Category: Solar

SENEC and Meyer Burger put together special

The current discussion about strengthening Europe as a location for the production of energy transition technologies is being followed up by the two cleantech companies Meyer Burger Technology AG and SENEC GmbH. Marking the start of a special sales cooperation, the new “Germany Bundle” consists of high-performance solar modules from Meyer Burger manufactured in Saxony,… Read more »

BayWa r.e. Brings High-Quality Photovoltaic Products with JA Solar Partnership

Bangkok, Thailand, 07 July 2023 Global renewable energy developer, service provider and solar distributor BayWa r.e announced the partnership with JA Solar, a globally leading photovoltaic (PV) product manufacturer in Southeast Asia. The strategic collaboration of two global companies will support Southeast Asia’s growing energy transition industry. The partnership aims to distribute new technologies of… Read more »

JRE Operations and Envision Digital partner to increase energy production across 90 solar and wind farms in Japan

Tokyo, Japan, July 7, 2023 – JRE Operations, a leading operator of renewable energy assets in Japan, and Envision Digital, the global decarbonization software leader headquartered in Singapore, have signed a framework agreement to deploy remote monitoring and analytics in all of JRE Operations’ solar and wind farms across 90 sites in Japan (See Annex… Read more »


São Paulo/Pforzheim, July 6, 2023: During the Intersolar Europe Conference in Munich, Germany, a new report from SolarPower Europe reveals that Solar is powering more people, in more parts of the world, than ever before: Last year, the world’s rooftop solar capacity shot by 49%, from 79 GW in 2021 to 118 GW. That means… Read more »

Waste specialist to launch solar panel recycling service

A leading waste management company is aiming to stop the potential mountain of discarded solar panels going to landfill by launching a specialist service that will recycle 96% of every unit. CSG Recovery, which specialises in taking products made from mixed materials and breaking them down into recyclable components, is planning to launch a new… Read more »

Qcells maintains No. 1 position in both U.S. residential & commercial solar market segments

The latest U.S. PV Leaderboard Report issued by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables solidifies Qcells as a leading choice for solar panels.  With the Q1 2023 results available, Qcells continues to hold these No.1 market share positions, while offering popular turnkey solutions for the residential, commercial, and utility sectors. [San Francisco, CA, July 3, 2023]… Read more »

TSE´s agricultural canopies: PcVue at the heart of a system of photovoltaic shades

Transitioning to sustainable energy sources is the major challenge of our era. Emission reduction, optimization of consumption, clean energy that is accessible to all, and de-carbonization are some of the challenges to be met in order to preserve the environment and combat energy insecurity. Faced with these many challenges, a host of initiatives for a… Read more »

Average price cap forecasts fall as Ofgem revises definition of typical energy consumption

Prior to the upcoming introduction of the July Default Tariff Cap (price cap), Cornwall Insight is unveiling its latest predictions. Starting from October 2023, the forecast stands at £1,871 per annum for a typical consumer, and from January 2024, £1,900 per annum. The fall in average price cap predictions can be directly attributed to Ofgem’s… Read more »

UK sees 70% rise in public charge-points for electric vehicles over past year​​​​​​

The UK now has one publicly accessible charge point for every 11.2 Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) on the road, having seen a remarkable 70% jump in charge points over the past year. The figures, used in the calculation of the Electric Vehicle Country Attractiveness (EVCA) Index by Cornwall Insight and law firm Shoosmiths, demonstrate the… Read more »

Rare birds and grazing cattle spotted at North East Lincolnshire’s newest wetland site

North East Lincolnshire Council is leading the way in showing how industry and nature can thrive side-by-side. AN INNOVATIVE environmental project sees rare birds visiting the area as industry interest grows in North East Lincolnshire’s award-winning mitigation sites. Two large areas of wildlife that can counter the legal requirement for developers to set aside land… Read more »

DAS Solar news updated: DAS Solar partners with VDH Solar in the Netherlands to sign Solar module distribution agreement

During Intersolar Europe 2023, DAS Solar and VDH Solar from the Netherlands signed a module distribution agreement, marking the beginning of a new journey in the Dutch photovoltaic market. As one of the largest markets in Europe, the Netherlands has made significant progress to the industry. According to research institutions, as of the end of… Read more »

JinkoSolar Delivers TOPCon Bifacial Modules to the Largest Project in Bulgaria

Munich, Germany, June. 27, 2023  — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has delivered more than 220,000 Tiger NEO bifacial 72 modules to the 123 MW Verila Solar Power Plant in Bulgaria.  The Verila… Read more »

