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Solarreserve signs agreement for 150-MW-Solar-Thermal Project

2017-08-18 |

Solarreserve has signed an agreement with the South Australian Government for a 150-Megawatt Solar Thermal Project with Energy Storage near Port Augusta. Read more...

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The concentrating photovoltaic system showing the top lenslet; the little black square visible near the middle is the solar cell and the lines running away from it are the contact wires Image: Giebing lab

Rooftop concentrating photovoltaics win big over silicon in outdoor testing

2017-07-18

A concentrating photovoltaic system with embedded microtracking can produce over 50 percent more energy per day than standard silicon solar cells in a head-to-head competition, according to a team of engineers who field tested a prototype unit over two sunny days last fall. Read more...

A total of 50 million electric vehicles are expected on roads worldwide by 2030. Power2Drive Europe will be the new international platform for e-mobility. photo: Solar Promotion GmbH

New Platform for E-Mobility

2017-07-17

Power2Drive, the new exhibition for e-mobility and charging technology will celebrate its debut from June 20–22, 2018 in Munich. Read more...

Lenders of SolarWorld have agreed immediately to forward $6 million in cash to the U.S. company. Photo: SolarWorld Americas Inc.

SolarWorld Americas expects immediate infusion of cash to lift up U.S. operations

2017-07-14

SolarWorld Americas Inc. announced that it expects a double-digit-million-dollar infusion of cash to enable the company to stabilize and optimize operations through 2017 and beyond. Read more...

“Redwood“ is one of 8minuteenergy Projects completed, Capacity: 260 MW, Imperial County, California. photo: 8minutenergy

328 MW Mount Signal 3 Solar Project

2017-07-13

Third phase of Mount Signal Solar Farm, among the largest PV projects worldwide, will be developed by 8minutenergy and owned by Capital Dynamics. Read more...

Together, the two companies have deployed or have been awarded 48 projects totaling 463 MW of battery-based energy storage across 13 countries © Siemens

Siemens and AES join forces

2017-07-12

Siemens and AES join forces to create Fluence, a new global energy storage technology company. Read more...

The stacked cell acts almost like a sieve for sunlight, with the specialized materials in each layer absorbing the energy of a specific set of wavelengths. © The George Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science

New Technology Creates Highly Efficient New Type of Solar Cell

2017-07-12

Scientists have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell that integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in the solar spectrum. Read more...

Upon completion by December 2017, the system will be the largest lithium-ion battery storage project in the world and will provide enough power for more than 30,000 homes. photo: Tesla

Tesla Powerpack to Enable Large Scale Sustainable Energy to South Australia

2017-07-10

Tesla was selected to provide a 100 MW/129 MWh Powerpack system to be paired with global renewable energy provider Neoen’s Hornsdale Wind Farm near Jamestown, South Australia. Read more...

PV and sea side by side: The 12 MW solar park Folelli on the west coast of Corsica. © Ralos new energy

Inverters master Poseidon’s challenge

2017-07-07

Two solar parks with a power output of 24 megawatts are being built on the coast of Corsica. Read more...

Scania’s target is reducing it’s cabon footprint to neutral in production. Foto: Scania CV AB

Scania installs Largest Solar Roof in the Netherlands

2017-07-04

The company's production unit in Zwolle, Overijssel, will install the largest solar roof in the Netherlands. Read more...

The great merit of ESTIF is to have had set the solar thermal energy in Europe in the last 25 years. Here a settlement in Hamburg (Germany). © Wagner & Co/ESTIF

ESTIF becomes Solar Heat Europe

2017-07-03

25 years ago, the solar thermal sector in Europe started working together, with the aim of having a common voice for solar heat in Europe. That initiative evolved into what later became the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF). Now it becomes Solar Heat Europe. Read more...

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