1,500V and beyond – where

Last year Sungrow became the first to market with both a string and central inverter at 1,500V. Geng Tian, director of product and engineering of Sungrow North America, tells Ben Willis how the evolution of inverter technology will help propel the next leap forward in PV plant design.

Technical trends in next-generation solar inverters

Inverters are the subject of intensive ongoing innovation as the range of roles they are expected to play in PV power plant operation continues to grow. Liese scopes out some of the key areas for further technological advancement in the next generation of solar inverters.

Towards standardisation in PV plant reporting

PV plant data reported to stakeholders has hitherto lacked consistency. Our authors report on efforts by the IECRE to harmonise the information being reported to investors, regulators and others over a project’s lifecycle

Thai oil refiner to raise US$170 million in solar IPO

BCPG, the renewable energy power producer of Thai oil refiner Bangchak Petroleum, could potentially raise up to 5.9 billion baht (US$170 million) from an initial public offering (IPO) this month, according to the company.

NV Energy makes move to boost renewables

NV Energy has requested regulators for permission to retire a utility-owned coal plant 10 months early, as well as for approval of a new 100MW solar plant.