SA company awarded for localising PV technology

  Frost and Sullivan has awarded PTiP Innovations with the 2014 South Africa Frost and Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. The solar photovoltaic (PV) modules the company manufactures  have a 80 to 90% local content value, while competitors mostly assemble imported parts. The company wants to commercialise the company’s core intellectual property and patented solar thin-film technology which was developed by the University of […]

French PV capacity exceeds 5 GW

  The French General Commission on Sustainable Development reports that France’s cumulative installed PV capacity reached 5095 MW at the end of June 2014. The country added 195 MW in the second quarter of this year, slightly up from 192 MW in the same period of 2013. In the first six months of 2014, the […]