China PV Inverter Exports in February 2020. 41% Contraction, Sungrow Leads

In some much awaited numbers for February, data from customs and research agencies shows that PV inverter exports from China contracted 41 percent over January. The March outlook remains unpredictable of course, as manufacturing is back on track in March in China, but he virus has had the biggest impact in the rest of the […]

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For GCL, Normal Is Back, with 60 GW Plan

China-based GCL System Integration Technology Co. (GCL SI) which claims to supply 29.1% of total worldwide wafer capacity yield, represents 22.2% silicon market shares has announced  plans to build a new factory in China with an annual solar panel production capacity of 60 GW. The new fab in Hefei province was said to cost an […]

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Sungrow Signs 650 MW Agreement With Avaada Energy to Supply PV Inverters

Sungrow has signed a 650 MW strategic agreement with Avaada Energy to supply 1500V inverter solutions for its upcoming solar PV projects in 2020. Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, signed a 650 MW strategic agreement with Avaada Energy to supply 1500V inverter solutions for its upcoming solar PV projects in 2020, […]

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Sungrow Supplied Inverter Solns for 200 MW Wright Solar Project in California

Sungrow, one of the leading inverter solutions supplier globally for renewable energy, has supplied its SG2500U-MV inverter solutions for 200 MW utility-scale Wright Solar project in California. Significantly, this project is California’s largest solar installation built exclusively for the Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) agency. It has been operational since early this year in California’s Central Valley, making […]

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Sungrow Inks Pact with Panasian Power to Boost its Inverter Supply in Sri Lanka

Sungrow, which is among the world’s most bankable inverter brands with more than 100 GW installations, has recently entered into a distribution pact with Panasian Power PLC, a Sri Lanka-based supplier of clean and renewable energy to Sri Lankan national grid. The China-based central and string inverters supplier said that, Panasian Power PLC is the first official […]

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Made In India. Is Change Coming Soon from China?

In the 2020 Union Budget, the Finance Minister made a not so subtle pitch for ‘Assemble In India’, even as the focus on Made in India continued. For India’s solar sector, the issue has never been more urgent, with over 80 percent of equipment imports from China. The Economic Survey, which precedes the budget by […]

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Sungrow- Breaking Stereotypes

Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd., or ‘Sungrow’ is a familiar name in the Indian solar sector today. Some would argue that Sungrow has as much at stake in the growth of solar in India as anyone else. Sungrow is one of the few firms, especially from China, that have set up a manufacturing plant in […]

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Can Surplus Renewables Production in West Rajasthan Build A Big Battery?

Back in 2017, when Tesla set out to make the 129 MW lithium ion based battery installation in Australia at the Hornsdale Wind Farm, many people scoffed at its usefulness. However, it proved its role as a load balancer to stabilize the grid in case of sudden drops in power generation elsewhere. So much so […]

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UK’s Largest Subsidy-Free Solar + Storage Project Successfully Commissioned

First of its kind in the United Kingdom (UK), a largest subsidy-free solar-plus-storage system has successfully put into operation. The commissioning of this project is a significant development for UK’s solar industry as it will offer an important opportunity for the next phase of growth for the solar market. The plant is located in Yorkshire County in […]

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