Germany's Manz abandons CIGS thin-film solar technology
Manz AG (ETR: M5Z) has actually made a decision to discontinue the more development of the copper indium gallium selenium (CIGS) thin-film solar technology after terminating negotiations with a Chinese customer on the completion of a large solar project.
Aug 1, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Germany, Europe, CIGS, Manz
EDPR gets 70% stake in solar designer Kronos
The EUR250m transaction enables the Spanish business to participate in Germany and also the Netherlands
Jul 29, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, EDP Renewables, Netherlands, Miguel Stilwell d’Andrade, KRONOS
ENERPARC refinances 315MW solar portfolio
The German developer has actually finalised a EUR257m deal with Commerzbank and also Landesbank Baden-Württemberg
Jul 27, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, Enerparc, Christoph Koeppen, Tim Koenemann, Thomas Schulz
Monolithic perovskite-silicon solar cell with 20% effectiveness via new lamination method
The solar cell accomplished an open-circuit voltage of 1.75 V, a short-circuit present density of 15.5 mA cm − 2, and a fill element of 73.6%. It was likewise able to retain 93% of its first performance after 100 hrs at a temperature of 80 C.
Jul 26, 2022 // Technology, Germany, Europe, solar cell, KIT, perovskite-silicon
German Bank KfW Will Lend Colombia $203.8 m For Green Energy Transition
Germany will certainly lend Columbia regarding USD 203.8 m in 2 stages to help the latter accomplish green energy transition and become energy-independent.
Jul 26, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, KFW, Columbia, Columbia solar plant, Decentralised Renewable Energy, Green Energy transition
Meistro Energie to mount 250 MWp of solar in Germany
German power provider Meistro Energie GmbH will invest EUR 175 million (USD 178.48 m) to construct its own portfolio of ground-mounted solar plants in the nation.
Jul 21, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, Europe, Meistro Energie
Berlin-based startup permits EU homeowners to install solar sets on balconies
WeDoSolar GmbH, a Berlin-based startup co-founded by Ukrainian-born serial business owner Karolina Attspodina, has presented an upright solar power creating remedy that can be placed to balcony fences by non-tech-savvy customers.
Jul 19, 2022 // Technology, Germany, Europe, WeDoSolar GmbH, Karolina Attspodina
Germany sets solar generation record as shedding heatwave sweeps across Europe
Germany produced a record quantity of power from solar PV on Sunday, with this expected to be duplicated over the coming days in the middle of a tough heatwave across western Europe, according to Bloomberg.
Jul 19, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, pv power plants, Europe, germany solar, heatwave, solar generation record
Environment-friendly solvent for a 16.7% perovskite solar cell
Researchers in Germany aimed to get rid of making use of harmful solvents in the manufacturing of perovskite solar cells, changing them with a much more environmentally worldly called dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) which has so far shown difficult to integrate right into processes appropriate for large-scale production.
Jul 14, 2022 // Technology, Germany, Europe, solar cell, perovskite, Jan-Philipp Becker
Germany's Getec to provide 75 GWh of solar power to Union Investment
German investment firm Union Investment Real Estate GmbH will procure a total of 75 GWh of electricity from three solar parks in Lower Saxony to power its fund properties.
Jul 14, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, Getec
Fluence to provide 11.7-MW/ 34-MWh battery for German solar park
Fluence Energy Inc (NASDAQ: FLNC) said on Tuesday it will provide a 11.7-MW/ 34-MWh battery energy storage space system to German decentralised energy company Muench Energie to be collocated with a 34-MW solar park in Merseburg, eastern Germany.
Jul 13, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Germany, Europe, Fluence, Solar Park
Statkraft to buy power from 30-MW solar park in Germany
Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft AS has inked an offer to procure the electricity from a 30-MW solar farm in Germany that is being developed by project designer Sunovis GmbH.
Jul 13, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, Statkraft, Solar Park
Lifecycle research study of perovskites discovers lower environmental effect than silicon modules
Perovskite-on-silicon PV modules are much more ecologically helpful than conventional silicon heterojunction (HJT) modules over a 25-year lifetime, according to a research study from researchers in Germany.
Jul 13, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Germany, Europe, oxford pv, perovskite, perovskite cells, HJT, tandem cell
Enviria, Q Energy go into 500MW German PV offer
Partners will co-develop a portfolio of greater than 30 projects anticipate to get to ready-to-build in between 2023 as well as 2025
Jul 12, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, solar projects, Enviria, Q Energy
BP partners with thyssenkrupp to supply solar, green hydrogen for steel manufacturing
Energy significant bp has signed a memorandum of comprehending with German empire thyssenkrupp concentrated on the supply of low-carbon hydrogen as well as renewable power in steel manufacturing.
Jul 12, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, PPA, Europe, green hydrogen, decarbonisation, Thyssenkrupp