solar energy

PEI Connect: Learning powered by the sun

Pei Connect provides a brief look at what got our attention during the week (19 - 26 Feb), and first up, we focus on a good news story out of Madagascar, combining solar power, circular economy and digital learning.
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.

Op-Ed: Fossil fuels versus renewables as global temperatures plummet

This week debates have heated up about the world's shift away from fossil fuels, as frigid temperatures have wreaked havoc from Turkey to Texas.
Perovskite solar

Perovskite set to disrupt the global solar supply chain

Perovskite solar will invade conventional solar in three distinct ways, beginning at the tail end of this year, according to Rethink Research

Cleantech Solar delivers three new PV projects in Malaysia and Thailand

Cleantech Solar has commissioned three rooftop solar PV systems at AkzoNobel sites in Malaysia and Thailand.
solar energy

Solar advantages increase even without government subsidies – study

Solar energy is now the cheapest way to add electricity in many markets across the globe - Wood Mackenzie has revealed.
Hawaii

Rooftop solar booming in Hawaii as utility launches ‘Quick Connect’

Hawaiian Electric has announced that rooftop solar installations increased by 55% in 2020 despite the global pandemic.

EDF Renewables acquires 100% stake in US-based solar company

EDF Renewables North America has acquired a 100% stake in US-based distributed solar energy solutions firm EnterSolar.
solar pv

Iberdrola signs PPA for Europe’s largest solar PV plant

Iberdrola has signed an agreement with Danone for the creation of what is claimed will be Europe's largest solar PV plant.
Why mines are increasingly adopting renewable energy - Africa Mining Forum

Why mines are increasingly adopting renewable energy

A recent Africa Mining Forum explored why the mining industry is following a global trend of installing renewable energy onsite.

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