The Utah-headquartered firm posts Q3 2019 installs of 65MW and hits cumulative 1.228GW as operational losses jump US$7.9m to US$13.8m year on year.
Project in Sirdarya follows Helios’ deal for 40MW extension to 300MW-plus Namagan complex and adds to PV growth in Central Asian state, lately known for ultra-cheap solar ventures.
Retail giant and Silicon Valley firm say they have ‘resolved the issues’ raised by the former, which had linked rooftop blazes to Tesla’s alleged ‘negligence’ with PV installs.
Vietnam’s solar industry breathes easier after grid upgrades are completed ahead of schedule, but much work remains.
Incentive programme will see country become Southeast Asia’s top solar installer by year-end but battling congestion will require more investment, says consultancy.
French development agency AFD signs off EUR24.2 million loan for 49MW solar project in Gia Lai Province, Vietnam, with EVN.
SunPower building 35MW project to supply Chevron’s Lost Hills Oil Field, Assam tenders for 25MW solar project, Constant Energy partners Sodexo Thailand.
At the recently held 2019 PV ModuleTech conference, held in Malaysia, PV Tech talked with Frédéric Dross, VP Technology Americas with DSM after his presentation that highlighted PV module materials for performance and reliability.
Top manufacturers take the floor at Penang event to guide developers and EPCs through bifacial yields, bankability data and other front-of-mind issues of fast-changing PV module industry.
Australian renewables investor Lyon Group has penned an agreement with China Huadian Corporation which will see the duo co-develop and invest in power-plus-battery energy storage systems across Australia, China and other Asian markets.
Chinese solar panel maker Risen Energy has signed off on an order to provide 150MW of high-efficiency PV modules to a power station in Malaysia. This stands as the biggest module order Risen Energy has ever carried out to date both in Malaysia and from an overseas floating power station.
The third PV ModuleTech conference takes place in Penang, Malaysia on 22-23 October 2019. One of the key companies participating in the PV ModuleTech event this year is PV Evolution Labs (PVEL). PVEL provides extended reliability and performance tests to evaluate PV modules for the downstream market and produces the annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard.
Australian technology firm Power Ledger is to launch an eight-month pilot project of its peer-to-peer energy trading technology after penning an agreement with Malaysia’s Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA).
Developer’s plan to ensure projects can tap into 30% ITC rate before it tapers follows similar move by installer SunPower, which bought 200MW of panels this week.
Interviewed by this publication, James May says things are not as dire as they seem for the firm as it mulls a factory sale to stave off trade war impacts.
PV ModuleTech 2019 takes place in Penang, Malaysia on 22-23 October 2019. During this event, I will be giving a 45 minute presentation on the new PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings, focusing on benchmarking the 14 module suppliers that have rating grades of A or B, and explaining why the other several hundred module suppliers today globally are speculative buys for large-scale utility PV projects.
Hybrid set to go live in 2022 will help the US island territory wean itself off tanker-shipped petroleum as it works towards clean energy objectives.
Utility and subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy aims to add 6.3GW of PV and 2.8GW of batteries by 2038, with storage part of ‘low-cost’ calculations for the first time.
U-turn by Trump administration may slow bifacial switch by Southeast Asian makers but will not stop technology from capturing utility-scale market by early 2020s, analysts tell PV Tech.
Contra Costa Country is aiming to save US$16.5 million over a period of 25 years through the new EV infrastructure.
Energy-Storage.news editor Andy Colthorpe decodes the key takeaways of the Salt Lake City show after a week where tomorrow’s storage and solar took centre stage.
The equity transfer comes weeks after Meralco launched a 2MW/2MWh battery electric storage system 50km north of Manila that will work to stabilise energy from a 3.8MW solar farm.
The pilot project, which comprises two 1MW components, has been billed by its backers as the country’s first grid-scale distributed battery system.
Local firm DHD to build 47.5MW FPV plant at reservoir connected with hydro power in Southern Vietnam.