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Germany and China lead in solar installed capacities

solar capacity statistics

According to new statistics released by Demnag, in the top 10 solar countries who have installed the most solar capacity, Germany leads the pack with 38,200 MW in installed capacity. China comes in the second place with 28,199 MWs & Japan in third place with 23,300MW. Germany’s top place in the ranking is not surprising […]

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October 9th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,BUSINESS | Read More »

Solar module efficiency: Panasonic says they topped SolarCity at 22.5%

panasonic solar panels

Panasonic claims to have toppled a world record for module efficiency announced a few days ago by SolarCity and will be demonstrating the new module at next week’s Solar Energy UK exhibition organised by PV Tech’s publisher, Solar Media. Last Friday SolarCity announced it had recorded 22.04% efficiency in a rooftop module from its pilot […]

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October 8th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Wind energy is now as cheap as natural gas

wind energy

Wind power is now comparable in price to fossil fuels, and solar is well on its way, according to a new report that confirms earlier predictions that renewables aren’t just the best option for the environment – they’re unequivocally the smartest long-term investment you can make on energy. The report, by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, […]

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October 7th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

Germany to fund 125 million euros for renewable energy projects in India

Merkel in India

Germany and India on Tuesday signed two loan agreements worth 125 million Euros for the Green Energy Corridors’ project in Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. Germany’s development bank, KFW, will fund 57 million Euro for the project at Himachal Pradesh, and 68 million Euro for the Andhra Pradesh project, a press statement from the government […]

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October 6th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

SolarCity says it has created the world’s most efficient solar panel

solarcity solar panels

SolarCity, the sun-powered startup founded by Elon Musk’s cousins Lyndon and Peter Rive, announced that it has created the world’s most efficient solar panel, with a 22 percent module-level efficiency. Bright, a startup out of Y Combinator that installs solar panels in Mexico, agreed that if SolarCity’s new panel is indeed producing a 22 percent […]

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October 5th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »


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