Tag - solar modules

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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PID free label zonnepanelen

Independent research confirms ‘PID free’ solar modules are not free from degradation

Potential Induced Degradation (PID) occurs on all photovoltaic modules, often without the owner of the installation being aware of it. Because of this phenomenon the solar modules degrade faster and therefore don’t achieve the expected return during their lifetime. However, [...]

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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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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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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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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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China Solar

Companies and NGOs call for ending trade measures against PV systems from China

A group of 400 companies led by Solar Power Europe and a group of NGOs have written letters to the European Commission. They call for ending the trade measures against PV cells and modules from China.Framework In December 2013 the [...]

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