Electric vehicle firm Tesla and independent power provider LichtBlick have entered a partnership to integrate Tesla’s new battery systems into the German energy market and connect decentralised batteries to a “swarm” storage system.
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
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
SolarEdge Technologies, an Israel-based maker of “intelligent” PV inverters and power optimisers, has filed paperwork for a US IPO, in a move that will allow it to compete more aggressively with larger rivals like SMA, ABB and Enphase Energy.
19 February 2015 05:10 GMT
The rapid expansion of China's solar sector will offer a wealth of opportunities for foreign suppliers of key components and materials in the coming years, according to recent findings by Guangzhou-based research firm CCM.
19 February 2015 08:30 GMT
Nearly two years after acquiring TetraSun, First Solar has kicked off commercial module production based on the company’s high-efficiency technology at a 100MW line in Malaysia, marking the thin-film giant's entry into silicon-based PV manufacturing.
19 January 2015 04:00 GMT
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