The solar boom being fostered by UAE, Saudi Arabia and others is fuelling appetite for imported PV components. Top Chinese makers walk PV Tech's Carrie Xiao through their steps to succeed in a region of megaprojects.
UK infrastructure giant singles out Australia's marginal loss factor (MLF) regime and low wind yield in Europe as "industry-wide issues" as it outlines plans to divest its standalone wind and solar assets within two years.
Major solar inverter supplier Sungrow has signed a 100MW deal with Japanese company YUASA, aimed at addressing solar and energy storage needs in the changing landscape of Japan’s renewable energy market.
Some intriguing, colourful and exciting images of new tech, new solutions and one or two 'only in Japan' ideas from Day One of World Smart Energy Week, incorporating PV Expo, International Smart Grid Expo, Battery Japan Expo and more.