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Microinverter firm Enphase Energy and dedicated residential PV company Sunrun have signed an agreement for Enphase to supply solar energy systems to Sunrun for its household PV installations.
Major PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply is planning to increase manufacturing capacity by a further 5GW to meet expected strong demand in 2016 and onwards, driven by China and its growing international footprint.
Hawaii, the first US state to have set itself a ‘100% renewable energy’ target, has approved almost 70,000 net-metered rooftop PV systems for households across its three largest islands to date.
US power optimiser supplier Ampt is raising up to US$25 million to ramp up its production, sales and product innovation, with its optimisers aimed at the commercial and utility-scale PV plant markets.
Leading PV inverter manufacturer SMA Solar cited stronger than expected demand and high order backlog in raising its full-year revenue guidance.
Yiming (Jimmy) Wang, CEO of Ginlong Technologies, discusses the company’s market share growth and popularity of three-phase string inverters for an increasing penetration of the commercial and utility-scale markets.
GTM Research has pointed out that Advanced Energy, which this week revealed that it will finally exit the inverter business, was the third highest ranking supplier in the US last year, leaving competitors to fight over the company’s significant share of the market.
PV inverter manufacturer Advanced Energy Industries (AE) has decided after more than a six month review to finally exit the sector and focus on its semiconductor business.
Inverter manufacturer Ingeteam has increased its installed presence in the UK with the completion of one of the largest projects in the country.
Major electronics firm Huawei has deployed its ‘FusionSolar Smart PV Solution’ at a 2MW PV power plant located in Okinawa, Japan.
Renewable energy could actually add more stability to electricity networks rather than hampering it, as the grid evolves toward greater levels of distributed generation, Enphase CEO Paul Nahi has said.
Solar inverter manufacturer SMA has inaugurated a test centre for diesel-PV hybrid energy systems at the company’s German headquarters.
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.
Chinese inverter manufacturer Sungrow has received an order for 75MW of its central inverters for grid-connected projects in Thailand.
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.