Category Archives: Solar

National Central University Laboratory Measures Efficiency of New-Generation PV Cells

published: 2019-04-23 10:45 | editor | category: News
Following years of effort, including installation of world-class equipment, introduction of verification process, and passage of large-scale measurement comparisons, the Photovoltaic Efficiency Verification Laboratory (PVEVL) of the Research Center for New Generation Photovoltaics, the National Central University, has passed ISO-IEC 17025 certification, the first local PV-cell calibration body to do so. ...  more

27 GW Green Power Objective Becomes Law

published: 2019-04-18 10:16 | editor | category: News
Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan has passed the revised "Renewable Energy Development Act," mandating installation of 27 GW renewable energy capacity by 2025, for which major power consumers will have to set up green-energy facilities or pay a sum as compensation. ...  more

ITC Kicks Off Section 337 Investigation on Chinese PV Power Enterprises

published: 2019-04-17 11:47 | editor | category: News
The International Trade Commission (ITC) of the U.S. announced on April 4 launch of Section 337 investigation on seven Chinese manufacturers of PV cells and downstream products, including industry leaders Jinko Solar and Longi Solar. Gao Feng, spokesman of China's Ministry of Commerce, contended April 11 that the case only involves business disputes among enterprises, urging the U.S. to handle it in an objective manner. ...  more

Study Shows Benefit of Battery for Residential PV Device Doubtful

published: 2019-04-15 11:07 | editor | category: News
In order to achieve full independence in power supply, many families have considered installing battery to store energy generated by their residential PV power devices but a study by Stanford University shows that investment returns for residential PV device with an auxiliary battery is 21% lower than that the same device without it. ...  more

Price Trend: Due to China’s Uncertain Policy, Overseas Demand Is Expected to Be the First to Be Released

published: 2019-04-11 16:48 | editor | category: Price Trend
This week, the overall market price is still relatively low. Despite the slowdown in demand, the capacities of some products have remained high. Upstream polysilicon and si-wafer reflected the sense of powerlessness between the current supply and demand in the market, and price has continued to drop slowly. ...  more