Monthly Archives: May 2017

Musk Joins CEOs Calling for US to Stay in Paris Climate Deal

As President Donald Trump nears a final decision on the Paris climate agreement, top corporate executives are mounting a last-minute push aimed at persuading the president that the U.S. has more to lose from abandoning the accord. …read more

Drift Is a New Startup Applying Peer-to-Peer Trading to Retail Electricity Markets

A Seattle-based startup is taking some of the most talked-about technology applications — machine learning, high-frequency trading, and peer-to-peer selling — and applying them to retail energy markets. The 15-person company, called Drift, is attempting to change electricity delivery in deregulated markets by connecting consumers directly to energy producers on a cryptographically-secure system (think blockchain),

Trump to withdraw US from the Paris Agreement

President Trump has elected to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement, according to White House officials. …read more

HT-SAAE establishes 600MW module production plant in Turkey

China-based integrated PV module manufacturer Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co (HT-SAAE) has established a 300MW solar cell and 600MW module assembly plant in Turkey to meet local demand as well as supply Europe and the US. …read more

Seraphim Solar USA ramps module capacity and gains vendor approval from residential finance firms

The US-based solar module assembly operations of China-based Seraphim Solar is ramping capacity to meet demand. Seraphim Solar USA has also been approved by residential financing firms, including Sungage Financial and Sunnova as an approved vendor. …read more

Huawei unveils first residential solar inverter system and technology for future smart homes

Leading solar PV inverter manufacturer Huawei has unveiled at Intersolar Europe 2017 the ‘Huawei FusionHome Smart Energy Solution’ for the European residential market, its first smart PV hardware and intelligent monitoring software designed for the smart home of the future. …read more

‘Huawei FusionHome Smart Energy Solution’ is its first residential product offering

Huawei Technologies is launching its first smart inverter solution to the global residential solar photovoltaic (PV) market. The ‘FusionHome Smart Energy Solution’ is designed from the bottom-up to be a ‘one-4-all’ (one inverter SKU for all) residential application scenarios that offers a number of key capabilities for future residential home needs such as power optimization,

Intersolar Europe 2017 Day 1: New product introduction round-up

Despite the major exhibition having a European tag, Intersolar Europe remains one of the most ‘international’ solar trade shows on the event calendar. As a result, new products launched at this show predominantly reflect trends and developments across multiple markets. On the first day of the exhibition, several new products stand-out for attention. More Day