Next Generation Solar – Sector Watch 12 July 2019


Louis Brasington
Attractiveness Over the last 25 years, crystalline silicon photovoltaics have become the world’s fastest growing energy source. The last cleantech boom saw a few competing technologies such as thin-film solar try and fail to compete with the mainstream offerings. However, today's advances in technology, smart business models and progressive funding solutions are creating new opportunities for a small number of perovskite and dye-sensitized thin-film photovoltaic innovators. While previously seen as a direct competitor, next generation solar innovators are finding niches... Read More »

Discussing the ABB + Solar Impulse Partnership with ABB SVP Maxine Ghavi


M Paschich
Earlier this quarter, ABB announced their technology alliance partnership with Solar Impulse. We spoke with Maxine Ghavi—SVP & Head of the Solar Industry Segment Initiative at ABB—about the nature of this corporate partnership and what she sees lying ahead for the team.    Hello Maxine… Can you tell us the genesis story for the ABB + Solar Impulse partnership? If you look at ABB and Solar Impulse we share a common ideal, and that is to address the growing energy... Read More »