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.

Risen Energy connects 50MW PV project in Vietnam

PV solutions provider Risen Energy has officially connected the NHI HA 50MW solar power station project owned by Vietnam-based Bitexco Group's subsidiary Thap Cham Solar to the Vietnamese national grid.

Risen Energy breaks ground on 117MW PV project in Mexico

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.

First Solar and Risen Energy included in new SMSL for 2019

When we established the Silicon Module Super League (SMSL) a few years ago, it was prompted by the realisation that a select group of solar PV module suppliers were moving away from the 100+ chasing pack, and firmly establishing themselves as the companies that would be the dominant players as the industry moved towards and above annual shipment levels of 100GW.