PV ModuleTech 2019 to explain why only four module suppliers are AA Bankability Rated today

PV ModuleTech 2019 takes place in Penang, Malaysia on 22-23 October 2019. During this event, I will be giving a 45 minute presentation on the new PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings, focusing on benchmarking the 14 module suppliers that have rating grades of A or B, and explaining why the other several hundred module suppliers today globally are speculative buys for large-scale utility PV projects.

JinkoSolar’s order book for 2020 is rapidly filling up

Leading ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has reiterated PV module shipments to be in 14-15GW range in 2019 but noted that its order book for 2020 was rapidly filling up, due to strong global demand.

PV Tech’s top 10 R&D spenders in 2018

Based on analysis of 21 PV manufacturers that were listed on various stock exchanges around the world in 2018, PV Tech can reveal the top 10 R&D spenders.

R&D spending analysis of 21 PV manufacturers

PV Tech has been covering analysis of R&D expenditures of PV manufacturers for over a decade. This blog anticipates some of the key trends set to be fully revealed in the forthcoming edition of technical journal Photovoltaics International.

PV industry benchmarks for module technology and bankability are driven by JinkoSolar

The PV industry roadmap - and related metrics of technology and bankability - are now being driven by leading module supplier, JinkoSolar, with others seeking to replicate Jinko’s product line options, trying to differentiate in markets that are receptive to low-cost alternatives, or focusing only on rooftop markets where volumes are lower and sales/distribution efforts are more intensive.

JinkoSolar supplies 95MW of PV modules for solar project in Australia

JinkoSolar Holding has supplied 95MW of its monocrystalline solar panels to Vena Energy Australia, an independent power producer with shareholders including Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and China Investment Corp., (CIC), for use in the Tailem Bend Solar Project.