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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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Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

In the first week of May, hourly or daily solar photovoltaic energy production records were registered in the markets of Spain and Portugal and values among the highest in history in France. In the Iberian Peninsula, the wind energy production increased compared to the previous week and in most markets the demand decreased. This combination … Continue reading Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

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DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

DNV introduces two joint industry projects (JIP) aiming to create an Anchoring and Mooring Design Standard, and a Floats Design, Testing and Qualification Standard. DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, estimates that the potential global capacity for deploying floating solar photovoltaic (FPV) power is currently around 4 terawatts (TW) and installed capacity will … Continue reading DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

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Graphene: the future of photovoltaic energy

Graphene has the potential to contribute significantly to the development of renewables: a workshop organized by Graphene Flagship with IIT and hosted by EGP in Catania looked at applications for photovoltaics and energy storage. The spectacular growth of renewable energy sources is largely due to technological innovation, particularly in the field of materials science. One … Continue reading Graphene: the future of photovoltaic energy

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Abengoa consolidates its photovoltaic business with a portfolio of 1.3 GW

The projects under construction exceed 800 MW and include seven photovoltaic plants in Spain (five plants in Cáceres, one more in Palencia and another in Salamanca) that will prevent the emission of 670,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere per year. Abengoa, an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, … Continue reading Abengoa consolidates its photovoltaic business with a portfolio of 1.3 GW

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Optimizing Photovoltaic plant returns by adding Concentrated Solar Power

Photovoltaic (PV) solar power is undoubtedly one of the marvels of modern energy generation. Crystalline solar PV panels have become synonymous with clean energy around the world, from the rooftops of Germany to the massive solar farms of the Middle East. As the industry body SolarPower Europe observed in its 2021 Global Market Outlook, “The … Continue reading Optimizing Photovoltaic plant returns by adding Concentrated Solar Power

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Better Understanding of Rooftop Solar PV Installation Can Support Increased Deployment

The deployment of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has increased significantly in recent years thanks to their rapidly declining costs and supporting policies. Solar PV installations can be arranged in smaller configurations for mini-grids or personal use. This is of particular relevance in developing countries, where many residents need more accessible, affordable, and reliable electricity … Continue reading Better Understanding of Rooftop Solar PV Installation Can Support Increased Deployment

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Three new photovoltaic plants will supply around 118,000 homes

Iberdrola employs more than half a thousand people during the construction of several photovoltaic plants The Arenales photovoltaic plan will have a capacity of 150 MW and the two plants in Almaraz will add 80 MW The construction and maintenance of the plant have created hundreds of jobs and will prevent the emission of thousands … Continue reading Three new photovoltaic plants will supply around 118,000 homes

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SENER launches Solgest-1, the first hybrid concentrated solar power with storage and photovoltaic plant in Spain

SENER Renewable Investments, the SENER Group subsidiary that promotes and develops highly technological renewable energy projects, has launched the first hybrid solar project in Spain that merges CSP technology with molten salt storage and photovoltaic technology. In this design, the SENER group is combining two widely known technologies for its engineering branch. In the case … Continue reading SENER launches Solgest-1, the first hybrid concentrated solar power with storage and photovoltaic plant in Spain

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Iberdrola selects four international projects to promote coexistence of agriculture and livestock farming in photovoltaic plants

The ‘challenge’ launched through its PERSEO international start-up programme has received 110 proposals from 32 countries. The company will provide technical and financial support to develop the solutions, will consider expanding the scale of the projects through commercial agreements and will consider investing in the winning companies Iberdrola is making progress in its commitment to … Continue reading Iberdrola selects four international projects to promote coexistence of agriculture and livestock farming in photovoltaic plants

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China starts wind power, photovoltaic projects in deserts

China has begun a series of large wind power and photovoltaic projects in its desert areas in mid-October, the country’s top economic planner said Saturday. According to the National Development and Reform Commission, these projects are situated in north China’s Inner Mongolia and northwest China’s Gansu, Qinghai and Ningxia, with an installed capacity of nearly … Continue reading China starts wind power, photovoltaic projects in deserts

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Iberdrola commissions Arañuelo III, the first photovoltaic plant in Spain with a storage battery

The project cements the company’s leadership in innovation and renewables in Extremadura: this project, rightly described as an ‘incubator’ of new technologies, includes a 3 MW battery and 9 Mwh of storage capacity The project forms part of the Campo Arañuelo complex, which has involved an investment of 80 million euros and has breathed life … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Arañuelo III, the first photovoltaic plant in Spain with a storage battery

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Iberdrola commissions its first photovoltaic plant in Castile-La Mancha

The construction of the Barcience (Toledo) project has involved 250 workers and numerous national suppliers · The plant will produce clean energy for the equivalent of 25,000 homes/year It is currently building 1,200 MW of renewable energy and has a project portfolio of more than 17,000 MW on the Iberian Peninsula · In Castile-La Mancha, … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions its first photovoltaic plant in Castile-La Mancha

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Iberdrola commissions the Ceclavín solar plant and reaches 1,000 MW operational photovoltaic capacity in Spain

International Sun Day celebrates the opportunities presented by renewable solar energy for the energy transition, in coexistence with conserving biodiversity and protecting the environment. It is currently building a further 1,200 MW of photovoltaic capacity and has guaranteed 4,900 MW by 2025 in Spain and 9,900 MW in the world In Spain, it is the … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions the Ceclavín solar plant and reaches 1,000 MW operational photovoltaic capacity in Spain

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Goals of the Solar Energy Technologies Office

The goal of the Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is to accelerate the development and deployment of solar technology to support an equitable transition to a decarbonized electricity system by 2035 and decarbonized energy sector by 2050. Achieving this goal will support the nationwide effort to meet the threat of climate change and ensure … Continue reading Goals of the Solar Energy Technologies Office

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Enel Green Power commissions the 15 MW Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in Mallorca

The Nou Biniatria is the second solar photovoltaic plant that Enel Green Power has commissioned on the island of Mallorca and represents a milestone in the energy transformation of the Alcúdia power plant. Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has commissioned the new Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in the town of Alcúdia in Mallorca. This … Continue reading Enel Green Power commissions the 15 MW Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in Mallorca

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2020, the year of the ‘greenest’ energy thanks to the record in wind energy and photovoltaic generation in Spain

Renewables represent 44% of the national total and increase their generation by 12.8% compared to 2019. The CO2 equivalent emissions associated with the production of electricity are reduced by 27.8%, reaching the lowest value since records are available (2007).53.8% of the Spanish generation park is renewable, with wind energy being the first technology installed in … Continue reading 2020, the year of the ‘greenest’ energy thanks to the record in wind energy and photovoltaic generation in Spain

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13,400 solar panels on a lake: RWE constructs its first floating photovoltaic project

RWE, one of the world’s leading companies for renewable energy, is to construct its first floating photovoltaic (PV) project. The Amer floating PV project consists of 13,400 solar panels that will float on a lake near the Amer power plant in Geertruidenberg, in the Netherlands’ province of Noord-Brabant. After completion, the innovative PV project will … Continue reading 13,400 solar panels on a lake: RWE constructs its first floating photovoltaic project

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