The U.S. solar market installed 3.6 GW of new solar PV capacity in Q1 2020, representing its largest first quarter ever in the United States. According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 2020 report, released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and... Read More
German company Ecoligo is offering micro investment in the construction of a 69 kW floating solar plant on the reservoir of a flower farm.From pv magazine Germany.
German energy start-up Ecoligo last year successfully raised enough investment through its crowdfunding platform to finance a 75 kW... Read More
Researchers in Kenya say the geomagnetic field could reduce solar panel conversion efficiency 0.21% between the equator and a 50-degree latitude. Their analysis showed the complex magnetic field can determine increases in module fill factor and falls in maximum power.Researchers at the Multimedia University of... Read More
Around 30% of a 571 MW Chilean hybrid facility owned by Irish developer Mainstream Renewable Power has been built. The Condor solar power plant is part of the 1.3 GW Andes Renovables wind-solar complex.From pv magazine Latam.
Irish clean energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power says it... Read More
Almost 10 GW of hybrid generation capacity is already under implementation despite the nation having only 100 MW of combined wind and PV projects at present, according to analyst Crisil.Hybrid renewable energy projects combining solar and wind power generation are gaining traction globally and now... Read More
Deep-seated racial justice issues have been brought to the fore in recent weeks by a series of nationwide protests over police violence. These protests are taking place in the midst of a global pandemic, which has exposed, and in many cases worsened, long-standing issues of... Read More
Almost 10 GW of wind-solar hybrid capacity is already under implementation in the country which has only 100 MW of such capacity installed at present, according to Crisil.Wind-solar hybrid plants—which have found favours globally—are becoming the preferred renewable energy (RE) option in India, too, with... Read More
The government in Dhaka hopes plans for the Spectra Solar Project, and the international backing for it, will help showcase the attractiveness of solar investment in the country for private sector money.The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the governments of Germany and Canada are financing... Read More
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new approach to improve the electrical properties of monolayer graphene grown by CVD that could be used in the production of more efficient and stable ultra-light organic cells. They used parylene to develop transparent graphene... Read More
The Norwegian government has decided to postpone the planned reduction of the Plusskundeordningen solar-rebate program, currently managed by the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, until the end of this year.The Norwegian government has announced a NOK3.6 billion ($383.5 million) plan to support the energy... Read More