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Southend Airport in Britain planted 496 solar panels as a part of the £10m expantion

Southern Airport goes green

Clean energy is at home at Southend Airport in Britain as almost 500 panels were installed at the new terminal building. The solar power plant is part of the £10million terminal extension that opened its gates in March and provided the airport with more check-in desks, a bigger departure lounge and a larger variety of […]

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April 2nd, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Europe goes green as solar energy costs the same as conventional power in Germany, Italy and Spain

Europe goes green as solar energy costs the same as conventional power in Germany, Italy and Spain

European PV has reached a point where the green power costs the same as conventional power in countries like Germany, Italy and Spain. This is shown in a report that also says that the fact that stops other countries to be in the same position is the high installation costs. Solar energy is as profitable […]

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March 28th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Heliatek GmbH set new record regarding efficiency for 40% transparent cells

New record for transparent cells

An organic film producer, Heliatek, has reached a new milestone in regarding efficiency reaching 7.2% while tested. This progress could help cars and BIPV field. The German producers report that they set a new record for transparent organic solar cells efficiency, reaching 7.2% at a 40% transparency. Heliatek GmbH also set the record for non-transparent […]

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March 26th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Researchers from the UK are working on solar panels that are more efficient during cloudy days

ould friendly solar cells were discovered

British scientists from a famous Laboratory have been working on the next generation of solar panels that work better when it’s clouded. The material they are using very thin and can have any color. It can also be printed in sheets on a 3D printer. Even if the necessary procedures is only beginning to develop, […]

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March 19th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Switzerland will adopt PV self-consumption rules

Homeowners that want green electricity helped by the gorverment

The new ruling will be adopted starting from the beginning of the next month. Residential PV customers can choose to reimburse 30% of the bills or a FIT. Swiss homeowners that want to use green energy and decide to purchase solar panel systems can’t consume the resulted electricity right way, but they have to wait […]

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March 12th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,Legislation,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Solar energy at night. Harvard physicists believe it’s possible

sollar cells to wrok at night

Federico Capasso and Steven Byrnes, Harvard physicists, believe a new type of renewable energy can be a solar cell-like device that could collect energy during the night. The idea that could change the solar industry is based on a principle: clean energy can be collected anytime a body transfers its hot energy to a cool […]

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March 5th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

A new way of using solar energy is developing- solar skyscraper windows

Scientists discovered a way to capture solar energy from the sun

Solar technology is taking a step forward and could make use of giant building’s windows and build them to be solar-power generating glass. The newly developing type of solar cells merges semi-transparency with better productivity is going to transform the global Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) market. As it’s founders announce, the transparent strengthened PV panels […]

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February 26th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Uncategorized | Read More »

U.K. and Bulgaria, the two EU countries who adhered to WEEE PV Directive in time

Two E.U. countries submitted to Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive

Just two E.U. countries submitted to the most recent Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) on PV modules and introduced them in their national laws until de 14th of February deadline. Last Friday was the last chance for E.U. countries to comply with the most recent WEEE directives, a set of rules for the […]

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February 19th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Legislation,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Chinese modules with Taiwanese cells are considered Chinese

European commission sets new rules for Chinese modules

The European Commission forced to set another set of rules regarding the provenance of the Chinese modules in order to block goods selling from third countries. Industry allegations regarding the fact that a recent resolution about he sources of solar modules manufactured in China, using Taiwanese cells spared the panels from minimal module pricing and […]

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January 30th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Harvard comes with a new type of battery for cheaper Energy Storage

Hravard bring new green energy storing batteries

There is always a good news when someone announces that renewable energy could be cheaper. The last institution that gave this news is Harvard University that says they invented a new “flow battery” that can find its utility in large-scales, such as within electricity grids, for storing intermittent renewable energy from green sources such as […]

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January 13th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Market News,Wind | Read More »

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