PV Tech speaks to Ma Rui, Huawei’s director of smart PV for the Middle East and Africa, about the incorporation of artificial intelligence in solar PV, the firm’s growth in the MENA region and how competition in the sector can drive research and development.
Jinko Solar CTO Hao Jin speaks to PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao about the manufacturer’s ongoing commitment to R&D, the need for new capacity expansions and how solar’s technology envelope continues to evolve.
Carrie Xiao speaks exclusively to Trina Solar vice general manager and executive vice president Yin Rongfang on the company’s continued R&D, the roadmap for its new 210 module and why he feels modules remain “grossly undervalued” in the solar supply chain.
There needs to be a comprehensive industrial strategy for the solar industry located in the EU as part of the pending release of the EU’s own ‘Green Deal’ strategy, according to German manufacturing trade group VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) and solar trade association, SolarPower Europe.
PV Tech visits Huanghe Hydropower Development Co (HHDC) in Qinghai, China, to identify the driving factors behind the energy giant’s solar push which has seen it take the mantle as the world’s largest PV plant operator.
PV Tech’s Carrie Xiao talks to Chaojie Zhou, global product management director at Jinko Solar, about the company’s Tiger module, the considerations behind its development and the heights the Solar Module Super League member expects it to reach.
SPONSORED: The Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, is ramping up its activities in solar research and testing capabilities for desert environments, and launching a new energy, water and environment nexus conference later this year.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens have broken ground on a joint project that will become the Middle East and North Africa's first solar-based hydrogen electrolysis facility.
PV Tech caught up with Daniel Chang, technical director at major China-based PV manufacturer JinkoSolar, to discuss the performance of installed PERC products, new testing regimes, what consumers are asking for and how to release new modules to market.