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Global solar photovoltaic installations to exceed 100 Gigawatts in 2018

Largely driven by an improvement in the outlook in China, global photovoltaic (PV) demand is forecast to reach 108 gigawatts (GW) in 2018. According to business information provider IHS Markit strong demand from the Chinese market is expected to continue on the back of strong policy support, a successful transition to a more diverse market …

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Tengeh Reservoir to host world’s largest solar panel testbed

SINGAPORE: The world’s largest floating solar panel testbed will be operational in Singapore by the end of the year, according to Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli. Mr Masagos said the pilot test of 10 solar energy – or photovoltaic – systems at Tengeh Reservoir is the largest globally in terms of how much …

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An interview with Fergus Drake and Kate Hargreaves of Crown Agents

Crown Agents is an international development company that works with governments across the developing world. It recently released a report, on November 27th this year, claiming that 2018 will be the tipping point for solar adoption in the emerging markets of developing countries. It also particularly focusses on the impressive advances being made in off-grid …

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First Solar to supply modules to Zorlu Enerji’s 100MW solar project in Pakistan

US-based vertically integrated manufacturer First Solar is to supply thin-film modules to a 100MW(AC) solar project developed by Zorlu Enerji in Pakistan. The project, part of the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Punjab province, will include 860,000 modules and is expected to be completed and connected to the grid by the first half of 2018. The …

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