‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, JA Solar is supplying its high-efficiency bifacial PERC modules for two 2.4MW PV projects in South Korea, the largest projects so far to use the technology in the country.
South Korea is boosting renewable commitments even as its solar inverter preferences are in flux. Huawei's Minghuang Tang tells Carrie Xiao of plans to seize a multi-GW opportunity in a unique PV market.
PV inverter manufacturer KACO new energy is changing its business focus to include only string inverters and energy storage products, after its acquisition of Energy Depot, selling its central inverter business subsidiary in South Korea to OCI Power. Financial details were not disclosed.
South Korea’s government is planning for nearly 3GW of solar PV alongside smaller capacities of wind and batteries on reclaimed land in Saemangeum, an area of land created by a huge Seawall project completed in 2010.
Macquarie Capital Korea, a subsidiary of investment firm Macquarie Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the county office of Goesan in South Korea to finance a significant solar-plus-storage project, while it has also invested in what is said to be the largest energy storage project base in the country.
Clean-energy incentive company Swytch has announced a partnership with Chuncheon, the capital of Gangwon Province in South Korea, to spur economic growth and sustainability efforts while cutting down carbon emissions within the city.