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Josefin Berg, Holly Hu | April 18, 2019
On 10 and 12 April, China´s National Energy Authority (NEA) released two notices that reduce the uncertainty over the future of the Chinese PV market: The drafts are the latest in a string of initial proposals concerning future support for renewable power generation announced in the first quarter 2019 and indicate the direction the market will take, while still leaving a large question mark over how much capacity that will eventually be installed in 2019.
Maria Chea | April 16, 2019
On 4 April 2019, Americas PV analyst, Maria Jose Chea, presented at CIREC Week 2019 in Santiago, Chile. Below we have summarized some of the key takeaways from the conference and discussions with several industry players.

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  • Jessica Jin, Karl Melkonyan, Edurne Zoco, PhD | April 08, 2019
    The second edition of this report provides a detailed analysis of different advanced module technologies and its applications. It discusses the current situation and future outlook of advanced PV module technologies such as Half-Cell, Shingle and Bifacial modules, which have been successfully ramped up to mass production levels.
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  • Josefin Berg, Susanne von Aichberger, Maria Chea | April 05, 2019
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  • Jessica Jin, Holly Hu | April 05, 2019
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  • CIREC Week April 2019
    Maria Chea | April 12, 2019
    Presented at CIREC Week on April 4, 2018, this presentation provides a high-level overview of the outlook for utility-scale solar in Latin America for the 2019 - 2023 period, with a focus on the Chilean PV market.
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  • Solarplaza Solar Asset Management North America Conference 2019, San Francisco
    Camron Barati | April 01, 2019
    Presented at Solarplaza’s Solar Asset Management North America Conference 2019 in San Francisco, this presentation provides a high-level overview of the outlook for solar and solar+storage in the United States.
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  • David Green, Alex Kaplan | February 15, 2019
    This presentation is a review of the 2019 DistribuTECH conference. This year the show took place in New Orleans, Lousiana and was attended by David Green and Alex Kaplan from the IHS Markit Smart Utilities Infrastructure team.
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