Tesla and Panasonic to develop more solar energy products next year

Solar Energy Partnership

Tesla forms a new deal with Panasonic Tesla Motors has announced that it will be working more closely with Panasonic in the solar energy space. Together, the companies will begin work on manufacturing photovoltaic cells and modules. Plans to do so were first outlined two months ago, when the companies signed a non-binding letter of intent. Per the letter of intent, the companies aim to use their new photovoltaic cells to provide power for Tesla’s energy storage solutions, the Powerwall and Powerpack. New facility to be built in Buffalo, New…

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New Market Study on Global Solar Energy Products Industry 2016 Just Published: MarketResearchReports.biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Solar Energy Products Industry 2016 Market Research Report” to its database. The Global Solar Energy Products Industry 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Solar Energy Products industry. Firstly, the report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Solar Energy Products market analysis is provided for the international market including development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions development status. Secondly, development policies and…

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China continues to reign supreme in the solar energy field

Chinese manufacturers account for majority of global photovoltaic module supply Chinese manufacturers of photovoltaic products have again positioned themselves to dominate the global market. China has a powerful industrial complex, through which many manufacturers have managed to produce massive amounts of solar panels and similar products to ship throughout the world. Over the past few years, Chinese manufacturers have been able to flood the global market with photovoltaic products, which has lead to a sharp decline in the cost of solar energy overall. According to a new report from NPD…

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China sets new goals for distributed solar energy

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China works to boost distributed solar energy market share The Chinese government has put a strong focus on solar energy in recent years, so much so that the country has been targeted by trade disputes and accusations of favoritism toward domestic companies. The Central Government has several ambitious plans for solar energy, one of which concerned distributed solar power generation. China has announced that it has set a goal of 5 gigawatts of distributed photovoltaic power generated per year. The country hopes to meet or exceed this goal every year…

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US-China solar energy dispute heats up

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  Solar energy dispute could bloom into trade war The U.S. and China are on the verge of a trade war, all over solar energy technology. China has been throwing its considerable industrial power behind the production of crystalline-silicon solar panels, as well as other solar energy products. The country has been able to produce these products at a high rate, enabling Chinese companies to inundate the global solar market. This practice has made Chinese companies enemies in Europe and the U.S., where solar energy companies are arguing that China…

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Sharp introduces transparent solar cells

The Sharp Corporation transparent solar cells

Transparent solar cells could be used as windows The Sharp Corporation, a leading developer of electronic products, has announced the release of new transparent solar cells that are designed to operate as windows for homes. Beginning in October, Japanese homeowners will be able to purchase these windows, which will be able to generate electricity through the collection of sunlight and provide power to a home. The concept of transparent solar cells has been growing in popularity recently and Sharp believes the time is right to introduce such products to the…

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