German firm Siemens has won a US$17.5 million contract to supply inverter systems and other equipment to investment and construction corporation Trungnam Group’s 258MW solar farm in the southern Vietnamese province of Ninh Tuan.
Siemens AG has launched a 5,000 kVA central inverter that is made in India and is being supplied to utility-scale solar PV power plant projects across the country as part of its new electrical Balance of Plant (eBoP) solution, during Intersolar India.
This week's Movers & Shakers segment features executive shuffles in energy storage companies and an O&M firm, while examining a new merger between Spain's Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power. Spain's Renewable Energy Association elects a new president for the next four years, and Jon Wellinghoff exits SolarCity amid the US$2 billion Tesla acquisition.
The Indian government has sought industry feedback on the concept of establishing a polysilicon manufacturing hub in the country. Matthias Grossman looks at how such a proposal would fare in the currently unsettled global poly market.