Navigant: Energy storage PCS becoming a ‘crowded market’

The market for power conversion systems (PCS) used in energy storage is becoming “increasingly crowded” with competitors, while the diverse field of players will contribute to “rapid technological innovations and price reductions”, Navigant Research has said.

Tracker technology highlights

With competition in the tracker marketplace becoming extremely fierce, rival companies are adding new features all the time aimed at minimising installation and operation costs, and enhancing durability. Here we profile some of the single-axis trackers currently available on the market and the innovative design features they offer.

NEXTracker gets Brazil local content compliance

NEXTracker has received certification for compliance with Brazilian domestic content rules for its manufacturing operations, opening access to favourable credit lines for the company.

Solving the soft-cost puzzle

The need for solar to find new ways of staying competitive in the US is increasing as a the pace of hardware cost reductions slows. Ben Willis looks at efforts going on to tackle some of the persistently high soft costs involved in US solar development