Panasonic has warned US solar installers about Tesla selling a “large quantity” of its solar panels designated to the company to an unidentified third-party wholesaler that would not be covered by Panasonic product warranties.
Recently, during part of travels to Asia region, I took the opportunity to meet up with Q CELLS CTO Daniel Jeong, to discuss new developments at Q CELLS and also share some thoughts on the industry and manufacturing trends today.
Tesla reported a bounce back in solar installations in the third quarter of 2019, while energy storage installs reached a new record high. The company is also launching a third-generation residential roof system ahead of a volume production ramp.
Historically, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) global solar market forecasts have seriously downplayed actual annual installation figures and as such should come with a warning notice to that fact.
India's largest solar panel manufacturer, Waaree Energies said it was closing in on achieving cumulative solar module shipments of 2.5GW as its recent capacity expansions took nameplate production to 1.5GW.
Despite a lower-than-expected public offering in July and escalating net losses, Sunnova says it is "well-positioned" to reach operational and financial targets, thanks to its growing dealer network and favourable macroeconomics.
Major PV inverter manufacturer, SolarEdge Technologies has been forced to accelerate expedited shipping via air freight, despite a 25% increase in manufacturing capacity as the company continues to set quarter sales records.