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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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IRENA publishes recommendations for worldwide growth in solar energy

IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) recently published a paper about the global future of solar energy. The document focuses primarily on the necessary growth of the PV industry to achieve the climate objectives. The main conclusions of the IRENA [...]

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PV Wereldwijd

‘European sales of PV modules will increase by at least 50% in 2019’

EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, predicts in its latest research report that worldwide sales of PV modules will grow to a level of no less than 113.2 GWp by 2019. Europe plays an important part in this growth.  According to [...]

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China Zonne-energiepark

China develops huge solar energy park in space to provide the earth with green energy

China is developing a giant solar energy park in space. That should eventually deliver green energy to the earth. According to specialists, the Chinese will have to overcome some major technical challenges. Solar energy from space is, according to the [...]

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Kristof Gaukema T2 Campus

iLumen engineer builds own off-grid battery system during training T2 Campus

Kristof Gaukema, Project Engineer at iLumen, has given a training on battery storage systems for PV plants in collaboration with T2 Campus in Genk. Together with his students Kristof built an off-grid system with lithium, lead acid or saltwater battery. Kristof, [...]

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Energy Globe Award iLumen

Official Energy Globe Award certificate handed over to iLumen

Recently, iLumen was voted as the winner of the Energy Globe Award Belgium with its patented PIDbox. Today Martina Madeo of the organizing committee handed over the official Energy Globe Award certificate to iLumen. The Energy Globe Award was founded in [...]

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How climate (un)friendly is the production of solar energy?

Solar energy is often considered as one of the most environmentally friendly energy sources on earth. However, certain skeptics ask serious questions about the sustainability of solar panels.MO submitted this statement to experience expert Pierre Verlinden, who has been [...]

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