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RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

Can solar energy be used even when the sun does not shine? Yes, thanks to photovoltaic systems with attached battery storage facilities. RWE is currently constructing two plants of this type in Germany. At Garzweiler Mine near the city of Bedburg in North Rhine-Westphalia, a total of over 58,340 modules will collect sunlight to produce … Continue reading RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

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Enel announces intentions to build solar PV cell & panel manufacturing facility in U.S.

Enel North America intends to build one of the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facilities in the US, expected to initially produce at least 3 GW and scale up to 6 GW of high-performance bifacial PV modules and cells annually. The proposed facility will be among the first in the United States to produce PV … Continue reading Enel announces intentions to build solar PV cell & panel manufacturing facility in U.S.

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Iberdrola advances its photovoltaic deployment in Portugal with a new plant

The company has completed the construction of ‘Conde’, its second photovoltaic installation in the country, which will produce enough clean energy for 5,000 homes. The company progresses in construction and permitting of five additional solar projects awarded in 2019 auction   Iberdrola is making progress in its photovoltaic deployment in Portugal with the completion of the … Continue reading Iberdrola advances its photovoltaic deployment in Portugal with a new plant

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Solar PV Employs More Women Than Any Renewables

New IRENA report shows that solar PV industry has the highest share of full-time women employees, reaching 40% in 2021. Solar photovoltaic (PV) has emerged to be the leading employer in the renewable energy sector, both in global number of employees and in gender balance. In 2021, the solar PV industry employs 4.3 million people—one-third … Continue reading Solar PV Employs More Women Than Any Renewables

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Iberdrola and Solvay team up to produce green electricity

The new photovoltaic plant will supply electricity to Solvay’s industrial sites in Tavaux and Saint Fons (France), helping to accelerate the decarbonisation of the Solvay group.  Iberdrola and Solvay are partnering in a new project to supply green electricity to Solvay’s plants in Tavaux and Saint Fons (France). Under the agreement, a 172-hectare site will … Continue reading Iberdrola and Solvay team up to produce green electricity

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Diversify the production of solar panels

A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) calls for the diversification of the solar energy supply chain, which is currently concentrated in Asia, and an increase in production in other countries – as EGP is doing in Catania – in order to meet decarbonization targets in time. Over the last ten years, the … Continue reading Diversify the production of solar panels

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Iberdrola obtains environmental impact statement for new 375 MW photovoltaic plant in Spain

Iberdrola has obtained the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the construction of a new 375 MW photovoltaic project in the town of Cedillo in Cáceres. This new plant will have sufficient capacity to supply 178,000 homes with clean energy, more than the population of a city like Badajoz, and will prevent the emission of 77,000 … Continue reading Iberdrola obtains environmental impact statement for new 375 MW photovoltaic plant in Spain

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Pumping is adapting its consumption profile to the increase in photovoltaic energy

The rapid growth of solar photovoltaic energy in Spain is creating opportunities in the electricity market. The most widespread technology currently used to store energy, pumping power plants, is changing its consumption pattern to take advantage of these opportunities. The energy transition will create new opportunities like this one that will be exploited by new … Continue reading Pumping is adapting its consumption profile to the increase in photovoltaic energy

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The 3Sun Gigafactory: a decade of progress in solar technologies

Everything started with silicon, but the future is perovskite-silicon tandem technology. Today the “sun factory” in Catania is one of the world’s largest production facilitiy for solar cells and modules, thanks to the continuous evolution of technologies and materials. Since its inauguration in 2011, our 3Sun Gigafactory has gone on to set the bar worldwide … Continue reading The 3Sun Gigafactory: a decade of progress in solar technologies

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MSD Animal Health’s facilities in Carbajosa de la Sagrada and Moríñigo (Salamanca) will have more than 2,700 kWp of photovoltaic energy?

