Category Archives: photovoltaic

Naturgy doubles photovoltaic (PV) self-consumption in its electrical network and already exceeds 38,000 connections

UFD, the Naturgy Group’s electricity distributor, has exceeded 38,000 self-consumption installations in its electrical network after doubling the number of connections made in its network in 2023. This figure of self-consumption already operational adds up to a power of 950 MW and represents an important milestone for the company in its commitment to the energy … Continue reading Naturgy doubles photovoltaic (PV) self-consumption in its electrical network and already exceeds 38,000 connections

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China achieves record solar growth in 2023 and adds 216.88 GW of photovoltaics (PV)

China has set a new benchmark in solar energy expansion, adding a groundbreaking 216.88 gigawatts (GW) of new solar power in 2023. The surge was particularly evident in December, when the country added 51.87 GW, according to the latest data from the National Energy Administration of China. By December, China’s total power generation capacity reached … Continue reading China achieves record solar growth in 2023 and adds 216.88 GW of photovoltaics (PV)

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Home Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Reduces 2,000 Mauritian Households’ Electricity Costs and Carbon Emissions

The Central Electricity Board (CEB), under the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities of Mauritius, has made significant strides in scaling up the deployment of solar (photovoltaics) PV systems under the Home Solar Project (HSP) scheme. The initiative is made possible through concessional funding from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), which has availed USD … Continue reading Home Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Reduces 2,000 Mauritian Households’ Electricity Costs and Carbon Emissions

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Verano submits environmental impact assessment for proposed 5.85GW solar power photovoltaic (PV) project in Peru

Chilean solar developer Verano Energy has submitted an environmental impact assessment for its proposed Horizonte de Verano solar project in Peru, a mammoth facility that will include a solar farm with a capacity of 5.85GW. Should the project to built to Verano’s specifications, it will be, by far, the largest single-site solar project by capacity … Continue reading Verano submits environmental impact assessment for proposed 5.85GW solar power photovoltaic (PV) project in Peru

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Thirteen photovoltaic solar energy photovoltaic (PV) projects will begin in 2024 in the Caribbean of Colombia

Photovoltaic technological developments to generate energy will make the Colombian Caribbean the main recipient of FNCER non-conventional energy source projects in 2024.A report by SER Colombia, a union that brings together companies in the energy sector, has identified that for this year 13 photovoltaic projects out of 22, which are in development, undergoing tests and … Continue reading Thirteen photovoltaic solar energy photovoltaic (PV) projects will begin in 2024 in the Caribbean of Colombia

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Top 20 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Companies in India

India’s solar photovoltaic (PV) sector is heating up in an effort to meet the ambitious goal of sourcing 50 percent of its energy from wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) by 2030. Boosted by $3.2 billion in government incentives, the country is now on track to become the world’s second-largest solar energy manufacturer by 2026 behind … Continue reading Top 20 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Companies in India

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Installed solar power photovoltaic (PV) capacity in China increased by 216 gigawatts (GW), up 55.2% in 2023

China’s installed solar photovoltaic (PV) generation capacity rose 55.2% in 2023, data released by the National Energy Agency showed on Friday.The country built more than 216 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy photovoltaic (PV) in 2023, underscoring the scale and pace of China’s solar photovoltaic (PV) development.China’s total power generation capacity grew by 13.9% throughout 2023 … Continue reading Installed solar power photovoltaic (PV) capacity in China increased by 216 gigawatts (GW), up 55.2% in 2023

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Opengy builds the first photovoltaic (PV) plant with grid connection in the Community of Madrid

Opengy builds the first ground-based photovoltaic plant with grid connection in the Community of Madrid Opengy has begun the construction of the first ground-based photovoltaic plant with connection to the authorized grid and under construction in the history of the Community of Madrid, once the processing was completed last December, the company reported. Opengy and … Continue reading Opengy builds the first photovoltaic (PV) plant with grid connection in the Community of Madrid

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The United States installed 30.8 GW of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2023

The residential and commercial sectors contribute 30% of photovoltaic generation in the United StatesThe pace of solar PV commissioning in the United States has increased more than one and a half times. The capacity of PV panels commissioned nationwide increased from 18.1 gigawatts (GW) in 2022 to 30.8 GW in 2023, with 8 GW commissioned … Continue reading The United States installed 30.8 GW of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2023

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Unprecedented renewables growth keeps 2030 tripling dream alive – IEA’s Heymi Bahar

The world added 50% more renewable capacity in 2023 than in 2022, with the next five years set to see the fastest growth yet. China and solar photovoltaic (PV) were the stars of the show. Energy Monitor interviews Heymi Bahar, co-author of the IEA’s Renewables 2023 report. Renewable energy around the world is expanding faster … Continue reading Unprecedented renewables growth keeps 2030 tripling dream alive – IEA’s Heymi Bahar

