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Nextracker inks 1 GW supply bargain and claims approximately 12% bifacial yield gain
The 1 GW 5th stage of the Mohammed container Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai will certainly feature NX Horizon trackers with the bargain revealed after the supplier published new bifacial return gain cases.
Sep 18, 2020 // Manufacturing News, California, USA, Asia, United Arab Emirates, North America, Nextracker, Dan Shugar
'Success for grid dependability' as FERC order opens up United States wholesale markets to dispersed energy
United States wholesale energy markets will be opened up to distributed power sources (DERs) such as small solar systems and battery storage systems under a brand-new ruling that proponents say will enhance grid dependability and also reduced prices for customers.
Sep 18, 2020 // Plants, Storage, Grids, USA, SEIA, FERC, North America, Kelly Speakes-Backman, virtual power plant, Neil Chatterjee
Solaria brings its license claims against Canadian Solar to ITC, adding a 3rd license
Californian solar module supplier Solaria Corporation has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to release an exemption order to prevent the sale in the United States of Canadian Solar shingled solar modules it declares infringe its patents.
Sep 18, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, California, USA, Canada, Canadian Solar, China, Asia, solaria, North America, United States
California presents brand-new web metering program
The state's new net metering is a very anticipated, high-stakes case. It will successfully change the policies for the net metering tariff in California, which is arguably one of the most important policy mechanism for customer-sited solar of the last decade.
Sep 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Policy, USA, CPUC, North America, NEM tariff
Duke unveils 'future generation net metering', Maxeon bolsters leadership team
Duke Energy coordinate with market to bring 'next generation internet metering' to South Carolina. Maxeon includes in management group complying with Sunpower spin-off
Sep 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, Sunrun, Duke Energy, North America, 8minute Solar Energy, Carolina, Maxeon Solar Technologies, generac
Hawaiian Electric backs new solar-storage projects to 'significantly advance' energy improvement
Hawaiian Electric has actually submitted 8 contracts standing for virtually 300MW of solar power generation and also regarding 2,000 MWh of power storage to be built on the islands of O'ahu and also Maui.
Sep 17, 2020 // Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, Hawaii, North America, hawaiian electric, Jim Alberts
Plasma allows smaller sized, much more effective NMC-811 cathodes
Batteries could shrink much more with smaller crystals in the cathodes Battery crams in electrical cars and also durable goods can lessen, while still offering high performance.
Sep 17, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America, Richard Holman, Aaron Bent
From tandem cell to double absorber for 34.45% performance
Researchers in the United States theorize that a 'double absorber' cell comprising 2 energetic thin-film layers within one cell stack can achieve impressive efficiencies, whilst removing a lot of the obstacles intrinsic to the style of tandem cells. For now however, it's only on paper.
Sep 17, 2020 // Technology, USA, solar cell, North America, efficiency
Tesla battery day bingo
Tesla battery day is following week. Earlier this year, Elon Musk informed analysts that what he needed to claim "will certainly blow your mind. It strikes my mind." Here's a listing of battery exaggeration as well as terms you're bound to listen to at the occasion.
Sep 17, 2020 // Storage, USA, TESLA, Elon Musk, North America, Thomas Edison
National lithium-ion battery supply chains placed
Experts at Bloomberg New Energy Finance have actually quantified the impact of markets worldwide. The ranking products a photo of 25 nations and also provides a five-year overview.
Sep 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, Japan, Canada, Sweden, France, Germany, UK, South Korea, China, Europe, Asia, North America, Finland, Bloomberg, Kwasi Ampofo, James Frith
In theory, 2 layers are much better than one for solar-cell performance
Solar cells have actually come a long way, however affordable, thin film solar cells are still far behind extra pricey, crystalline solar cells in performance. Now, a team of scientists recommends that utilizing 2 thin films of different products may be the way to head to develop budget friendly, slim film cells with around 34% effectiveness.
Sep 16, 2020 // Technology, USA, solar cells, North America, efficiency, Akhlesh Lakhtakia
Suntech opens up 1GW integrated cell and also module assembly plant in Indonesia for US market
Significant incorporated PV module supplier, Suntech has started ramping a 1GW incorporated cell and also module assembly plant in Indonesia, predominantly to serve the US market that takes its nameplate module setting up capacity over 10GW.
Sep 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, USA, pv power plants, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, solar cell, monocrystalline wafer, PERC, Indonesia, North America, Suntech, large-area wafers
Sunpro Solar initially to install new NeON LG solar panel in US
Sunpro Solar reports that they will be the initial solar service provider in the U.S. to set up the new series of LG NeON 355 watts photovoltaic panels.
Sep 15, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance, USA, North America, Sunpro Solar, NeON LG solar panel, David Chang, Dean Scott
Walmart launches 'Gigaton PPA' campaign to reinforce its supply chain's renewables credentials
US-based providers of Walmart will certainly be able to contract for renewable resource as a cohort under a new effort released by the retailer together with Schneider Electric.
Sep 15, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance, USA, PPA, Schneider Electric, Walmart, North America
Google to produce simpler eco-friendly power acquisition pathways
The tech giant has removed its entire carbon legacy and also is moving toward running totally on renewables, 24/7. More notably, it's aiming to develop paths for other sustainable buyers to follow in its wake.
Sep 15, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, North America, Google, Jason Tundermann