China-based integrated PV manufacturer, EGing Photovoltaic is planning major manufacturing upgrades and production relocation to return to competitiveness after guiding a full-year 2019 net profit loss.
Leading monocrystalline wafer producer, LONGi Green Energy has signed a new wafer supply agreement with major merchant solar cell producer, Tongwei Solar valued at approximately US$1.88 billion, over a three-year period.
Ahead of next month’s PV Expo in Japan, PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao takes a look at some of the key drivers for a market expecting as much as 8GW of additional solar capacity this year as well as a surge in domestic energy storage.
The first steps have been taken in ending the trade war between the US and China now that the ‘Phase 1 Trade Agreement’ has been signed. A surprise inclusion for the PV and semiconductor industries has been China’s agreement to reopen the trade doors for US-made solar-grade polysilicon.
Funds raised by the Climate Finance Group will go towards grid-connected and distributed renewables, energy efficiency, low-carbon transportation and energy storage in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia.
SEIA and ACORE slam December decision by federal energy watchdog to reform pricing rules of interstate electric grid PJM's pricing system, claiming it will discriminate against clean energy generators.