Category Archives: News

Best of Both Worlds: Agrivoltaics Boosts Yields of Crops and Solar While Saving Water

published: 2019-09-06 0:00 | editor | category: News
Credit: Peggy Choucair from Pixabay Not one, but two research teams from the U.S. found that agrivoltaics is a win-win for the crops and the solar modules. According to one of the studies from Oregon State University, agrivoltaics thrive in environments such as cropland, grasslands, and wetlands. The other study from the University of Arizona has gone even further and proved that Agrivoltaics can also flourish in dryland. ...  more

UK to Ditch Diesel for Solar-Powered DC Railways

published: 2019-09-04 0:00 | editor | category: News
Credit: Flickr/zak zak The UK has been searching for ways to directly supply the railway system through solar energy since some of the UK's railway systems run on direct current (DC), which solar modules produce. Thus, there is no need to convert solar energy into alternating current. ...  more

Global Warming Cripples Solar Power Generation

published: 2019-09-03 0:00 | editor | category: News
Credit: JR via Flickr Global warming has made climate change more and more extreme around the world. In addition to the ecological environment and people's quality of life, even solar power efficiency is subject to its impact. According to MIT scientists, ...  more

India Installs 8.5 GW of Green Power Capacity in FY 2018-2019

published: 2019-09-02 17:20 | editor | category: News
India is estimated to have installed an additional 8-8.5 GW of green power capacity during FY 2018-2019, after installing 12 GW in FY 2017-2018; Of the latter amount, approximately 9 GW are for PV power, 2 GW are for wind power, and 1 GW are for other renewable-energy powers, according to the market information body ICRA. ...  more

Gogoro Rolls Out Gogoro S2 ABS

published: 2019-08-30 0:30 | editor | category: News
Gogoro, Taiwan’s leading electric-motorcycle manufacturer, has officially rolled out the new Gogoro S2 ABS model, which is equipped with an anti-lock brake system (ABS). ...  more