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Single axis PV tracker specialist NEXTracker has secured its second largest supply contract from US-based EPC firm, Blattner Energy.
Solar inverter manufacturer SMA has inaugurated a test centre for diesel-PV hybrid energy systems at the company’s German headquarters.
Tracker manufacturer Array Technologies has boosted its manufacturing output as it prepares for a surge in tracker installations ahead of the reduction in the US investment tax credit (ITC).
A New York-based project proving the ability of solar paired with storage to provide power in the event of natural disasters and other causes of grid outages is now underway at City University of New York (CUNY).
Joe Warren, managing director at UK energy storage start-up Powervault, says there is enough room in the market for multiple storage manufacturers as his company looks set to do battle with Tesla to win over British households.
All the balance of system (BoS) components for a 100MW PV plant in the Philippines will be provided by Schneider Electric, the energy management and automation company has announced.
Clenergy, best known for its mounting systems for utility-scale and commercial rooftop solar power systems, has financed and constructed a 30MW grid-connected PV plant in Zhongwei, China.
PV tracker developer NEXTracker has completed tracker commissioning for SunEdison’s solar PV plants at Pacifico and Choluteca in Honduras with a combined 82MW capacity.
Construction of a 2.3MW solar PV system which floats on water has been finished in Japan, the third such plant to be built by a Kyocera-backed joint venture (JV) and the biggest completed to date.
PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply is to provide a suite of products to PV power plant projects being developed by PV module manufacturer Risen New Energy.
Taiwan-based BIG SUN Energy Technology says it is making meaningful inroads into the competitive PV tracker systems market despite its focus on dual-axis trackers rather than the dominant single-axis systems.
SolarEdge, one of only two companies at present to produce Tesla Powerwall-compatible inverters, will launch its expanded range of residential and commercial solutions at Intersolar Europe next month.
Array Technologies has remained top of the IHS tracker rankings in 2014 with First Solar moving from eighth to third.
One analyst has predicted that 12,500 residential PV storage systems could be installed in Germany in 2015, more than the total number of systems installed with support from a government scheme in its first two years.
PV tracker systems supplier Exosun is to supply its Exotrack HZ horizontal single-axis solar tracker to a pilot project in the North Mexican state of Sonora, its first penetration of the the Mexican market.