Europe

Photo-rechargeable zinc-ion devices merge solar cell and also battery technology
Researchers have made a battery that can be straight butted in sunlight without needing an outside photovoltaic panel. Clever design of the battery electrodes assists in photo-rechargeable zinc-ion batteries that could locate applications as affordable tools for off-grid solar ranches.
Jul 9, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Michael De Volder, Serena Corr, Yi-Chun Lu, zinc-ion batteries
UK has 18GW pipe of 'shovel-ready' storage and also renewables
The UK has a "huge" 61GW pipe of environment-friendly electricity projects with 18GW considered 'shovel-ready' according to new analysis from Regen.
Jul 9, 2020 // Large-Scale, Storage, UK, Europe, Regen, Merlin Hyman
Bluefield invites new investment supervisor as it targets a varied portfolio
UK capitalist Bluefield Solar Income Fund has actually welcomed a brand-new elderly hire, with Baiju Devani joining Bluefield Partners from Ingenious.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, UK, Europe, Bluefield Solar Income Fund, James Armstron
Elgin companions METKA EGN for 76MW of subsidy-free solar
Elgin Energy has partnered METKA EGN to progress 76MW of solar to energisation.
Jul 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, Metka EGN, Elgin Energy, Nikos Papapetro, Ronan Kilduff
Enel joins the Indian solar gold rush
The Italian utility, fresh from safeguarding its initial 300 MW of PV generation capability in the nation in a current, record-setting tender, has actually partnered with the state-owned Norwegian Investment Fund to devote to additional clean energy facilities in India.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Italy, India, Enel, SECI, tender, Europe, Asia, Antonio Cammisecra, Solarpack, Norway
BP dedicates $70m to UK-India Green Growth Fund
The fossil fuel company will certainly end up being a companion in the fund, which buys clean energy projects.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, India, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, bp, Dev Sanyal, Dhanpal Jhaveri, Sashi Mukundan, GGEF
Sticking
A cell interconnection technique created by a Swedish firm assures lower-cost and also higher-throughput production of PERC and advanced silicon PV modules. The procedure is ready to move to pilot production, and its makers wish to play a role in the awaited European solar production renaissance.
Jul 9, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, Sweden, Europe, Sticky Solar Power, Beatriz Roza, Jonas Buddgård
Q Cells dedicates to three-year, EUR125m German R&D spend
The Korean company has committed to buy solar advancement in Germany each time when the EU as well as member states are seriously trying to kick-start the Covid-19 recovery.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Germany, Q CELLS, Europe, Hanwha Q Cells, covid-19
Pan-European solar roof program recommended by European Parliament Committee
A proposal for a pan-European solar roof programme has been taken on by the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research as well as Energy.
Jul 8, 2020 // Markets & Finance, bipv, solar pv, Europe, SolarPower Europe, rooftop solar, Building-integrated photovoltaics, solar policy, EU, european parliament, eu policy, Miguel Herrero Cangas, Aurélie Beauvais
Italian solar business changes hands
The operations as well as maintenance and the design, procurement and construction arms of PV firm Enerray have been sold by troubled commercial empire Gruppo Industriale Maccaferri for cash, moving 240 MWp of Italian generation capacity to the administration of competing LT Renewables.
Jul 8, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Italy, Europe, Enerray, Gruppo Industriale Maccaferri, LT Renewables
Siemens Gamesa seeking nod for 7.5-MW solar-plus-storage project in Spain
Wind generator maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (BME: SGRE) is seeking a permit to develop a 7.5-MW solar-plus-storage system on the Spanish island of Tenerife.
Jul 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Spain, Europe, solar-plus-storage, Siemens Gamesa
Exeter City Council's 1.2 MW solar site takes a step forwards
Exeter City Council has actually taken an advance in creating its first solar-plus-storage farm, with job now underway at the site.
Jul 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, storage, UK, Battery Storage, solar pv, Europe, net zero, Exeter City Council, Exeter
New DLR institutes will certainly explore solar-chemical fuels and the future of air transportation
In the future, mobility needs to come to be more eco-friendly - whether artificial fuels from sustainable sources, electrical power or hydrogen, cutting-edge and also low-emission engines, unmanned as well as electric aircraft, or concepts for their assimilation into the air transport system. The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum hair Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) is establishing four new institutes as well as facilities to magnify its research on a large range of topics in these important areas. Funding is currently guaranteed adhering to the passing of the Structural Reinforcement Act (StStG) by the German Federal Parliament and the Federal Council on 3 July 2020.
Jul 7, 2020 // Technology, Transport, Germany, Europe, Pascale Ehrenfreund
Baywa offers 'largest floating PV park outside China'
The 27 MW Dutch task in Zwolle has actually been sold to a consortium including a provincial energy shift fund as well as a local power co-operative in a bargain backed by public financing.
Jul 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Europe, Netherlands, Baywa re, Matthias Taft
Gresham House sprinkles ₤ 20.1 m on 41MW of functional storage
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has actually obtained 41MW of energy storage in a ₤ 20.1 million transaction.
Jul 6, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Gresham House, Arenko, Rupert Newland