The Brazilian power market could have a current demand for as much as 95GW of storage capacity through different technologies, including via distributed-generation projects such as rooftop solar, a new study showed.
23 May 2016 03:21 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
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
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
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
REC Solar’s recent decision to invest S$250m ($183m) to expand PV module production and R&D in Singapore underscores the land-scarce nation’s emergence as a key centre for solar innovation in Southeast Asia, even as it struggles to expand actual deployment within its own borders.
14 April 2016 08:57 GMT
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