Consumer group includes cheaper electricity in christmas ‘Wish List’
Manila. People for Power Coalition(P4P) is calling Meralco to use more cheap and cleaner energy investments instead of the recent coal investments. This has been stressed in by Erwin Puhawan of the Freedom from Debt Coalition which is also a member of P4P. See details...
Windows of opportunity: Solar cell with improved transparency
A new research has emerged on the use of thin transparent materials as solar panels. In Japan, the University of Tokyo have done research on the use of transparent solar materials instead of opaque ones. That means even on glass windows you can put it on top of the glass itself. See the details.
Island of Curaçao opens tender for 10 to 15MWp large-scale PV plant
Curaçao, a Dutch southern Caribbean island is adding to its renewable energy requirements with a tender procedure to realize a 10 to 15 MWp large-scale PV plant on the island. DNV GL, based in the Netherlands was said to have been contracted by the island’s utility provider, Aqualectra as both the
Take up of Indian government rooftop solar allotment halves but could rise again
India. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released the ‘final list of bidders/developers’ in the 500MW Phase-I of its grid-connected government rooftop solar scheme. Allotments under the CAPEX model are now at just more than 20MW, down from the 50MW offered in this tender.
3D-Micromac supplies laser tools for PERC migration at Hanwha Q CELLS China cell plant
Laser micromachining specialist 3D-Micromac said it was supplying Hanwha Q CELLS solar cell plant in Qidong, Jiangsu-province, China with its microCELL OTF laser system for its recently announced transition from Al-BSF (Aluminium Back Surface Field) to PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear
World Bank to provide US$100 million financing for Indian solar parks
The Indian government has signed a $98 million loan agreement and US$2 million grant agreement with the World Bank to support Indian solar parks. The first two solar park projects are located in the state of Madhya Pradesh with a total capacity of 1GW.
What Is Solar Energy? How Solar Power Plant Works
As we all know solar energy works with the help of sunlight and is said to be more reliable and long-lasting as the sun is about 4.5 billion years old. It is a renewable energy as it produces electricity by sun’s rays and hence help in generating electricity without making harm to the nature.
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Remote Filipino university gets solar-plus-storage systems
Kennedy Renewable + Technology Corp in partnership with AC Energy will provide solar-plus-storage systems in seven school campus buildings in the Island of Tawi-Tawi, south Philippines. Mostly in this remote province, just 30% of the population has access to electricity, with most power sourced from diesel
County commissioners approve 40MW PV project in South Dakota
Fall River County Commissioners have approved of the vacating of intersecting sections lines in Minnekahta Valley, South Dakota that will push along the develop of a 40MW PV project. Following this approval, which was decided during a public hearing on Nov. 7 by project developer 174 Power Global, construction