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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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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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PIDbox Light

Dutch journalist impressed about iLumen’s PIDbox: “It recovers your PV modules”

Today iLumen is active in no less than 40 countries with its efficiency-increasing PIDbox. The Dutch journalist Warna Oosterbaan of newspaper NRC Handelsblad is one of the many foreign customers of iLumen.“For nearly six years now, I am a [...]

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PV modules Desert

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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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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Noordzee

‘Offshore solar energy will be cheaper than offshore wind energy’

Both Dutch and Belgian initiators will soon experiment with floating solar modules in the North Sea. According to Allard Van Hoeken (Oceans of Eenrgy) offshore solar energy will eventually become cheaper than offshore wind energy.First of all, a number [...]

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PIDbox series versus parallel

The difference between PIDbox iLumen and other PID solutions explained

Solar power is one of the best solutions to provide residential and non-residential buildings with renewable energy. One of the characteristics of solar panels is that they are subjected to efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation or PID. [...]

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PIDbox Mini

What makes the PIDbox solutions of iLumen different from other PID solutions?

Our Energy Advisors are frequently asked in which sense the PIDbox of iLumen is different from other PID solutions in the market. The answer could not be any more straightforward. The PIDbox of iLumen increases the efficiency of PV modules and [...]

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Solar panels panorama

10 tips for a worry -free operation of your solar panels

When choosing to install solar panels, you obviously count on a worry-free operation during their entire lifetime. We give 10 tips to achieve a worry-free operation of your solar panels. 1) Choose for qualityDo not choose for the cheapest, but for the [...]

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PIDbox on system level

Proper functioning PIDbox proven on system level

After some time, solar panels are subjected to Potential Induced Degradation (PID). The performance of PID affected panels decreases, which obviously does not benefit the profitability of the installations. PID can be detected by means of an electroluminescence test. This test [...]

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Microcracks

Extend the lifetime of your PV system

The PIDbox prevents your solar panels from efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation (PID). Moreover, this device extends the lifetime of your PV system. When sun shines on your solar panels, only a part of the radiation is converted into [...]

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