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SolarWorld: Agency Report Highlights Imports’ Serious Injury to Domestic Manufacturing Industry

According to SolarWorld, the report findings paint a picture of domestic producers suffering serious financial distress even as U.S. demand robustly grew, as a result of the massive influx in solar imports from various global producers.  Nearly 30 U.S. crystalline-silicon solar technology manufacturing sites have closed down since 2012, a period in which imports of […]

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Tigo Now offers Solar PV System Owners With Voice-Controlled Energy Monitoring Through Amazon Alexa

The Tigo Skill integration allows English- and German-speaking Tigo customers to use their voice to inquire about their PV production or other information collected by Tigo’s SMART website. Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, announced that it now offers its customers the benefits of Amazon Alexa technology via the new Tigo Skill, […]

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Enphase Energy Expands in India with New Account Manager and Distribution Partners

Enphase has invested in a direct presence in Chennai with the appointment of Venkata Mukundarajan as its strategic account manager for India. The company has added Sun-AP Ecopower and Redington as new distribution partners. Enphase Energy, a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, has announced that the Company has […]

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Imec Reports 23.9 Percent Conversion Efficiency on a 4cm2 Perovskite/ Silicon Solar Module

In 2016, Imec presented for the first time a semi-transparent perovskite module, developed in collaboration with Solliance, stacked on top of an interdigitated back-contact (IBC) crystalline silicon solar cell in a four-terminal tandem configuration, thereby achieving an overall power conversion efficiency of 20.2 percent on an aperture area of 4cm2 Imec has announced an improvement […]

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KACO new energy delivers 4.7 megawatts of inverter power to E.ON.

The Hassel solar park in Saxony-Anhalt will be equipped with 85 blueplanet 50.0 TL3 INT inverters by German manufacturer KACO new energy GmbH. The order has been placed by E.ON Energie Deutschland Inverters from KACO new energy as well as its new reactive power technology will be employed in the Hassel solar park. The open […]

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First Solar Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

First Solar’s sustainability report highlights the company’s environmental and safety performance progress, utility-scale PV project development practices, and the anticipated sustainability and performance advantages of the company’s next generation Series 6 module technology. First Solar recently released its annual sustainability report which highlights the company’s environmental and safety performance progress, utility-scale PV project development practices, […]

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Alterra Power announces closing of $19.9 million construction loan facility for 11 MW Spartan solar project

Alterra expects the Spartan project  to achieve commercial operations in December 2017 Alterra Power Corp. has announced the closing of a $19.9 million construction loan facility for the Spartan solar project, an 11 MW solar project located on the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing, Michigan. The loan facility is supplied by 1st Source […]

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Sempra Renewables Acquires 200 MWac/ 281 MWp Solar Project from Recurrent Energy

The Tranquillity facility was completed by Recurrent Energy in late 2016 and is majority-owned by a subsidiary of Southern Power. Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar has announced that Sempra Renewables LLC has acquired its 200 MWac/281 MWp Great Valley Solar project, previously called Tranquillity 8. “We are pleased to work with […]

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Ingeteam Bags 170 MW Inverter Order for Three Solar Power Plants in Morocco

For this project Ingeteam is supplying 35 inverter stations fitted with all the necessary equipment to inject medium voltage power: dual photovoltaic inverters, LV/MV transformer, medium voltage switchgear, auxiliary services transformer and low voltage switchgear. Ingeteam has announced that it has started supplying its equipment to three solar power plants in Morocco, totaling 170 MW […]

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