Meyer Burger designates brand-new MD to lead solar production transition
to originally start in Western Europe and DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Late last month PV Tech spoke to Gunter Erfurt, CEO at Meyer Burger, who
Nov 5, 2020 // Manufacturing News, meyer burger, heterojunction solar cell, apricum, moritz borgmann
UBS Asset Management gets 700MW ERCOT BESS portfolio from Black Mountain Energy Storage
storage system (BESS) projects acquired by UBS Asset Management, part of the Switzerland-based worldwide bank, are expected to come online in 2024. They lie on the
Aug 2, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, Texas, investment, lithium-ion, North America, ERCOT, asset management, grid stabilising, renewables integration, standalone battery storage
MET swoops on 52MW Romanian solar
Switzerland-based MET Group is entering into the Romanian renewables market, with the acquisition of a 100% stake in a 52MW solar project at a late drawing board. The project is expected to reach ready-to-build status by the initial quarter of 2023. MET has actually authorized a share purchase agreement to get an SPV holding all the legal rights of the 52MW solar project, situated in southern Romania, near Bucharest. It is anticipated to become part of operation in 2024. Romania represents the 4th additional nation this year in which MET Group has actually gotten renewable energy projects after Italy, Spain, and also Poland. MET has actually revealed the procurement of a 213MW solar PV project pipeline in Italy, a 50MW ready-to-build PV project in Spain, as well as a 60MW PV project in Poland. The Italian projects become part of Keppel MET Renewables, a brand-new joint venture with MET's critical partner Keppel Infrastructure, going after renewable energy possibilities in Western Europe. The Romanian PV project fits well right into MET Group's critical vision to expand its renewables portfolio in Europe as well as will certainly help it to reach a 2GW mounted capacity portfolio by 2026. Christian Hürlimann, Renewables CEO of MET Group stated: "We already have solar and wind farm projects in Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy and Spain. " And also currently, we onboard our initial PV project in Romania which is a nice fit to our expanding renewables generation portfolio. " As we aim to develop a geographically varied renewables portfolio in Europe, MET likewise targets renewable energy financial investments in Germany as well as various other Western European nations. " Our expansion method focuses specifically on European markets where we currently have a neighborhood presence, structure on our existing procedures throughout MET Group and giving renewable energy to our regional consumers."
Dec 6, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, Romania, Solar Project, MET Group, Christian Hürlimann
Colombia Receives $70 Million Loan from Climate Investment Funds for Renewable Energy Integration
million pot created from donations from the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland. Other countries that will benefit from the CIF are Kenya, Mali, Fiji,
Feb 7, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Colombia, cif, Climate Investment Funds
Northern European states mark clean policy milestones
be “completely abolished” while “preserving” existing installations. Switzerland prepares to support solar via auction Across the border,
Oct 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Germany, Europe, auction, Switzerland, Netherlands, subsidies, Denmark, tenders
Solving seasonal storage with aluminum cycling
disparities. Scientists at the University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil, in Switzerland, may have found the answer in the form of an oxidization process which
Jan 23, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Europe, hydrogen, Switzerland, Aluminum, University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
A close look at nature could lead to cheaper hydrogen
this year, scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland announced plans for the commercialization of another solar fuels technique,
Aug 12, 2019 // Technology, Solar to Fuel, USA, Germany, Australia, Europe, hydrogen, Switzerland, Oceania, Australia National University, sunlight-powered water, Max Planck Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Maria Chrysina, North America, Solar to Fuel, Solar to Hydrogen, Producing Hydrogen, Hydrogen from renewable, Renewable fuels
Estonia plans 225MW pumped hydro power storage facility to help disconnect from Russia
operational will increase the nation's electrical power capacity by 6%. In Switzerland, a 20GWh system in the Valais mountains likewise lately came
Aug 11, 2022 // Storage, Europe, Asia, investment, Russia, Estonia, grid stabilising, renewables integration, pumped hydro energy storage
Swiss scientists reveal brand-new perovskite procedure
examination varieties the cells on roofs at its university in Dübendorf,
Apr 7, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Europe, perovskite, Switzerland, WORLD, EMPA
Centrotec becomes biggest shareholder of Sonnenstromfabrik
year as well as has jumped back into the PV service. The company has gotten Switzerland's Pari Group AG, based in Switzerland, for a price of EUR43 million
Aug 27, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Germany, Europe, Sonnenstromfabrik, Centrotec
Axpo & IWB Build the Largest Solar Plant in Swiss Alps
which in wintertime. This will certainly make it the largest alpine plant in Switzerland. Launched by Axpo, the project will be executed in partnership with IWB, the
Jun 3, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Axpo, Europe, Switzerland, solar plant, IWB, the Alps
Investor Partners Group obtains area solar and storage space developer Dimension
deal comes 3 years after Dimension was founded and will see Switzerland-headquartered Partners Group sustain the company in growing its portfolio as well as going
Jun 30, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, acquisition, Dimension Renewable Energy, Partners Group, Todd Bright
IKEA, SunPower Launch Home Solar Offering in California, United States
Europe including Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland and also Portugal. It has actually set up roof solar arrays on 90
Sep 13, 2022 // Residential, California, USA, solar plus storage, North America, ikea, ingka group, SunPower Corp, Peter Faricy, Javier Quiñones
Taiwan's URE indicators 120 MW glass-glass bifacial module order
by 2025." Ye Heng Power-- a project business had by Partners Group, a Switzerland-based possession administration company-- will certainly mount the
Mar 12, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, pv modules, bifacial, Asia, Taiwan, URE, United Renewable Energy, Ye Heng Power
Photovoltaics for freeways
generation on roadway networks. A number of projects in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have actually currently shown that photovoltaics can be used to provide
Sep 1, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, Fraunhofer ISE, Austrian Institute of Technology, Forster Industrietechnik, Manfred Haider