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SOFARSOLAR Battery Inverters Keep Your Electricity Supply Stable Even During Grid Failure

20 June 2019

Whether during the day or at night, when you are enjoying a convenient life brought by all kinds of appliances, there is a sudden power outage, when the high monthly electricity bill is placed in front of you, how do you feel?

Solar Energy, Storage, Electricity Distribution & Projections

19 June 2019
Solar Energy, Storage, Electricity Distribution & Projections

Past: It has been an incredible journey for Solar PV industry during the last decade.

Tender Tracker: Insights Into 1200 MW SECI Auction Results ISTS IV

14 June 2019
Tender Tracker: Insights Into 1200 MW SECI Auction Results ISTS IV

The recent tender auctions of 1200 MW by SECI saw an active participation from 6 developers. Ayana Renewable (CDC), Renew, Azure & Mahindra Susten won the entire bidded capacity. Avaada Energy won 50MW of the 350MW bidded capacity. Company Name Status Bid Capacity Awarded Capacity Quoted Tariff...

India Solar Policy Update - May 2019

12 June 2019
India Solar Policy Update - May 2019

Below is SolarQuarter's brief analysis of the latest updates on solar regulations & policies from various states in India.

Pooled Structures And InvITs To Boost Market Access For Developers

12 June 2019
Pooled Structures And InvITs To Boost Market Access For Developers

Nuanced structures in pooling of assets such as obligor/co-obligor or Infrastructure Investment Trust would propel refinancing of the infrastructure assets, says India Ratings and Research.

India Solar Policy Update - April 2019

13 May 2019

Below is SolarQuarter's brief analysis of the latest updates on solar regulations & policies from various states in India.

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SMA Surpasses 1 GW Installed Solar in Latin America

Latin American market driven by increased commitment to renewable energy, commercial and utility solar.

The burgeoning solar market in Latin America and the continued investment in renewable energy in the region has led SMA to surpass1 GW of installed solar capacity in Latin America. SMA’s Latin American business covers all of Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

“This is an incredible accomplishment for the SMA team in Latin America,” said John Susa, executive vice president of sales for APAC and the Americas. “Our presence in this market has continued to grow along with the increased demand for solar and storage. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for this very important region when it comes to renewable energy.”

Primarily led by installations in Chile and Brazil, the 1 GW of capacity is largely a result of commercial and utility-scale solar installations, as well as some off-grid and hybrid systems. The residential market is also growing at a rapid pace, and SMA is supporting the development of this segment with its reliable residential solutions.

In addition to solar inverter sales and support, the company offers SMA OPTIM in the region—one of the world’s leading PV plant O&M solutions.

Part of SMA’s success in Latin America is due to its robust solutions that are equipped to handle extreme conditions found in the region, including deserts, high altitude, high temperatures and isolated areas. The local presence of sales and technical and service capabilities have also been fundamental.

SMA made further investments in the Latin American market last year, with the announcement that it would establish a subsidiary in Mexico in addition to its operational subsidiary in South America, based in Santiago, Chile, that began operating in 2013. SMA also recently announced a new local service and product exchange program in Mexico to provide faster service and more reliable support for installers in Mexico.

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