Category Archives: Solar

US utility-scale solar falling in cost, pricing, value

published: 2021-09-30 17:03 | editor | category: News
In a record year for the United States, 10 GW of utility-scale solar reached commercial operation date in 2020. The projects accounted for nearly 60% of all new PV capacity added last year. Declining costs have been a chief driver...  more

PV Industry Price Trend: Polysilicon and Wafer Prices Expected to Rise Continuously as High Cost and Production Restrictions Inhibit Mid and Downstream Operating Rate Relentlessly

published: 2021-09-30 16:27 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon Polysilicon quotations had sustained a large fluctuation this week, with the overall market still under price negotiation. As the end of the month approaches, most businesses have started to negotiate for October orders, and the demand for next month is seemingly unabated according to the level of order enquiries. ...  more

Hai Tian Offshore Engineering Invests in Large CLVs for Wind Farms After 2024

published: 2021-09-30 9:30 | editor | category: News
To respond to the localized development strategy for offshore wind farm implemented by the government, local maritime engineering company Hai Tian Offshore Engineering will be investing in the construction of the first extensive cable laying vessel (CLV) in Taiwan, which is expected to be fully prepared in 2023 for the engagement of cable laying for offshore wind farms starting from 2024. ...  more

Prosolia and Iberdrola to Invest EUR 850 Million in Five PV Projects Across Iberia

published: 2021-09-29 9:30 | editor | category: News
Prosolia Energy and Iberdrola announced on September 22 that they have entered into an agreement to jointly invest EUR 850 million in setting up five PV projects in Spain and Portugal by 2025. Pedro Pestana Aguiar, an executive board member of Prosolia, told Reuters that four of the projects will be located in Spain and each have a generation capacity of 360MW. The fifth project will be located in Portugal and have a generation capacity of 1,140MW. Aguiar pointed out that Portugal will almost double its current PV generation capacity with the addition of that one project. ...  more

ITRI Officially Joins Hands with MUFG for R&D Partnership

published: 2021-09-29 9:30 | editor | category: News
The partnership between Taiwan and Japan has been further deepened amidst the challenges encountered by the global industry chain, with the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) officially joining hands with the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) on commencing a new working model that consists of co-investment and R&D, as well as accelerating on the innovation in areas such as semiconductor, electronics, energy, chemistry, mechanics, and biomedicine. ...  more