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 […]
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 […]
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.
Today we present you our exclusive talk to Leonardo Camilo Curioni – Solar Disruptor in the Distributed Generation Space in Brazil. Leonardo, a visionary Italian entrepreneur, founder & CEO of SICES Brasil tells us about the history of the company that drove a development of solar distributed generation in Brazil. He also shares with us shares with us […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Kick-Off Gala Celebration of SolarFUTURE.today, the World Solar & CleanTech Influencers Forum in Abu Dhabi
Uniting Influencers to Shape the Sustainable Future, Today Kick-Off Gala Celebration of SolarFUTURE.today, the World Solar & CleanTech Influencers Forum held on 17 January 2017 in Fairmont Bar Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi on the occasion of the World Future Energy Forum 2017. brought together Middle East solar and cleantech industries as well as notable policy-makers, personalities, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Impressive World’s Largest 2000 MW (2 GW) Solar Power Park at Pavagada in Tumakuru district of Karnataka, India
The 2,000 MW capacity solar park at Pavagada in Tumakuru district of Karnataka, which is currently under development, is touted to be the world’s largest. The Karnataka government has put out an aerial video showing the massive solar power park which is coming up on nearly 13,000 acres of land. A LiveMint report from earlier this year states […]
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 […]
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 […]
Renewable energy technology company BYD has launched a solar panel factory in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas, the country’s first zero ecosystem project. With an initial investment of R$150 million, the plant will have a production capacity of 200 megawatts and generate 360 jobs. BYD Brazil’s solar panels contain the exclusive state-of-the-art technology Double […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Analyst firm says last week’s national energy auction saw $29.1/MWh bid from solar project, undercutting previous record set by Dubai solar plant. The world’s cheapest unsubsidised power plant is set to be built in Chile in the form of a 120MW solar farm, following the country’s energy auction last week. Leading analyst firm Bloomberg New […]