Topics & Issues
Global energy storage market to see seven-fold growth in five years
In fact, energy storage solutions bring stability and value to PV systems. ESS systems can improve the reliability and accessibility of renewable energies.
China’s ecological redlines could protect 25% of its territory
Presently, the Chinese authority is stipulating a legal framework for ECRL that could protect at least 25% of the country’s land and sea area.
PV module recycling: More green jobs, less environmental burden
According to data from the International Energy Association (IEA), over 8 million tons of modules will be reaching the end of their life cycle, damaged, or decommissioned by 2030. If a proper recycling infrastructure can be established to recover these va
Biden administration set to revives $40bn loan program to beef up renewables
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is reactivating a loan program that has $40 billion in unspent funds to boost clean energy technology, a move reinforcing Joe Biden’s effort to decarbonize the economy by 2050.
Module buyers bide their time as shipping costs skyrocket
The huge hike in ocean freight rates have impacted solar module prices and demand. At present, the shortage of shipping containers is expected to persist until the end of the first quarter, meaning that freight rates will remain high.
Glass shortage could hinder solar industry development
PV InfoLink’s statistics suggest that the average prices of 3.2mm coated glass have increased from RMB 30/m2 in September to RMB 42/m2 in November, while small orders were priced at beyond RMB 45/m2, jumped more than 40% over the past two months. With per
Green energy stocks set to run higher as Biden wins presidency
PV InfoLink projects that the annual module demand will maintain at more than 20 GW in the U.S. from 2021 to 2025.
PV manufacturers set to list in China as Chinese solar stocks shine brightly
The industry saw strategic cooperation between large companies. Leading wafer manufacturer Longi has signed a supply deal with cell manufacturer Tongwei and its other subsidiaries at the end of September to ensure long-term supply of polysilicon.