Maximising Solar Energy Output with Artificial Intelligence

As of late, an evident surge in the application of solar panels for generating ecologically aware power has been observed. The popularity that this source of power generation has garnered continues to soar as more people embrace its use and benefits. In the present day and age, capitalising on artificial intelligence (AI) to implement profound… Read more »

Solarwatt reaches milestone: Ten millionth solar module installed in a family home in the United Kingdom

[Dresden, Germany] – 28th June 2023: This week the ten millionth Solarwatt solar module was installed onto the rooftop of a single-family home in Suffolk, UK. More than 600.000 private households and businesses throughout Europe have chosen premium quality photovoltaic systems manufactured by the Dresden-based company to generate and manage their own clean solar energy…. Read more »

Solis’s innovative product lineup generates excitement and captivates visitors at Europe’s premier solar conference

26 June 2023, Munich, Germany: Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, one of the global leaders in inverter production, successfully showcased its cutting-edge storage and inverter solutions at Intersolar Europe, the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry, held on 13th-14th June. Solis presented a wide array of products at Intersolar Europe, catering to residential, commercial, industrial (C&I),… Read more »

Europe in strong position to exceed goal of 30 GW annual PV manufacturing by 2025, according to the Alliance

New data from European Solar PV Industry Alliance members forecasts that the industry is on track to build over 30 GW of annual manufacturing capacity across the PV value chain, with more than 20 new PV pipeline projects. However, ambitions will only be realised with assertive action and policy support.  20th June, 2023: The European… Read more »

Sharp Energy Solutions Europe announces new 25-Year Product Guarantee for Black PV Module Line-up

Sharp Energy Solutions Europe introduces 25-year product guarantee for its residential black module line-up, ensuring long-term reliability and performance. Hamburg, 20. June 2023 – Sharp Energy Solutions Europe is pleased to announce the introduction of extended product guarantees for its residential black module line-up. Starting from June 1st, 2023, customers purchasing the black versions of… Read more »

Scottish Greenhouse Gas Statistics

The Scottish Government today announced the latest Scottish Greenhouse Gas Statistics which highlighted that the interim target for 2021 has not been met. Morag Watson, Director of Policy at Scottish Renewables, said: “Today’s announcement is another wake up call for The Scottish Government. “We are in a climate emergency but the pace of decision making… Read more »

Climate change threat underestimated by people in fossil fuel reliant countries

A global safety charity has highlighted a worrying link between reliance on fossil fuels and climate change perceptions. According to Lloyd’s Register Foundation, people in countries with a high dependence on fossil fuel production for internal energy needs or exports are less likely to view climate change as a threat. It follows the latest analysis… Read more »

Zenobē partners with National Express for first sustainable shuttle service to Glastonbury Festival

Electric vehicle (EV) fleet and battery storage specialist Zenobē has partnered with National Express to deliver the first sustainable shuttle bus service to Glastonbury, putting the wheels in motion for the decarbonisation of mass passenger transport to and from large-scale events. Zenobē will provide National Express, the UK’s leading public transport operator, with eight electric… Read more »

Smart energy tech specialists receive government funding to boost consumer confidence in heat pumps and speed up pursuit of Net Zero

A consortium of businesses led by smart energy tech pioneers Chameleon Technology has secured Government funding to develop innovative heat pump optimisation technology designed to encourage consumer adoption of the cleaner and greener heating upgrade. Chameleon Technology, alongside partners Evergreen Energy, University of Salford – Energy House, EnAppSys and TalkTalk Telecoms, has been awarded £763k… Read more »

PVH revolutionizes solar tracking with DBOX5

PVH has launched at Intersolar the new generation of solar controllers that will make photovoltaic installations more efficient than ever. Madrid, June 15th 2023. – PVH, a world leader in solar structures and trackers, has presented the DBOX5 at Intersolar, the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry. This new generation of solar controllers will… Read more »

Successful completion of the EU-funded project “HighLite”

Low-cost modules with excellent environmental properties and high performance for a competitive EU photovoltaic production industry Chemnitz, Germany, June 13, 2023— In order to strengthen the competitiveness of the European photovoltaic industry and create appeals for investments, the EU funding project “HighLite” was launched in 2020. The project, which involved 18 European partners from research… Read more »

WAVELABS introduces award winning solar cell metrology systems for research and production lines

The Leipzig-based technology company for LED Metrology Systems, WAVELABS, is releasing a new generation of high-precision, future-proof solar cell flashers. SINUS-360 PRO and SINUS-360 ADVANCED address the specific requirements for modern production lines and research facilities, respectively, to give customers a head-start in the throughput-driven photovoltaics industry and new cell technology developments. The next-generation solar… Read more »

Introducing TheBattery® MobileX: Alfen Unveils Next Generation Solution for Temporary Clean Power Supply at eeS Europe

