Canada-based Solar Firm Reaches New Efficiency Heights With Perovskite Cells
QD Solar announces 24% efficiency for spin-coated perovskite cells and 23.2% efficiency for slot-die coated cells. These certified numbers have been developed for large scale manufacturing.
Feb 15, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, solar cells, perovskite, efficiency, Dan Shea, QD Solar
Amp Energy closes funding for 120MW solar project in New South Wales
financial investment financial institution Natixis and also Export Advancement Canada. "Amp delights in to begin a strategic relationship with Natixis for future
Sep 17, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Natixis, Australia, Oceania, AMP Energy, Dean Cooper
Ameresco to build 10-MW solar-storage micro-grid in Prince Edward Island
12.3 million (USD 9.65 m/EUR 8.66 m) into the project with its Investing in Canada facilities plan. The Prince Edward Island federal government added CAD 12.7
Jan 28, 2022 // Plants, ameresco, solar-storage micro-grid, Prince Edward Island, Bob McCullough
Westbridge Announces 300 MWp Solar plus 200MW/400 MWh BESS in Alberta
Renewable Energy Corporation, Canada based developer of utility-scale solar PV projects, has announced the addition of the Eastervale Project situated in
Nov 4, 2022 // Storage, BESS, Battery Energy Storage System, Stefano Romanin, Westbridge, Alberta solar and battery project, Eastervale Project, Provost, Westbridge Energy UK Ltd, Westbridge Renewable Energy Corporation
LGES to Construct $5.5 bn Battery Plant in Arizona
ever for a standalone battery manufacturing facility in The United States and Canada. The LGES facility will certainly be additionally more than 4 times the amount
Mar 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, LG Energy Solution, Youngsoo Kwon, cylindrical battery, Inflation Reduction Act, LGES, largest standalone battery factory in USA, North America battery market, Queen Creek battery factory by LG
Canadian Solar offloads Alberta duo
marketed an ownership rate of interest in 2 solar projects in Alberta, Canada, completing 62MW. The programmer sold the Hays and Jenner solar projects to
Jan 5, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, Canadian Solar, North America, Shawn Qu, Grant Arnold
Silicon Ranch secures USD 775m in equity financing to pursue growth
space solutions for a selection of companions throughout The United States and Canada. The firm's portfolio consists of over 4 GW of solar and also power storage
Jan 6, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Silicon Ranch
Matrix secures funding for US solar projects
financing of US$ 217m (EUR217m) was provided by MUFG, HSBC, National Bank of Canada and also Commonwealth Bank, as well as adheres to the US$ 92m in tax equity
Oct 26, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, North America, Solar Project, Matrix
Westbridge acquires Canadian solar-storage project
has actually acquired a 300MW plus 200MW battery project in Alberta, Canada. The Eastervale project is located in the town of Provost, in east-central
Nov 3, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, Canada, North America, PV Power Plant, Stefano Romanin, Westbridge, Maggie McKenna
Canada's Kruger markets 523 MW people solar projects to Ecoplexus
The renewables arm of Canadian tissue products maker Kruger Inc has actually unloaded a 523-MW mid-stage solar advancement portfolio in the US to local firm Ecoplexus Inc
Sep 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Canada, North America, Kruger, Ecoplexus
CIP chooses possession supervisor for 477MW Texas solar
homes. Exus partner and head of property management The United States and Canada Dhaval Bhalodia said: "Technical excellence and continuous innovation are
Sep 6, 2021 // Plants, USA, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, North America, CIP, Dhaval Bhalodia, Mads Skovgaard Andersen
North American solar maker Silfab gets investment for expansion
Washington State, representing its third center in The United States and Canada. The deal marks the initial energy change investment for ARC's Energy Fund 9.
Sep 17, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, PV module, North America, Silfab, ARC Financial Corp, Brian Boulanger
Pattern Energy, Talen produce JV to create 1.4 GW of solar as well as wind
Energy, the tie-up comes a year after its US$ 6.1 billion acquisition by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Headquartered in California, Pattern's
Apr 15, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, USA, IPP, pattern energy, Pennsylvania, North America, Independent Power Producer, joint venture, Talen Energy
EDPR transfers 200-MW solar park in Indiana to NIPSCO
agreement in between EDPR's subsidiary EDP Renewables The United States and Canada LLC and also the Indiana-based gas and also electric utility. The renewable
Dec 28, 2022 // Plants, USA, North America, Indiana, nipsco, EDPR, Solar Park
Zinc-ion battery for residential applications
Canada-based Salient Energy has actually developed a zinc-ion battery for stationary energy storage space in residential applications. " The batteries are presently produced at our facility in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, with a capacity of 100 batteries per month," a representative from the firm informed pv publication. "Presently, we remain in the procedure of ramping up manufacturing at this exact same facility to the pilot scale to sustain pilot projects in the residential space. We are likewise establishing our very first gigafactory plant layout, which will be situated in the USA or Canada." According to the producer, its zinc-ion battery acts similarly as existing lithium-ion storage systems. "The battery can respond nearly immediately to shop or provide clean power as required. Considering that it has similar power capabilities to Li-ion, it is likewise fit for short-duration storage space, which is a term for energy storage systems that can completely bill or release in just a few hours," the agent discussed. " Typically, zinc-ion energy storage systems work the same as lithium-ion, with the essential distinctions in between both remaining in expense, security, as well as supply chain wealth instead of performance. Additionally, its water-based chemistry gets rid of the danger of fire, making it a secure option to existing systems." The battery measures 26cmx24cmx1.2 cm and also weighs in at 1.3 kg. Its rated capacity is 60 Ah and also the nominal voltage is 1.3 V. The volumetric energy density is 100 Wh/L and the gravimetric energy density is 60 Wh/kg. The shelf life for 2 weeks is 100% and that for 6 months is 95%. " Our initial emphasis gets on the residential market, especially starting with targeting homebuilders who are creating net-zero residences and areas," the representative continued. "We are beginning with residential as a result of how crucial safety and security is to this market-- we know that our zero fire-risk systems will greatly streamline setup and assurance to property owners. We plan on increasing from residential into commercial energy storage and also utility scale systems constructed for the grid." Zinc-ion has actually dragged other storage space modern technologies because of challenges in controlling side reactions that both limit reversible billing at the anode and also cause the cathode to fall apart. Zinc-ion, nevertheless, still has the potential forever energy storage space performance out of cheap, abundant materials. According to a current study from the University of Bremen in Germany, the two main obstacles that need to relapse for zinc-ion batteries in future research are the increase of the specific energy of the full Zn-ion cell and the avoidance of the parasitic hydrogen development reaction taking place throughout the Zn electrodeposition step.
Apr 21, 2022 // Residential, Storage, Canada, North America, Zinc-ion, University of Bremen

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