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SegenSolar Opens New Distribution Facility in Cape Town

SegenSolar has opened a new warehouse and office in Cape Town, South Africa, offering a full sales and distribution facility to all of the Cape provinces. With the needs of SegenSolar’s customers at the forefront, this new location will enable a better local service – which will see the region benefit from face-to-face access to […]

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Import tariffs proposed for solar panels in South Africa

On 29 March 2019, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa published an application proposing the introduction of tariffs on all imported crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar panels. Inspired by similar policies in the US, the application was lodged by ARTsolar – South Africa’s only 100% locally-owned solar panel manufacturer – which reasoned that a number […]

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Load Shedding

Solar power: an end to load shedding in South Africa?

For residents and businesses in South Africa, Eskom has long been a source of frustration. Generating approximately 95% of the country’s electricity, the company holds a state-supported monopoly on the energy supply in South Africa – where rolling blackouts are a daily occurrence as the national grid falters. Load shedding has been a part of […]

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Sapvia Highlights


South Africa’s national power utility Eskom grapple to meet South Africa’s energy demand has sped up the need to explore alternative energy sources. However, making sure that the lights stay on is just one of the reasons why renewables are the answer to South Africa immediate and long-term energy supplies.

JinkoSolar: A Big Jump in Sales and Margin in 2018

Solar module manufacturing giant JinkoSolar reported a sizeable jump in its shipments and margins in 2018. The news was revealed in the company’s 2018 financial results, published March 22. For 2018 on a consolidated basis across its business, JinkoSolar posted a module shipment…

Jinko achieves 24.2% efficiency for its n-type monocrystalline cell

Chinese solar panel maker JinkoSolar says it has achieved 24.2% efficiency for a large-area n-type TOPCon monocrystalline silicon cell, and that the result has been confirmed by the Photovoltaic and Wind Power Systems…

JinkoSolar posts significant shipment growth in Q3 amid insecurity in the PV market

JinkoSolar has reported a surge in quarterly earnings thanks to its strong overseas sales. Total solar module shipments were 2,953 megawatts (“MW”), an increase of 5.7% from 2,794 MW in the second quarter of 2018 and an increase…

JinkoSolar’s Flagship Product Cheetah Answers to Post Subsidy

Driven by the rapid industry transformation, continuous technology evolution and increasingly complex market demands of the solar landscape in recent years, JinkoSolar has utilized its technical leadership to create cutting-edge technologies of tomorrow.

JinkoSolar meets ‘Top Performer’ in all DNV GL’s 2018 PV Module Reliability Scorecard tests

Leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has acknowledged its recognition as a ‘Top Performer’ in DNV GL’s 2018 PV Module Reliability Scorecard results, which were announced at SNEC in China in May.

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