Category Archives: Solar

Is Energy Transformation a Bad Move? EU: Carbon Market Funds Able to Mitigate Impact from Surging Electricity Prices

published: 2021-10-14 9:30 | editor | category: News
The imbalanced energy supply and surging electricity prices of Europe may be harmful to the promotion of the Green New Deal and the carbon market policy, which is an unfortunate development seeing as how the continent is hit with an energy crisis when it just started discussing strategies in carbon reduction. The EU, however, is confident that the funds from the carbon market are able to mitigate the impact of elevating energy cost on consumers. ...  more

Portugal's 219 MW unsubsidized PV project was completed

published: 2021-10-12 17:11 | editor | category: News
Portugal has been completed a 219 MW PV project in Vaquieros. This project was constructed by Ireland-based WElink Group and China Triumph International Engineering Co. Ltd and and it is expected to begin full operations before th...  more

Reliance buys REC Group for US$771 million

published: 2021-10-12 16:53 | editor | category: News
Reliance Industries has acquired solar module manufacturer REC Group from China National Bluestar for US$771 million. The deal will support the Norway-headquartered company grow its solar manufacturing capacity to more than 5GW wi...  more

Meyer Burger showcases new solar tiles

published: 2021-10-12 16:41 | editor | category: News
Meyer Burger has unveiled new solar tiles for a building-integrated PV (BIPV) project at the Intersolar event. The tiles measure 44 cm x 33 cm x 3 cm and weigh in at 2.5 kg. Thus it is lighter than normal roof tiles, Meyer Burger ...  more

SEIA Warns That Proposed 50-250% Duties on Module Imports from Southeast Asia Will Reduce PV Installations in the US by 18GW

published: 2021-10-11 9:30 | editor | category: News
The PV industry in the US is embroiled in a serious infighting over imports of PV products from China and Southeast Asia. With the enforcement of the Section 201 tariffs set to end in February 2022, a group of anonymous American solar enterprises are now lobbying the US Commerce Department to impose even higher tariffs on modules and cells from other countries, especially imports from Southeast Asia. ...  more