Member News

Financial Agreements of Sweihan Photovoltaic Independent Power Project in Abu Dhabi Were Signed

Click here to view video Shanghai, May 24, 2017 — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (“PV”) industry, today announced that in a signing ceremony held at the Emirates Palace, the financial agreements for the debt and equity funding for the Sweihan Solar PV Independent Power Project (the “Project”) were signed by the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (“ADWEA”), Sweihan Solar Holding Company Limited (“Sweihan”), a joint venture between JinkoSolar and Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”), and a syndicate of international and local banks. The agreements closed a US$870 million financing for the Project, an 1,177 MW (DC) solar PV project with a 25-year PPA signed with ADWEA. The Project i...

New Standards for PV Modules and PV Components – Essential Changes 2016

A successful photovoltaic industry depends on long-term reliability, performance, and safety of PV modules and PV components. International standards set minimum requirements regarding quality and safety, provide testing methods to be used and enable proof of compliance through certification. Because of the rapid technological development in the industry in the last couple of years, these standards need to be adapted occasionally. What standards are changing?  The standards IEC 61215 (crystalline PV modules)and IEC 61646 (thin-film PV modules) are currently adapted into a single, new IEC 61215 standard, which will be valid approximately from the third quarter 2016 on. The PV module safety qualification standard IEC 61730has been revised with regard to content. Different standards, that app...

SAPVIA Rooftop PV Forum Inaugural Meeting – 17 February 2016

As the uptake in the rooftop PV/embedded generation market is on the increase, SAPVIA had been called upon to take the lead in ensuring the installation of safe and reliable PV installations, as part of its market development activities. On Wednesday, 17th February 2016, SAPVIA in collaboration with SARETEC engaged with members to map the way forward in terms of the development and implementation of minimum national standards, training programmes, installer quality assurance (e.g. on the basis of a SAPVIA ‘endorsement’ framework), as well as communication/awareness-creation. Thank you to all who attended and added to the meaningful debate. A special word of gratitude to the event sponsors, SARETEC and GIZ for their generous support of SAPVIA. The day’s presentations can be downloaded...

Sterling & Wilson looking to hire a Business development Manager

Required a seasoned Business development Manager for sales & marketing of Diesel generator sets in South Africa. Key responsibilities includes pitching new business , developing retail & dealers network with good customer service back up , setting sales target & achieving the same, managing, training & motivating sales team, managing end to end sales, tracking competitors profile, setting pricing  structure, anticipating over all DG market requirement in SA & capturing the same. Candidate should be BE/Diploma (Mech/electrical) work experience for 5- 10 years in similar industry.  Should be proactive, dynamic, result oriented, good in communications, team player & willing to accept challenges. Willing to join immediately & open to travel.  Age 28 – 35 yrs. Candid...

Enertis works as Owner’s Engineer in the largest Sonnedix’s project in South Africa

The 86 MW PV plant, owned by Sonnedix-Mulilo, is one of the projects selected in the third round of the REIPPPP, in South Africa. 30 of November 2015 – Enertis, international company specialized in technical advisory and engineering services in the renewable energy sector, is providing Owner’s Engineering services to Sonnedix in the 75 MW Sonnedix-Mulilo Prieska, selected in the third round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme in South Africa (REIPPPP). The project, located in Prieska – Northern Cape -, began construction in the first quarter of 2015 and features one of the best solar irradiance conditions of the country. The commissioning and connection of the project to the grid is expected to happen in the first quarter of 2016. Enertis is provi...

Local IPP Aurora Power awarded R250m of solar projects in DoE’s Small Renewable Energy program

The minister of energy on Sunday announced the awarding of the 5.8MW Adams and 5.8MW Bellatrix solar projects which are the first Independent Power Producer projects in the DoE’s program that will be locally developed, designed, funded, constructed and operated. The projects are being sponsored by the  Aurora Power group, founded in Cape Town in 2009 by engineering brothers Simon and Chris Haw. It has no relationship with the embattled mining company of similar name. SOLA Future Energy, a locally owned solar PV engineering and construction firm, will design, construct and operate the plant. The Industrial Development Corporation of South African (IDC) and local black owned company Mergence Investment Managers have signed a termsheet to provide debt to the project company. “We’re very excit...

