PHOTON online will be back on January 10

23/12/2022 - 17:39

Dear readers,
PHOTON’s online editorial team is taking a two-week winter break. We wish you happy holidays and a good start into... read more

EU aims to approve solar projects within three months in renewable energy target areas

23/12/2022 - 17:38

The European Council has agreed on changes to the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive as part of the »REPowerEU« program.... read more

German environmental organization distributes »balcony power plants« to low-income households

23/12/2022 - 17:36

German environmental protection organization Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) has launched a »campaign to provide targeted relief for low-... read more

$500 million program for rural electrification in Guinea

23/12/2022 - 17:12

Guinea’s state-owned utility Electricité de Guinée (EDG) has agreed a memorandum of understanding with Swiss renewable energy project... read more

BSW expects »longer-lasting solar boom« in Germany

22/12/2022 - 13:40

According to a survey commissioned by the German solar industry association BSW and conducted by research institute YouGov among around... read more

German tender for rooftop installations another complete failure

21/12/2022 - 16:38

In the latest tender for »second segment« solar installations under the German Renewable Energy Law (EEG), i.e., installations on... read more

Renewables account for 17.2 percent of German energy consumption and almost 47 percent of electricity consumption in 2022

21/12/2022 - 14:05

In 2022, Germany had the lowest primary energy consumption since the country’s reunification in 1990, according to preliminary figures... read more

Solar Power Europe estimates EU-wide solar additions at 41.4 GW in 2022

20/12/2022 - 18:58

For its »European Market Outlook for Solar Power 2022-2026«, the European solar industry association Solar Power Europe has calculated a... read more

Serious changes for private PV systems in California

20/12/2022 - 17:33

In the US state of California, one of the world’s largest photovoltaic markets and by far the largest market for private PV systems in... read more

IEA still sees chances of achieving 1.5-degree target

16/12/2022 - 15:21

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects renewables to replace coal as the world’s most important resource for power generation in... read more