Solar Energy International News

Sungrow Reaches Milestone for Sending 5 GW in Latin America

Sungrow, which provides inverter solutions for renewable energy, announced at Intersolar South America 2021, held in São Paulo from Oct. 18-20, that its shipments cumulative sales for Latin America exceeded 5 GW. This demonstrates Sungrow’s commitment to sustainable development and efforts to diversify the local energy sector and decarbonise, said the company. With a continuous […]

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Adani Boosts RE Association With Gallery At London Science Museum

The prestigious Science Museum in London has announced a landmark new gallery on Tuesday, which will examine how the world can undergo the fastest energy transition in history to curb climate change, with a subsidiary of the Adani Group being the title sponsor. Energy Revolution: The Adani Green Energy Gallery is supported with title funding […]

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63% of Planned Battery Storage in US to Be Co-Located With Solar

Of the 14.5 gigawatts (GW) of battery storage power capacity planned to come online in the United States from 2021 to 2024, 9.4 GW (63%) will be co-located with a solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, based on data reported to us and published in the Annual Electric Generator Report. Another 1.3 GW of battery storage […]

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Uzbekistan’s First utility Scale Solar Plant of 100 MW Commissioned

Uzbekistan, the central asian republic has inaugurated its first utility-scale solar plant, a 100MW site developed by the UAE’s Masdar. Agreements to build the project had been signed between Masdar and the government of Uzbekistan and JSC National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan (NEGU) in 2019. The agreements covered all aspects of design, finance, build, own […]

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Q Cells Invests Into Solar Storage Firm Amped Solutions in North America

Q Cells North America, which is among the market leaders in the US market with its range of solar modules and cells, has made an undisclosed investment into a portfolio of solar-plus-storage projects of Amped Solutions in California. This deal had been structured to help Amped Solutions reduce project risks and upgrade its systems. For […]

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Corporates Almost Match Utilities As Solar Installs Hit New High In the US

A report by the American Clean Power Association (ACPA) highlights the key role played by corporate demand in solar power, with the 2020 numbers as reference. Residential rooftop continues to provide a strong support to the market on the back of state subsidies. In 2020, the amount of solar installed in the US was 4000% […]

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John Cockerill to Supply Thermal Receivers to Redstone CSP Plant in SA

John Cockerill, a Belgium-based engineering company, has revealed that it will supply molten salt solar thermal receivers to Redstone’s 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant (CSP) in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. Developed by Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power and constructed by EPC SepcoIII, the Redstone CSP plant is expected to supply 2,00,000 households […]

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Largest US Solar Project Cancelled On Aesthetic Grounds

Virtually every large power generation option has faced objections at some stage, from locals in nearby areas. Solar just joined that list decisively, with the largest planned solar project in the US, the proposed 850 MW  Battle Born Solar Project, being scrapped after local objections.  This comes barely a month after Australia had pulled back […]

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Researchers Make Case for Gallium-doped p-type Heterojunction Solar Cells

Researchers of an Austrian-Russian research group have come out with a technique to make Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells based on P-type wafers more efficient and stable with Gallium-doping. These p-type, Gallium-doped wafers have proved to be 22.6% efficient, more stable, and cheaper than the usual n-type Phosphorus-doped Czochralski–grown silicon (Cz–Si) wafers.  The scientists of the […]

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