Photovoltaic

Largest Zero-Feed-in PV System in Turkey managed by meteocontrol solution

A 400 kW PV system on the roof of a warehouse operated by Reysaş REIT is the largest zero-feed-in solar plant in Turky. The system covers 90 % of the energy needs of the facility. This has been made possible using a monitoring and control concept by meteocontrol

04.04.2018

SolarWorld Industries GmbH files for insolvency proceedings

SolarWorld Industries GmbH today filed for insolvency proceedings at Bonn insolvency court. The German manufacturer of photovoltaic cells and modules hereby reacts among others on further decreased market prices and European Commission’s intention to terminate measures against dumped solar imports from China. Currently SolarWorld Industries employs about 600 people at its headquarter in Bonn and manufacturing sites in Freiberg (Saxony) and Arnstadt (Thuringia). In August 2017 SolarWorld Industries GmbH acquired the German manufacturing and sales activities from insolvent SolarWorld AG.

28.03.2018

Australian brewery moves to green energy

By purchasing about 74,000 MWh of clearn energy from BayWa r.e. CUB comes a lot closer to the goal of "fully renewable". (Photo: BayWa r.e.)

BayWa r.e. has signed a supply agreement for solar power with the Carlton & United Breweries. This electricity will be produced in the 112 MW PV plant Mildura, which is currently under construction.

20.03.2018

Solar market grows about 29% in 2017

During this year’s SolarPower summit in Brussels SolarPower Europe presented the the latest solar market data. This data shows that the European market growth has been slighty behind the global rate of 29.3 %. Nevertheless an additional 22.4 GW of solar power means that PV has done well in 2017.

15.03.2018

SolarPower Europe AIE announce new cooperation to power Europe's energy future

Today, SolarPower Europe and the European Association for Electrical Contractors (AIE) are thrilled to announce the beginning of a new cooperation between the two trade associations.

07.03.2018

Avaada Power inks pact to develop 500MW solar capacities in Andhra Pradesh

Avaada Power Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading clean energy company, close on the heels of its recent announcement, has partnered with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to develop 500 MW utility-scale solar projects. Reinforcing its commitment towards bringing sustainable energy to India, Avaada plans to invest INR 3,500 crores in the state. This investment will generate enough clean energy to sustainably power over 2.40 million households across Andhra Pradesh. The agreement was signed at “CII Partnership Summit 2018” held in Vishakhapatnam.

28.02.2018

Iranian PV plant 2,300m above sea level produces nearly 3,000 MWh per year

Fronius recently installed an inverter for the PV system of an Iranian cement manufacturer strengthening its position in the market. The operator is able to monitor the system using the Fronius Solar.web analysis tool.

22.02.2018

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