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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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zon en wind

Renewable energy accounts for one third of global power capacity

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with a worldwide increase of 171 gigawatts. Solar energy accounts for the most important part of the growth. The annual [...]

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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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Solar Team Agoria

New-look Solar Team extremely ambitious: “Best Belgian solar car ever”

In October 2018, the Belgian Solar Team won the Carrera Solar Atacama, a solar car race in Chile. In preparation for the World Solar Challenge, the World Cup in Australia in October, the team proposed a new main sponsor. Agoria [...]

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Energy expert: “Belgium must follow neighboring countries and invest massively in green energy”

The issue of the possible power outage in Belgium during the coming winter is currently talk of town. According to expert Marc-Philippe Botte, this problem can eventually be met with solar and wind energy.However, a frequently heard criticism is [...]

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Reiniging zonnepanelen

Warning unrealistic yield promises after cleaning solar modules

In order to obtain the highest possible return from your solar modules, it is best to clean them on a regular basis. Depending on your location and the environmental factors, usually one cleaning per 1 to 5 years is [...]

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Inverter

Risks associated with the under-dimensioning of the inverter of PV plants

An important point of attention when purchasing a PV plant, is the dimensioning of the inverter in relation to the solar panels. For example, one can opt for an over- or under-dimensioning of the inverter. In this article, we will [...]

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PV modules Desert

Solar energy surpasses energy from coal, gas and nucleair power at all levels

Last week the report ‘Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018’ from UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Center and Bloomberg New Energy Finance was published. The report generated some remarkable conclusions.In 2017, no less than 98 GW of [...]

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Project Manager iLumen participates in panel discussion with King Filip

In the context of 50 years of independence for the self-employed, Project Manager Ismaël Ben-Al-Lal participated in a panel discussion with King Filip of Belgium. Prime Minister Charles Michel and Denis Ducarme, Federal Minister for the Self-Employed, SME’s, Agriculture [...]

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