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TUV Rheinland Presents a New Certification Program for Distributed Commercial PV Systems in Japan

Today TUV Rheinland Japan Ltd. announced its new certification program intended for stakeholders who construct distributed commercial PV systems in Japan. This third party certification program for PV power plants is a service that combines company qualification, inspections, and a certification system to ensure and enhance the quality, safety, and performance of the PV power […]

US$ 3.4 trillion of Solar PV Investment by 2040 according to BNEF’s long-term forecast

This year’s edition of BNEF’s long-term forecast sees $11.4 trillion investment in global power generation capacity over 25 years, with electric vehicles boosting electricity demand by 8% in 2040. Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades […]

Solar in Jordan: Works are underway on 23,1 MW Falcon Ma’an solar PV project

Enerray and Desert Technologies have started construction their a 23.1 MWp sovereign backed PV project within the Ma’an Development Area in Southern Jordan. DT and Enerray are acting both as investors, co-developers as well as turn-key Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors for the project. This project is one of twelve approved by the Ministry […]

DNV GL Expands Solar Capabilities with Purchase of Assets from Amplify Energy

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts, has expanded its solar offering with new capabilities, facilities and expertise through the purchase of key assets from Amplify Energy. “With these additions, DNV GL continues to expand as the premier solar testing and asset management resource for manufacturers, investors, developers and operators around the world,” […]

Ubiquitous Energy’s Truly Transparent Solar Technology Demonstrated Globally in BMW Brand Stores

Ubiquitous Energy, Inc., leader in transparent solar technology, is pleased to announce that its ClearView PowerTM technology is being demonstrated in BMW Brand Stores around the world this summer as part of BMW’s “i Exhibition.” The ClearView Power transparent photovoltaic coating is being displayed on 6-inch glass panels produced in Ubiquitous Energy’s Silicon Valley pilot […]

Huawei, SMA and Sungrow Lead GTM Research’s 2015 Global PV Inverter Rankings

Huawei and SMA were the leading global vendors of solar photovoltaic inverters in 2015, according to preliminary findings from GTM Research’s upcoming report, The Global PV Inverter and MLPE Landscape. SMA relinquished its position atop the inverter-shipment rankings for the first time, despite increasing its global shipments by 44 percent. However, SMA strengthened its leadership position in […]

SolarPV.TV Worldwide Coverage 2017 & 2018

Through interviews with industry leaders and experts, country, technology, policy and market updates, and also regularly attending the most influential events throughout the world SolarPV.TV is always at the heart of the solar industry and business activities. By utilizing our platform as well as sharing the key content with partnering web portals and social media, […]

SolarPower Summit 2017: Forgotten “O” in “Operations and Maintenance” solar terminology – Vassilis Papaeconomou, Alectris & Máté Heisz, SolarPower Europe

SolarPV.TV,  the Official TV Partner of the SolarPower Summit 2017 organized by SolarPower Europe, speaks to leaders of “Operations and Maintenance Task Force”: Vassilis Papaeconomou, Managing Director at Alectris (Chair of the Task Force on behalf of SolarPower Europe members) & Máté Heisz, Business Analyst at SolarPower Europe.  Acknowledging the emerging importance of Operations and Maintenance for the […]

SolarPV.TV Snapshot: SolarPower Summit 2017 by SolarPower Europe

SolarPV.TV,  the Official TV Partner of the SolarPower Summit 2017 organized by SolarPower Europe, presents a short snapshot from this exciting two-day conference focusing on global solar market forecasts, policies and technology trends. The conference, held at Thon Hotel EU in Brussels, brought together over 300 leading policymakers, key industry stakeholders and analysts. During the Summit […]

Chinese GCL challenges Tesla Powerwall with the Launch of New Colorfull Energy Storage Products

China-based GCL System Integration Technology Co., Ltd showcased its first E-KwBe energy storage product series on May 4, 2016 at the Solar Energy Exhibition & Conference held in Australia. The E-KwBe series became the highlight at the event this year, attracting much attention. The new energy storage product series improves user experience with a wide […]

“Catching the Sun” Debuts on Netflix

In honor of Earth Day, a documentary on potential of solar energy debuted on Netflix, “Catching the Sun.” Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the film shows how solar can address both climate change and income inequality, and how people can take power generation into their own hands. And it offers a glimpse into the future of […]

Onyx Solar Receives Contract for World’s Largest PV Skylight

Onyx Solar won a contract to supply 60,000 square feet of semi-transparent photovoltaic glass for Somerset Development’s Bell Works Complex in Holmdel, New Jersey. The project is part of the complete revitalization of the two-million-square-foot former Bell Labs facility into a mixed-use “metroburb” community. Originally designed by Eero Saarinen, the building’s existing glass will be replaced […]

