Friday, 01 Jul 2022
While renewables get a renewed push post COVID-19 and through the Russian war against Ukraine, supply chain challenges and rising costs have pushed up the cost of new-build fixed axis solar by 14% YoY, said Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) that wo.
Bethlehem Steel Fab in Pittsburg Restarts To Produce Solar Tracker Equipment For Market Leader Nextracker
Tuesday, 28 Jun 2022
American solar tracker manufacturer Nextracker and local steel fabricator BCI Steel have reopened the Bethlehem Steel Manufacturing Factory in Leetsdale, Pittsburg that will produce solar tracker equipment for large scale solar power plants in Pennsylvania, Indiana, New York and Ohio.
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2022
Chinese integrated solar PV manufacturer Jolywood has decided to not go ahead with its planned 2.5 GW cell and module production plans in Indonesia citing reasons varying from COVID-19 to anti-circumvention investigation of the US and Ukraine war’s impact.
Monday, 13 Jun 2022
Norwegian polysilicon producer REC Silicon has roped in British silicon metal and alloys producer Ferroglobe PLC to supply it silicon metal raw material for its Moses Lake production fab in the US as it targets to establish a low-carbon and fully traceable US based solar supply chain.
Friday, 10 Jun 2022
Renewable energy developer juwi AG has called upon the German government to extend deadlines for the implementation of solar and wind power projects by an additional 12 months under the country’s Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) citing supply chain disruptions.
Thursday, 26 May 2022
S&P Global’s Indian credit ratings agency CRISIL counts soaring prices of solar modules, related components as steel and freight costs to negatively impact 5 GW capacity in India that were bid out at less than INR 2.35 ($0.030) per kWh between October 2020 and December 2021.
Thursday, 05 May 2022
China’s Chint Solar is divesting its 100% stake in the company’s solar PV cells and module production business operating as Chint New Energy to 13 companies, citing the impact of ‘violent fluctuation’ of upstream raw material prices in the PV industry on the business.
Tuesday, 03 May 2022
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc, the Israel headquartered solar PV inverter supplier, ticked all the right boxes with its Q1/2022 revenues of $655.1 million having gone up 19% QoQ and 62% YoY, thanks to strong solar business in the US and Europe.
Friday, 29 Apr 2022
American CdTe solar module manufacturer First Solar, Inc says decrease in module sales volume, ASP and lower project revenues in Japan pulled down its Q1/2022 revenues of $367 million 59% QoQ and 54% YoY, even as it booked 11.9 GW DC new capacity during the reporting quarter alone.
Friday, 29 Apr 2022
A drop in solar module shipments in Q1/2022 pulled down JinkoSolar Holding Co, Ltd’s quarterly revenues by 9.9% to $2.33 billion, but increased 85.9% YoY, while gross margin of 15.1% declined QoQ as well YoY due to an increase in material cost of modules.
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2022
US headquartered solar PV microinverter supplier Enphase Energy’s Q1/2022 revenues improved by 7% QoQ and 46% YoY despite the global supply chain being ‘under stress’ as the management remains confident of its supplier management and ‘qualification of alternate suppliers’.
Friday, 22 Apr 2022
Tesla has reported its solar PV deployments in Q1/2022 to have dropped by 48% on annual basis to 48 MW, compared to 92 MW in Q1/2021 due to import delays for certain solar components which the company said was beyond its control, without specifying more.
Thursday, 21 Apr 2022
US based global solar tracker manufacturer Nextracker Inc has opened a new production line on the campus of Steel Dynamics, Inc (SDI) fab in Texas which is a new facility launched by steel maker JM Steel to ensure low-carbon tracker supply within the southern part of the country.
Friday, 15 Apr 2022
Quoting a Chinese researcher with the State Grid Corp. of China, Bloomberg has reported details of the country’s plans to bring about 455 GW solar and wind energy in its desert regions, with 200 GW to be installed before 2025.
Regulatory, Logistical Issues Along With War In Ukraine Pushing Up PPA Prices For Solar & Wind: LevelTen Energy
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2022
LevelTen Energy blames regulatory, interconnection and supply chain challenges in North America and the war in Ukraine for Europe, along with rising development costs, as reasons pushing up prices for wind and solar power purchase agreements (PPA).
Thursday, 07 Apr 2022
US solar tracker manufacturer Array Technologies blamed increased supplier and logistics lead times, and project delays for its 2021 annual revenues dropping 2% to $853.3 million and net loss of $66.1 million, yet offered a robust guidance of 2022 re.
Friday, 01 Apr 2022
A report by Rights Lab at the UK University of Nottingham believes growing demand for solar may parallelly fuel demand for products made with forced labor, including polysilicon for solar panels and cobalt for lithium-ion batteries, unless the solar .
Chip Shortage Pulls Down SMA Solar’s 2021 Business; Bullish For 2022 Prospects With Large Order Backlog
Friday, 01 Apr 2022
German solar PV inverter supplier SMA Solar Technology AG saw its annual sales for 2021 drop by 4% to €983.7 million, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and shortage of electronics chips supply.
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022
Japanese solar PV module producer Kaneka Corporation has announced come April 1, 2022 and it will increase the price of its solar products by 20% or more from the current price, citing tight supply of silicon raw materials and high logistics costs.
Wednesday, 16 Feb 2022
Israel headquartered solar inverter supplier SolarEdge Technologies, Inc achieved record revenues of $551.9 million in Q4/2021, reflecting an annual increase of 54% and contributing to the 34.6% YoY growth in 2021 revenues of $1.96 billion.
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In #Germany @bnetza expects increase in annual tender volume for solar to 3.6 GW in 2022, with difficulties faced by developers in placing binding module orders & unpredictable... prices as reasons for undersubscription of its June 1, 2022 tender #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/markets/germanys-1-125-gw-pv-auction-undersubscribed/