Germany's Bundesrat, which represents the 16 federal states, has actually approved the removal of the 15% area limit for floating photovoltaic or pv (PV) plants on artificial lakes prepared in a draft law.
German-based polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie has fallen to fourth place in the list of the world’s top polysilicon firms, which means the Top 3 producers are now all in China. Tongwei, GCL Technology and Daqo New Energy now lead the rankings
In 2026, the global battery storage market will reach $10.84 billion, with the Asia-Pacific region accounting for 68% of total demand.China, Japan, India, South Korea and Australia will drive regional markets, according to GlobalData.
Large-scale solar deployment in Australia jumped 38% year-on-year in 2021 as its three largest PV plants were commissioned, but financial commitments for new renewables projects in the country fell, according to a new report.