The modules will be used by U.K. developer Solarcentury for its Cabrera and Talayuela Solar projects in southern Spain.
The Great Storage Challenge
Storage, coupled with renewable power plants (including solar home systems and electric vehicles), is crucial to accelerate clean energy deployment worldwide.
Free Power From Freeways? China Is Testing Roads Paved With Solar Panels
JINAN, China — On a smoggy afternoon, huge log carriers and oil tankers thundered down a highway and hurtled around a curve at the bottom of a hill. Only a single, unreinforced guardrail stood between the traffic and a ravine. The route could make for tough driving under any conditions. But experts are watching it […]
China Installs Nearly 10 Gigawatts Of Solar In First Quarter, Up 22%
China’s utility-scale segment actually decreased by 64% in the first quarter, as compared to a year earlier, while the country’s distributed solar segment increased by a mind-boggling 217%.
Genex adds wind to NQ renewable energy hub
Genex Power has secured a land option to develop a 150MW wind farm as stage 3 of its Kidston Renewable Energy Hub. The company has signed a binding heads of agreement with local landholders with the exclusive option to develop a new wind farm with capacity of up to 150MW at the North Queensland project. […]
How Solar Can Become the World’s Dominant Source of Energy—or How It Can Stall
On this week’s Interchange podcast, a conversation with Varun Sivaram about his new book, “Taming the Sun.”
Solar and Energy Storage Go Corporate
Commercial solar is finally being paired with energy storage.
A Dutch company to build three wind farms reaching 1 GW in Romania
Romania is leading in the sector as the country reached in 2014 its national target for 2020, with 24.8% of share of renewable energy in total consumption.
Powershop signs huge deal for solar, wind projects – “stunned” by low prices
The ambitious renewable energy-focused power retailer Powershop Australia has signed a huge deal for the output of a 200MW solar farm and two big wind farms.
Japan task force echoes foreign minister calls to back renewables over coal, nuclear
The advice comes in a report commissioned by minister Taro Kono, a maverick lawmaker with prime ministerial ambitions, and echoes his own convictions, pitting him against Japan’s powerful Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
Existing EV batteries could be recharged five times faster
A new type of sensor shows that the cells can handle a lot more power without overheating.