Tag: PV

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Anonymous U.S. solar manufacturers considering options after Commerce rejects tariff petition

November 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A group of anonymous U.S. solar manufacturers is evaluating options after the Dept. of Commerce rejected its antidumping tariff petition against solar modules and components imported from three Southeast Asian countries. In a statement issued through a media relations firm, […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Utility-scale solar PV pushes into higher AC voltages

September 27, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The evolution of high-efficiency solar photovoltaic (PV) string inverters is driving a shift toward higher AC voltages in utility-scale solar applications. Using string inverters in solar plants rated at 20 megawatts and below can be extremely beneficial. With output voltages […]

News and Policies, State

Ameren planning 6-MW community solar project in Missouri

March 25, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Missouri utility regulators have approved construction plans for what will be Ameren’s largest-ever solar power farm in the state. Ameren Missouri will build the new energy center in Montgomery County about 70 miles west of St. Louis. Once completed, the […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Cleaning up renewable energy

March 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Australia has the highest proportion of household photovoltaic (PV) systems in the world, with more than 21 percent of homes — or around 2.59 million — now possessing a solar energy system. It is estimated more than 100,000 tonnes of […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

‘Blockbuster’ 2020 for US renewables as record 16.5GW of solar deployed

February 18, 2021

Via: PV Resources

The US renewables industry overcame headwinds in 2020 to post record deployment figures and continue a decade-long growth trend, a joint report from BloombergNEF (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) has revealed. The ninth edition of the […]

News and Policies, World

Spanish solar hits historic generation record in month of lockdown

April 3, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Spain’s PV players broke their own records in a month when the country ground to a halt under quarantining measures over the COVID-19 crisis, according to new official figures. Spanish grid operator REE said the technology is “lighting the path” […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SMA Solar hits record inverter shipments in 2019 on second half year surge

February 7, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Major PV inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar Technology surprised with better than guided 2019 financial results as a surge in shipments and sales tool place in the second half of the year. Having previously guided only modest growth from a loss […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

So which solar company in 2018 impressed the most?

February 21, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A personal perspective on why a solar company could take on its rivals and thrive in a year full of disruptions to the industry but report record results and revenue growth that is unlikely to be topped by any other […]

News and Policies, World

China’s solar curb

August 10, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

Beijing’s move to curtail solar power subsidies is far from terminal for the global market. China’s suspension of approval for new subsidised grid-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar projects has led to sharply reduced forecasts for global capacity expansion in 2018. But […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Aggregation: An Unstoppable Trend in Solar Power Plant Monitoring

October 30, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Historically, PV monitoring vendors developed fully-integrated solutions, including both on-site hardware to acquire the data and remote software to collect, process, and present it. While this one-stop-shop approach to data acquisition and presentation remains dominant, it is increasingly getting challenged […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Realizing our True (Solar) Potential

February 9, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

Nations worldwide are increasingly embracing solar power as an alternative electricity source for homes, buildings, and even the grid. Since 2008, installed solar capacity in the United States alone has grown 17-fold, from 1.2 to 20 gigawatts (GW), according to […]