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Solar researchers call for extra funding for particularly costly Agri-PV

31/01/2023 - 13:56

A network of German research institutions, associations and companies involved in Agri-PV - the parallel use of agricultural land for... read more

German energy industry fears slowdown of ground-mounted PV due to cabinet decision on EU ordinance

31/01/2023 - 12:39

Following the German government’s decision on Monday (January 30) to provide »formulation assistance« for the implementation of the so-... read more

Enel Green Power reports 2.6 GW of new solar in 2022

31/01/2023 - 10:58

Enel Green Power (EGP), part of Italian energy group Enel S.p.A., has commissioned renewable energy plants with a total capacity of 5.22... read more

Silicon oxide layer protects perovskite cells in space and on earth

30/01/2023 - 14:52

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in a project funded by the Department of Defense and in... read more

Helmholtz Center reports »milestone« for the stability of perovskite solar cells

30/01/2023 - 13:36

A research team at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB), together with international partners, has investigated a chemical variant to improve... read more

Dutch labor inspectorate objects to 70 percent of inspected solar construction sites

30/01/2023 - 12:39

The Dutch Labor Inspectorate (Nederlandse Arbeidsinspectie) has found violations of the Working Conditions Act (Arbeidsomstandighedenwet... read more

Fraunhofer FEP develops coating process for facades and solar modules

27/01/2023 - 15:53

As part of the »NewSkin« project funded by the European Union, the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and... read more

RWE and Greece’s state-owned utility PPC form gigawatt joint venture

27/01/2023 - 15:23

German energy group RWE AG and Greek state-owned utility Dimosia Epichirisi Ilektrismou (Public Power Corporation, PPC) have agreed to... read more

2.5 Gigawatt contract between Microsoft and Q Cells

27/01/2023 - 15:07

Korean photovoltaic company Hanwha Q Cells Corp. and U.S.-based Microsoft have signed an agreement under which Q Cells will provide »... read more

EU Electricity Market reform: BEE warns again for »Contracts for Difference«

26/01/2023 - 15:51

In the context of the reform of the European electricity market, the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE) has reiterated its... read more