LONGi gets contract to supply 400MW of solar modules for Saudi Arabia project

Global Chinese manufacturer LONGi has been awarded a module supply contract for the 400MW (DC) Rabigh Solar PV IPP project in Saudi Arabia. The contract is realized through its EPC contractor, China Energy Engineering Group, Guangdong Power Engineering Company (GPEC). The announcement was made at a ceremony attended by LONGi and its partner GTek Solar […]

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Solar-powered butterfly-shaped mobile home all set for a world tour

The SolarButterfly, named Larso, plans to identify, record and publicize 1,000 climate change solutions and works of pioneers to serve as an inspiration for others to follow suit. It has just been announced that LONGi, a major solar technology company, will be a key partner for this project. The project involves a solar-powered mobile home […]

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Solar Roof tiles Continue to make slow, steady progress

Solar shingles, or solar roof tiles, are made of slim photovoltaic (PV) sheets that either overlay or replace the existing shingles on a roof. They absorb sunlight and convert it into electricity. The majority of shingles will produce anywhere between 13 and 63 watts of power and are outshined by panels in terms of efficiency […]

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Qatar’s First Solar Plant to Use 800 MW of LONGi’s Bifacial Modules

Located to the west of Doha over an area of 10 km2, the Al-Kharsaa project is the first solar power plant in Qatar, with a total planned power generation capacity of 800MW. The project will be equipped with Chinese manufacturer LONGi’s Hi-MO 4 bifacial modules and a tracking system. The company claims that this will […]

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Longi, Trina, JA Solar Lead Global Module Suppliers in 2021

An analysis by PV InfoLink, a Taiwan based global photovoltaic analysis agency, the global module shipment ranking for 2021 is out. Topline results indicate that Canadian Solar(5), Q Cells (9) and First Solar(7) are the only non-Chinese firms in the top 10. The latest ranking is based on PV InfoLink’s supply and demand database. In […]

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LONGi Hi-MO 5 Shows Excellent Performance in Dynamic Load Testing

In order to validate the performance of its 182mm Hi-MO 5 module under extreme weather conditions, LONGi has carried out rigorous dynamic load testing (DML) on the bifacial Hi-MO 5 at the China General Certification (CGC) laboratory. The test sample was randomly selected from modules under mass production, with results showing that, under installation conditions […]

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LONGi, JinkoSolar, JA Solar Advocate M10 Module Standardisation

Chinese solar PV manufacturers JA Solar, JinkoSolar, and LONGi have released a joint statement to announce they have reached a consensus on the standardisation of PV modules produced that are based on M10 wafers. The standardization scheme of modules 182mm (M10) wafers, as agreed by the three parties is as follows: The size of 54-cell modules: […]

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LONGi’s H1 FY21 Results Out: US$5.438 B Revenue Reported

Chinese module manufacturer LONGi has released its financial results for the first half of 2021, reporting revenue of 35.098 billion yuan (around US$5.438 billion), an increase of 74.26% compared to the same period of last year. The company earned a net profit of 4.993 billion yuan (around US$773.688 million), up 21.30% over the prior-year period. […]

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ENGIE Commissions 200 MW Raghanesda Solar Project

ENGIE has announced the commissioning of a 200 MWAC (290 MWp) Solar Power Project at the Raghanesda Solar Power Park, in Raghanesda, Gujarat. ENGIE collaborated with multiple Government of Gujarat entities to construct the project that will generate close to 546 gigawatt-hours of electricity.  The project was won under a tender process run by GUVNL […]

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