Solar

All news, innovation, research, policy and trends concerning the use of solar power in the renewable energy mix. Topics will include solar panels or photovoltaic PV array, solar cells, solar storage, as well as solar hybrid solutions. This section will cover solar tenders and auctions across the world, as well as commercial solar PPA or power purchase agreements.

Moon Dog brewery in Australia is making use of rooftop solar to power their brewery.

Australian brewery reduces carbon footprint with rooftop solar

Moon Dog selected Energis to design a solar system that would reduce their reliance on the grid and lower their energy costs.

RP Global to develop 1GW renewables project pipeline in Poland

Renewable energy developer RP Global announced that it is investing in the development of PV and wind power projects across Poland.
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Enel completes 133MW expansion of South America’s largest solar PV facility

Enel Green Power Brasil Participações has expanded its 475MW São Gonçalo solar PV plant with an additional 133MW of capacity.
EDF solar farms go live in California

New research could accelerate perovskite solar cell adoption

Scientists at The University of Manchester have found a way to increase the environmental safety of perovskite solar cells.
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UK’s BT Group signs three-year renewables supply deal with Total

British multinational BT Group has signed a deal with Total Gas & Power for the provision of renewable energy.

South African star gazing powered by the sun

Maintaining the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), is no easy feat and in 2011 the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) commenced with...
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Statkraft and Aquila Capital sign PPA for Spanish solar park

Statkraft and Aquila Capital signed their first PPA in Spain for the Albeniz solar plant located in Andalusia on behalf of Aquila’s client.
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Greece’s MYTILINEOS expands renewables and energy storage portfolios

Greece-based industrial conglomerate MYTILINEOS is expanding its presence in the country's renewable energy and energy storage market.

Bolivia’s largest solar plant begins commercial operation

The 100MW Oruro solar plant in the Bolivian Andes is ready to enter commercial operation with the inauguration of the second phase.

Green hydrogen – the island opportunity

Islands are being turned to as testing grounds for hydrogen as interest grows in its role as a low carbon technology.

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