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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 […]

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 […]

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,” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

At least 227 GW of solar PV are now installed worldwide according to International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS)

IEA PVPS published its new Snapshot report on Wednesday, 6 April 2016. This serves as a preliminary assessment prior to the PVPS Trends Report that will be published in September 2016. This report provides estimated data about photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the countries reporting to the IEA PVPS Programme and additional key markets. At least […]

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, […]

Building Four Green Dreams of Wang Chuanfu in the Middle East & Africa – Exclusive talk to Tom Zhao, General Manager of Global Sales Solar at BYD

Today in our Exclusive Coverage of WFES 2017 for SolarPV.TV & WFES TV in partnership with MESIA, we present our talk to Tom Zhao, General Manager of Global Sales Solar at BYD. Tom shares with us the company’s vision on how BYD is going to build its founder Wang Chuanfu four green dreams in the Middle […]

Solar & Renewables Towards Ukraine’s Energy Independence & Economic Growth – Alex Ryabchyn, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament

While attending SEF Kiev 2016 (International Sustainable Energy Forum), Alex Ryabchyn, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament & Chairperson, Subcommittee on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency, Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety invited SolarPV.TV to an exciting Round Table Event: Renewables and Energy Efficiency in the new Energy Strategy: simulation of […]

IHS Technology: Single-Axis Tracker Market in North America Doubled in 2015 – Reaching $1.2 Billion

According to IHS Technology, the North American single-axis solar tracker market increased by over 100 percent, year over year, to reach USD 1.2 billion in 2015; the market is forecast to grow 20 percent to USD 1.4 billion in 2016. Bottom Line The North American single-axis tracker market increased by over 100 percent, year over year, to reach $1.2 […]

meteocontrol and Phoenix Solar establish alliance in the MENAT region

The Middle East, northern Africa and Turkey (MENAT) are the focal point of the partnership between the photovoltaic service providers meteocontrol GmbH and Phoenix Solar AG. Phoenix Solar, an international photovoltaic company, will rely on meteocontrol’s monitoring systems to operate PV power plants in the MENAT region. The companies are launching the partnership with a […]

#MillionSolarStrong Campaign Kicks Off Today, Promising Continued Record Growth and New Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The million solar systems now installed in the United States provide enough electricity to power the entire state of Pennsylvania, according to a report issued by the George Washington Solar Institute. The report is timed with the solar community’s launch of the #MillionSolarStrong campaign, which celebrates the fact that the industry has […]

RES4AFRICA Launch Event: Creating Wealth on the African Continent with Solar & Renewables – CEOs of ENEL Green Power & Enerray

During RES4AFRICA Program Launch Event “A step change in the deployment of Renewable Energy in Eastern Africa” held in Nairobi Kenya we had an exclusive opportunity to speak to Francesco Venturini, Res4Africa President & CEO of ENEL Green Power & Michele Scandellari, CEO Enerray about how this initiative is going to help in creating wealth on the African […]

Airbus Defence and Space Enters Solar Cell Production Contract with MicroLink Devices for Next Generation Zephyr HAPS

MicroLink Devices is proud to announce that Airbus Defence and Space has issued a production contract for MicroLink’s epitaxial liftoff (ELO)-based multijunction solar sheets for use on the new Zephyr S platform. The Zephyr platform is a new class of unmanned air vehicle that operates as a high altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) enabling affordable, persistent, local satellite-like […]

Monte Plata Solar, the largest 33,4 MW solar park in the Caribbean inaugurated in the presence of the President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina

Monte Plata, a 33.4 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic solar array located on the Dominic Republic was officially inaugurated on March 30, 2016 in the presence of the President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina. The project is the largest in the Caribbean and was designed and deployed by Phanes Group, the international solar developer, asset manager […]

“Light & Life: Bringing Solar to Schools and their Students Worldwide” with message of Dr Jane Goodall

We are proud to announce SolarPV.TV involvement in “Light & Life: Bringing Solar to Schools and their Students Worldwide” Humanitarian Pilot Project together with Million Solar Stars and Awarness Campaign under patronage of Professor Alan Heeger, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2000 & Professor Muhammad Yunus,  Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2006 . Within this Pilot Project we will bring Solar Installation […]