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The State of Vaud gets behind compressed air energy storage

Por • 25 jun, 2014 • Category: Europa, International News, Investigación

Compressed air energy storage, an innovative technology to meet the needs of power networks that increasingly rely on electricity form renewable energy sources, has been under development at EPFL since 2002. The Canton of Vaud will grant up to 1’660’000 Swiss francs for the production of pilot plants at EPFL and Lausanne. Solar and wind […]



The Solar Keymark tenth anniversary celebration

Por • 10 jun, 2014 • Category: Europa, International News

Solar Keymark stakeholders meet at Intersolar 2014 to celebrate the tenth anniversary and the successes of the certification scheme. Representatives from industry and test laboratories gathered at a reception during this year’s edition of Intersolar Europe in Munich to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Solar Keymark certification and its impressive achievements so far. The […]



Cell efficiency is pushed to 18 percent on multi-crystalline wafers

Por • 4 jun, 2014 • Category: International News

Solsol Group receives order to upgrade Solartron’s cell and module production capacity to 180 megawatts. The Bangkok-based module manufacturer Solartron Public Company has engaged the technology provider Solsol to upgrade its cell and module production. From the second quarter of 2015, Solsol plans to raise the current capacity of 65 megawatts to 180 megawatts per […]



100MW CSP pilot projects is exciting news for the industry in India

Por • 30 may, 2014 • Category: International News

Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI)‘s recent announcement of the 100MW CSP pilot projects is exciting news for the industry in India. They are opening for tenders in a couple of months, so it’s time to start learning how to gain the edge over your competitors if you’re serious about breaking into the CSP industry in […]



“Renewables for heating and cooling and EU security of supply: Save over 20 billion Euros annually in reduced fossil fuel imports

Por • 30 may, 2014 • Category: International News

The EU renewable heating and cooling sector welcomes the relevance given to renewable heating in the Communication on Energy Security strategy, just published by the European Commission. The European Commission has now published its Communication on Energy Security, which proposes a set of immediate actions to address the current crisis but mostly concentrates on other […]



Italy requiring solar module recycling a key step in photovoltaic energy

Por • 11 abr, 2014 • Category: International News

Italy becomes the first major PV market to implement the EU recast WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU), to ensure the correct treatment of waste of electrical and electronic equipment. Based on the notion of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility’. The legislative decree n°49/2014 defines ‘Producers’ as comprising all companies or individuals located in Italy and manufacturing and selling, reselling […]



PROINSO INDIA signs Distribution Agreement with JINKO SOLAR

Por • 11 abr, 2014 • Category: International News

The agreement reached with the Chinese manufacturer will help PROINSO to increase its portfolio in India, where it opened its own sales office two years ago and where it has already supplied 100 MW of modules and SMA inverters. PROINSO India Announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with a global leader in the […]



Gemasolar wins DESERTEC Award 2014

Por • 9 abr, 2014 • Category: International News

Four nominated power plants advance the global energy transition DESERTEC awards the Spanish power plant Gemasolar of the operating company Torresol Energy with the DESERTEC Award 2014. The decisive criterion for granting the award was the technical innovation in the field of thermal heat storage for a reliable energy supply. The solar thermal power plant […]



Renusol to unveil rail-free east/west mounting system at Intersolar

Por • 8 abr, 2014 • Category: International News

Modular design with just four components reduces installation and storage costs The Cologne-based mounting systems manufacturer Renusol is set to present its new, rail-free mounting system for photovoltaic plants with east/west orientation at Intersolar 2014. The FS10 system comprises just four main components, meaning that in addition to reducing storage costs, it can be installed […]



Kyocera Solar Modules Show 5% Degradation after 10 Years

Por • 17 feb, 2014 • Category: International News

Kyocera Corporation announced that its solar modules installed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) have been independently tested and their performance levels verified, showing an exceptional output even after 10 years of operation. Europe’s largest solar research institute in Germany, ISE installed a test system with the Kyocera modules equipped with high-precision […]