Features

PV Tech Premium
Features, Interviews
June 22, 2021
By PV Tech
Amidst surging materials costs, the solar industry needs to avoid any “gaming” on price between upstream and downstream sectors as it could be “very dangerous for both sides”. Leo Xiang, general manager at Jiang Tai Insurance Brokers’ energy department, speaks to PV Tech about the potential remedies to the situation.
PV Tech Premium
Featured Articles, Features
June 21, 2021
By Kevin Christy, Lightsource bp
The cost of insuring operational solar farms has skyrocketed over the course of the year, triggered by carriers rethinking their approaches to natural catastrophes and other extreme weather events. This has placed additional importance on mitigation strategies. Kevin Christy, COO for North America at Lightsource bp, details how the solar developer has adapted its strategy in the field.
Sponsored
Features, Guest Blog
June 17, 2021
By Carsten Steenberg, VP of product management and business development, Rainwise
Utility-scale solar is evolving beyond traditional measurements, and performance ratio are one such metric that is likely to become obsolete, replaced by more modern criteria such as availability metrics. Carsten Steenberg, VP of product management and business development at Rainwise, explores the new metrics coming to the fore and discusses the importance of weather monitoring.
PV Tech Premium
Editors' Blog, Features
June 17, 2021
By Carrie Xiao
In the latest in a series of articles on next generation solar technologies published by PV Tech, Carrie Xiao reports on how the market for n-type technologies including TOPCon and heterojunction is building a head of steam.
PV Tech Premium
Features
June 16, 2021
By Liam Stoker
As more traditional PERC cells and modules reach their limitations, Seraphim president Polaris Li discusses his company’s strategy for what he dubs the ‘post-PERC’ era of solar PV.
Editors' Blog, Features
June 15, 2021
By Carrie Xiao
PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao provides an extensive overview of the solar modules on display at this year’s SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai, comparing all of the major product launches, exhibitions and technologies that took centre stage.
PV Tech Premium
Features
June 14, 2021
By Liam Stoker
PV Tech speaks to Xinyu Zhang, R&D director at JinkoSolar, to discuss the company's approach to all things n-type, including TOPCon, IBC and tandem cell technologies.
PV Tech Premium
Editors' Blog, Features
June 12, 2021
By Jules Scully
With South Africa faced with ongoing power cuts, Jules Scully explores the how solar PV can help decarbonise the country’s coal-heavy grid while providing energy security.
PV Tech Premium
Editors' Blog, Features
June 11, 2021
By Edith Hancock
Perovskite solar cells have become the focal point of many university-led studies in the past year. In the first of a new series of article on PV Tech profiling some of the leading cutting-edge solar technologies, Edith Hancock explores what is being done to remove bottlenecks to the growth of perovskites.
PV Tech Premium
Editors' Blog, Features
June 10, 2021
By Carrie Xiao
In the second part of a two-part feature on the solar industry’s response to polysilicon price increases, Carrie Xiao hears from industry leaders about the importance of technology innovation, efforts to reduce waste and the need to avoid cutting prices blindly just to appease customers.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Solar Media Events
July 6, 2021
Solar Media Events
August 24, 2021
Solar Media Events, Upcoming Webinars
October 6, 2021