Almere, The Netherlands, [14] June 2023 – Alfen, a specialist in innovative energy solutions across Europe, today launches its fourth-generation mobile battery energy storage system, TheBattery® MobileX. It offers up to 70% more energy (up to 720 kWh) and improved safety features in the same 10 foot container to meet the increasing demand for temporary… Read more »

Intersolar: Innovations from K2 Systems

K2 Systems is once again combining strengths with K2 Buddy for monitoring snow loads, six new functions in the K2 Base planning software, a digital training campus and four new products. True to the motto “Connecting Strength”, the company combines innovative mounting systems, digital technology and people with know-how and energy to advance sustainable solutions… Read more »

Parliament Solar, an EnCap and Mercuria Portfolio Company, Selects Ideematec to Supply its Tracking System for Parliament’s 640MW Texas Solar Project

Phoenix, Arizona June 13, 2023 – Ideematec Inc., a leading provider of utility-scale solar tracking systems, today announced its agreement with Parliament Solar, LLC (“Parliament Solar”), the initial asset for Parliament Energy Holdings LLC (“Parliament Energy”), to deliver 640 megawatts (MW) of Ideematec’s Horizon L:TEC® 1P solar tracking system in Texas. Parliament Solar is a… Read more »

Solis Powers Up with New Storage and Inverter Solutions for Residential, C&I and Utility Projects

Solis showcases its growing range of innovative inverter solutions at Intersolar Europe, 13th-14th June 13 June, 2023, Munich, Germany: Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, one of the most experienced and largest inverter producers in the world, is presenting and showcasing its latest inverter solutions for residential, commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility-scale solar applications at the Intersolar… Read more »

WAVELABS launches first all-in-one solar module metrology system for production lines

The Leipzig-based technology company for LED Metrology Systems, WAVELABS Solar Metrology Systems GmbH, has developed two new generations of solar module flashers for production and research, respectively. SINUS-3000 PRO is the first commercially available all-in-one solar module flasher for production lines while SINUS-3000 ADVANCED is specifically designed for the demanding research of modules based on… Read more »

RECOM Technologies announces the new Black Tiger PV Module Series with World’s 1st Module Efficiency at 23,6% under <2m2

LANNION, France, June 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — RECOM Technologies unveils the groundbreaking Black Tiger PV Module Series with power outputs ranging from 430Wp & up to 610Wp. This cutting-edge innovation based on N-Type cell technology sets news standard in the industry for extraordinary efficiency of 23.6%. The RECOM Black Tiger module features a multitude of… Read more »

Female leadership takes center stage as ASTORIOS forges ahead in the premium solar panel market.

In an increasingly competitive renewable energy sector, ASTORIOS, a solar panel manufacturer, has set its sights on becoming a leader in the premium quality solar panel market. With a focus on delivering exceptional customer service and expanding into new markets, the company has distinguished itself from its competitors under the leadership of female CEO Lela… Read more »

ABB’s market-leading outdoor vacuum circuit breaker electrifying the grid with more resiliency against extreme weather

Natural disasters caused by extreme weather, including flooding, heat and drought continue to affect energy security and impact millions of people and businesses each year, costing billions. In response to these challenges and to meet customer demand for power safety and reliability, ABB has designed a next generation extreme weather resistant housing cabinet for its… Read more »

TSUN and Astronergy Forge Strategic Partnership at SNEC, Spearheading an Innovative Residential PV Energy Solution

On May 24th, during the first day of the Shanghai SNEC Exhibition, TSUN, a competitive PV micro-inverter and energy storage supplier, signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Astronergy, the most competitive PV modules supplier worldwide. Leveraging the strengths of both companies, this solution aims to provide safe and environmentally-friendly energy for residential scenarios globally. Both… Read more »

Competence centre PV recycling in Münster ‐ Opening of Germany’s first Reiling PV recycling site

Münster, 6 June 2023 ‐ With the opening of Germany’s first Reiling PV recycling site, we are preparing for the recycling of the expected future masses of discarded (EOL) PV modules. The focus of the new PV recycling competence centre in Münster is: collection, testing for reuse and recycling of silicon‐based PV modules. The multi‐million… Read more »

raicoon’s unique solar performance guarantee accelerating the energy transition, backed by Munich Re Group

raicoon’s autonomous operations center (AOC), a revolutionary AI-powered SaaS platform, fully automates solar PV operations, detects all measurable faults and eliminates false alarms. The industry-first guarantee promise is backed by Munich Re. Vienna, Austria – June 5, 2023 – Climate-tech pioneer raicoon, in a historic partnership with global insurance powerhouse Munich Re Group (“Munich Re”),… Read more »