What Is BIPV That Generates Solar Power Without Solar Panels?

Building-integrated photovoltaics, also known as BIPV, is the required material that takes the panel off the roof and, puts it inside the roof itself. According to Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), an office of the US Department of Energy, BIPV is a set of emerging solar energy applications that replace usual building […]

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Spain’s Repsol Acquires 250 MW of Wind & Solar Assets from Germany’s ABO Wind

Spanish multinational energy firm Repsol has purchased 250 MW of renewable assets from German developer ABO Wind in Spain that come in the face of three wind farms and two solar plants. With the acquisition of these projects, the renewable portfolio of Repsol in Spain now totals 3,200 MW. The three wind farms, totalling 150 […]

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Asian Development Bank to Fund Bhutan’s First Utility-Scale Solar Project

Bhutan may well be moving beyond hydropower as far as renewable energy development in the Himalayan country is concerned. In a key development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $18.26 million financing for the construction of the first utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plant in Bhutan. The official statement by ADB held that the […]

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First Solar will supply 700 MW solar modules to Silicon Ranch

Tennessee based independent power producer, Silicon Ranch and America’s largest solar manufacturer, First Solar, announced the expansion of the 4-GW master supply agreement (MSA) that they signed in April. To support its growing portfolio of contracted solar projects, Silicon Ranch has secured an additional 700 megawatts (MW) of advanced, responsibly produced, thin film photovoltaic (PV) […]

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Mercedes-Benz to Build 100 MW Wind Farm In Germany

Global auto conglomerate Mercedes-Benz has said that it will build a wind farm at its test track in Papenburg, Germany. The auto-maker held that the output of the wind farm will be more than 100 MW which will cover over 15 per cent of the annual electricity demand of Mercedes-Benz Group AG for the German […]

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Electric Utility Company Iberdrola To Commission 1,400 MW of New Solar Power

Spanish utility firm Iberdrola has announced that it will add 1,400 MW of new solar power in Spain in the coming months. As per the official statement, Iberdrola is currently executing 12 photovoltaic projects, with a combined installed capacity of 550 MW, half of them located in Extremadura, where Iberdrola is building the Almaraz I […]

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Rethink Energy Predicts An End To Polysilicon Pain In 2023

The price of polysilicon is to fall steeply from the start of 2023, according to new Rethink Energy research tracking production capacity expansion plans announced by 19 Chinese companies. That, if it happens, will indeed be a relief for a solar sector buffeted by price volatility since 2021, a lot of it linked to polysilicon […]

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Carbon to Launch 5GW Photovoltaic Gigafactory in France

Solar sector company Carbon has declared that it plans to build a 5-GW solar panel factory in France by 2025. The industrial start-up has also said that it hopes to triple production capacity to 15 GW by the end of this decade. As per the company, the Gigafactory project is expected to create more than […]

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MNRE Extends BIS Certification Deadline for Solar Inverters till June 30

The Ministry of New and Renewable Resources (MNRE) has once again extended the time granted to solar inverter manufacturers to obtain self-certification under the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The new notification extends the deadline till June 30, 2022. The decision from the Ministry comes as a result of the industry requesting more time from […]

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