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New market outlook anticipates large growth for European residential battery storage

During the SolarPower Summit, SolarPower Europe released the first edition of its new European Market Outlook for Residential Battery Storage, which analyses the market of residential battery energy storage systems (BESS) across the continent, and forecasts capacity for 2020–2024. The analysis [...]

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PIDbox referentie Deinze

iLumen Adds PIDbox Mini 40A to product range

iLumen developed the patented PIDbox technology, which contributes to the increase in yield and life extension of PV plants. Our company was recently able to add the PIDbox Mini 40A to its existing PIDbox product range. With the launch of [...]

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Innovatie Award VOKA

iLumen wins VOKA Limburg Innovation Award 2020

iLumen has won the VOKA Limburg Innovation Award 2020. CEO Ismaël Ben-Al-Lal received the trophy from Karin Van De Velde, chairwoman of Voka – Chamber of Commerce Limburg. Innovation has been woven into iLumen’s DNA from day one. This resulted [...]

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MAST zonnepanelenwand

Energy expert Ramez Naam :”World in third phase clean energy thanks to solar energy”

The price of solar energy has dropped enormously in recent years. Even established institutions such as the International Energy Agency had not anticipated such price drops. Renewable energy expert Ramez Naam is also surprised by this evolution. “The price of [...]

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PID verloop

Extensive tests map long-term effect of PID

Scientists in Germany have developed a “heavy duty” test to provide insight into the long term effects of Potential Induced Degradation in PV modules. The tests go well beyond those established by IEC standards and seek to guide manufacturers [...]

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PID resistant

Concept of ‘PID-free’ PV modules is extinguishing: ‘highly PID-resistant’ is the new standard

Many solar module manufacturers claim their modules are ‘PID free’, which should mean that they will not suffer any efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation. However, in practice ‘PID free’ does NOT mean no degradation will occur. Potential Induced [...]

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Truckstop 26 bis

New business opportunities for the PV industry

CIRCUSOL talked with Ismaël Ben-Al-Al, CEO of our partner FUTECH, about the benefits of integrating second-life products into the PV market. As a member of the Circusol Consortium, FUTECH is involved in the realization of two circular demonstrator projects at [...]

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