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 […]
Executive Panel Discussion in partnership between Intersolar Europe, JointForces4Solar, EuPD Research, SolarPower Europe & SolarPV.TV moderated by James Watson, Chief Executive Officer at SolarPower Europe Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Does the European Solar Market Have a Future and What Prospects Does Energy Storage Offer? Panelists: – Sonia Benard, Vice President Sales Europe, Talesun Solar […]
Welcome to the Solar O&M Insider, the podcast series dedicated to solar operations, maintenance and asset management. This series is brought to you by Alectris, a global solar asset care innovation firm. Our topic today is O&M Best Practices: The Key to Solar Bankability in Emerging Markets including a review of SolarPlaza’s recent Making Solar […]
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 […]
During SPI 2016 in Las Vegas we had an opportunity to speak to Micheal Austin, Vice President at BYD America, one of the first comers to the company in the United States.
During RES4AFRICA Program Launch Event “A step change in the deployment of Renewable Energy in Eastern Africa” held in Nairobi Kenya we spoke to Guido Mivis, Director Africa at LTI ReEnergy who brought us some interesting news from the solar market in Nigeria but also updated us on business opportunities in other African countries.
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 […]
In our Industry Leaders Talks at Solarex 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey, we spoke to Michael Bellmer, Managing Director of LTI ReEnergy about his overview of the “state of play” in today’s solar business. It was very interesting to hear from Michael about the situation in the solar business on the emerging markets, so important in […]
SolarPV.TV has recently attended a great event in Dubai: “Solar Shams Program: Selecting the right component materials for solar panels in demanding climates” organised by MESIA with the support of JinkoSolar & DuPont. We spoke to Dr. Stephan Padlewski, Marketing Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions about the role of quality materials […]
During Solarex 2016 in Istanbul we spoke to Artun Istepan Sabciyan, Sales Manager at Multi-Contact Turkey who started his work at the company six years ago when the solar market was still quasi non-existing in the country. While aiming at keeping its impressive market share in the Turkish solar market (50-60% for solar connectors and […]
Frank Niendorf, General Manager Europe at JinkoSolar gives SolarPV.TV an exclusive overview of the Turkish and European solar markets. It is extremely interesting to hear from Frank as his company had around 8-9% of the market share in Europe and roughly 40% of the market share in the Turkey in the year 2015.
Real kick-off of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program; Moving to solar+storage solutions on the off-grid market – interview with Daniel Zywietz, Enerwhere
Daniel Zywietz, Vice Chairman of CECB and Founder and CEO of Enerwhere gives a comprehensive update on the current status of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program and his company expansion on the local rooftop market. Enerwhere is known from providing off-grid Solar Hybrid Systems which include diesel generators, and we were curious when the company will […]
During Solarex 2016 in Istanbul, we had an opportunity to speak with Bulent Yildiz, Managing Director of IBC Solar Turkey one of the solar pioneers & most successful solar entrepreneurs in the country. Solar in Turkey? Here comes the boom!
SolarPV.TV has recently attended a great event in Dubai: “Solar Shams Program: Selecting the right component materials for solar panels in demanding climates” organised by MESIA with the support of JinkoSolar & DuPont. During the event, we had an opportunity to speak to Nabil Moubayed, Sales Manager, Middle East, JinkoSolar about the company’s achievements in the […]
During Intersolar EU 2016 in Munich we spoke to Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy who underlined that his company is not only just components supplier but it provides customised renewable energy solutions. As part of the Business Area Automation of the international technology Group Körber, LTI ReEnergy has been working in the renewable […]
During Solarex 2016 in Istanbul Turkey, Chris Voet, Chief Sales Officer, LTI ReEnergy & Sina Sayan, EPC Manager Turkey, Hanwha QCells Turkey updated us on the Turkish solar PV market as well as on their successful partnership in the country.
India’s Adani Group subsidiary Adani Green Energy has commissioned the 648MW solar power plant at Kamuthi in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Built with an investment of Rs45.5bn ($679m), the solar plant is claimed to be the world’s largest solar power plant at single location. The project is connected to Kamuthi substation of electric […]
Today, 600 million Africans still don’t have access to electricity, particularly in rural areas. In far too many parts of Africa, night-time economic activities are practically non-existent. Women cannot make productive use of their time to carry out the most basic household tasks. Children who help the women cannot study at night without proper light […]
Realizing a dream of Wang Chuanfu in Brazil – BYD’s Marketing & Gov Affairs Director, Adalberto Felico Maluf Filho
In SolarPV.TV Exclusive Interview from Intersolar South America 2016 held in Sao Paolo, Brazil, we speak to Adalberto Felicio Maluf Filho, BYD’s Marketing & Governmental Affairs Director in the country. Adalberto helps in realizing a dream of Wang Chuanfu, Founder of BYD in Brazil and supports the development of new factories for solar pannels, EV […]
Equis Energy said on Wednesday it plans to build two solar power plants for A$400 million ($303 million) in Australia, marking the Singapore-based renewable energy developer’s first investments in the country. The two 100-megawatt solar plants would be in South Australia and Queensland, moving the country a step closer toward the federal government’s target for at least 20 […]
Onyx Solar won a contract to supply 60,000 square feet of semi-transparent photovoltaic glass for Somerset Development’s Bell Works Complex in Holmdel, New Jersey. The project is part of the complete revitalization of the two-million-square-foot former Bell Labs facility into a mixed-use “metroburb” community. Originally designed by Eero Saarinen, the building’s existing glass will be replaced […]
Solar at US$ 0.0299/kWh – Dewa gets 5 bids for phase III of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has received five bids from international organisations for the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, said Saeed Mohammed AlTayer, MD & CEO of Dewa. The lowest recorded bid at the opening of the envelopes was 2.99 US cents per kilowatt hour. The next step […]
Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today is pleased to announce that its cumulative shipments of solar modules to India have exceeded 1 GW to date with around 20% market share in the region in 2015, cementing its position as a leading crystalline silicon(c-Si) modules manufacturer and supplier […]
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 […]
In yet another boost for its regional economy, on January 18th, 2017 Western Downs Regional Council (Queensland, Australia) approved the largest photovoltaic (PV) project in the region to date that will see Luminous Energy construct a 300 megawatt (MW) solar farm between Miles and Chinchilla. The PV project will be built over three stages and is set […]
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 […]
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, […]
In our today’s Product Showcase, Paulo Tusa, Europe BDM at Maxim Integrated presents JinkoSolar MX Smart Modules optimized by his company. Thanks to optimization on a cell-string level, these Smart Modules don’t lose performance because of shade, clouds or unfavorable building orientation. This advantage increases electricity generation by up to 20% over standard solar modules. Please also watch a […]
“You cannot stop the solar train !” this is the shortest summary of our recent Solar Visionary Panel Discussion in which we tried to find out, how do the Executives of the leading solar companies headquartered on four different continents see the solar future. Diana Dehm at Sustainability News & Entertainment, our host at Solar Power International 2015 in Anaheim speaks to: Dean Solon, President & CEO, Shoals […]
The world’s 1st large-scale solar powered desalination plant is being built in Al Khafji, Saudi Arabia by Advanced Water Technology (AWT). Due for completion in 2017, the plant will produce 60k m3/ day of water, enough to supply a city of 150,000 people. Through an energy offset, producing a surplus of energy during the day […]