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Energy storage fire, explosion, and safety training manual released

IREC’s handbook contains energy storage installation codes, hardware standard, and lithium-ion risk mitigation tools.

How to get to 100% emissions-free electricity

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is exploring different paths to 100% emissions-free electricity in the United States.


Polysilicon price relief in 2023 as industry scales to 500 GW

Clean Energy Associates says solar wafer pricing will fall by 23% by the end of 2023, while BloombergNEF sees 500 GW of manufacturing capacity online by the end of next year.


EV shipping is set to blow internal combustion engines out of the water

Modelling 5 to 10 GWh electrified containerships, researchers find that 40% of routes today could be electrified in an economically viable manner, before considering environmental costs.

Ampt lawsuit asks that SolarEdge remove inverters and controllers from market

Ampt posits that all of SolarEdge’s technology is in violation of patents controlled by the Colorado company, and that they should be required to immediately cease all sales.


Single-axis trackers on commercial rooftops increase generation by 37%

Alion Energy trackers thread the return-on-investment needle with productivity gains from white roofs and bifacial modules, while design aggressively maximises module count.


High-wattage solar modules increase risk of thermal runaway

Longi Solar outlines its high-temperature mitigation logic in designing the lower current, high-wattage Hi-MO5 solar panel series.

Global annual solar deployment to hit 1 TW by 2030

Major players in the solar industry, such as LONGi Solar, are projecting accelerating growth in the near term.

World has installed 1TW of solar capacity

The world has installed its first terawatt of hardware on earth to generate electricity directly from the sun.

World’s largest lithium-ion battery is down, again

The Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility Phase II in the United States set off fire alarms that activated a fault water suppression system, triggering a cascading set of events that resulted in roughly 10 battery packs melting down.


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