PV Talk: Solar and storage inverter trends

With the rise of solar-plus-storage applications round the world, Frank Qiao, sales director at Growatt New Energy, talks to PV Tech about some of the key inverter trends and new products.

Huawei: Smart solar can defer costly grid investment

Huawei's Matthias Wagner speaks to PV Tech at Intersolar 2017 about the changing trends in PV, the growing role for data management and the impact this has on the wider grid. In particular, the ability of smart solar to defer costly grid expansion investment.

SPONSORED: The expanding role of PV inverters

The PV inverter was originally named for its main function of AC-DC conversion, but as demands are increasing on PV systems, the inverter’s role has since expanded. Lior Handelsman explains more.

Tripartite Chinese PV market; who is to lead in 2017?

After the 630 installation rush, enterprises, industry experts and investors began to think about the next trend for Chinese PV industry. It is predicted by senior staff from an investment company, that 2017’s plant development would be tripartite by the top runners (leading group) projects, distributed systems and poverty alleviating PV programmes.