MSD Animal Health, leading company in animal health, has chosen ACCIONA Energía to carry out its decarbonization project through the installation of a photovoltaic self-consumption system at its facilities in Carbajosa de la Sagrada and Moríñigo (Salamanca, Spain) during the next 25 years. This self-consumption photovoltaic system will cover around 19% of the electricity needs … Continue reading MSD Animal Health’s facilities in Carbajosa de la Sagrada and Moríñigo (Salamanca) will have more than 2,700 kWp of photovoltaic energy?

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Naturgy acquires its first hybrid PV solar and energy storage project in Australia

Naturgy marks an important milestone with this project, representing its first foray in Australia into photovoltaic technology, through a hybrid PV-Battery project, which is the first one of this kind for the company worldwide.The Cunderdin project will be the largest DC-coupled solar PV and battery project to be built in Australia.The company extends its asset … Continue reading Naturgy acquires its first hybrid PV solar and energy storage project in Australia

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Inauguration of the world’s first photovoltaic solar power plant with graphene panels

Graphene solar panels can be more efficient and can be manufactured in a two-dimensional (2D) format. Developed by scientists from the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, in collaboration with researchers from the Hellenic University of the Mediterranean, Greece, this new technology was installed on the island of Crete and interconnected, forming the first solar … Continue reading Inauguration of the world’s first photovoltaic solar power plant with graphene panels

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Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

Located in the Setúbal district and with an installed capacity of 27.35 MW, the photovoltaic plant is one of the seven projects awarded to the company in the 2019 auction.  Algeruz II will produce enough clean energy to supply more than 11,000 households and avoid the emission of 13,400 tonnes of CO2 per year.  Iberdrola … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

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Iberdrola starts up ‘Francisco Pizarro’, the largest photovoltaic plant in Europe

The plant will produce enough clean energy to power more than 334,000 homes and prevent the emission of 150,000 tonnes of CO2 per year. With an installed capacity of 590 MW and an investment of 300 million euros, its construction has generated more than 1,500 jobs. This renewable installation is the Iberdrola group’s largest photovoltaic … Continue reading Iberdrola starts up ‘Francisco Pizarro’, the largest photovoltaic plant in Europe

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DNV signs MOU with Korean floating solar component manufacturers

Partners will identify projects and markets of mutual interest to the parties and cooperate on joint marketing initiatives. DNV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korean floating solar PV (FPV) suppliers which will explore business cooperation opportunities with the aim of increasing the number of FPV plants in Korea and globally, as the … Continue reading DNV signs MOU with Korean floating solar component manufacturers

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Iberdrola starts up its first photovoltaic plant in Italy

Suministrará energía suficiente para cubrir las necesidades de más de 12.000 hogares y evitará la emisión de 9.600 toneladas de CO2 a la atmósfera. Iberdrola busca triplicar su cartera de proyectos renovables en Italia hasta 2025   Iberdrola strengthens its presence in Italy with the construction of its first photovoltaic facility in the country, the 23 … Continue reading Iberdrola starts up its first photovoltaic plant in Italy

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RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

RWE, one of the world’s leading companies for renewable energy, has commissioned its first floating photovoltaic (PV) project. The project consists of around 13,400 solar panels that float on a lake near the Amer power plant in Geertruidenberg, in the Netherlands’ province of Noord-Brabant. The innovative solar field has an installed capacity of 6.1 megawatts … Continue reading RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

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EGP is featured at major photovoltaic conference in Philadephia

EGP was featured at the world’s largest photovoltaic energy conference, held in Philadelphia. The technologies honed at the 3SUN solar panel factory in Catania took center stage. On Friday, June 10, the curtain came down on the world’s leading international photovoltaic energy conference, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA). Organized by the Institute of Electrical and … Continue reading EGP is featured at major photovoltaic conference in Philadephia

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Naturgy is investing 264 million euros in its first photovoltaic plant in the United States

Naturgy has started construction of its first renewable energy facility in the United States, the 7V Solar Ranch photovoltaic plant, in the state of Texas, which will have an installed capacity of 300 MWdc. The project investment will amount to 264 million euros. The plant, which is scheduled to begin commercial operation before the end … Continue reading Naturgy is investing 264 million euros in its first photovoltaic plant in the United States

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