Category Archives: Analysis

5,700 Wind Turbines to be Dismantled in Europe by 2030, Iberdrola Sets Up Recycling Company

published: 2022-06-29 9:30 | editor | category: Analysis
With the increasing number of wind power installations in the world, people from all walks of life are concerned about how to deal with retired wind turbines. Spanish energy company Iberdrola decided to set up a new company EnergyLOOP, which will recycle wind turbine blades and other renewable energy equipment parts in the future and try to return materials to the industry chain. ...  more

Adani Solar Procures More Module Production Equipment from Jinchen Machinery

published: 2022-06-28 9:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Chinese equipment provider Jinchen Machinery and Adani Solar have entered into an agreement under which the former will provide the latter with an automated production line for high-efficiency PV modules. The annual production capacity of the production line is set at 2.5GW. Adani Solar is a subsidiary of Indian multinational Adani Group. This news was first reported by other renewable news outlets in early June. ...  more

Envision AESC Will Build a New Gigafactory in Spain

published: 2022-06-23 9:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Chinese battery manufacturer Envision AESC announced a new overseas project on June 3. Specifically, the company will build a new gigafactory in Spain. Named VENERGY+, the new gigafactory will be located in in the municipality of Navalmoral de la Mata, which is a part of the Spanish province Cáceres. With a production capacity of 30GWh per year, the new gigafactory is scheduled to enter operation in 2025. ...  more

Pakistan to Waive 17% GST on PV Modules

published: 2022-06-22 9:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Pakistani news outlets reported on May 20 that their government has decided to remove the 17% general sales tax (GST) on PV modules (or solar panels). Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif personally made the announcement at a meeting with the country’s leaders of industries and businesses. He said eliminating this tax, which was imposed by the previous government, was the “only way forward” as the country faces a sharp increase in the costs of importing energy. ...  more

New Progress in Offshore Wind Power, 2/3 of Underwater Foundation Piles of Orsted Greater Changhua Wind Farm Completed

published: 2022-06-20 9:30 | editor | category: Analysis
There is more good news from Orsted’s first large-scale far-shore wind farm located in the outer sea of Changhua. Through the effort of many partners and construction personnel, on June 5th, the 222nd pin pile installation of the offshore wind farm first stage in the southeast and southwest of Greater Changhua was completed and represents the completion of two-thirds of the foundation pile work. ...  more

Module Inflation is Now an Established Tendency

published: 2022-05-18 11:43 | editor | category: Analysis
InterSolar Europe was hosted at Munich of Germany on May 11th, where Chinese module makers successively debuted their new products amidst bustling crowds. Europe is vigorously planning for renewable energy development recently due...  more