Iran has signed a memorandum of understanding with German PV systems provider Schmid Group for the construction of a fully-integrated 200MW PV manufacturing plant in order to diversify the energy mix of the oil-producing country.
23 May 2016 01:49 GMT
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
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe sparked anger and confusion in South Africa’s renewables sector by claiming that renewable energy projects have “failed” to provide the state utility with the support it needs during times of peak energy demand.
19 May 2016 01:24 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
Israel-based SolarEdge Technologies reported strong financial results in its fiscal third quarter, although shares declined almost 8.4% to $20.70 in New York after-hours trading in response to its slower near-term growth forecast.
09 May 2016 11:01 GMT
Oil & gas companies are professing that the natural-gas and solar industries should be partners, working together supposedly to mutual benefit. It is a strategy that should be avoided by all solar companies able to do so — which is to say all those not owned by oil & gas companies.
09 May 2016 12:45 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
To protect your subscription investment, we've instituted a security system to protect against the electronic redistribution of copyrighted Rechargenews content. Read more