Mar 312016
 
Scientists from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with their counterparts from solar energy research institutes in Germany and Japan, gathered recently to discuss the future of photovoltaics (PV) and assess its contributions to increasing global prosperity, energy security and mitigation of climate change. The Global Alliance of Solar Energy Research Institutes (GA-SERI) convened a worldwide gathering of 50 experts from Germany, Japan, the United...
Mar 312016
 
While Poland still struggles with defining a stable, attractive support for renewables, its native startups promote photovoltaics in a completely different way.  Solar energy promotion doesn’t seem to appear on the priority list of Polish government. Although according to Polish Energy Policy 2050, photovoltaic capacity in the country will rise to 15.83 GW by 2050, changes are happening very slow and there is no clear view on how renewable incentives will look like. This chaos made...
Mar 302016
 
Australian battery innovator Redflow today launches its first residential energy storage solution, ZCell, a breakthrough system that includes a battery made from easily recyclable or reusable components. ZCell can store 10 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy, allowing people to ‘timeshift’ solar power from day to night, store off-peak power for peak demand periods and support off-grid systems. Australian residential installations are scheduled to start mid year, kicked off by an...
Mar 302016
 
Costa Rican solar photovoltaic energy company, Sibo Energy, inaugurated along with Ad Astra Rocket Company a 77 kW project a in Liberia, Costa Rica; built with two-hundred fifty two 305 Watts modules and Kaco new energy inverters, in Liberia, Costa Rica. Monzi Figueres, CCO of Sibo Energy explained that the solar photovoltaic system generates 100% of the power needed by Ad Astra for experiments in the development of the plasma propulsion engine, as well as other experiments in hydrolysis...
Mar 302016
 
SunEdison Inc. may be close to bankruptcy, according to a regulatory filing by TerraForm Global Inc., a holding company that SunEdison controls. SunEdison has had multiple delays in filing its annual report, and has most recently stated that it will be delayed beyond 30 March 2016.  “Due to SunEdison’s liquidity difficulties, there is a substantial risk that SunEdison will soon seek bankruptcy protection,” TerraForm said in the filing Tuesday. According to a
Mar 302016
 
Local full-service, renewable energy provider, Silicon Ranch Corporation will celebrate the full commissioning of the 100-acre East Camden, Arkansas (US), solar field on 31 March in partnership with Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) and Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation (OECC). Located in Camden’s Highland Industrial Park, the 12-megawatt (AC) array is owned and operated by Silicon Ranch Corp,...
Mar 292016
 
For the second year in a row, Frost & Sullivan recognizes TMEIC for its global leadership in the Solar Inverters Market.The company's path-breaking solutions address critical unmet market needs, enabling optimal energy harvest at minimal cost. TMEIC has a comprehensive and industry-leading portfolio of PV inverters. In 2015, it launched the largest capacity PV inverters on the market for outdoor applications. The Solar Ware2300 and Solar Ware2500 with rated capacities of 2.3 and...
Mar 282016
 
Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and a specialist in photovoltaic mounting solutions, announced today the installation of the first solar power generation system that uses its new FlexRack Series B3P-X racking system.  The B3P-X racking system, together with Solar FlexRack’s inventive Cast in Place (CIP) ballasted system, provides a solution for challenging terrain. The project, located in Dighton, Massachusetts (US) has been completed by Turning Mill Energy. The...