Category Archives: News

CIP Picks Teco for Wind Farm's Onshore Substations

published: 2019-08-06 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

US Utility Southern Power Will Work With esVolta to Develop Four Energy Storage Projects in California Totaling 86MW/345MWh

published: 2019-08-06 11:26 | editor | category: News
Southern Power Co. and esVolta LP have entered partnership to develop four utility-scale energy storage projects in California. The total scale of these projects is set at 86MW (345MWh). Southern Power is a wholesale electricity supplier and a subsidiary of Southern Company, a utility provider headquartered in the state of Georgia. esVolta specializes in energy storage solutions based on lithium-ion batteries and designed for grid support services. ...  more

Australia's New Solar Steam Generation System Claims to Remove Nearly 100% of Salt

published: 2019-08-05 9:30 | editor | category: News
Although Earth is known as the water planet, about 97.5% of the Earth's water is seawater, which people cannot drink. If the large amount of seawater can be converted into fresh water, collecting water resources wouldn't be difficult. Recently, Australian scientists have brought in a new high-efficiency solar steam generation system that claims to remove nearly 100% of salt and provide clean water to off-shore areas of the countryside. ...  more

PV Cell-Powered Drone in the Offing

published: 2019-08-05 9:30 | editor | category: News
U.S. scientists are currently developing a brand new type of PV cell, dubbed thermophotovoltaics cell (STPV), which can power drones for several days of flight. This is a far cry from the existing battery-powered drone models which have a cruising ability of less than 30 minutes. ...  more

GS-Solar Enters an Agreement With Shanxi Coal to Build a 10GW Production Base for Heterojunction Cells

published: 2019-08-02 9:30 | editor | category: News
China’s PV cell manufacturer GS-Solar has signed a cooperation agreement with Shanxi Coal International Energy Group (here referred as Shanxi Coal) to build a 10GW production base for double-sided heterojunction (HDT) cells. GS-Solar has been a leader in the development of the heterojunction technologies that allow for PV cells with higher conversion efficiency rates. ...  more

New Technology Brightens Outlook of Lithium-ion Battery

published: 2019-08-01 9:30 | editor | category: News
A joint research team from Tianjin University and Tsinghua University has recently produced a lithium anode featuring air stability and water proof features; the lithium anode can significantly boost the energy density and specific energy of lithium-ion batteries, which makes it a better option than graphite anode. ...  more