Hanergy Thin Film Power (HTF), the Chinese PV module supplier whose stunning rise over the past year has drawn intense scrutiny over its business practices, has described recent suggestions that its stock has been manipulated as mere “innuendo".
China will easily exceed its 100GW solar target for 2020, with Beijing likely to update and expand the target in its upcoming 13th five-year strategic plan for the country, covering the 2016-2020 period, says Yingli Solar’s chief executive.
25 March 2015 04:46 GMT
China’s Yingli Solar posted a $209.5m loss for 2014 as it reported full-year shipments of 3.36GW – the latter figure formally confirming that it has lost the crown of global number-one module supplier to compatriot Trina Solar.
25 March 2015 12:26 GMT
Fluor, the US engineering and construction giant, has won a contract to provide detailed design services and technical support for the solar-grade polysilicon factory REC Silicon is building with a local partner in China’s Shaanxi province
24 March 2015 02:28 GMT
China’s JinkoSolar has unveiled plans to build a large cell and module factory in Malaysia, in a move that will bolster the company’s ability to work around trade tariffs, and add momentum to the trend of Chinese manufacturers pushing overseas.
19 March 2015 02:33 GMT
Speculation over the meteoric rise of Hanergy Thin Film Power (HTF) deepened this week with a scathing report that questioned the utility-scale feasibility of its core technologies and the opacity of its much-vaunted downstream operations.
10 March 2015 05:16 GMT
Japan’s Solar Frontier, a technological outlier in the global PV manufacturing sector, can agree with its global rivals in one regard at least: the need to push downstream into project development and ownership. Increasingly, that push will be directed beyond Japan’s shores.
06 March 2015 11:27 GMT
New grid-connection regulations for prospective renewables projects are fuelling uncertainty over the future of Japan’s PV market, as regional utilities now have more power than ever before to refuse to accept fresh capacity into their service areas.
06 March 2015 07:54 GMT
Industrial-scale lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have stolen a march on molten salt systems as the energy storage system (ESS) of choice for grid projects, capturing 90% of new business in the last year, according to new numbers from consultancy Lux Research.
04 March 2015 07:18 GMT
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