one difficult challenge after another. Apart from the production bottleneck that threatens the sustainability of its electric vehicle (EV) business, the company’s solar panel business is also facing a significant decl.. more
2018-06-27

Toshiba Signs Deal With Brazilian Miner to Acquire Rare Battery Metal That Extends the Range of Electric Vehicles

Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corp. (TISS), which is under the parent company Toshiba Corp., announced on 19 June via a press release that it has signed a joint agreement with Sojitz Corp. and Companhia Brasileira de.. more