DNV GL, the independent provider of advisory and certification services, has released its second review of PV module reliability showing modules manufactured by Japan’s Kyocera and China’s Phono Solar performed in the top group in every test.
20 May 2016 02:43 GMT
The Fraunhofer ISE institute and Baden-Württemberg transmission system operator (TSO) TransnetBW said they have developed a method to improve projections for the feed-in of electricity from PV installations by up to 20% when compared to current estimates.
19 May 2016 09:55 GMT
Larger, smarter wind turbines and next-generation solar power materials will among the main drivers behind a "perfect storm" of technology development expected to speed the global energy transition in the coming decade, according to new research from DNV GL.
05 May 2016 08:55 GMT
I guess you could say I’ve got some history with batteries. Growing up on a farm, there were times when a fence needed fixing or a field had to be temporarily divided. So my Dad would carry a lumpy battery pack up the fields to set up an electric fence. I don’t remember much except that any nosy sheep that got too close jumped back pretty quickly.
05 May 2016 08:27 GMT
Even for an industry fast growing accustomed to the skyward scale-up of its technology, this is jaw-dropping: a rotor blade more than double the size of any yet built — 200 metres from root to tip — designed to be flown by a gigantic 50MW offshore wind turbine.
05 May 2016 07:39 GMT
Partners have approved the DNV GL-led Win-Win floating wind-powered water-injection joint industry project (JIP) as being technically feasible, and offering a cost-competitive alternative for offshore oil and gas developments.
04 May 2016 09:43 GMT
German R&D centre Fraunhofer ISE and NETRA, the research arm of Indian public utility NTPC, are collaborating on a project to work out steps to tailor concentrating PV (CPV) systems for commercial use in the Indian subcontinent.
04 May 2016 08:47 GMT
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