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Swinerton Builders has chosen EPC firm Blymyer Engineers to provide engineering services for the 150MW Springbok 2 solar farm in Kern County, California.
Israel-headquartered SolarEdge has said that its new technology, HD Wave, which the company claims dramatically reduces the magnetic and cooling elements of a PV inverter, might have won the prize endowed by Google to find a compact solution for inverters.
Leading microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy has appointed veteran Philips Electronics executive Peter van Berkel as its general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
SMA Solar Technology is the “leading Western supplier” of inverters to Japan, according to one analyst, with over 1GW of inverters shipped.
L&T Construction, the power transmission and distribution arm of Indian multinational Larsen & Toubro, has won contracts for the EPC of 115MW of solar power projects in southern India.
Leading PV inverter manufacturer SMA Solar Technology has revised upwards its sales and earnings forecast in 2015 for a second time this year.
Production has begun on Saudi Arabia’s first locally-made solar inverters through a partnership between KACO and local company Advanced Electronics Company (AEC).
India is primed for a “massive jump” in its solar PV installations next year, with the 8.7GW of projects now under development nearly double the current installed capacity of around 4.7GW, according to the latest analysis from consultancy firm Bridge to India.
PV developer and cell and module manufacturer Tata Power Solar has launched a series of rooftop grid tie systems for the residential and SME rooftop market in India.
One of Japan’s leading solar inverter makers, Tabuchi Electric, has formed technology partnerships with US companies to target markets for large-scale PV plants and residential energy storage.
German-headquartered PV manufacturer SolarWorld will launch a 72-cell bifacial solar panel at this week’s Solar Power International trade show in California.
SolarEdge is hoping that new processing technology in its latest range of inverters will “revolutionise” inverter design in the same way that flat screen technology superseded old-fashioned cathode ray TVs.
After dropping a series of strong hints – including those given in interviews with PV Tech Storage – Enphase has confirmed that its AC battery will be launched in Australia first.
The worldwide market for module-level power electronics (MLPEs), including PV microinverters and power optimisers, is expected to reach US$1 billion by 2019, according to IHS.
Pakistan’s energy regulator, NEPRA (National Electric Power Regulatory Authority), has approved and put into effect net metering schemes for solar and wind generation of up to 1MW.