The latest news ahead of, and during the 2016 edition of Intersolar Europe.
Beamreach Solar, formerly Solexel has showcased its new ‘Sprint’ lightweight PV module system for flat commercial rooftops at Intersolar Europe 2016 and features maximum power capacities ranging from 290 watts to 320 watts.
Trina Best, the energy storage company begun as part of Trina Solar but now a separate entity in its own right, wants to go public by 2020 and has not ruled out building its own battery cell production facilities in future.
Brazil’s emerging PV market poses significant opportunities for foreign investors as it is still at a stage before consolidation occurs and the market becomes more saturated. A panel of experts at Intersolar Europe discussed why now is the right time to penetrate the Brazilian market.
SolarEdge's Lior Handelsman explains some of the thinking and development processes behind HD Wave, which the publicly-listed Israeli company believes represents a significant leap forward for inverter technology. The product was launched at the beginning of the year, when Handelsman said in another interview for PV Tech that inverters can now "evolve at the speed of electronics, not mechanics".
Stringent energy efficiency rules for buildings would make it “almost a no-brainer” to integrate PV at time of construction and would “change the whole cost equation”, solar analyst Finlay Colville has said.
A panel of finance experts speaking at InterSolar Europe have given news of the Tesla-SolarCity deal mixed reviews ranging from "silly" to "brilliant".
TrinaBEST, the energy storage sister company of Trina Solar will be offering a sneak peek at its new utility-scale product range, TrinaMega at Intersolar Europe 2016 as it looks to cement its entry into the European market.
Solar PV installations are expected to surpass 60GW worldwide in 2016, up from the 50.6GW deployed last year, according to the latest figures from SolarPower Europe.
Leading thin-film producer First Solar is to unveil its new Series 5 thin-film PV module at Intersolar Europe 2016.
Heraeus Photovoltaics will be featuring its new range of metallization pastes for PERC-solar cells as well as for low-temperature heterojunction and organic solar cell applications at Intersolar Europe 2016.
TÜV Rheinland is expanding its testing program for the quality assurance of PV components used in PV power plants that goes beyond the minimum requirements established in typical certification and safety standards.
Sungrow Power Supply Co is showcasing its move into the emerging 1500 volt market with its SG3000HV-MV turnkey container solution. The system enables more modules to be connected, dramatically reducing system costs and power generating losses.
meteocontrol, a subsidiary of Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE) is launching several new features and refinements made to its SCADA Center and VCOM monitoring solutions for PV power plants at Intersolar Europe 2016, as well as its ‘Pit Stop’ service for existing systems.
Kipp & Zonen is launching a new solar radiation measurement solution at Intersolar Europe 2016. The ‘RaZON+’ is said to be an all-in-one system that accurately measures both direct normal irradiance (DNI) and diffuse horizontal irradiance (DHI) from the sun and sky, enabling it to provide very reliable values of global horizontal solar irradiance (GHI) and sunshine duration.
The finalists for the ninth annual Intersolar AWARD ceremony were announced on Thursday, highlighting a number of companies and groups that have pushed new innovations within the PV sector.