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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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Hanwha's solar production is booming. Image: Hanwha

Hanwha Q Cells Japan Surpasses 3 GW Milestone

2017-09-22

Hanwha Q Cells Japan announced to have surpassed the milestone of accumulated solar module shipments of 3 GW in Japan in the second quarter of 2017. The company entered the Japanese solar market in August 2011. Read more...

The Energy Storage Europe in Düsseldorf/Germany brings together three leading events in the global storage sector under one roof. Image: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

Energy Storage Europe will continue its success story

2017-09-21

Over the past three years, the visitor numbers of the trade fair and conference Energy Storage Europe grew by an average of 54 per cent to most recently more than 4,200 industry representatives. Energy Storage Europe 2018 will take place in Düsseldorf from March 13th to 15th. Read more...

The members of the research group developed extremely thin and flexible organic photovoltaic cells, based on a material called PNTz4T. Image: Riken

A solar cell you can put in the wash

2017-09-20

Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films, which can continue to provide electricity from sunlight even after being soaked in water or being stretched and compressed. Read more...

Here in view EREN’s 120-MW-plant in India. Founded in 2012, EREN RE has developed a diversified asset base (notably wind, solar and hydro) representing a global installed gross capacity of 650 MW in operation or under construction. Image: EREN

Total Partners With EREN Renewable Energy to Expand Its Renewable Business

2017-09-19

Total has signed an agreement with EREN RE to accelerate its growth in the production of power from renewable sources. Read more...

A rendering of protons, neutrons and electrons in an atom. Image: VCU

VCU physicists discover a tri-anion particle with colossal stability

2017-09-19

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have achieved a feat that is a first in the fields of physics and chemistry — one that could have wide-ranging applications. Read more...

Researcher Judith Gomez-Vidal determined the coatings needed to allow concentrating solar power plants to store and use molten salts. Image: NREL/Dennis Schroeder

NREL Investigates Coatings Needed for Concentrating Solar Power

2017-09-19

New research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is aimed at mitigating corrosion levels in CSP plants with nickel-based coatings. Read more...

IRENA projects that by 2030 total installed PV capacity could range between 1,760 gigawatts (GW) and 2,500 GW. Image: IBC Solar

Quality Assurance Underpins Investment Confidence in Global PV Market

2017-09-18

Quality assurance plays a crucial role in achieving a robust photovoltaic (PV) market and confidence from investors, policy makers and consumers, according to a new report launched by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Read more...

The picture shows the substation, which is already on the project site. Image: Wirsol

Wirsol acquires 110MWp solar project in Australia

2017-09-15

Wirsol Energy Pty Ltd heading the Australian strategy and operations within international Wircon group has started yet another new utility scale solar project in Australia. Read more...

NREL PV system cost benchmark summary
(inflation adjusted), 2010–2017: The cost of solar systems showed a steady decline over the past seven years. Diagram: NREL

PV System Cost Fell Nearly 30% Last Year

2017-09-14

The installed cost of solar power fell to record lows in the first quarter of 2017 because of the continuing decline in photovoltaic (PV) module and inverter prices, higher module efficiency, and lower labor costs, according to an analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Read more...

View of the airport roof in Helsinki with the newly installed PV system. Image: Vikram Solar

Scandinavia’s first PV-System at an airport

2017-09-13

The first photovoltaic installation at an airport in Scandinavia has been installed at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Read more...

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