In our first Solar Business Review in partnership with Solar Business Club: “SunEdison, the fall of a Titanic” we present an analysis of Arturo Herrero, Founder & CEO of AlterPower AG, one of solar pioneers & solar business practitioner with over 15 years of solar experience on Executive Positions at JinkoSolar, Trina Solar and BP […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Solar Cell Optimizers provide huge gains in solar energy harvesting while simplifying installation and reducing overall cost. Our breakthrough technology embeds the MPPT function deep within each solar module, allowing more panels in the same space. VIDEO thanks to Maxim Intregrated
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 […]
A short comparison of the three inverter topologies – string inverters, microinverters and SolarEdge DC optimized inverters. Learn how the SolarEdge solution combines the best of both worlds. About SolarEdge SolarEdge invented an intelligent inverter solution that revolutionized the way power is harvested and managed in a solar photovoltaic (PV) system. The SolarEdge direct current […]
The video introduces BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaics) presented by ertex solar – photovoltaics with 60 years of glass construction experience. ertex solar manufactures and markets solar modules for building integration ertex solar delivers standard modules, complete ready systems and customized solutions. ertex solar integrates photovoltaics in the building facade in an aesthetical, economical and technical fashion. […]
SolarPower Europe Webinar on the Global Market Outlook 2016-2020, considered the most authoritative market analysis report for the global PV sector. Presenter: Michael Schmela, Executive Advisor at SolarPower Europe
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 […]
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,” […]
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 […]
Solar Zone at UA Tech Park – one of the largest multi-technology solar demonstration site in the United States
The Solar Zone at the UA Tech Park in Tucson, Arizona is capturing national and international attention, having grown to be one of the largest multi-technology solar demonstration site in the United States. The University of Arizona leveraged its assets to develop an innovative renewable energy project with industry partner Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to […]
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 […]
Solar Pioneers in Private: How did I become a Solar Warrior – Shawn Qu, Founder & CEO of Canadian Solar
SolarPV.TV is glad to introduce a new series of exclusive interviews “Solar Pioneers in Private” in partnership with Solar Business Club. Our ambition is to present the Solar Pioneers in more “non-corporate” formula, showing their personalities & determination which drove our solar industry into the New Era and who will be leading the Clean Energy Revolution. In our […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you. A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged solar panels, capable of withstand the weight of an 18-wheeler truck, that they’re now building into road surfaces. After nearly five years of research and laboratory tests, they’re […]
Tony Seba’s Clean Disruption Keynote presentation at the Swedbank Nordic Energy Summit in Oslo, Norway, March 17th, 2016. The keynote, based on the book ‘Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation’ assert that four technology categories will disrupt energy and transportation by: 1- Batteries / Energy Storage 2- Electric Vehicles 3- Self-Driving Vehicles 4- Solar Energy […]
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 […]
In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, we speak to Professor Martin Green, “father of photovoltaics” about the future of solar PV technology and the role of the European research & industry in shaping this future. During next days we will publish our exclusive interview with Professor Green for our new series “Solar […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Thierry Bodiot, VP Europe, Middle East, Africa at Optimum Tracker presents their “simple but robust” technology which can increase the output of utility-scale solar PV power plants up to 30% compared to fixed structures. Optimum Tracker features some unique innovation protected by three patents and you can learn about it from this interesting interview with […]