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Apr 28, 2020
EV Charging Stations To Be Seen On Google Map
A new filter feature has been added on Google map. The filter can now classify Electric vehicle charging stations depending on the plug available. Note that different manufacturers use varying charging connectors. For instance Nissan utilizes CHADEMO while VW and BMW use CCS plug. On the other hand, TESLA uses its own instrumentation in charging cars.
Dec 20, 2019 // Software, BMW, TESLA, ev charging, Google Map, Nissan, VW
Tape earnings help Solarcentury in search of 6GW pipe
UK-based solar developer Solarcentury published document revenues over of ₤ 20 million in its last fiscal year, aiding the firm story a program to finish a global pipe that currently totals up to 6GW.
May 6, 2020 // Markets & Finance, EPC, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, UK, Europe, solarcentury, covid-19, financials, developer
Transparent conducting oxide (TCO)
What is Transparent conducting oxide (TCO)? A metal oxide with additions of dopants. Its main application is flat-panel displays, PV and other optoelectronic
Apr 26, 2020
In search of a golden mean for boosting battery performance
The research team from Rice University has found out that too many defects intentionally created in crystalline lattice can lead to lithium-ion battery degradation.
Jan 15, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America, lithium-ion battery, Rice University, lithium-ion cells
SolarEdge co-founder Handelsman to stand down
SolarEdge has actually confirmed that founder Lior Handelsman is to stand down from his permanent duty at the business.
Jul 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Lior Handelsman, solardge
Voltalia gets developmental approval for 40 MW solar project in UK
France’s power producer has obtained approval for development of a Dorset-based 40-megawatt solar-plus-storage park.
Jan 30, 2020 // Storage, France, UK, Voltalia, solar pv, Europe
Solaria PowerXT components obtain PID-free tag
Solaria PowerXT photovoltaic panels have actually passed possible generated destruction (PID) examinations, going beyond the needs of IEC Technical Specification 62804-1:2015. As a result, PowerXT panels are currently categorized as "PID immune."
Mar 18, 2020 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, Solaria PowerXT, PID-free, Suvi Sharma, Steve Pariani
In search of the 'most rational design' for anti-reflective finish
Researchers in Spain have examined different buildings of anti-reflective and anti-soiling finishes for PV module glass, aiming to create a product that uses the most effective equilibrium of desired product homes at the lowest cost. Over a year of testing, the most effective finishes were revealed to increase module result by around 2%, and also the group likewise made a number of monitorings that can influence future developments of coverings for PV module front glass.
Aug 27, 2020 // Technology, Spain, Europe, soiling
Ranger Power looks for buyer after getting solar energy site approved
Ranger Power will search for a buyer of its 230 million dollar solar site in eastern Lincoln.
Oct 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, USA, North America, Ranger Power, Lincoln, Dan Parson, David Cary, Nebraska
Newly discovered molecules capture the whole light spectrum
American researchers have found new molecules able to make use of the whole visible light range. Rhodium is effective at both absorbing the light and catalyzing the process of converting sunlight into hydrogen. The latter is suitable for usage as climate-safe fuel.
Jan 23, 2020 // Technology, USA, Solar Panels, hydrogen, North America, Rhodium
The leading solar panel supplier is accused of contraband from China
The accusation has been brought against IBC Solar of importing the Chinese photovoltaic modules declared in the wrong way, which has resulted in nonpayment of about €23m duties. Both the headquarters and the top management’s homes have been subject to search.
Nov 25, 2019 // Solar, Germany, China, pv modules, Europe, Asia, IBC Solar, contraband
Solar Water Farm developed by GivePower provides 35,000 Kenyan residents with drinkable water daily
The innovative solar-powered solution for turning salty water into fresh water suitable for consumption has been installed in Kenyan village of Kiunga, on the Indian Ocean Coast.
Nov 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Kenya, GivePower, Africa
SPower adds to leading table team with new COO
US-based independent power producer (IPP) sPower has actually boosted its senior team via the appointment of Michael Belikoff as primary operating policeman.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, sPower, North America, cypress creek, Ryan Creamer, Strata Solar, recruitment, Michael Belikoff