Category Archives: Solar

Taiwan Sugar Corporation Transforms an Unfarmable Land into Grid-Connected Solar Power Plant with Capacity of 181MW

published: 2021-07-02 14:18 | editor | category: News
The largest solar power plant in Taiwan has reached another milestone. On June 30, the ground-mounted 181MW PV plant at Qigu District in Tainan City  was connected to the national power grid,contributing to power supply this summer. The capacity of the PV plant will be expanded to 216MW, which is expected to annually produce 300 million kWh of electricity, equaling to more than the electricity used by 83,000 homes every year. ...  more

Michelin Helps with Carbon Reduction for the Shipping Industry by Elevating Fuel Efficiency Using WISAMO

published: 2021-07-02 9:30 | editor | category: News
Known for its tires and evaluation in delicacies, Michelin will now be marching towards maritime businesses, and will be assisting the shipping industry to achieve a target of 50% reduction in green houses gases. The latest sustainable Wing Sail Mobility (WISAMO)  project revealed by Michelin will reportedly use wind energy to help improve a ship’s fuel efficiency by 20%.  ...  more

PV Industry Price Trend: Various Segments in Midstream Sector Continue to Reduce Prices Amidst Poor Demand Visibility

published: 2021-07-01 17:41 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon The overall quotations of polysilicon remained sturdy this week. A small segment of polysilicon businesses had slightly compromised on quotations this week in order to hold on to the orders from regular customers, though most orders in the market are comparatively stabilized against previous quotations; the average price of mono polysilicon stayed at RMB 210/kg for the past two weeks, while the average price of multi polysilicon remained at RMB 108/kg. ...  more

Norway Proposes 300m Tall “Windcatcher” Floating Wind Power with 5 Times the Annual Power Generation of Large Wind Turbines

published: 2021-07-01 9:30 | editor | category: News
Norwegian startups have been coming up with innovative ideas of offshore wind power, and the latest idea is a 300m tall “windcatcher” floating on the sea to capture the enormous wind energy from the ocean. The product also claims to generate an annual power volume that is 5 times the amount of the currently largest 15MW wind turbines, with a cost that is on par with thermal power.  ...  more

LONGi to Provide PV Modules for Largest Solar Project in Bangladesh

published: 2021-06-30 9:30 | editor | category: News
LONGi Solar, one of the world’s leading integrated PV product manufacturers, announced on June 10 that it will be supplying high-efficiency PV modules for a solar project in Khulna, Bangladesh. The project is developed by Orion Group, a major industrial conglomerate in the country. According to LONGi’s press release and reports from other news outlets about this event, the Khulna project is also the largest solar project to date in Bangladesh. ...  more

Tongwei’s Production Base in Jintang County Successfully Rolled Out Its First Batch of 210mm PERC Cells

published: 2021-06-29 9:30 | editor | category: News
On the morning of May 28, the first batch of 210mm PERC cells rolled off the production line in Tongwei Solar’s new production base in Jintang County amidst a cheering crowd. Jintang County is in Sichuan Province, China. Tongwei is a major vertically integrated Chinese manufacturer of PV products. The company has three other production bases that are located in Hefei, Shuangliu, and Meishan. The Jingtang base, which is its newest manufacturing hub, has just completed phase 1 of its development. ...  more

First Phase of JYT’s Ingot Production Base in Leshan Has Entered Operation

published: 2021-06-29 9:30 | editor | category: News
JYT, a Chinese manufacturer of silicon ingots and wafers, announced on June 23 that the first phase of its ingot production base in Leshan has entered operation. The first phase has an annual production capacity of 12GW for mono-Si ingots and represents a major milestone in the company’s capacity expansion efforts. Leshan is a city located in China’s Sichuan Province. ...  more