Category Archives: Solar

Terabase Energy Gets Bill Gates Investment to Speed Up Solar Farm Construction with Robots

published: 2022-08-22 9:30 | editor | category: News
How to quickly build a large-scale solar power plant? Terabase Energy, a new solar energy startup, hopes to quickly build power plants through "robots" to achieve terawatt-scale (TW)-scale solar energy. This B round of financing has also received Bill Gates Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), Prelude Ventures, etc. Company funding of $44 million. ...  more

Germany Restarts Coal-Fired Power Generation to Replace 1-2% of Gas-Fired Generation

published: 2022-08-19 9:30 | editor | category: News
Germany is one of the leading countries in promoting carbon reduction. In the second half of her term, Merkel had largely eliminated reliance on coal-fired power generation. Coupled with its nuclear abolition policy after Japan’s 311 incident, energy is highly dependent on natural gas. Now the Russian-Ukrainian war has put the supply of natural gas into crisis, so Germany has returned to call on these obsolete coal-fired power plants, hoping to restart them as a delaying tactic, but restarting is not as simple as flipping a switch. ...  more

Sichuan’s Power Restrictions Affect Output of Polysilicon and Cells; Smaller Price Impact Seen from Non-Centralized Order Signing Period

published: 2022-08-18 15:09 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon Polysilicon prices had marginally risen this week, where mono-Si compound feedings and mono-Si dense materials were respectively concluded at a mainstream price of RMB 305/kg and RMB 303/kg. August orders were signed earlier this month, and the conclusion of sporadic and urgent orders continued to bump up the prices this week. ...  more

Shuanliang Eco-Energy Systems Raised RMB 3.488 Billion to Initiate the First-Phase Development of a 40GW Base for Manufacturing Mono-Si PV Products

published: 2022-08-17 9:30 | editor | category: News
Shuangliang Eco-Energy Systems announced on August 8 that it has completed an A share private placement. The proceeds from this round of fundraising came to RMB 3.488 billion and will be mainly used to grow the company’s PV business. This announcement was first picked up by other Chinese renewable energy news outlets. ...  more

Foxconn, Quanta, and Wistron Responded to Sichuan’s Power Restriction

published: 2022-08-16 9:30 | editor | category: News
Sichuan Government, amidst the consecutive days of high temperature, announced that all businesses are to suspend production for six days until midnight on August 20th in order to ensure grid safety by placing priority on public power consumption. As the market worries that such implementation may affect Taiwanese suppliers, Foxconn responded that the company has not received any major impact, while Quanta and Wistron responded with “no impact”. ...  more

Ganfeng Commences Construction on 10GWh Solid-State Battery Base in Chongqing

published: 2022-08-15 9:30 | editor | category: News
Companies that are involved in the lithium battery supply chain have been expanding their presence in the solid-state battery segment in the recent years. Among them, major Chinese lithium supplier Ganfeng Lithium has just launched a major project to develop solid-state batteries and scale up production for the related products. ...  more

Zhuhai Plans to Add 2GW of PV Generation by 2025

published: 2022-08-12 9:30 | editor | category: News
The government of Zhuhai, which is a major city in the China’s Guangdong Province, formally released its energy development strategy under the 14th Five-Year Plan on July 26. According to the strategy, the city’s generation capacity will increase by 7,700MW to reach 13,890MW by 2025. ...  more

aifian Joins Hands with Sunnyfounder in Encouraging Bourgeoisie Procurement of Solar Panels to Elevate Green Power

published: 2022-08-12 9:30 | editor | category: News
aifian, under financial technology startup Adenovo, announced today that the subsidiary will be joining hands with Sunnyfounder to contribute to net zero emission by encouraging bourgeoisie procurement of solar panels with an approximate price of NT$20K per panel and becoming owners of national power plants, thus elevating the ratio of green power generation for Taiwan. ...  more