• 02.09.2014

    Suzlon produces its first SB54 rotor blade

    Suzlon Group has announced that it has successfully completed the production of its first blade for its new S111 2.1 MW wind turbine. The first SB54 blade is the longest and cleanest aerodynamic profile that Suzlon has ever produced.

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  • 02.09.2014

    PV system supports biodiversity

    A recent study has demonstrated that the Citizens' Solar Power Plant Vienna-Liesing helps to protect rare species of animals. Even field hamsters have settled at the site of the photovoltaic system.

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  • 29.08.2014

    Solar market to grow by 65 GW in 2019

    A new study by Lux Research estimates the worldwide solar market to grow by 75 % to a global capacity addition of 65.6 GW in 2019. This will be achieved by a yearly average growth of 8 % and despite new challenges such as global policy changes.

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  • 29.08.2014

    Car dealer cuts energy costs with solar plant

    The Italian car dealer Autostar Spa has installed a 100 kW photovoltaic plant on its roof. The PV system uses solar modules of Hanwha Q Cells and will cover approximately 70 % of the company’s electricity requirements.

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  • 28.08.2014

    No anti-dumping law in India for now

    India's Ministry of Finance has allowed the deadline for a new anti-dumping law to expire. Since May, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has wanted to introduce an anti-dumping duty on imported solar panels from China, Taiwan, Malaysia and the United States to strengthen the domestic solar industry. But the Ministry of Finance has now let the deadline for the introduction of the new law (August 22) expire, without formally commenting on the matter.

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  • 28.08.2014

    Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are shrinking at a record-breaking speed

    The ice sheets that cover Greenland and Antarctica are losing approximately 500 cubic kilometres of ice per year. This is the equivalent of a 600 meter thick layer of ice covering the entire city of Hamburg, which has 1.8 million inhabitants. This new sad glacier melting record was revealed by maps created by scientists using data from the European Space Agency's research satellite CryoSat-2.

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  • 27.08.2014

    REC and Sunrun sign solar panel supply agreement

    REC Group with headquarters in Oslo and the U.S. solar company Sunrun signed a supply agreement, which says that Sunrun will buy a minimum of 50 MW and up to 100 MW of REC’s Peak Energy Series solar panels in 2015. It underlines the plans of the Norwegian company to increase its footprint in the United States.

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