Hanwha Q CELLS cuts carbon for French market

Hanwha Q CELLS has recorded a manufacturing carbon footprint of 250 kg-eq/C0²/kWc for its Q.PEAK DUO modules, opening up access to more of France’s robust solar market.

Total to acquire Direct Energie

French power giant Total has signed an agreement with the controlling shareholders of another France-based power firm Direct Energie to acquire a 74.33% stake in the company for roughly €1.4 billion.

Five key considerations for east-west solar design

Around the world solar developers are turning array designs on their head and choosing to go east-west instead. Following on from a recent feature in PV-Tech Power volume 14, here are the five key considerations to bear in mind when designing an east-west array.