Category Archives: Solar

Toshiba Announces Halt of Coal-Fired Power Build-Out, Steps up Renewable Energy Strategy to Curb Carbon Emission

published: 2020-11-26 18:30 | editor | category: News
The future of coal-fired power is looking bleaker than ever in the face of the current trend of reduced carbon emissions. Case in point, Japan-based industrial equipment manufacturer Toshiba has announced that it will stop all its future constructions of coal-fired power plants and refuse all client orders for said plants while stepping up its renewable energy strategy. ...  more

Photovoltaic Industry Price Trend: Cell and Module Quotations Rise amidst Stabilized Prices during Stocking Period with Relatively Tight Supply of G1 Resources

published: 2020-11-25 18:03 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon The quotations for polysilicon have slightly decreased this week, and the overall reduction of the polysilicon market has decelerated evidently. The volume of concluded transactions has not increased with the continuous decrement of polysilicon quotations from weeks ago, and the downstream sector remains cautious on procurement, where the majority of polysilicon businesses are no longer lowering prices blindly, thus the overall reduction has decelerated. ...  more

Audi Launched Digital Virtual Exterior Mirrors that E-Tron Owners Can Upgrade for Free

published: 2020-11-23 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Audi has recently announced to offer digital virtual exterior mirrors for production cars. The glass covers of this system's camera lens are heated, so they aren't blocked in bad weather conditions such as rain or frost. Moreover, the aerodynamic drag can be reduced. This system can work with active and passive safety systems. For customers who preorder e-Tron or e-Tron Sportback, they can upgrade to the virtual exterior mirrors for free. ...  more

GlidePath Will Work with Renewance to Form a Supply Chain for Recycling Lithium Batteries in the US

published: 2020-11-23 18:30 | editor | category: News
The market growth of electric vehicles and the widening adoption of energy storage systems in the utility sector have led to booming demand for lithium batteries worldwide. However, the surge in the use of lithium batteries has also raised concerns about the disposal and recycling of these devices at the end of their lifecycle. Recently, GlidePath Power Solutions and Renewance have entered into an alliance to build a supply chain for recycling lithium batteries in the US. GlidePath is an independent developer of renewable energy projects, while Renewance specializes in software solutions and management services for industrial batteries. Both companies are based in the state of Illinois. ...  more

Legislation Governing High-Energy Consumption Users Will Come into Force in 2021. Delta: Enterprises Can Think about Energy Storage Technology on Four Fronts

published: 2020-11-20 18:30 | editor | category: News
Articles pertaining to high energy consumption users in the Renewable Energy Development Act will be ratified next year. In essence, the articles state that when the chartered capacity on electricity consumption agreements signed by the user of electricity exceeds 5MW, the user shall install on their own or provide space to install renewable energy power generation and storage facilities with 10% of total electricity consumption. With regards to technical and application-related challenges in energy storage, Delta Electronics hosted a forum on the competitiveness of smart energy on October 15 at Energy Taiwan, during which the company shared its own expertise and experiences. ...  more

Solar Energy Investment Surges in Northern Europe Due to Being Cheaper than Wind Energy

published: 2020-11-20 18:30 | editor | category: News
Northern Europe has been low-key making headways in solar energy. Such quick progress is in large part thanks to the fact that green energy now accounts for more than half of all electricity generation in Sweden and Norway. Recently, as the cost of technology and equipment drops even further, a wave of PV investment is once again surging in the market. ...  more