Category Archives: Solar

Photovoltaic Industry Price Trend: Downstream Sector Lowers Operating Rate and Continues Price Negotiation as Polysilicon Prices Decelerate in Inflation

published: 2021-03-12 9:30 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon Polysilicon quotations remained on the rising trend this week, though the degree of increase in the prices of mono polysilicon has slightly declined. The quotations from the industry chain have been actuated to a certain degree by the increase in multi polysilicon, especially with the rise in wafer quotations last week that has somewhat mitigated the cost pressure derived from the inflation of polysilicon. ...  more

EDP Group Establishes Two Business Units to Explore Opportunities in Green Hydrogen and Energy Storage

published: 2021-03-11 9:30 | editor | category: News
Portugal-based EDP Group announced on February 19 that it will establish two new business units. One of them will concentrate on the development of technologies related to green hydrogen, while the other will be targeting the market for energy storage. The EDP Group is a major European provider of energy solutions and has a presence in numerous regional markets. ...  more

B&S Power Holding and Sunnyfred Will Be Building West Africa’s Largest PV Power Station to Date in Nigeria

published: 2021-03-09 9:30 | editor | category: News
B&S Power Holding and Sunnyfred Global have sealed a deal to build a 200MW PV power station in Nigeria. Sunnyfred Global is a Nigerian investment entity, and B&S Power Holding is a Singapore-based developer of renewable energy projects. Greenplinth Africa, which serves as the promoter and strategic consultant of the project, stated via a press release that this PV power station will be the largest of its kind in the entire West Africa. ...  more

Global Market Directed at Exports to the US as Frozen Texas Sustains Chaotic Fuel Provision

published: 2021-03-08 9:30 | editor | category: News
The winter storm has sucker punched Texas, where severe winters are a rare sight, and has suspended the petroleum industry chain of the state that induced a sizeable void in the production capacity of oil refining for the US, which resulted in a chaotic status for the global tanker shipping as tankers carrying crude oil are now turning around swiftly. Simultaneously, the global market is currently targeted at the exports of gasoline and diesel to the US in order to replenish the void derived from the halted production of oil refining in Texas.   ...  more

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

published: 2021-03-05 9:30 | editor | category: News
Scientists have been studying the idea of using the plentiful and salty seawater as an electrolyte for batteries since saline solution is an excellent conductor of electricity. Recently, a team of researchers working at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the US has developed a new rechargeable zinc-ion battery that uses seawater as the electrolyte. Unlike the electrolytes in the mainstream rechargeable batteries, seawater has the advantage of being non-flammable and non-toxic. ...  more

Photovoltaic Industry Price Trend: Pressure in Inflation Continues to Transmit to Downstream Sector as Material Shortages Ascend Quotations for Wafers and Cells

published: 2021-03-04 17:57 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon Quotations are continuously rising in the polysilicon market this week, with procurement on the product becoming difficult. The industry chain and market of photovoltaic is becoming vigorous, especially in the polysilicon sector, as most businesses have successively resumed operation after Chinese New Year, and procurement has been relatively difficult due to the overall insufficient supply of polysilicon. ...  more

Thermal Power Impacted by Green Electricity as Study Shows Coal-Fired Power Stations in Australia Will Sustain 2/3 Reduction in Revenue during 2025

published: 2021-03-04 9:30 | editor | category: News
The particular result is not only because of the substantial amount of wind and solar investments and development projects that exceeded the initial anticipation, but also the lack of flexibility, and these two unfavorable elements of power generation will induce early decommission of power plants. ...  more

TPC Confident in Maintaining a Stable Supply of Power as Electricity Consumption Anticipated to Hit Record High in 2021

published: 2021-02-24 9:30 | editor | category: News
TPC hosted the “2021 Chinese New Year Celebration” today, and will be expediting on digital transformation and smart grid construction, as well as cultivating a circular economy, as the new year arrives. Yang Wei-fu, Chairman of TPC, commented that the electricity usage is expected to hit new high this year, though the new units for the independent power producers, along with the three offshore wind farms and solar plants, will be continuously established, in order to ensure a stable supply of power. ...  more