Friday, 18 Aug 2023
Citing the results of an independent 3rd party social audit, American solar module producer First Solar has revealed instances of forced labor at its Malaysia manufacturing facility. It says the audits found that 4 onsite service providers in Mal.
High Labor & Energy Costs To Prevent Locally Produced Modules Become Cost Competitive In US, Says TrendForce, Hence Import Ban On Xinjiang Needs Attention
Thursday, 08 Dec 2022
The US is not likely to become a cost competitive producer of solar modules anytime soon as it faces relatively high labor and energy costs, says TrendForce that sees the country continuing to rely on foreign imports in the future even as a 2-year an.
Over 1,000 Solar Shipments Stopped At US Ports Since June 2022 & More From Chrysalis, Minnesota Power, Sol Clarity, DSD
Monday, 14 Nov 2022
Over 1,000 shipments of solar reportedly detained by US CBP; Oya Renewables and OWS launch RE JV Chrysalis Energy; Minnesota Power’s 700 MW RE plan approved; Sol Clarity closes $920 million funding round; DSD raises $40 million equity investment from the US Bank.
UFLPA Related Module Supply Challenges Impact FTC Solar’s Q3/2022 Business; Management Expects Better Times Ahead
Friday, 11 Nov 2022
US solar tracker supplier FTC Solar has reported its executed contracts and awarded orders backlog as having grown to $961 million at the end of Q3/2022 with $203 million added within the quarter, however its annual revenues declined 69% due to lower demand environment in the US.
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2022
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) finally came into force in the US on June 21, 2022, making it now official for importers to ensure no goods mined, produced, manufactured even partly in China’s Xinjiang enters the US, and looks like t.
Wednesday, 04 May 2022
Political support is forthcoming for the US solar development industry as 22 Senators have appealed to President Joe Biden to reject the request of Auxin Solar for retroactive tariffs on Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia that supply over more .
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UK based @FirstTinPlc is exploring a tin mining project within New England Renewable Energy Zone in #NewSouthWales powered by #renewableenergy, especially #solarpower to be used ...during daytime, estimated to cost it less than grid or diesel power #Australia https://taiyangnews.info/markets/renewable-energy-for-tin-mining-in-australia/
Ireland to abolish #ValueAddedTax on new solar panels & their installation for households which is estimated to save them €1,000, announced Environment Minister @EamonRyan; ...@ire_isea welcomes the news #Solar #Ireland #solarenergy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/now-no-vat-on-solar-in-ireland/
The parliamentary group in German Parliament Bundestag, comprising both CDU and CSU parties, has proposed the latter to clear what is terms a ‘Sun Package’ through which ...regulatory & permitting can be simplified for faster expansion of #Solar in #Germany https://taiyangnews.info/markets/demand-for-sun-package-in-germany/
Japanese solar financier, developer and operator Shift Energy Japan has contracted solar software service provider @solargis to provide satellite based solar data & PV ...simulation services to evaluate feasible project pipeline in Japan and Southeast Asia https://taiyangnews.info/technology/solar-data-simulation-services-for-sej/
#India will achieve self-sufficiency for solar PV module demand by FY 2026 as nameplate module manufacturing capacity grows to 110 GW and it can cater to overseas markets as a ...'viable alternative' to China for quality & price: @ResearchJmk @ieefa_institute https://taiyangnews.info/business/india-could-compete-with-chinese-pv-in-next-3-years/
Pakistan Textile Industry Giant Partners with Huasun Energy for 20MW Solar Project Using High-Efficiency HJT Modules
Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!
DMEGC Solar’s Manufacturing Base in Lianyungang Commences Operation, Producing the First 5GW High-Efficiency Solar Module