These High-Performance Organic Solar Cells Claim to Have an Efficiency of Over 14%

These High-Performance Organic Solar Cells Claim to Have an Efficiency of Over 14%

A research team from the South China University of Technology has claimed to have developed a new method of producing organic solar cells, which eliminate the need for potentially toxic ...
/ / Solar, Technology
China's FDI in India's Non-Conventional Energy Space Shrunk in 2019-20

China’s FDI in India’s Non-Conventional Energy Space Shrunk in 2019-20

China's foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Indian non-conventional energy segment was just 3.14% of the total Chinese FDI over the last five years, indicated minister of state for finance, ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daqo New Energy to Invest $576 in Polysilicon Manufacturing Facilities Through IPO

Daqo New Energy to Invest $576 Million in Polysilicon Manufacturing Facilities Through IPO

Chinese solar photovoltaic (PV) grade polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy Corporation has revealed plans to raise $732 million (~₹53.7 billion) for new polysilicon manufacturing facilities and working capital requirements. In its press ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
China’s GCL-Poly Begins Construction of a 54,000 MT Polysilicon Facility

China’s GCL-Poly Begins Construction of a 54,000 MT Polysilicon Facility

Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon, a subsidiary of Chinese major GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, announced the ground breaking of the first phase of its 54,000 metric tonnes (MT) polysilicon manufacturing facility using a ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
In 1H 2020, China, the US, Germany, and India Installed 22.3 GW of Solar

In 1H 2020, China, the US, Germany, and India Installed 22.3 GW of Solar

The United States solar installed 3.5 GW of new solar PV capacity in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020, according to the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA). The installations dropped ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
China’s Solar Installations to Reach 28-34 GW in 2020_ AECEA

China’s Solar Installations to Reach 28-34 GW in 2020: AECEA

China’s solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation capacity in the first half of 2020 was relatively flat for several reasons. The latest report by the Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
ReneSola and Zhongnan Industry to Build a 3 GW Solar PV Manufacturing Unit

ReneSola and Zhongnan Industry to Build a 3 GW Solar PV Manufacturing Unit

ReneSola, a solar module manufacturer, announced that it is entering into a joint venture with the Zhongnan Industry, a subsidiary of Zhongnan Holding Group, to develop a solar PV manufacturing ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Polysilicon Supplier GCL-Poly Warns its Shareholders of Huge Losses in 1H 2020

Polysilicon Supplier GCL-Poly Warns its Shareholders of Huge Losses in 1H 2020

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited, one of the largest suppliers of polysilicon to the solar market globally, warned its shareholders to expect losses to the tune of RMB 1.5 billion (~$217 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Sungrow Reports Nearly 56% Rise in Revenue in the First Half of 2020

Sungrow Reports Nearly 56% Rise in Revenue in the First Half of 2020

Sungrow, a solar inverter manufacturer, reported that its revenue increased by 55.57% year-over-year (YoY). In the first half (1H) of the financial year (FY) 2020-21, its revenue inched up to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hitachi ABB to Provide its New Technology for Substations in the Gulf

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hitachi ABB to Provide its New Technology for Substations in the Gulf

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: SP Group, Singapore-based electricity and gas distribution company, signed an agreement with the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Visaka Industries Acquires Patents for Integrated Solar Roof

Daily News Wrap-Up: Visaka Industries Acquires Patents for Integrated Solar Roof

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: Visaka Industries, an Indian cement roofing sheet manufacturer, announced that it had acquired patent rights ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Ola Electric Invests in EV Company, JA Solar supplies 133 MW of modules

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ola Electric’s Co-Founder Invests in EV Company

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: EVage, an Indian mobility tech company, announced that it raised strategic investment through the funding ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Trina Solar to Expand Capacity, KPI Global Signs PPA

Daily News Wrap-Up: Trina Solar to Expand Capacity, KPI Global Signs PPA

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: Trina Solar announced that it had signed an investment co-operation agreement with the management committee ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_HSBC Launches Green Deposits, Suntech Expands Solar Manufacturing

Daily News Wrap-Up: HSBC Launches Green Deposits, Suntech Expands Solar Manufacturing

JinkoSolar announced that it had signed a contract with Shanghai Electric to supply around 1 GW of solar modules for Phase V of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Module Manufacturers ZNShine and Trina to Expand Production Capacity

Solar Module Manufacturers ZNShine and Trina to Expand Production Capacity

Two solar cell and module manufacturers have announced expansion plans for their production units. Solar module manufacturer ZNShine Solar announced its plans to expand its production capacity to 10 GW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
European Union Extends Levy of Countervailing Duty on Solar Glass Imports from China

European Union Extends Levy of Countervailing Duty on Solar Glass Imports from China

The European Union (EU) has announced that the imposition of countervailing duty on solar glass imports from China will continue. Countervailing duties are anti-subsidy duties levied on imports to balance out ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
China Adds 11.5 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2020

China Adds 11.5 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2020

According to the latest data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA), 11.52 GW of solar capacity was installed in China during the first half (1H) of 2020. Large-scale solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India’s Solar Imports Plunged by 83% in Q2 2020

India’s Solar Imports Plunged by 83% in Q2 2020

Indian solar imports declined by 83% in the second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year (CY) 2020, totaling $69 million (₹5.15 billion) as compared to $399 million (₹29.7 billion) during ...
Solis to Take Its Solar InverterProduction Capacity in India to 20GW by Q1 2021_ Interview

Solis to Take Its Solar Inverter Production Capacity to 20 GW by Q1 2021: Interview

In the calendar year (CY) 2019, Solis was among the top five solar inverter suppliers to India. The top five suppliers together accounted for 76% of shipments to the Indian ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Polysilicon Prices Likely to Rise Following Explosions at a Chinese Production Facility

Polysilicon Prices Likely to Rise Following Explosions at a Chinese Production Facility

Prices of polysilicon, an essential raw material for solar photovoltaics (PV) cells, are expected to climb higher spiked following an explosion at GCL’s Xinjiang production facility. The prices, according to ...
India Set to Extend Levy of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports by Another Year

India Set to Extend Levy of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports by Another Year

The Director-General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the extension of the safeguard duty (SGD) on the import of solar cells and modules to India for another year starting July ...
TPG’s Rise Fund Acquires 1 GW of Solar Projects from Trina Solar

TPG’s Rise Fund Acquires 1 GW of Solar Projects from Trina Solar

The Rise Fund, a global impact investment fund managed by TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group), announced that it had acquired about 1 GW of solar projects from Chinese solar module ...
India-China Border Tension Begins Affecting Domestic Solar Projects Adversely

India-China Border Tension Begins Affecting Domestic Solar Projects Adversely

The latest border dispute between India and China is starting to affect the Indian solar industry directly. The disruption in releasing the consignments at the ports has started to hurt ...
Sale of Electric Cars Likely to Touch 10 Million Mark in 2020_ IEA Report

Sale of Electric Cars Likely to Touch 10 Million Mark in 2020: IEA Report

The number of electric cars plying on the road is expected to touch almost 10 million in 2020, with sales growing despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report ...
China’s Draft Solar Manufacturing Guidelines May Lead to Consolidation

China’s Draft Solar Manufacturing Guidelines May Lead to Consolidation

The share of installed renewable power generation capacity in China amounted to 40% (hydro 17.7%, wind 10.4%, solar 10.2%, and biomass 1.5%) for the calendar year (CY) 2019. According to ...