Yingli Green Energy has lost the title of world’s leading solar manufacturer to fellow China giant Trina Solar, which produced nearly 8% of 2014 total.
The rise of the solar citizen, the demise of utility 1.0, and the arrival of energy storage. Oh, and the politics. It has been a big year.
US slams higher penalties on Chinese solar imports, while the findings of an Australian anti-dumping investigation is delayed again until March.
Australia’s large-scale solar and wind industries are at a standstill. But in the rest of the world…
The wind and solar projects that Australia may never see because of Abbott government’s attack on the RET.
Australian Solar Council launches Positive Quality program, an industry-led effort to regulate the quality of PV panels installed on Australian rooftops.
The UK already has more than 60 solar farms of 10MW or more. Sun-rich Australia has zero.
The modern solar cell has gone from the lab to 40 gigawatts per year in six decades.
PV continues to move forward despite concerns over the status of ongoing government funding.
Australian solar researchers have partnered with one of China’s largest PV producers to develop a new highly-efficient solar cell.