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Trina Solar: Cooperation with Malaysian partner on PV module production remains on schedule

2015-07-07 |

Trina Solar Limited (Changzhou, China) on July 7th, 2015 announced that its cooperation with a local Malaysian partner, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), to develop 500 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) module capacity is on track and the local partner has shipped modules to the Company as scheduled. Moreover, the Company's goal of producing 400 MW of PV modules this year as a part of this cooperation remains unchanged, Trina Solar emphasizes. Read more...

 
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Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar: “We remain committed to our asset light business model and we are confident that all of these measures are helping us build a solid foundation as we transform into a world-class solar system developer”

Trina Solar: Cooperation with Malaysian partner on PV module production remains on schedule

2015-07-07

Trina Solar Limited (Changzhou, China) on July 7th, 2015 announced that its cooperation with a local Malaysian partner, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), to develop 500 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) module capacity is on track and the local partner has shipped modules to the Company as scheduled. Moreover, the Company's goal of producing 400 MW of PV modules this year as a part of this cooperation remains unchanged, Trina Solar emphasizes. Read more...

Intersolar South America will be held at Sao Paulo’s Expocenter Norte from September 1 to 3, 2015

Intersolar South America connects Latin American solar Professionals, provides insights behind region’s strong PV market growth

2015-07-07

Intersolar South America, the largest solar exhibition in Brazil and the South American edition of the world’s leading exhibition series for the solar industry, returns to Sao Paulo for the third straight year. This year’s event will feature a bustling exhibition floor, where visitors can view the latest solar technologies, and the parallel conference program that will feature unique insights into the core topics of PV production technologies, energy storage and solar thermal technologies from market leaders. Read more...

View of the Fraunhofer ISE ServiceLab Batteries

Fraunhofer ISE expands research and development on energy storage, heat transformation technologies

2015-07-07

Fraunhofer ISE (Freiburg, Germany) has now consolidated its activities in the areas of energy storage technologies and efficient heating and cooling processes at its new site on the Auerstrasse in Freiburg. The new location offers much more space which has allowed the Institute to significantly expand its laboratory equipment. On July 2nd, 2015, the new center for storage and heat conversion technologies was officially inaugurated in the presence of representatives from several German federal ministries as well as from industry associations and the industry itself. Read more...

German installers buy PV modules most often from Yingli, SolarWorld and Heckert Solar, the study finds

Study: Nearly half of all German installers purchase their PV modules directly from the manufacturer

2015-07-07

Nearly half of all German installers purchase their solar photovoltaic (PV) modules directly from the manufacturer, EuPD Research (Bonn) reports. This is the highest share amongst the European PV markets, and marks a further increase to the previous study, as 44% of the participants of the “European PV InstallerMonitor 2014/2015” in Germany indicate. Read more...

The West Raynham Solar Farm is currently the UK's largest solar PV plant

Bluefield Solar Income Fund completes acquisition of the 49.9 MW Solar PV plant West Raynham in the UK

2015-07-07

Bluefield Solar Income Fund Limited (London, UK) announced that with effect from June 30th, 2015 it has completed the acquisition of the previously announced West Raynham solar PV plant. The Company signed binding agreements to acquire the solar photovoltaic (PV) plant on March 27th, 2015. The ground based PV asset based in Norfolk, UK, has a capacity of 49.9 megawatts (MW) and is currently the UK's largest solar PV plant. Read more...

The Tribunal will issue the reasons for its finding on July 20th, 2015

Canadian tribunal finds threat of injury due to PV modules and laminates imported from China

2015-07-07

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (Ottawa, Ontario) on July 3rd, 2015 found that the dumping and subsidizing of photovoltaic (PV) modules and laminates, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, have not caused but are threatening to cause injury to the domestic solar industry. Anti-dumping and countervailing duties will therefore be collected by the Canada Border Services Agency. Read more...

Seraphim Solar System announces the opening of its US manufacturing site on the company’s website

Chinese manufacturer Seraphim Solar announces establishment of a 300 MW PV module plant in the US

2015-07-07

Solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer Seraphim Solar System (Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China) announced to be operational with a PV module assembly plant with 300 MW annual capacity in Jackson, Mississippi, US, in August 2015. Seraphim Solar USA Manufacturing, Inc. would be one of the first ever Chinese PV ventures to manufacture in the US. Read more...

The checklist is applicable to all size of commercial PV rooftop installation from schools and small businesses to large supermarkets and factories

New checklist aims to boost solar PV across commercial rooftops in the UK

2015-07-06

The Solar Trade Association (STA, Milton Keynes, UK) has published a simple and clear checklist to give managers in commerce and industry the confidence to put solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on their roofs. Commercial and industrial roofs dominate the solar market in Europe, but in the UK commercial roofs account for only 5% of all solar deployment to date. However, as part of DECC’s 2014 Solar PV Strategy, the emphasis is now changing significantly towards boosting rooftop installations and the STA and its members are working closely with Government to help unlock the huge potential across the UK. Read more...

INSPIRE showcases the role of patent information for the renewable energy sector

New IRENA platform supports renewable energy innovation, quality and collaboration; 2 million patents, 400 standards now accessible

2015-07-06

Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched on July 6th, 2015 by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy platform, also known as INSPIRE, is the first and most complete solution of its kind, helping users search through, locate and analyze 400 international standards and more than 2 million patents for renewable energy technology. Read more...

During the test, all JA Solar's type-1 PV modules passed the UL Class A fire test conducted by Intertek

JA Solar achieves new Class A fire rating test in accordance with UL1703 for type-1 PV modules

2015-07-06

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China), manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, on July 6th, 2015 announced its standard PV modules successfully passed the Class A fire test in accordance with UL1703 standard for Type 1 modules. During the test, all six sets of BOM used for JA Solar's type-1 modules passed the UL Class A fire test conducted by Intertek, making JA Solar the first company mass producing PV modules in China to pass the test. Read more...

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