Category Archives: Solar

Large Scale: One of Three New Technologies

published: 2021-07-13 17:40 | editor | category: News
Large-Scale: Cost Decreasing, Benefit Increasing and A Round of New Needs, with The New Era of Equipment Manufacturers Large Scale is beneficial of cost decreasing and benefit increasing. It is anticipated that large-scale produ...  more

A Cheaper and Safer Next Generation Nuclear Technology to Debut in 2025 as a Floating Nuclear Plant

published: 2021-07-13 9:30 | editor | category: News
What is so special about the floating nuclear plant of Copenhagen startup Seaborg Technologies? This power plant that has a similar size to a container has a power generation capacity of 200MW, and is adopted with a highly secure nuclear reactor that is affordable, easy to transport, and can be modularized. The power plant can be mass produced into several thousands of units before they are installed on ships, which transcends from the usual impression of power plants. ...  more

Meyer Burger Obtains Funding for Expanding Its Module Production Capacity by 400MW by 2022

published: 2021-07-13 9:30 | editor | category: News
Renewable energy news outlets reported in the middle of June that Meyer Burger, a Swiss provider of manufacturing equipment for PV products, has secured a €125 million loan from German financial institution Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden and a €60 million loan from another unnamed German financial institution to expand its production capacity. Meyer Burger has also revealed that it intends to build a new module production plant. The company currently has a cell production plant and a module production plant in Germany, and both facilities have just entered operation in the recent months. ...  more

NV Energy Plans to Build Two Solar-Plus-Storage Projects in Nevada

published: 2021-07-09 9:30 | editor | category: News
NV Energy, a public utility that serves the state of Nevada in the US, submitted its three-year Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to the Public Utility Commission of Nevada (PUCN) on June 1. The goal of the IRP is to facilitate Nevada’s energy transition and ultimately attain carbon neutrality for the state by 2050. Included in the plan are two new solar-plus-storage projects that have a total generation capacity of 600MW and a total storage capacity of 480MW.  ...  more

PV Industry Price Trend: Deadlock in Price Negotiation Persists for Polysilicon and Downstream Sectors as Cell and Module Quotations Deplete

published: 2021-07-08 17:24 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon Polysilicon quotations remained sturdy on the weaker end this week, where partial businesses remained in a deadlock for price negotiation. Having entered July, although wafer businesses are constantly suppressing the prices during procurement, polysilicon businesses are maintaining previous quotations without easy compromises owing to the near absence of inventory and fund-related pressures, though high level quotations are now scarce in the market. ...  more

Latest Energy Poll: Taiwan’s Public Supportive of Renewable Energy Development with Opposition Placed on Thermal Power and Fourth Nuclear Power Plant

published: 2021-07-07 9:30 | editor | category: News
The results of the “2021 Survey by the National Renewable Wind Energy Team” recently published by the Taiwan Social Innovation and Sustainable Development Association (TSISDA) indicate that the public is highly receptive to the idea of renewable energy, where 80.8% supports the government in fully implementing the development of green power, and 73% is in favor of the government establishing a Taiwanese offshore wind team. However, over 60% of the public is also concerned about a crisis of power outage. ...  more

US Solar Exceeded 100GW amidst Major Impacts of Cost and Pandemic

published: 2021-07-07 9:30 | editor | category: News
According to the report of the Solar Energy Industries Association and Wood Mackenzie, the installed capacity of solar energy in the US has surpassed 100GW, and the new installed capacity during the first quarter of 2021 had also arrived at a new height. However, the simultaneous increase in the cost of materials and modules of solar energy still imposes numerous challenges for the future. ...  more