Tag: Solar Modules

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Solar Installation Growth Expected to Reach 700 GW by 2025

February 27, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

According to Andries Wantenaar of Rethink Energy, approximately 330 GW of solar modules were manufactured globally during 2022. Wantenaar expects that these modules will primarily be installed in 2023, with worldwide solar installation growth of 330 GW or more this […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

New solar manufacturers are rushing to meet U.S. demand. Are they up to snuff?

February 20, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

When Tristan Erion-Lorico started out in the solar industry, a 16.5 MW module order warranted a press release. A lot can change in a decade. Today, such PR fanfare is reserved for the multi-gigawatt factory announcements, which seem to come […]

News and Policies, U.S.

This legislative tool could help Congress undo Biden’s solar tariff pause

January 31, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Congress is hoping to use a legislative tool to roll back an executive order that paused for two years any new tariffs on solar modules imported from Southeast Asia. The group aims to use […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rapid shutdown devices from Tigo for bifacial solar modules up to 700W

August 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Module Level Power Electronics (MLPE) supplier Tigo Energy said it launched two 25 Amp products to support high-power and high-current bifacial solar modules. The Tigo TS4-A-F 25A and Tigo TS4-A-2F 25A rapid shutdown devices are intended to provide first-responder safety […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Researchers receive funding to create anti-soiling coating for solar modules

November 15, 2021

Via: PV Resources

UK-based researchers have secured funding to develop and test a scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modules that could reduce the frequency of cleaning cycles while improving power output. Having received funding for a three-year study, a team at Loughborough University […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Most Solar Modules Imported to United States Come from Asia

February 14, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

Two-thirds of the 13 GW of solar photovoltaic module imports to the United States in 2016 came from Asia, with Malaysia contributing the most imports, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The total grew significantly from 2015, during which […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Trump Kills Solar Jobs, Taxes Families and Businesses, But He Can’t Kill Solar Competitiveness

January 26, 2018

Via: Energy Collective

With President Trump’s announcement this week to slap a 30 percent tariff on imported solar cells and modules, the solar industry once again finds itself in the firing line, targeted by the political whims of elected officials. This political posturing […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Suntech Showcases Signature Solar Modules at the 2017 Solar Power International in Las Vegas

September 12, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. (“Suntech”) annouce today that it is participating as a main exhibitor at the 2017 Solar Power International (SPI 2017) held in Las Vegas. Opened on September 10, SPI […]