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Chinese PV Industry Brief: Stable wafer and cell prices and another 2.2 GW solar-plus-storage project

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Solar manufacturers Longi and Tongwei have frozen next month’s prices. Chinese solar manufacturers Longi and Tongwei yesterday announced their wafer and solar cell prices for November will remain unchanged. Longi said the M10 (182/247mm) wafers, with a thickness of 175μm will have a price of RMB3.9 per piece (US$0.582), while p-type M6 (166/233mm) 175μm wafers ….  Read More

Lucas Llado joins Rope Partner as Vice President of Business Development

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Rope Partner, an international leader in wind turbine blade repair, inspection and performance-enhancing services, announced today that Lucas Llado is joining their team as Vice President of Business Development. Lucas brings nearly two decades of international experience leading multidisciplinary teams in the wind industry to world-class results in both manufacturing and field service environments. In ….  Read More

Engie EPS deploys ‘power-to-power’ hydrogen-based storage solution

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Engie’s storage subsidiary has unveiled its hydrogen-based energy storage system, built with its proprietary technology, in Agkistro, Greece. From pv magazine France Italy-based storage specialist Engie EPS, a unit of French energy giant Engie, has deployed a hydrogen-based storage solution for renewable energy storage in remote and off-grid areas, in Agkistro, in Greece’s northern regional ….  Read More

UK utility trials ‘world first’ renewables-friendly energy market

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UK Power Networks’ ‘Power Potential’ project offers small scale generators the chance to be rewarded for voltage-balancing reactive-power services alongside traditional power stations. The UK Power Networks electric utility has stepped up its trial of a local grid which offers renewable energy generators a revenue stream from providing reactive power services usually only offered by ….  Read More

Fraunhofer to develop battery inverter for whole-area UPS and renewables integration

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Industrial and academic partners are developing a battery inverter which can be grid connected under normal operation but can also use nearby renewables generators to form an island grid, for whole-area uninterrupted power supply. A new set of challenges requires a new set of tools. Transitioning from centralized thermal power stations to higher levels of ….  Read More

Hungary’s second renewables auction attracts lowest bid of $0.0523/kWh

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According to the Hungarian authorities, 253 of the procurement exercise’s 255 pre-selected projects are for photovoltaic plants. Around 390 GWh will be contracted in an auction that has been significantly oversubscribed. The Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority (HEPURA) has published the list of the 255 renewable energy projects that have applied to compete ….  Read More

RatedPower enables automated design and engineering of electric substations

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RatedPower has once more revolutionized engineering by including on pvDesign’s algorithm the possibility to design and engineer the interconnection facility efficiently and accurately. This new feature was fundamental in the solar industry needs. This new feature allows users to find the best solution for an interconnection facility in solar farms, while generating single line diagrams ….  Read More