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Renewable Energy Projects Accounted for 80% of all Energy Financing in 2018

A new report has revealed that renewable energy projects took up a vast majority, nearly 80 percent, of the total energy financing in 2018 A new report has revealed that renewable energy projects took up a vast majority, nearly 80 percent, of the total energy financing in India last year, while financing for coal-fired power […]

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Yingli Supplies 110 MW Solar Panels to Solaria for 3 Projects

Yingli Green Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Yingli Europe, has supplied 110 MW of polycrystalline solar panels to Spanish operator Solaria Yingli Green Energy Holding, one of the world’s leading solar module manufacturers, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Yingli Europe has supplied 110 MW of polycrystalline solar panels to Spanish operator Solaria Energía y […]

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E.ON Announces 440 MW Wind Project in Texas Worth $500 MN

E.ON has announced what is its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatts (MW) onshore wind farm, Big Raymond in Texas German energy utility firm E.ON has announced what is its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm, Big Raymond in Texas. The project will be developed in the […]

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Solar Can Go Subsidy Free in China, Finds Study

In a study that puts the incredible drop in solar prices in context, a study by researchers in China and Sweden has concluded that 344 prefecture level Chinese cities can afford to buy solar powered electricity at a price lower than the existing grid.  The paper was published in Nature Energy, a British peer reviewed […]

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University of Birmingham and ISA Helping ‘Sun-Rich’ Farmers

University of Birmingham and ISA are working to help farmers make the most of chilled food distribution systems powered by solar and solar-hybrid solutions. The University of Birmingham and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) have announced that they are working together to help farmers in ‘sun-rich’ countries make the most of chilled food distribution systems […]

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Ireland’s RE Expansion Expected to Bring in Massive Investments by 2030

Ireland is expected to attract massive investment as the country is set to add 5.8 GW of renewable power capacity over the next decade Ireland is expected to attract massive investment as the country is set to add 5.8 gigawatt (GW) of non-hydro renewable power capacity over the next decade to reach a total 9.6 […]

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Ultrathin Solar Cells Reach a Record of Nearly 20% Efficiency

C2N has succeeded in trapping sunlight with 20 percent efficiency in a solar cell with an ultrathin absorbing layer of GaAs on nanostructured back mirror Researchers at the Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (C2N), in collaboration in particular with researchers at the German Fraunhofer ISE, have succeeded to trap sunlight efficiently in a solar cell thanks […]

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Eastern Railways Trials Passenger Train With Solar Roofs

The Eastern Railways recently trialled a Diesel Electric Multiple Unit train with solar panels on its roof between Sahibgunj and Jamalpur in its Malda division In a landmark move the Eastern Railways recently trialled a Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) train with solar panels on its roof between Sahibgunj and Jamalpur in its Malda division from […]

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Nordex Installed 242 Wind Turbines in H1 2019, Expects Strong Second Half

The Nordex Group has reportedly installed a total of 242 wind turbines in 13 countries with a combined output of 778.1 MW in the first half of the year. The Nordex Group has released its financial figures for the latest quarter and the first half of the current year. It has been reported that the […]

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