Solar industry warns of slowdown due to supply chain disruptions
As a result of global supply chain concerns and the possibility of additional U.S. tariffs on solar panel imports from Southeast Asia, the solar industry is forecasting a major slowdown in project installations. Southern Co., a U.S. power operator, said…
Is there a second chance for concentrated solar power?
To use an old sports cliche, it isn't about how you start, but rather how you end that matters. Concentrated solar power's beginnings in the United States may be characterized as a splutter. In the United States, CSP has an…
PNU researchers have shown how radiative coolers may lower the thermal stress on photovoltaic cells
The power conversion efficiency of a multi-junction solar cell was improved by incorporating a radiative cooler, as shown by researchers at Pusan National University in South Korea. When exposed to the sun's rays for long periods of time, solar cells…
Renewable Energy – Advantages that Hardly Anyone Knows About
Humanity in all parts of the world is subject to climate change and faces the challenge of combating it. The effects are now more or less noticeable, so that renewable energies from water, sun, biomass, geothermal energy and wind have…
Wind and solar power in the EU aren’t doing enough to mitigate global warming since coal use continues
According to research, new renewable energy deployed in the EU last year primarily replaced expensive gas power rather than more polluting coal, but still fell short of what is required to minimize global warming. According to Ember, a London-based NGO,…
Spain to announce renewables projects for Concentrated Solar Power and biomass by April
The Spanish government will publish its next renewable energy contract in April 2022, awarding 500 MW to projects based mostly on concentrated solar power (200 MW) and biomass (140 MW), according to the ministry for the ecological transition. The overall…
Stem plans to acquire a solar asset management software firm AlsoEnergy
Stem, a US-based energy storage firm, has reached a formal deal to purchase AlsoEnergy, a developer of solar asset management software, for $695 million in stock and cash. By integrating Stem's storage optimisation skills with AlsoEnergy's solar asset performance monitoring…
AES introduces a new solar installation robot that transports and positions panels
Atlas, a revolutionary first-of-its-kind solar installation robot, was launched today by AES Corporation. Atlas offers a significant improvement in solar energy technology, making new solar installations faster, more efficient, and safer to build. Atlas was created by AES during the…
Westbridge secures a 236 MW Canadian solar project
Westbridge Energy Corporation has purchased a 75% stake in Sunnynook Solar Energy, which is building a new 236MWdc solar and 100MW battery energy storage plant in Alberta, Canada. The transaction is governed by a binding agreement dated November 30, 2021.…
Amazon has announced 18 new wind and solar projects
Amazon has announced 18 new utility-scale wind and Solar energy projects in the United States, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom, bringing its total capacity bought to 5600MW in 2021. With 274 global projects, including 105 utility-scale wind…