Category Archives: Solar

Rolls-Royce Believes that Fuel Still Has a Future in Aviation, and Advocates the UltraFan Engine with Elevated Energy Efficiency

published: 2021-04-15 9:30 | editor | category: News
Replacing fossil fuel vehicles of internal combustion engines with electric vehicles has become an apparent tendency, where many have started to target at transportation outside of vehicles, including electric boats and planes, and believe that fully electrified transports are on the horizon, which means that engines that utilize fossil fuel are marching towards the end. However, major aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce believes otherwise. ...  more

Meyer Burger signs distribution partnership with Solarmarkt for its high-performance solar modules in Switzerland

published: 2021-04-14 17:47 | editor | category: News
2020 is the year of transformation from a supplier of production equipment to a leading technology manufacturer of solar cells and solar modules Largest Swiss distributor of solar products adds Meyer Burger to its portfolio Market launch planned for 27 April, delivery starting in July Meyer Burger's solar modules can be ordered from Solarmarkt and other distribution partners beginning with the market launch For the distribution of its new high-performance solar modules in Switzerland, Meyer Burger will partner with Solarmarkt GmbH. The largest distributor of solar products in Switzerland is the first official distribution partner announced by the company. ...  more

Apple Invests in New Renewable Energy and Plans to Achieve Carbon Neutrality in Supply Chain and Products by 2030

published: 2021-04-14 9:30 | editor | category: News
Apple has announced that over 110 manufacturing partners from its production line will be adopting 100% renewable energy, and investing in nearly 8GW of clean energy. The realization of these promises will reduce over 15 million tons of carbon dioxide emission each year, which equals a decrement of 3.4 million units of vehicles on the road. ...  more

VRB Energy Will Build a Gigafactory in Hubei for Flow Battery Production

published: 2021-04-13 9:30 | editor | category: News
VRB Energy, a developer of energy storage solutions based on vanadium redox batteries (VRBs), announced on March 15 that it has signed a framework agreement with the municipal government of Xiangyang to supply energy storage equipment for a local PV-plus-storage project. VRB Energy is formerly known as Pu Neng and has offices in Vancouver and Beijing. ...  more

Iraqi Government and Total to Collaborate on Major Energy Projects, Including 1GW of PV Generation

published: 2021-04-12 9:30 | editor | category: News
According to reporting from various media outlets, the Iraqi government just entered into an agreement in principle with French energy giant Total to develop four major projects. While three of these projects are related to oil and gas, one of them involves setting up 1GW of PV generation capacity. The agreement was signed by the representatives of both sides on March 29. ...  more

TPC’s Largest 150MW Ground Solar Plant Fully Connected to the Grid, with an Annual Power Generation Estimated at 200 Million kWh

published: 2021-04-12 9:30 | editor | category: News
The largest ground solar plant in Taiwan has set another new record. TPC established the largest ground solar plant in the country at an installed capacity of 150MW using 480K units of solar modules at the 214 hectares of discarded saltmarsh in Jiangjun and Qigu districts of Tainan, with the initiation ceremony being hosted on March 31st. ...  more

Construction of Galp Energia’s 144MW Solar Project in Portugal Will Begin in April

published: 2021-04-12 9:30 | editor | category: News
Portuguese energy company Galp Energia announced on March 26 that it has awarded the construction contract for its first large-scale PV project in the home country to a consortium formed by Jayme da Costa and Visabeira. Jayme da Costa specializes in building power plants and has been heavily involved in the renewable energy industry. Visabeira is a conglomerate with interests across several industries. Like Galp Energia, both entities are based in Portugal. ...  more