pv magazine spoke to Mark Jones, chief executive of privately-owned clean energy investment company Susgen about where the newly-launched business is looking to spend the cash pile it has allocated for big, early-stage project pipelines.The zero-subsidy segment of the Spanish and Italian solar markets has... Read More
Minister of economic affairs and climate change, Eric Wiebes, has written to parliament to confirm grid companies do not have to pay PV system owners when their installations are disconnected from the network due to capacity issues or poor-quality voltage.Grid operators in the Netherlands are... Read More
European citizens and stakeholders have until midnight June 3 to comment on a set of draft EU rules for a new financing mechanism that would enable member states to finance renewable energy projects in other member states as a way of reaching their 2030 renewable... Read More
Under the brand name EZ Charge, Tata Power has already installed 170 fast and smart-charging points for electric vehicles in more than 20 cities across the country.Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, will invest substantially to expand its network of smart electric vehicle (EV)... Read More
German PV asset manager Encavis and Danish renewables company Greengo have already secured approval for one large project.From pv magazine Germany.
Denmark is showing the way ahead for climate protection in Europe. The nation’s center-left government decided at the end of last year, Danish CO2... Read More
The incentive scheme awards a 23-year, $0.12/kWh feed-in tariff to rooftop arrays with a generation capacity of up to 200 kW. Already, 141 municipalities have applied to install 116 MW of rooftop solar capacity and the government has increased the program’s budget from $28.5 million... Read More
A cash fund is offering financial aid to start-ups and SMEs to mitigate the effects of the public health crisis.An EU-funded low-carbon ‘knowledge community’ has made available emergency funding to get climate-friendly start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses through the Covid-19 crisis.
Businesses in the low-carbon... Read More
As p-type mono cell efficiencies edge closer to their limits, n-type cells are increasingly being recognized as next-generation technologies, writes PV InfoLink analyst Amy Fang. Manufacturers have focused their research and development efforts in recent years on the creation of commercially viable pathways for heterojunction... Read More
According to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), health risks from lead in crystalline silicon PV panels are one order of magnitude — or about one-tenth — below the risk levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
From pv magazine USA.
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Southern Company announced a new long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net zero emissions by 2050. The company also reaffirmed its intermediate goal of a 50% reduction of GHG emissions from 2007 levels by 2030. These are enterprise-wide goals across all electric and... Read More