Category Archives: News

JinkoSolar Ranked as Top Solar Brand used in Debt Financed Projects and Most "Bankable" PV Manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

published: 2020-08-25 18:30 | editor | category: News
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the "Company" or "JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it was ranked as a top solar brand in debt financed projects and named a most "bankable" PV manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). ...  more

Key Capture Energy, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, and Powin Energy Partner to Add 200 MW of Battery Storage to the Texas Grid

published: 2020-08-24 18:30 | editor | category: News
Key Capture Energy (KCE) has selected Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPS) and Powin Energy Corporation (Powin) to build three utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects totaling 200 megawatts (MW) in Texas. MHPS will provide turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction, as well as long-term service support for all direct current (DC) equipment, power conversion systems, and high voltage substations. Powin will provide a fully integrated battery, a battery management system, and long-term service. ...  more

Dominion Energy Acquires Central Virginia Solar Project

published: 2020-08-20 18:30 | editor | category: News
 Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) announced on August 17th that it has acquired the 62.5-megawatt (AC) Madison Solar generating facility in Orange County, Va., from Cypress Creek Renewables. The project, which will be owned by Dominion Energy's contracted assets arm and which has received all applicable state and local permits, is expected to enter service in the second quarter of 2022.   ...  more

Masdar and EDF Renewables Agree to Partner in Eight Renewable Energy Projects in United States

published: 2020-08-18 18:30 | editor | category: News
EDF Renewables North America and Masdar, one of the world’s leading clean energy developers and a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, today announced Masdar’s second strategic investment in the United States (US) in a deal with EDF Renewables North America that will see it acquire a 50 percent stake in a 1.6-gigawatt (GW) clean-energy portfolio. ...  more

Hikes in Silver Prices Will Have No Tangible Effect on Solar Market for Now, Says Industry Association

published: 2020-08-16 18:30 | editor | category: News
The recent COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing increase in investments on renewables worldwide appear to have resulted in a sharp upswing in silver prices. Within a short three-day period from August 4 to 6, silver prices skyrocketed and hit a four-year high of US$28.04/oz. If this trend continues, manufacturers of PV cells will begin to feel an increase in cost pressure. A recent study came out from the University of Kent in the UK stated that silver comprises about 6% of the total production cost of a PV module. ...  more

Tainan Ranks First in Installed Capacity for Solar Under Effective Implementation of Renewable Energy Program

published: 2020-08-15 18:30 | editor | category: News
A series of measures, including the Sun City Project, the Low Carbon City Autonomous Regulation of Tainan, and the Sun City Project 2.0, have indicated the success in green policy for Tainan, Taiwan, with the total accumulated volume of alternatives exceeding 1.6GW. Tainan is also leading in the installed capacity of solar among the entire country as of June 2020. ...  more

Germany Released A New Version of Solar Highway. Is Driveway Canopy Attainable?

published: 2020-08-14 18:30 | editor | category: News
We have learnt from past experience that transforming road surfaces into solar panels perhaps is not the optimal green solution as both the bustling traffic and the substantial amount of dust will impact the performance of solar power generation. So what if the solar panels are installed above the driveway? German and Austrian scientists are recently pondering on how to utilize the highway section that occupies 2.6% of the total area in Germany by transforming the transportation network into a section of green power supply. ...  more

Cadillac Announces Battery Electric Crossover SUV LYRIQ, a Mix of American Contour and Technological Sentiment

published: 2020-08-14 18:30 | editor | category: News
Having seen performance sports cars and user-friendly models amidst the era where electric vehicles are on a gradual rise on the horizon, Cadillac has finally announced its first electric vehicle, LYRIQ, in order to show the world that American muscle and the sentiment of technology can coexist in electric vehicles. ...  more