AEC and KACO new energy launch inverter production in Saudi Arabia.

The “Shams” inverters from 20 kW to 1 MW conform to Saudi Arabian local content regulations. Riyadh / Neckarsulm, 21 September 2015 – Under the name “Shams” (Arabic for “sun”), the Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) is manufacturing for the Arabian market a comprehensive range of solar inverters incorporating the technology from the Neckarsulm-based PV pioneer. As part of a celebratory ceremony, Dr. Ghassan Al-Shibl, CEO of Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), and Ralf Hofmann, Managing Director of KACO new energy GmbH, launched production of the “Shams” joint inverter range on 10th September in Riyadh at the headquarters of AEC. The name comes from the Arabic and means “sun”, the technology originates primarily from the renowned i...

2015 Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition

FACT SHEET PV Taiwan turns on the most Dazzling Prospects under the SUN! Partner up with the coming PV Taiwan 2015 that builds upon its previous show success in 2014. The show attracted more than 8,000 visitors from 70 countries to profile the breakthroughs and products for a global market. PV Taiwan unfolds at the heart of the Asia-Pacific Region, a region where production and markets are soaring as they are passed the torch from Europe. Taiwan PV comes just in time as momentum shifts east. This exclusive show reflects Taiwan’s status among the top two global solar cell producers and opens the best gateway to Asia. When it comes to solar, PV Exhibition and Forum leads the way! Incentives for Overseas Buyers Visiting PV Taiwan 2015 (click here to view document) PV Taiwan 2015: http://www.p...

JinkoSolar: Gulnara Abdullina is the new General Manager for Africa & Middle East

To better adapt to the trend of market development, and to Enhance management efficiency, JinkoSolar company has decided to divide the current Emerging Markets team into two parts: Ms. Gulnara Abdullina, the former Business Development Director of Emerging Markets, is appointed as the General Manager of Middle East & Africa. On the new position, Ms. Gulnara Abdullina will be responsible for all the business function, the sales team as well as the Business Development team in Africa & Middle East will report to her. She has been involved in renewable energy since 2007. She joined Jinko Solar in Shanghai, China, in 2009 as a first foreign employee to spearhead international sales, and in 2010 she was appointed to establish and lead global business development team. Having already ope...

LOCAL PV MODULES TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN THE REIPPP ROUND 4 IN SOUTH AFRICA

LOCAL PV MODULES TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN THE REIPPP ROUND 4 IN SOUTH AFRICA Availability, price and quality of these components will be the major challenges for Round 4 bidders Enertis is performing factory quality inspections and manufacturing quality control testing in South Africa within the Sonnedix-Mulilo Prieska project July 2015 – Recent allocations from the Department of Energy have made South Africa become one of the most dynamic markets worldwide, and local modules are expected to play a key role in its development. According to Enertis, international firm specialized in providing consultancy, technical assessment and engineering services for solar projects, the South African solar market has grown into a mature industry able to create much needed energy generation capacity, local ...

“Smalls” renewable energy first bid close-out goes unnoticed

Joint media release – Mergence Investment Managers and the IDC 10 November 2014 “Smalls” renewable energy first bid close-out goes unnoticed SMEs using new technologies will boost energy security by 200 MW As the country dealt with power outages in the wake of a collapsed Eskom coal silo last week, a piece of good news passed unnoticed with the closing date on 3 November for bids in the first phase of a “small projects” renewable energy programme that will support two national aims – enhanced energy security and small business development. The Small Projects Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (SIPPPP) forms part of the government’s overall target of 10 000 megawatts for renewable energy. The Minister of Energy has determined that 3 200MW from renewable energy is requir...

AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE ON A GLOBAL REQUIREMENT

AGE Technologies at its core is an innovative company that constantly seek ways of implementing the highest standards of quality and the pinnacle of state of the art technology whilst remaining cost effective. By using tomorrow’s technology today we are capable of developing the latest breakthroughs in technology. Due to the various challenges encountered on sophisticated plants and facilities, it is our vision and ultimately our mission to ensure that our clients meet their challenging demands through the solutions we design, develop, manufacture and implement. Through this and seeing a great need in the emerging alternative energy market within South Africa for truly African innovative solutions, the AGE Solar Monitoring Solution was developed.  The solution started off simple and evolve...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 6

Lost Password

Register