Starting with a 250MW first phase factory by July next year, the director of Pakistan-based conglomerate ACT Group has said it should be able to sell PV modules to the customer's doorstep at equal to or cheaper than Chinese import prices.
US-headquartered high-efficiency PV module producer SunPower Corp has secured the module supply deal for innogy’s 349MW PV power plant near Balranald, New South Wales, Australia, the largest plant under construction in the country.
Indian PV manufacturer Waaree Energies has bagged an EPC and module supply contract for a 60MW(AC) solar project in Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, in association with an unnamed large-scale solar provider.
PV Tech caught up with Vikas Bansal, head of Business Development, Solar International, at one of the world's largest solar EPC firms, Sterling & Wilson, to discuss which geographies show the most promise for solar development at present and in the future.
Heading into the PV ModuleTech 2018 event in Penang, Malaysia on 23-24 October 2018, PV-Tech is set to conduct a series of interviews with leading project developers and EPCs, to understand what downstream channels of the utility-scale PV segment are looking for, when choosing PV module suppliers and their respective module technology offerings.