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Pacific’s largest solar power plant planned for Samoa

A number of international organizations are to support the construction of the Pacific’s largest solar energy array in Samoa, New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced Wednesday. The project would include a 2.2-megawatt photovoltaic array in Apia, providing the highest electrical output from a single installation in the Pacific, McCully, who is visiting Samoa, said […]

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Tesla Chooses Hanergy Solar’s Thin-film Products for its Supercharging System

At the recent delivery ceremony of Tesla’s first batch of Chinese orders in Beijing, two PV charging systems caught the eyes of the guests. The system was requested by Tesla Motors, and designed and manufactured by Hanergy Solar Group. Hanergy thin-film flexible PV system was Tesla’s first choice for the first PV Supercharger station in […]

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Thailand pursues solar energy

Thailand, known for its plentiful sunshine, has spent years developing its solar energy industry.  Aside from the obvious environmental benefits, the motivation for using solar energy helps preserve the nation’s economy and reducing energy imports from its South East Asia neighbours. The sector has become so successful that countries across Asia are now looking to […]

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Solar photovoltaic (PV) industry poised to exceed 50 GW within a 12-month period for the first time

New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during Q1’14 exceeded 9 GW, which was 35% more than the previous first-quarter record, set last year. In fact, every quarter in 2014 is forecast to reach new highs, with trailing 12-month demand at the end of Q1’15 forecast to exceed 50 GW for the first time, according to findings in […]

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Clean Edge

Clean Edge finds global solar energy deployment exceeds wind power for first time

The global clean-energy picture for 2013 was a classic good news-bad news story, according to the Clean Energy Trends 2014 report issued today by clean-tech research and advisory firm Clean Edge, Inc. The industry saw dazzling growth, success, and rising stock prices in some sectors – most notably solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment – but downward […]

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lithium ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries successfully pass ageing test

The BPT-S 5 Hybrid from Bosch uses lithium-ion batteries, which continue after years of intensive use to reliably provide households with electricity from its own PV system without the need for maintenance. This has now been proven through ageing tests, which have been carried out by the independent Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives […]

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300 GW of new solar photovoltaic (PV) to be installed in the next five years

The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry is set for rapid growth over the next five years, with up to 100 gigawatts (GW) annual deployment being targeted in 2018, according to the latest edition of NPD Solarbuzz Marketbuzz. This end-market growth is projected to increase annual PV module revenues, which are forecast to reach $50 billion in 2018. Despite […]

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