New 3D Solar Cell Design Could Revolutionise PV Manufacturing

The innovative 3D design removes many of the manufacturing process steps required by existing photovoltaics (PV) modules An innovative 3D solar-cell design with a radically different architecture that can drive down the costs of cell manufacture may define the future of renewable energy as it potentially reduces optical losses within a device, according to UK […]

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Sungrow Partners with Gridserve to Supply Largest Unsubsidised Solar-Plus-Storage Project in UK

Sungrow and GRIDSERVE will supply PV inverters and energy storage systems for the United Kingdom’s largest unsubsidised solar-plus-storage project, comprising of a 34.7 MW PV park including a 27 MW/30MWh energy storage system. Sungrow, one of the leading inverter solution supplier for renewables globally, has announced that it is supplying PV inverters and energy storage systems […]

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UK Augments Funding for African RE Projects by £30 million

Harriett Baldwin, the UK Minister for Africa, announced additional new funding to give more people and companies across Africa access to affordable, clean energy. Minister Ms. Harriett Baldwin announced that the new funding will see £30 million added to the Transforming Energy Access program, taking total British investment to £100 million, and allowing it to […]

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Biggest Offshore Wind Farm to Power Up this Week

When completed will be twice the capacity of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Danish wind energy solutions provider, Ørsted, has announced that its Hornsea 1 wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire (Britain) is to supply its first power to the UK electricity grid this week. The Danish developer will be installing the first […]

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AB InBev and Lighthouse BP Clinch Deal for 100 MW Solar Power Plant

With a capacity of 100 MW, the deal is claimed to be the largest ever unsubsidised solar deal in the history of UK. From 2020, Budweiser, the British brewed beer manufactured by AB InBev, will be created using solar energy. Lightsource BP has signed a deal with AB InBev for developing and operating subsidy free […]

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Solar Industry in UK Facing Challenges

Environmentalists and big energy firms had urged the government to not stop the export tariff for solar panels but to no avail. In a setback to the United Kingdom’s solar industry, the government has said that houses which will get solar panels in the future will have to give away the surplus power they generate […]

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UK Government Gives £100 million for Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

The new investment triples funds for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), to support up to 40 more renewable energy projects over the next 5 years UK Government has earmarked a fund of £100 million for the development of renewable energy projects in Africa. The new investment triples funds for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform […]

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Largest Solar Power Study to Date Discovers 25% Power Loss

RESEARCHERS at the University of Huddersfield have undertaken the largest study to date into the effectiveness of solar panels across the UK and discovered that parts of the country are suffering an overall power loss of up to 25% because of the issue of regional ‘hot spots’.  Hot spots were also found to be more […]

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UK Commits $208 mn for Electric, Hybrid Vehicles

The fund is to be used for the research and development of electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as well as battery technology in UK. Speaking at the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Summit in Birmingham, PM Theresa May has granted a package of USD 208 million for the research and development of electric and hydrogen fuel […]

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