Category Archives: Solar

Your Monday Briefings: All the Solar News (Week 3)

published: 2020-01-13 17:44 | editor | category: News
Everything you need to know about the solar power markets and companies is all here. There are tenders open in Bangladesh and China. Brazil is cancelling its “solar tax”. Keep reading if you want to remain one step ahead. Image by...  more

Robbins Geller Makes $350 Million Compensation for First Solar Investors

published: 2020-01-09 21:00 | editor | category: News
After a lengthy legal battle and on the day before jury selection, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP secured a $350 million settlement for the investor class in Smilovits v. First Solar, Inc., No. 2:12-cv-00555-DGC, pending in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. The shareholder class was led by two U.K. pension funds: Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme and British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme. ...  more

Germany Shut Down Philippsburg Power Plant on the Last Day of 2019, Affirming Its Commitment to Go Nuclear-Free by 2022

published: 2020-01-09 0:30 | editor | category: News
The Philippsburg 2 nuclear reactor located in the German state of Baden-Württemberg was taken offline permanently as scheduled on the evening of December 31, 2019. This event affirms the current German government’s resolve to phase out the use of nuclear energy by 2022 and expand the contribution of renewable energies in domestic electricity production. ...  more

Tesla Secures Loan for Expanding Shanghai Gigafactory

published: 2020-01-09 0:30 | editor | category: News
Tesla China has officially secured a loan of up to 10 billion RMB for five years from a banking consortium consisting of China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank; the loan will mainly be used for the expansion of the company's China operation and its Shanghai Gigafactory; it will also be used to repay its previous loan of 3.5 billion RMB. ...  more

China's Price Report of PV Supply Chain (NOV~DEC 2019)

published: 2020-01-08 21:00 | editor | category: Price Trend
According to the latest data from EnergyTrend, the Green Energy Research Division from TrendForce, the average spot price of polysilicon in Mainland China 2019 fell from RMB59.75 /KG in November to RMB53 /KG in December, which has shown a significant decrease of 11.3%. ...  more

PV Company News Weekly: 2020 Week 2

published: 2020-01-07 18:42 | editor | category: News
1 Trina Solar Trino Solar is applying for its IPO on Wednesday, January 8, where its case will be reviewed by the Stock Issuance Examination of China Securities Regulatory Commission. ...  more

Your Monday Briefings: Solar Photovoltaic Market News (Week 2)

published: 2020-01-06 18:27 | editor | category: News
Australia Evergen, a solar and battery optimization provider, and Solar Service Group, a solar battery supplier, have partnered up to form a network consisting of thousands of residential batteries across Australia. The two companies are hopeful that this move could cut the power bills for Australians and facilitate the adoption of clean energy. ...  more