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AECEA: »Solar industry faces massive overcapacity«

09/07/2021 - 12:15

Of some 248 gigawatts (GW) of global wafer production capacity, China accounted for 240 GW, producing nearly 162 GW of wafers in 2020 (... read more

Parliament in Austria passes »Renewable Expansion Act«

08/07/2021 - 07:21

The Austrian parliament passes the »Renewable Expansion Act« (EAG). It aims to set the framework for green power expansion over the next... read more

Germany registered new PV installations with a capacity of 403 MW in May

30/06/2021 - 11:37

The German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) registered 403.14 MW of newly installed PV capacity for the month of May. This is... read more

Renewable energies covered 43 percent of electricity consumption H1 in Germany

28/06/2021 - 12:34

In the first half of 2021, renewable energies covered around 43 percent of gross domestic electricity consumption in Germany. This is... read more

Canadian Solar to further expand its business in the EMEA region

25/06/2021 - 08:40

Canadian Solar Inc. has secured a €50 million ($59.7 million) bilateral corporate facility with Banco Santander, S.A. The company aims... read more

Swiss Federal Council: Increase solar power yield in winter with PV on south-facing facades

24/06/2021 - 10:56

Photovoltaic systems installed in Switzerland at the end of 2019 produce about 2.5 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity per year, of... read more

Ikea's and Rockefeller's foundations to empower 1 billion people with distributed renewable energy

22/06/2021 - 11:19

The Ikea Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation will to set up a $1 billion global platform to fight climate change and energy... read more

Jinko Solar to invest in Xinte's polysilicon production project

22/06/2021 - 10:28

Chinese solar module manufacturer Jinko Solar Holding Co. announced its holding subsidiary, Shangrao Jinko Solar Industry Development Co... read more

Eurosolar calls for raising the PV expansion targets for renewables before the Bundestag elections

22/06/2021 - 07:59

The European Association for Renewable Energies Eurosolar has called on the Federal Minister of Economics, Peter Altmaier (CDU), to... read more

Study: Switzerland misses the boat in electricity production from PV and wind

21/06/2021 - 08:39

The Swiss Energy Foundation SES has analyzed the status and development of solar and wind energy production in the 27 EU countries as... read more