STOP linear thinking solar guys! Now is time for exponential growth – Visionary Debate with Tony Seba, Alex Levran & Eckhart Gouras

Today, we present SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY Visionary Debate “STOP linear thinking solar guys! Now is time for exponential growth” held in San Francisco on Solar Leaders TV Stage at Intersolar North America 2017. We spoke with the following visionaries: Tony Seba, a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, and an instructor in Entrepreneurship, Disruption and Clean Energy at […]

Equis Energy to invest $300 mln in two solar plants in Australia

Equis Energy said on Wednesday it plans to build two solar power plants for A$400 million ($303 million) in Australia, marking the Singapore-based renewable energy developer’s first investments in the country. The two 100-megawatt solar plants would be in South Australia and Queensland, moving the country a step closer toward the federal government’s target for at least 20 […]

Powerhive at Kisii county, Kenya – Resilient Energy Infrastructure for Off-Grid Communities

Powerhive provides access to productive, affordable and reliable microgrid electricity for rural homes and businesses around Africa and beyond. This video shows Powerhive customers and solar generation sites in Kisii county, Kenya, where the company got its start. Powerhive’s ability to serve commercial customers in remote areas is a key component of our value proposition, […]

SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY FORUM ASIA 2017 Visionary Debate: Solar & Cleantech Revolution in Asia: Towards 100%!

SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY FORUM ASIA 2017 at SNEC 2017 in Shanghai – PILLAR I. POLICY Visionary Debate: Solar & Cleantech Revolution in Asia: Towards 100%! (one of our most controversial debates ever) Hans-Josef Fell, President of the Energy Watch Group, Author of draft of German Renewable Act 2000, Member of the German Parliament 1998-2013 & Chair of […]

I want Europe to remain the RES leader! Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament, ITRE Committee and EUFORES President

In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, we speak to Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament, ITRE Committee and EUFORES President.  Claude Turmes has been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999 and he was Rapporteur in the ITRE committee for e.g. the Renewables Directive, the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund […]

IRENA Celebrates 5 Years of Advancing the Renewable Energy Solution

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 4 April 2016 – Today marks the fifth anniversary of the formal creation of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), as a fully-fledged intergovernmental organization. “The past five years have witnessed a dramatic shift in the global energy sector,” said IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin. “Technology costs of renewables have plummeted, investment […]

ecobee and SunPower Launch Program Helping Homeowners to Take Control of Electricity Costs

TORONTO and SAN JOSE, Calif., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — ecobee Inc., maker of the first Wi-Fi-smart thermostat, is teaming up with SunPower, one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable energy companies, to help homeowners in California and New York take greater control of their electricity costs. Participating consumers can receive clean, solar electricity from […]

JA Solar Goes Big and Adds Another 1.5 GW Fully Automated Module Manufacturing Facility

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO) (“JA Solar”), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that it has started mass production of high performance PV panels at its newest module manufacturing facility in Xingtai, Hebei province, China. The new manufacturing facility, located in the Economic Development District of […]

SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY & Solar Business Club Leaders at BYD Dynasty Launch, SNEC 2017 & FORUM ASIA 2017 in Shanghai, China

“SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY FORUM ASIA” was held from 18 to 20 April 2017 in Shanghai, China on the occasion of  SNEC 2017 – 11th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition. The Forum brought together Chinese and Asian solar and cleantech industries as well as notable policy-makers, personalities, business leaders and investors with its international peers and featured  “Black-Tie Gala Asia Celebration” held in the House […]

GTM Research: By 2020, the global solar PV inverter market will value more than $7.1 billion – shipments to reach 90GW

BOSTON, Mass.  (June 16, 2016) –   According to GTM Research’s latest report, The Global PV Inverter and MLPE Landscape 2016, global shipments of solar PV inverters will reach 90 gigawatts (AC) by 2020. This represents an average annual growth rate of 11 percent between 2016 and 2020. Of the 59.7 gigawatts shipped in 2015, […]

SolarPower Summit 2017: ABB’s Electric Car Coming? Leonardo Botti, Global Head of Product Management – PG Solar at ABB

SolarPV.TV,  the Official TV Partner of the SolarPower Summit 2017 organized by SolarPower Europe, speaks to Leonardo Botti, Global Head of Product Management – PG Solar at ABB about the company’s performance in the solar business but also about the company plans within the whole clean energy sector. Will ABB introduce electric vehicles to its clean energy products portfolio? You […]