China’s Solar Growth and the Lesson It Brings to U.S

We all know how fast China’s solar growth is, at the end of 2010, China had just 800 MW of solar capacity installed within its borders, but by the end of 2015, the number skyrocketed 50 times — that’s 43,500 MW in total, the largest installed solar base of any country in the world. Seeing this improvement China did, researchers from Stanford University said in a new report “the U.S. should capitalize on China’s formidable...

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China: The Largest Solar Producer in the World

As solar becomes cheaper and cheaper and with its unlimited availability, we all know how advantageous solar energy is. Unlike with fossil fuels that use finite resources that could eventually become too expensive to retrieve. Out of all the countries that took advantage the use of solar, China reigns supreme. The National Energy Administration (NEA) made the revelation after the nation doubled its installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity...

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China: Huge Solar Plant at Chernobyl

There will be a huge solar plant to be built in Chernobyl as two Chinese companies are trying to make the best of a bad situation and have started work on a giant solar plant in the abandoned area. The chairman of GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI), one of the firms tasked with the project said “there will be remarkable social benefits and economic ones as we try to renovate the once damaged area with green and renewable...

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China and India: Lucrative Markets For Solar Micro-inverters.
Feb23

China and India: Lucrative Markets For Solar Micro-inverters.

Solar micro-inverters are becoming the sought-after devices in solar PVs in spite of being more cost-intensive than conventional string or central inverter devices due to their high energy output. As adoption of solar energy systems gains traction in Asia Pacific, demand for solar micro-inverters is also witnessing a rapid increase. Emerging economies of Asia Pacific are ramping up demand for solar micro-inverters. China and India,...

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China’s Ambition In Becoming World’s Leading Solar Energy Producer.
Oct06

China’s Ambition In Becoming World’s Leading Solar Energy Producer.

China wants to become the world’s leading producer of solar energy and is investing massively in solar panels that now cover huge swathes of desert. The nation is the biggest market for solar energy in the world and home to most of the largest panel manufacturers. The Gao Tai solar park will cover 319 square kilometers when completed – that’s three times the size of Paris, or 80 000 solar panels per square kilometer. “This...

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China Promotes Solar Energy in Cameroon.
Sep09

China Promotes Solar Energy in Cameroon.

The Mvomeka’a solar plant in Cameroon’s South Region, the result of cooperation between China and Yaounde is operational following its inauguration by Basile Atangana Kouna, Minister of Water and the Energy (MINEE). The infrastructure which also has dozens of solar panels costing CFA 453 million. It has a capacity of 72 kW, expandable to 800 KW. Its commissioning should allow local residents not to experience the prickly problem...

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