PV Price Watch: 182mm wafer prices fall sharply as other costs remain stubbornly high

Average market prices for 182mm solar wafers fell by nearly 7% this week, falling to levels not seen in almost two months, however other material and component costs have remained high.

Portugal launches auction for 262MW of floating solar

Portugal has launched its latest solar auction that is set to allocate 262MW of floating PV to be installed at seven dams across the country.

USITC recommends extension of Section 201 tariffs on solar cells, modules

The US International Trade Commission has recommended that the Section 201 safeguard tariffs on solar cells and modules be extended.

Inside ADT’s plans to rollout residential solar across vast customer base following Sunpro acquisition

PV Tech Premium speaks with ADT’s customer chief to discuss the company’s acquisition of Sunpro Solar and its residential solar growth strategy

LONGi signs US$1.1bn solar wafer supply deal with DAS Solar

Solar manufacturing leader LONGi Solar has signed a two-year wafer supply deal with Chinese PV manufacturer DAS Solar which could be worth up to US$1.1 billion.

Enel to add 43GW of solar by 2030 as part of US$191bn plan

Italian utility Enel will invest around €70 billion (US$78 billion) by 2030 to scale up its renewables and energy storage portfolio as it brings forward plans to reach net zero to 2040.

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November 26, 2021
Renewables developer and asset owner Grasshopper Energy has signed an agreement that could support the development of up to 1GW of solar in Romania by 2030.
News
November 26, 2021
The European Commission (EC) has approved a €2.27 billion (US$2.56 billion) Greek scheme to support 4.2GW of installed renewables capacity after assessing it in the context of EU state aid rules
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Editors' Blog, Features
November 26, 2021
Faced with the threat of curtailment as more renewables enter the grid, utility-scale solar developers are heightening their focus on hybrid PV-storage projects to take advantage of demand for flexibility services and falling battery costs.
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November 25, 2021
Assurance and risk management provider DNV is acquiring cyber security firm Applied Risk as it looks to build a security practice focused on defending industrial assets against emergent cyber threats.
News
November 25, 2021
Germany’s new three-way coalition government of the SDP, Green and FDP parties have set guidelines for future energy policy in the country which include an expansion of planned renewable capacity and an accelerated phase out of coal power
News
November 25, 2021
Canadian Solar subsidiary CSI Solar has signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) that will focus on energy storage and renewable energy technology.
News
November 25, 2021
Solar developer Cox Energy America, a subsidiary of Spanish firm Cox Energy, is to list on the Spanish stock exchange as it eyes dual listing and enhanced growth prospects.  
News
November 24, 2021
The South African mining industry is planning to build 3.9GW of renewable projects and storage that would see the sector make strides towards meeting its 2050 net zero target and relieve pressure on South African public utility Eskom, which has called on the industry to supplement its energy supply
News
November 24, 2021
Tata Group is planning to set up a 4GW solar cell manufacturing unit in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, according to a report from the Times of India.
News
November 24, 2021
Israel and Jordan are set to swap solar power for desalinated water after the two countries signed a declaration of intent earlier this week.
Interviews, News
November 24, 2021
PV Tech sits down with the CEO of Arcadia following the launch of its flagship software, Arc, to discuss data, digitisation and the US transition
News
November 23, 2021
New architecture for solar cells that can increase power generation and reduce silver costs is closer to commercialisation after the company behind the technology secured a patent in the US.
News
November 23, 2021
Solar PV has been the big winner in the latest grid connection offers in Ireland via the country’s enduring connection policy (ECP) process, with a total of 1,533MW of solar capacity to be connected.

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