U-turn by Trump administration may slow bifacial switch by Southeast Asian makers but will not stop technology from capturing utility-scale market by early 2020s, analysts tell PV Tech.
Energy-Storage.news editor Andy Colthorpe decodes the key takeaways of the Salt Lake City show after a week where tomorrow's storage and solar took centre stage.
Since the 15th century we know that the earth is round and since the 16th century we have accept that the earth is orbiting around the sun. However, the heliocentric system was not easy to accept by many disbelievers.
Mix of economics and geopolitics will take global capacity past 21GW as roll-out booms across US, Middle East, Australia, Europe but testing and data must improve, firm says.
Support from Bancomext and World Bank’s IFC will help Fotowatio take Potrero Solar project to finish line, with operational launch scheduled in mid-2020.
Rambler scheme becomes Duke’s fourth solar project in Lone Star state and will feature Canadian Solar’s BiKu modules, with plans to take it live by mid-2020.
Construction kick-off of Atacama’s 382MW Campos del Sol sees firm hit fresh Latin American PV milestone, days after making progress with 608MW complex in Brazil.
LONGi’s bifacial modules added to Latin America's self-styled tallest timber building, Sungrow hits 40% inverter market share in Vietnam, SolarEdge in monitoring milestone.
Hongbin Fang, technical director of LONGi Solar says mono-PERC technology, including bifacial, will form the backbone of the solar sector in the immediate future.
Development financier tells PV Tech why innovation makes sense in fiercely competitive PV region despite risks of untried technology.