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Solar energy company Midsummer receives major order

Solar energy company Midsummer receives major order
Midsummer, supplier of solar energy solutions, has received an order from US solar panel manufacturer Sunflare worth over $7m for production equipment of thin film solar cells. The production equipment shall be delivered next year to a new factory in China.
10th January 2019

Packaging multinational makes corporate switch to solar energy

Packaging multinational makes corporate switch to solar energy
In recent years, multinationals have been pursuing renewable energy sources as a way of meeting their corporate responsibility targets of achieving power through renewable energy sources. Last year, internationally-operating corporations including IKEA, Apple, and Amazon added 325 megawatts (MW) to the United States’ installed photovoltaic capacity.
2nd January 2019

Minimal carbon footprint from thin film solar cell production

Minimal carbon footprint from thin film solar cell production
A new study commissioned by solar energy technology company, Midsummer, has shown that the company’s proprietary flexible CIGS thin film solar module manufacturing process is more environmentally friendly than other solar module production processes such as silicon modules.
10th December 2018


Affordable insurance cover for solar and off-grid customers in Kenya

Affordable insurance cover for solar and off-grid customers in Kenya
  Provider of pay-as-you-go solar power, Azuri Technologies, in conjunction with APA Insurance, Kenya’s leading insurer, has announced the launch of HospiCash, a low-cost micro-insurance product for Azuri solar power customers across Kenya. 
12th November 2018

Paving the Way for Flexible Solar Cells

At the EU PVSEC conference, imec presented a thin-film tandem solar cell consisting of a top perovskite cell developed by imec within the partnerships of EnergyVille and Solliance, and a bottom CIGS cell from the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research. The tandem cell resulting from this collaboration achieves a record efficiency of 24.6 percent.
3rd November 2018

Sharp Receives Order to Construct Mega Solar Power Plants

Sharp will construct mega solar power plants at locations in Binh Thuan Province and Long An Province in Vietnam, each with a capacity of approximately 49 MW-dc for a combined capacity of approximately 98 MW-dc.
3rd November 2018

Management system for alternate energy farms

Management system for alternate energy farms
It has been announced that CGN Europe Energy has chosen renewable energy management system Greenbyte Energy Cloud for their wind and solar PV farms. Greenbyte will be integrating CGN EE’s wind and solar assets in Europe and Africa, amounting to a total of 900MW, and the collaboration will be ongoing for CGN EE’s future investments. 
18th October 2018

Military grade universal camping solar panels

Military grade universal camping solar panels
Spending time outdoors is an incredibly rewarding experience, but it comes with its own concerns at the same time. While it’s nice to get some time to spend in nature with beautiful landscapes it is important to plan things thoroughly in order to have a great experience.
11th October 2018

Large-area nPERT solar cells surpass 23% efficiency

Large-area nPERT solar cells surpass 23% efficiency
At the EU PVSEC conference, imec, research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technology and partner in EnergyVille, announced that its latest generation of large-area monofacial screen-printed rear-emitter nPERT cells feature a conversion efficiency of 23.03%, certified by Fraunhofer ISE CalLab. 
25th September 2018

Nonprofit app aims to close solar gap in America

Nonprofit app aims to close solar gap in America
More than nine out of 10 solar-ready homes and schools in the United States have not yet gone solar and the new app-driven Renewable Nation and its ‘Solar Schools 2025’ program intend to do something about that. The Renewable Nation app is available now on the Google Play store and iTunes. 
25th September 2018


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