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Survey respondents reveal third of UK solar jobs lost – more losses expected

2016-07-25 |

A comprehensive PWC and U.K. Solar Trade Association (STA) survey shows support for tax breaks to re-boot the struggling UK solar sector as global solar photovoltaic (PV) market accelerates. As reported in the Times on July 25th, 2016, a third of solar jobs have been lost in the past year and a further 30% of solar businesses expect to cut staff in the next 12 months, according to a detailed new analysis published today by the Solar Trade Association and PwC. Read more...

 
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Report “Seeing through the gloom – UK solar seeks stability after subsidy cuts”

Survey respondents reveal third of UK solar jobs lost – more losses expected

2016-07-25

A comprehensive PWC and U.K. Solar Trade Association (STA) survey shows support for tax breaks to re-boot the struggling UK solar sector as global solar photovoltaic (PV) market accelerates. As reported in the Times on July 25th, 2016, a third of solar jobs have been lost in the past year and a further 30% of solar businesses expect to cut staff in the next 12 months, according to a detailed new analysis published today by the Solar Trade Association and PwC. Read more...

Lab set-up of a redox flow battery with the hydrophobic membrane and two electrolyte reservoirs

Hydrophobic membrane with nanopores could provide highly efficient energy storage

2016-07-25

Redox flow batteries are considered a viable next generation technology for highly efficient energy storage. Scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials (DWI), RWTH Aachen University (Germany) and Hanyang University (Seoul) report that they have significantly improved a key component for the development of new energy storage systems. Read more...

Dr. Nasser Saidi is a former Minister of Economy & Trade and Minister of Industry of Lebanon

Clean Energy Business Council elects new board

2016-07-25

Members of the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC, Dubai, UAE) a leading clean energy association in MENA have elected a new Board of Directors. The Board elect has appointed Dr. Nasser Saidi and Mhairi Main Garcia as the Chair and Vice Chair respectively, for the next two year term. Read more...

Report “The rise of renewables in South Australia – Current state of play”

Australia’s Clean Energy Council calls for continued transition to clean energy

2016-07-25

Australia’s Clean Energy Council (CEC) on July 22nd, 2016 called for a national summit on energy market reform to set the record straight on what is occurring in South Australia and start a mature conversation about practical reforms to support the continued transition to clean energy in the state. Read more...

LG Chem energy storage system at the Village of Minster, Ohio

ESA: Energy storage legislation can enable clean, resilient energy for Massachusetts and accelerate grid modernization

2016-07-25

The U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA, Washington, D.C.) urges Massachusetts House and Senate leaders to include the energy storage provisions of Senate Bill 2400 in their Conference Committee report. Read more...

Solar Impulse takes off at Kairo, heading to Abu Dhabi

Piccard took off with Solar Impulse heading to Abu Dhabi

2016-07-25

On July 24th, 2016 Bertrand Piccard took off with Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) for the final leg of the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight. Si2 is now heading to Abu Dhabi where it should land after a flight of two days and two nights, depending on weather conditions. Read more...

With the additions, ASI’s portfolio consists of eleven PV plants totaling 84.4 MW

Quercus, Swiss Life Asset Managers acquire two PV plants in Italy with a combined capacity of 7 MW

2016-07-25

Quercus Assets Selection (London, UK) and Swiss Life Asset Managers (Zurich, Switzerland) on July 22nd, 2016 announced the successful acquisition of two ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) plants with a capacity of 6.5 MW and 0.77 MW respectively, located in the Molise Region, Italy. Read more...

Scatec Solar’s new Utah PV plant continues to earn merchant market revenues

Scatec Solar Q2, 2016 results: Solar power production doubled from last year; revenues slightly increased

2016-07-22

The independent solar power producer Scatec Solar ASA (Oslo, Norway) on July 22nd, 2016 announced Q2, 2016 results. Scatec Solar’ consolidated revenues reached NOK 213 million (approx. USD 25 million) in the quarter, up from NOK 205 million (approx. USD 24 million) in the same period last year and down from NOK 228 million (approx. USD 26.8 million) in the previous quarter. Read more...

ATI’s single-axis tracker at the Springbok 2 solar PV farm

ATI finalizes PV tracker shipments to 191 MW Springbok 2 solar farm

2016-07-22

Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.), a provider of solar tracking systems, has finalized single-axis tracker shipments to the 191 MW Springbok 2 solar PV farm, located 70 miles north of Los Angeles, California. Combined with the 137 MW Springbok 1 solar farm, which also features ATI trackers, the two new solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities are expected to offset 580,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year. Read more...

Musk standing in front of a Tesla Model S

Solar, storage, and EV’s: Elon Musk publishes second master plan

2016-07-21

Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors (Palo Alto, California, U.S.), on July 20th, 2016 announced his second master plan, focusing on the creation of stunning solar roofs with seamlessly integrated battery storage, and expanding the electric vehicle product line to address all major segments. Read more...

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