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China provides more than half of the world’s additional wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2023

A total of 510 gigawatts of renewable energy generation capacity will be installed worldwide in 2023, with China contributing more than 50 percent, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Thursday. China has become an indispensable force to drive the development of clean energy globally, ANE official Pan Huimin said at a press conference. The briefing … Continue reading China provides more than half of the world’s additional wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2023

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Alantra and Solarig close financing of €213 million for their 1.9 GW photovoltaic (PV) platform

The investment platform is made up of 50 solar plants located in southern Europe, whose development is led by Solarig. Once these facilities reach the Ready-to-Build phase, the investment vehicle N-Sun Energy, managed by Alantra Solar (partnership between Alantra and Solarig), will progressively acquire them. The 1.9 GW plant portfolio is expected to be fully … Continue reading Alantra and Solarig close financing of €213 million for their 1.9 GW photovoltaic (PV) platform

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EDP Renewables seals its first long-term photovoltaic contract in Germany

EDP Renewables (EDPR), leader in the development of renewable energy worldwide, signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Lhyfe, a producer and supplier of green hydrogen to serve industry and mobility sectors. The deal signed through Kronos Solar EDPR is an important milestone as it is the first long-term corporate contract for the supply of … Continue reading EDP Renewables seals its first long-term photovoltaic contract in Germany

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How Extreme Weather and System Aging Affect the US Photovoltaic Fleet

Massive Data Set of Photovoltaic System Performance Quantifies the Small but Significant Impacts of Extreme Weather and Long-Term Degradation, With Important Lessons for the PV Industry. For photovoltaic (PV) systems—designed to operate over lifetimes of 20, 30, or even 50 years—small losses in energy production can add up to measurable differences over time. These differences … Continue reading How Extreme Weather and System Aging Affect the US Photovoltaic Fleet

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New industrial policy proposes production of photovoltaic cells in Brazil

Brazil’s new industrial policy, launched this Tuesday (22), with guidelines for the period from 2024 to 2026 and which includes a series of objectives that the country must achieve until 2033, contains in its content some important issues for the manufacturing sector. solar energy. In an interview with Canal Solar, Adalberto Maluf, secretary of the … Continue reading New industrial policy proposes production of photovoltaic cells in Brazil

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The economics of wind and photovoltaics (PV) demand massive investments in integration now

The expansion of renewable energy and electrification is growing rapidly in many parts of the world as momentum behind the global energy transition gathers pace. While the renewable energy technologies driving this change are well-known and, in many cases, cost competitive with fossil fuels, the fundamental infrastructure required for their deployment is lagging. Insufficient grid … Continue reading The economics of wind and photovoltaics (PV) demand massive investments in integration now

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Rio Tinto acquires 1.1 GW solar photovoltaic plant in Australia

Rio Tinto, the mining giant, on Wednesday announced a deal to buy all the electricity from the 1.1 GW Upper Calliope Solar Farm in Australia, in an effort to cut their global carbon emissions in half by 2030. The 25-year agreement with European Energy Australia means Rio Tinto gets a stable supply of green power. … Continue reading Rio Tinto acquires 1.1 GW solar photovoltaic plant in Australia

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Polysilicon prices on the rise amid photovoltaic n-type shortage

Solar-grade polysilicon prices, particularly in the n-type category, have witnessed a notable uptick, according to the latest report from the Silicon Industry Branch of the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association. Polysilicon Material Price Range (CNY/kg) Average Price (CNY/kg) Average Price (USD/kg) Weekly Change N-type ¥70.00 – ¥73.00 ¥70.90 $9.90 +1.87% N-type granular silicon ¥59.00 – … Continue reading Polysilicon prices on the rise amid photovoltaic n-type shortage

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How Australia installed solar photovoltaic panels in one in three homes

For a brief period over several weekends this spring, the state of South Australia, with a population of 1.8 million, did something no other place of similar size can hope to do: generate enough energy from panels rooftop solar panels to meet virtually all of your electrical needs. This is a new phenomenon, but it … Continue reading How Australia installed solar photovoltaic panels in one in three homes

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The world and China’s largest solar photovoltaic power plants in 2023

In the relentless pursuit of cleaner and greener energy solutions, China has emerged as a global leader in pioneering solar projects that redefine the boundaries of innovation. From the towering heights of the Himalayas to the vast expanse of the South China Sea, these solar initiatives are not only monumental in scale but also transformative … Continue reading The world and China’s largest solar photovoltaic power plants in 2023

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