Despite having experienced numerous ups and downs over the years, Suntech has retained its status within China’s PV industry as an internationally respected and richly experienced solar player. Carrie Xiao reports.
Major polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie has reported polysilicon sales of €152.5 million in the second quarter of 2020, a new low, due to weak demand and lower utilisation rates, resulting in losses of €35 million for its polysilicon division.
On the back of a positive period for Ginlong Solis, the A-listed inverter manufacturer is aiming to capitalise on a new era of solar typified by continued growth of decentralised PV and grid-parity projects. PV Tech’s Hong Wang gets the inside scoop on the company’s strategy.
San Antonio, Texas-based utility CPS Energy is advancing efforts to diversify its generation portfolio as it plans to add up to 900MW of solar, 50MW of battery storage and 500MW of new technology solutions.
A consortium including Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), Masdar, EDF and JinkoSolar development arm JinkoPower have been formally announced as the winning party behind the world record low tender for the 2GW Al Dhafra solar farm.
Azure Power has seen its pipeline of interstate transmission solar in India swell by another 2GW after a greenshoe option in an existing contract with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) was exercised.