Two German-based PV inverter manufacturers Steca Elektronik GmbH and KOSTAL Industrie Elektrik GmbH have formed a business alliance to share technology developments in single-phase and three-phase devices and energy storage inverters.
China-based independent PV power producer GCL New Energy Holdings (GCLNE) has reported preliminary first half year 2017 results, which included cumulative installed PV power plant capacity surpassing 5GW for the first time.
California’s grid operations will be supported by the ramping of an estimated 3,000MW of energy storage, when a solar eclipse expected across the Pacific North-West of the US will cause PV generation to dip.
Taiwan-based merchant solar cell and module producer Neo Solar Power (NSP) continued its solarcoaster ride that has lasted almost a year with revenue in July, 2017 sliding 26% from the previous quarter, which was the best it had achieved in 2017.
A selection of testimonies from the hearing in Washington as the ITC gathered evidence to help it decide whether imports of solar cells and modules are the major contributing factor in any injury caused to domestic US manufacturers.
The latest phase of a AUS$55 million (US$43.8 million) programme giving remote communities in Australia’s Northern Territory reliable and clean power will see a 2MWh battery installed and paired with more than 3,000 solar PV panels.