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The project in Mongolia will be another reference project on the list of Yingli. Pictured here is the solar plant "Complex Hijau Solar" in Malaysia (8 MWp). Image: Yingli Solar

Yingli Announced 100 MW-Project in Inner Mongolia

2017-11-20 |

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited recently announced the groundbreaking of a 100 MW "Top Runner" project in Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Read more...

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Europe should not disappear from the manufacturing map and highlighted the numerous competitive advantages of Europe e.g. R&D. Image: Fraunhofer-Center für Silizium-Photovoltaik CSP

Higer level of ambition for the annual European PV market needed

2017-10-02

The 33rd EU-PVSEC PV technology conference and exhibition hosted this week the first edition of the EU Solar Industry Forum. Read more...

easyJet outlines strategy to progressively decarbonise and reduce noise from aviation operations. Image: easyJet

easyJet and electric aircraft pioneer, Wright Electric, outline electric future of aviation

2017-09-29

easyJet outlined a strategy to progressively decarbonise and reduce noise from aviation operations. Read more...

High-tech to relax: Solar powered bench from Ford in London with Wi-Fi and rechargeability. Image: Ford

Solar smart benches by Ford with recharging and Wi-Fi

2017-09-28

Ford and smart cities start-up Strawberry Energy are rolling out smart benches to offer pedestrians free solar-powered mobile charging and Wi-Fi access while they sit and rest across the city. Read more...

Northvolt and ABB jointly want to build the largest lithium-ion battery factory in Europe and launch it in 2020. Image: ABB

ABB and Northvolt partner for Europe’s largest battery factory

2017-09-27

ABB and Northvolt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a wide-ranging supply and technology partnership, including products and services for Northvolt’s state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery factory and close collaboration on development of battery solutions and R&D activities. ABB Technology Ventures (ATV) will support the initial phase of this project through an early investment. Read more...

View of Clayhill, UK’s first subsidy free solar farm. Image: Anesco

UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm unveiled

2017-09-27

Anesco’s Clayhill solar farm and energy storage facility, located near Flitwick in Bedfordshire, is the first solar farm in the UK to operate without a government subsidy. Read more...

Bifacial PV module: The CalLab PV Modules of Fraunhofer ISE has the only test rig worldwide for calibrating this new type of module which collects sun both on the front and back side. Image: Fraunhofer ISE

International Intercomparison of PV Modules Reaffirms Measurement Precision of the CalLab PV Modules

2017-09-27

At 1.3 percent measurement precision, the accredited calibration laboratory of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE achieved a record value. Measurement repeatability is 0.4 percent. Germany’s national accreditation body DAkkS has confirmed this value according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005. Read more...

The new world record holder: Photo of the multicrystalline silicon solar cell with world record efficiency of 22.3 percent. Image: Fraunhofer ISE

Fraunhofer ISE cracks magic threshold

2017-09-25

With its newest solar cell, the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has now exceeded its own world record for multicrystalline solar cells. The record cell converts 22.3 percent of the incident sunlight into electricity. Read more...

Milestone for Conergy: The company has installed its first PV plant in Singapore and then immediately on Marina Bay Sands. Image: Conergy

Conergy brings solar power to Marina Bay Sands

2017-09-25

Downstream solar company Conergy has designed and installed a 145 kWp solar power system for one of the most iconic landmarks in Singapore’s skyline, Marina Bay Sands, one of Asia’s leading destinations for business, leisure and entertainment. Read more...

Wircon has implemented projects of well over 1,000 MW worldwide, including the largest solar park in Scandinavia in the Danish town of Lerchenborg (pictured here). Image: Wircon

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...

In India, a quarter of the population does not have access to electricity or in other words: 304 million people. Image: Pixabay

Winner of the international "Solar for All" competition

2017-09-22

Within the framework of the international "Solar for All" competition, the two winners of the competition, initiated by the Canopus Foundation and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), are now financing the crowdfunding platform Bettervest. Read more...

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