Changzhou Almaden supplying Tesla glass solar roof tiles

China-based PV and glass manufacturer, Changzhou Almaden Stock Co Ltd was recently forced to declare that it was supplying Tesla with glass encapsulated solar roof tiles, due to abnormal fluctuations in its stock traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Tesla’s solar installs bounce back in Q3 with no sales force

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.

Major US residential solar installers Q2 analysis

With the major US residential solar installers (Sunrun, SunPower, Vivint Solar and Tesla) having recently reporting second quarter 2019 financial results, PV Tech takes a closer look at the business and market dynamics shaping up in 2019.