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Panasonic sold over 3.5 million “HIT” PV modules across Europe since 2003, recording just 137 claims

Panasonic Eco Solutions announces record-setting low claim rate for solar PV “HIT” modules in Europe

2014-09-19

Panasonic Corp.'s (Osaka, Japan) Eco Solutions subsidiary on September 19th, 2014 announced a new European record low claim rate of 0.00381 percent for its industry-leading solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. Panasonic has sold over 3.5 million PV modules across Europe since 2003, recording just 137 claims for its “HIT” modules during that time, the company emphasizes. Read more...

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Panasonic sold over 3.5 million “HIT” PV modules across Europe since 2003, recording just 137 claims

Panasonic Eco Solutions announces record-setting low claim rate for solar PV “HIT” modules in Europe

2014-09-19

Panasonic Corp.'s (Osaka, Japan) Eco Solutions subsidiary on September 19th, 2014 announced a new European record low claim rate of 0.00381 percent for its industry-leading solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. Panasonic has sold over 3.5 million PV modules across Europe since 2003, recording just 137 claims for its “HIT” modules during that time, the company emphasizes. Read more...

EMCORE's latest generation solar cells and Coverglass Interconnected Cell (CIC) assemblies are the highest efficiency commercially available products in the industry

EMCORE to sell its space PV business to Veritas Capital

2014-09-19

EMCORE Corporation (Albuquerque, NM, US), a provider of systems for space solar photovoltaic (PV) power industries, on September 17th, 2014 announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an affiliate of private equity firm Veritas Capital, under which an affiliate of Veritas has agreed to purchase EMCORE's Space Photovoltaics business for USD 150 million in cash. Read more...

Prices for solar PV systems in many of the largest U.S. markets have continued on their downward trajectory, find the report “Tracking the Sun”

New studies: Prices of rooftop and utility-scale solar photovoltaics significantly declined in the U.S.

2014-09-19

The cost of solar energy in the United States continues to fall substantially, according to the latest editions of two annual reports produced by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). A third Berkeley Lab report, written in collaboration with researchers at Yale University, the University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), shows that local permitting and other regulatory procedures can significantly impact residential photovoltaic (PV) prices. Read more...

The 130 MW PV project is located in Lampang province, northern Thailand. Image: Wikipedia

Finnish consulting and engineering company Pöyry awarded assignments for 130 MW solar PV project in Thailand

2014-09-19

Energy Absolute Public Company Limited (Bangkok, Thailand) has awarded the international consulting and engineering company Pöyry (Vantaa, Finland) with engineering assignments for the “EA Solar Lampang” solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Thailand. The total installed capacity of the PV project will be about 130 MWDC with an annual solar power generation of 207 GWh, according to Pöyry’s press release. Read more...

UGE provides solar PV solutions for enterprise customers

UGE, OTEPI Renewables to start commercial, net-metered solar PV systems in Panama

2014-09-19

UGE (New York) a provider of renewable energy solutions for enterprise customers, on September 18th, 2014 announced a strategic partnership with OTEPI Renewables, an energy-related company, active in Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Mexico, USA and Spain, with a focus on rapidly advancing commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in Panama. Along with the partnership, UGE and OTEPI announced they have secured an order to supply one of the first net-metered rooftop solar systems in Panama, along with additional plans to deploy multiple megawatts of solar energy by the end of 2015. Read more...

IHS forecasts the global market for photovoltaic (PV) solar micro-inverters, power optimizers to more than triple in the coming years

IHS: Global solar PV micro-inverter and power optimizer market to break USD 1 billion barrier in 2018

2014-09-18

The world-wide market for photovoltaic (PV) solar micro-inverters and power optimizers is forecast to more than triple in the coming years, rising to more than USD 1 billion in 2018, as both established and new regions increase their adoption of the emerging technology, according to IHS Technology (London). Worldwide market revenue for solar PV micro-inverters and power optimizers, collectively called module-level power electronics (MLPE), will rise at a compound annual growth rate of 27 percent to total USD 1.1 billion in 2018, up from USD 329 million in 2013, IHS forecasts. Read more...

ReneSola will offer its solar panels along with SolarMax's P-series (pictured) and MT-series solar PV inverters

ReneSola expands PV inverter distribution partnership in Australia with SolarMax

2014-09-18

ReneSola Ltd. (Jiashan, China) on September 17th, 2014 announced a new partnership initiative with Swiss inverter manufacturer Sputnik Engineering AG to distribute “SolarMax” solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters in Australia. The partnership is an extension of ReneSola's distribution agreement in North America, and Australia will be the second country in the world where ReneSola will sell SolarMax PV inverters directly to the Company's customers. Read more...

Innovative Solar Systems’ portfolio of projects includes many utility-scale solar farms

Innovative Solar Systems utility-scale solar PV farm receives 15 year Duke Energy PPA

2014-09-18

Innovative Solar Systems (Asheville, N.C., US) on September 17th, 2014 announced a 15 year purchase power agreement (PPA) from Duke Energy on the company's IS 41 project, a 48 MW(AC) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant to be built in North Carolina and be online in late 2015. Innovative Solar 41 is just one of many utility-scale solar farm projects that ISS has in the company's portfolio of projects for sale in 2015. Read more...

Solar PV demand forecast for the APAC region. Source: NPD Solarbuzz Asia Pacific Major PV Markets Quarterly report

NPD Solarbuzz: Major Asia-Pacific markets to account for 60 percent of global solar PV demand in H2, 2014

2014-09-18

The total solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the five leading Asia Pacific (APAC) markets - China, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand - is forecast to reach 17.2 gigawatts (GW) during the second half of 2014, accounting for almost 60 percent of global solar PV demand, according to findings in the latest NPD Solarbuzz (Santa Clara, Calif., US) “Asia Pacific Major PV Markets Quarterly” report. While solar power has been growing across the APAC region, 95 percent of the demand in 2014 is coming from the top five countries. Read more...

The strongest market segment for the German photovoltaic equipment in the first half of 2014 was cell production equipment (39 percent), followed closely by manufacturing solutions for thin-film photovoltaics (33 percent)

VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment: German PV equipment providers increased sales by fairly 39%

2014-09-18

The development in turnover of the manufacturers of components, machinery and equipment for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Germany has seen a significant increase in the first half of 2014, announces VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment. Compared to the same time period last year the turnover has increased by fairly 39 percent. “The market for production solutions and manufacturing technologies for photovoltaics has been very dynamic in the first half of 2014,” explains Dr. Peter Fath, Managing Director of RCT Solutions GmbH and Chairman of the Board of VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment. With a global market share of over 50 percent German photovoltaic equipment suppliers defend their excellent competitive position in the first half of 2014. Read more...

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