Category Archives: Solar

Security Issues Derived from Battery Explosion; Investigation Result of US Energy Storage Plant Explosion Released

published: 2020-09-07 18:30 | editor | category: News
The first battery explosion in the US occurred in April 2019, where smoke started appearing from a plant of a 2MW lithium battery energy storage system, before the explosion took place, and 4 firefighters were injured as a result. Utility power companies Arizona Public Service (APS) and battery supplier LG Chem have announced two investigation reports of different results. ...  more

Aeon Motor Announced Commercial Electric Scooter Ai-2 Gather that Comes with an Additional Wheel and Roof

published: 2020-09-04 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Aeon Motor announced its first three-wheeled intelligent electric scooter Ai-2 Gather on August 28th, and became the first automotive manufacturer in the PBGN alliance to research and develop frames autonomously. The company also joined hands with Taiwan Mobile to co-develop next generation intelligent application technology of Internet of Vehicles. ...  more

Global Trend: Marginal Increase for Module Prices in September under Diminished Inflation in Polysilicon

published: 2020-09-04 9:36 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon The overall inflation in the polysilicon market has diminished this week, with merely a slight increase in the price of mono polysilicon that has been propelled to RMB 95-105/kg, with an average price of RMB 101/kg. Most polysilicon manufacturers had signed for the orders of September last week in succession, and large transactions remain stable. The resumption of production from overhaul businesses as the previous work incident from the polysilicon factory in Xinjiang alleviates has marginally mitigated the shortage of polysilicon. ...  more

Indian Solar Manufacturers Expects Basic Customs Duty to Rise to 50% In Facing Competition from Imported Solar

published: 2020-09-03 18:30 | editor | category: News
India plans to establish a 750MW solar power plant that would support the local industry by reducing the dependency on imported solar, which generated voices amongst local Indian manufacturers, where the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) hopes that government will not only elevate the duty on solar, but also impose a basic customs duty (BCD) of at least 50% for solar equipment. ...  more

New Solar Marches Into Space as Perovskite and Organic Cells Complete Space Testing

published: 2020-09-01 9:30 | editor | category: News
Perovskite and organic solar are promising new solar technology as they offer excellent performance in a thinner and lighter fashion in contrast to existing solar cells, with relatively extensive application range at the same time, and now their application fields have been expanded to space, where scientists have completed testing for perovskite and organic solar. ...  more

Introducing TerraVis™: The Solar Panel Tonneau Cover

published: 2020-08-27 18:30 | editor | category: News
InvestorsHub NewsWire -- Worksport™ (OTCQB: WKSP), launched a new website earlier on August 20, releasing highly anticipated information on a brand new tonneau cover system with solar power integration. The site, www.GoTerraVis.com, is now home to much awaited publicly available information on the TerraVis™ system - a platform for versatile and cost-effective solar power integrations for pick-up trucks. This groundbreaking innovation is the very first to combine practical, durable tonneau covers with a cutting-edge solar generation and energy storage system. This website launch marks the first release of design and application-related details. Management is pleased to announce that it is presently in discussions with various parties interested in commercial partnerships with the TerraVis™ technology system, including a high-profile future electric truck manufacturer. ...  more

Global Trend: Material Shortage May Alleviate in September as Inflation Gradually Stabilizes in Supply Chain

published: 2020-08-27 17:10 | editor | category: Price Trend
Polysilicon The prices of polysilicon continue to elevate this week, and have once again climbed to new heights as we approach the end of the month, where the price of mono polysilicon has been adjusted upward to RMB 92-102/kg, with an average price of RMB 100/kg, whereas the average price of multi polysilicon has exceeded RMB 70/kg, with the price range reaching RMB 65-72/kg. ...  more

JinkoSolar Ranked as Top Solar Brand used in Debt Financed Projects and Most "Bankable" PV Manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

published: 2020-08-25 18:30 | editor | category: News
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the "Company" or "JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it was ranked as a top solar brand in debt financed projects and named a most "bankable" PV manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). ...  more

Key Capture Energy, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, and Powin Energy Partner to Add 200 MW of Battery Storage to the Texas Grid

published: 2020-08-24 18:30 | editor | category: News
Key Capture Energy (KCE) has selected Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPS) and Powin Energy Corporation (Powin) to build three utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects totaling 200 megawatts (MW) in Texas. MHPS will provide turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction, as well as long-term service support for all direct current (DC) equipment, power conversion systems, and high voltage substations. Powin will provide a fully integrated battery, a battery management system, and long-term service. ...  more

Dominion Energy Acquires Central Virginia Solar Project

published: 2020-08-20 18:30 | editor | category: News
 Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) announced on August 17th that it has acquired the 62.5-megawatt (AC) Madison Solar generating facility in Orange County, Va., from Cypress Creek Renewables. The project, which will be owned by Dominion Energy's contracted assets arm and which has received all applicable state and local permits, is expected to enter service in the second quarter of 2022.   ...  more