Tag - solar energy

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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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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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Intersolar Europe 2019 iLumen

iLumen exhibitor at Intersolar Europe trade fair in Munich

From Wednesday, May 15 through Friday, May 17, iLumen will participate as an exhibitor at Intersolar Europe in Munich, the world’s largest trade fair in the solar panel sector. iLumen will present its product innovations, including the PIDbox, to the [...]

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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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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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‘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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