The German PV equipment supplier Schmid Group announced this week that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) to start a collaboration to establish a fully integrated photovoltaic manufacturing plant in Iran. The state of the art manufacturing facility will include the entire photovoltaics value chain, including the production of polysilicon wafers, solar cells and modules.
New economic analysis makes the case for including battery storage in California’s billion-dollar investment plan for expanding solar access to low-income residents.
A new report demonstrates how battery storage combined with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems would lead to significant electric bill savings for both property owners and residents of multifamily affordable rental housing in California.
Alectris, a global solar asset care innovation firm, and Optimal Sun, a solar photovoltaic operations and maintenance specialist in Spain, announced yesterday they have been chosen to provide operations, maintenance and asset management for a 3.1 megawatt (MW) capacity plant located on the island of Mallorca in the Mediterranean.
The photovoltaic (PV) tracker market in North America increased by 135 percent year over year to reach 5.5 gigawatt (GW) shipments in 2015. Raising its market share by 22 percentage points over 2014, NEXTracker moved ahead of Array Technologies, becoming the leading supplier of PV trackers last year, according to IHS research.