The PV industry has recently witnessed the launch of a new wave of high-efficiency, high-power modules incorporating state-of-the-art technology. As China and other countries around the world embrace grid parity, modules with higher conversion efficiency and output are becoming increasingly favoured by the market.
PV Tech’s intrepid China reporter Carrie Xiao speaks to some of the leading Chinese PV firms about their journey into overseas markets, in particular those targeting opportunities in the so-called ‘Belt and Road’ countries that have attracted huge interest in recent years.
Risen Energy announced that its 117MW PV project in Mexico has broken ground, with Durango state governor Jose Rosas Aispuro Torres, Canatlan municipal president Dora Elena Gonzalez Tremillo and Risen Energy president Wang Hong all on hand for a ceremony to commemorate the event.
Risen Energy has signed off on a 323MW PV module supply contract from DTEK Renewables for Ukraine’s largest solar power station. As part of the contract, Risen will provide all the modules required for the 240 MWac Pokrovskaya SPP project.
India installed 5.5GW of utility-scale solar capacity in the last fiscal year and the country is expected to add another 8GW in the coming year, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India’s ‘India Solar Map’.
Risen Energy, a Tier-1 manufacturer of high-performance PV products, confirmed the initial shipment of 11MW worth of modules to Chemtech Solar as part of their recent 22MW order for the Republic of Senegal.