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SNEC: Risen Energy Launches 210 mm, 700W Module

SNEC 2021 at Shanghai continues to throw up key launches, thanks to a roaring domestic market. The latest news comes from Risen Energy of China that has launched a new N-type module with up to 700W output in a single wafer which it claims combines the advantages of and complements both TOPCon and heterojunction (HJT) […]

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LONGi Unveils Hi-MO N Module & ‘Lifecycle Quality’ Standard at SNEC ’21

Xi’an-headquartered major solar PV manufacturer LONGi turned heads at the The 15th International Photovoltaic Electricity Generation and Smart Energy Conference & Exhibition (SNEC 2021), which opened on June 3rd in Shanghai, China, releasing a new module called Hi-MO N and a “Lifecycle Quality” standard for its products. In this premier industry exhibition, LONGi unveiled its Hi-MO […]

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Pakistan Railways Follows The Sun, To Shift Stations To Solar

Pakistan Railways has finally made a call to shift 155 railway stations to solar energy. The move follows a prod by the federal government to use alternative environment-friendly energy resources. The railways PR Director Nazia Jabeen says that the cost of the project would be Pakistani Rs 450 million. Pakistan, which has an existing installed […]

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Axpo & IWB Build the Largest Solar Plant in Swiss Alps

In a statement released yesterday, it was revealed that over the next four months, Axpo, Switzerland’s largest renewable energy producer, and IWB, a Basel-based power provider, will build the largest Alpine solar plant in Switzerland at the Muttsee dam. Following construction approval from the local municipality of Glarus Süd, the first components were transported to […]

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BP Acquires 9 GW Solar Portfolio in the U.S.

British oil and gas giant BP plc announced yesterday that it is purchasing 9 GW of solar development projects in the US from independent US solar developer 7X Energy, pouring $220 million and 1 GW of “safe harbour” equipment into the deal. The projects are expected to meet bp’s laid down low carbon investment criteria, […]

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JinkoSolar’s N-Type Mono-Si Solar Cell reaches Record 25.25% Efficiency

Shanghai-headquartered solar panel manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. announced yesterday that the maximum solar conversion efficiency of its large-area N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells reached 25.25%, setting a new world record for large-size contact-passivated solar cells. This result has been independently confirmed by the National Institute of Metrology, China (NIM). It is the third time […]

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Solar-Driven Green Hydrogen Plant Commissioned in MbRAM Solar Park in Dubai

A solar-driven Green Hydrogen project has been inaugurated at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MbRAM) Solar Park in Dubai. HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, recently inaugurated a Green Hydrogen project at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum […]

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Total Eren Secures Financing for 100 MW Solar Project in Uzbekistan

Total Eren has successfully signed the financing documentation for its solar photovoltaic project Tutly with 100 MWac capacity in Uzbekistan Total Eren, a leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) based in Paris, has announced that it has successfully signed the financing documentation related to its solar photovoltaic (PV) project Tutly with 100 MWac capacity.  […]

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ACWA Power Achieves Financial Close on 100 MW CSP Plant in South Africa 

ACWA Power has announced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone CSP project following the achievement of financial close. ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer and the lead shareholder in the Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, has announced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone project following the achievement of […]

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