Category Archives: Solar

California Faces Challenges in Energy Diversification and Maintaining Grid Stability as It Phases Out Natural Gas

published: 2019-10-10 0:30 | editor | category: News
California is currently in the process of making a full transition to green energies by 2045. However, the aggressive efforts by the state and local governments in moving toward this goal have also raised the urgent issue of finding ways to make up for the loss of power generation resulting from the decommissioning of fossil fuel power stations during the interim period. ...  more

New German Legislation Mandates Attainment of Carbon Abatement Goal

published: 2019-10-09 0:30 | editor | category: News
Germany has officially announced that it would be enacting the "Climate Change Act" on Sept. 20, which mandates the achievement of the goal to cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 55% from the 1990 level by 2030. The implementation of the plan is expected to cost an estimated 54 billion euros in total. ...  more

Hanergy PV-Panel Electric Car Can Drive 20 KM Daily for 30 Days

published: 2019-10-09 0:30 | editor | category: News
Hanergy Glory, a leading Chinese thin-film PV-cell firm, has made a major stride towards the development of its PV-panel electric cars; in a recently completed test, the car was able to run for as much as 20 kilometers/day for 30 straight days without charging. This marks a major improvement over its previous test in 2016, when its PV-panel electric car ran 80 kilometers in one day without charging. ...  more

DAQO Makes Major Inroads Into Polysilicon Market

published: 2019-10-07 9:30 | editor | category: News
DAQO New Energy has made a major inroad into the polysilicon market by inking a two-year supply contract with Jinko Solar. According to the contract, the former will supply the latter with 12,000-14,400 tons of polysilicon at the current monthly prices in 2020, and 15,600-21,600 tons in 2021. ...  more

Going Digital: ABB’s Launch of One-stop Service with 120KW Solar Inverters

published: 2019-10-03 14:21 | editor | category: Interviews
Johnny Ma, the President of ABB Taiwan (Image from EnergyTrend) As global warming and climate change intensifies, renewable energy is the sure way to go. Taiwan, consequently, can no longer stand on the sidelines. Bureau of Energy from Ministry of Economic Affairs aims to install 6.5 GW of PV capacity by 2020. In the long run, they intend to install 3 GW of rooftop PV capacity and 17 GW of ground-mounted PV capacity, totaling 20 GW of solar energy by 2025. ...  more