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Wircon and Hep announce Cooperation

2017-09-22 |

Hep Capital and Wircon confirmed cooperation for joint implementation of solar projects. Wircon and associated professional partners will engage in the project development of major solar energy projects in Canada and the USA through the recently established fund of hep “Hep-Solar Projektentwicklung VI”. Read more...


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Situated on the roof of the White Rose shopping centre in Leeds, Landsec installed 2,902 individual panels to build UK’s biggest pv-system at a retail site. Image: Landsec

Landsec unveils UK’s largest shopping centre solar panel system


Landsec, the UK’s largest listed commercial property company, has unveiled the installation of the biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) system at a retail site in the UK. Read more...

Last year, the Schletter Group built Germany's largest solar carport at Weeze Airport in North Rhine-Westphalia. Now the company has been awarded the Global Leading RES seal in the "Unique Location" category. Image: Schletter

Schletter awarded for biggest carport photovoltaic system in Germany


After implementing the biggest carport photovoltaic system in Germany at the airport Weeze, Schletter is now being awarded with the Global Leading RES Seal in the category „Unique Location“. Read more...

Large-scale solar installations totaled 1,639 MW in Q2 2017 while rooftop installations accounted for 230 MW. In the first half of 2017, large-scale solar installations made up 4,290 MW (90 percent) and rooftop installations totaled 475 MW (10 percent) of total installations. Chart: Mercom

India Installs 4.8 GW of Solar in the First Half of 2017, Eclipsing All of 2016


The Indian solar market added 1,869 megawatts (MW) in the second quarter of 2017, bringing installations in the first half of the year to 4,765 MW (surpassing the 4,313 MW installed in all of 2016) according to the latest India Solar Market Update released by Mercom India Research. Read more...

4cm2 Perovskite/Silicon Solar Module with Record Conversion Efficiency of 23.9 Percent Pic: Imec

Imec Reports Record Conversion Efficiency of 23.9 Percent on a 4 cm2 Perovskite/Silicon Solar Module


Belgian Imec announced an improvement of its 4 cm2 perovskite/silicon tandem photovoltaic module achieving a power conversion efficiency of 23.9 percent. Reaching this level, imec is the first to achieve a module-on-cell stack that outperforms the standalone silicon solar cell. Read more...

TerraE Holding GmbH was founded in May of 2017, after six member companies in the KLIB (Kompetenznetzwerk Lithium Ionen Batterien – Lithium ion battery competence network) formed an initiative to establish large-scale series manufacturing. Pic: TerraE

TerraE Creates Consortium for Gigafactory


TerraE-Holding GmbH has composed 17 major companies and research institutions to a consortium to handle planning for building large-scale lithium ion battery cell manufacturing in Germany. Read more...

Over seventy-two-thousand PV modules were installed and the lifetime total power output is estimated to be more than 418 million kWh. The project is yet the largest BIPV project in the world. Image: ACC

World’s largest Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) on Grid


The Tsuneishi Zhoushan Shipyard solar station, which was invested in and built by Asia Clean Capital Limited (ACC), has just been connected to the national grid. The system was installed on the rooftop of the Tsuneishi shipyard with a total capacity of 19 megawatts. power station Read more...

Conergy Asia Pacific aquired


Conergy Asia & ME Pte. Ltd. and its subsidiaries announced that certain funds managed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC and Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement that acquired the Company from Kawa Solar Holdings. The transaction was closed. Read more...

Solar Battery Storage is available to purchase online via the Ikea UK website and will be available in all Ikea stores by the end of 2017. Image: Ikea

Solarcentury solar homes partnership with Ikea in UK


From now on, online customers in Great Britain will be able to buy solar battery storage as well as solar panels direct from Ikea. Read more...

Since 2010 Italy’s rapidly developing solar market plays a role to ContourGlobal. In view ground-mounted solar plant near the Municipality of Sabaudia, located in the Lazio region of central-southern Italy approximately 100 km south of Rome, 6 MW capacity. Image: ContourGlobal

Energyplayer ContourGlobal expands its solar-power-capacity over Italy by around 20 MW


The Americans signed yesterday an agreement to acquire ErgyCapital S.p.A photovoltaic systems, who is the owner of PV-Capacity in Italy in summary of approximately 20 MW. Read more...

In June, Tesvolt earned the contract to build the battery store in Rwanda. Since then production has been running. Now the company has been honored with the Global Leading RES Seal. Image: Tesvolt

Tesvolt awarded for worldwide biggest Off-Grid-Battery-System in Rwanda


The German commercial storage system manufacturer Tesvolt will be honored with the Global Leading RES Seal in the category “Largest Project” for the implementation of the worldwide biggest Off-Grid-Battery-System in Rwanda to eliminate energy loss in water pumps. Read more...

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