Tag - photovoltaics

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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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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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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iLumen wins Energy Globe Award Belgium

iLumen has won the Energy Globe Award Belgium. Experts from the Energy Globe evaluation committee evaluated more than 2.000 submissions from about 180 countries and designated iLumen’s patented PIDbox as the winner of the Belgian submissions. The PIDbox is a [...]

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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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Solar panels

Solar energy breaks all records in emerging and developing countries

In emerging countries, new solar modules are being installed at an unprecedented rate. China is the absolute leader, with in 2016 alone 26 gigawatts of new capacity.According to the specialized agency Bloomberg New Energy Finance, growth and developing countries [...]

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