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Fluke acquires Solmetric

13/09/2023 - 16:11

Fluke Corp, part of the U.S.-based machinery and instrumentation company Fortive Corporation, is acquiring Solmetric Corporation, a... read more

IEA sees speed problem with Swiss energy transition

13/09/2023 - 15:41

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has presented a report on Switzerland’s energy policy. The report is based on an »in-depth policy... read more

Trina Solar to build 5 GW module factory in Texas

13/09/2023 - 15:03

Chinese solar group Trina Solar Co, Ltd. announced a solar module factory in Wilmer in the U.S. state of Texas. The company plans to set... read more

»Energy Storage Inspection« first tests two independently purchased systems – with poor results

13/09/2023 - 14:20

As part of their »Perform« research project, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the Solar Storage Systems Research Group of... read more

MENA countries expanding renewables far too slowly

12/09/2023 - 17:22

In the run-up to the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) starting in the Emirate of Dubai at the end of November, the energy... read more

Shell agrees PPA for 600 MW Witznitz solar power plant

11/09/2023 - 15:03

The energy group Shell has agreed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hansainvest Real Assets, a subsidiary of the insurance... read more

Referendum prevents accelerated planning of solar power plants in the Swiss canton of Valais

11/09/2023 - 14:33

A referendum has rejected an option adopted by the government of the Swiss canton of Valais to speed up the implementation of large-... read more

Shell plans to sell Sonnen, media

11/09/2023 - 13:42

Energy group Shell, which acquired battery storage and energy services provider Sonnen GmbH for around €500 million ($535 million) 2019... read more

Germany’s »markt value solar« increases with exchange electricity prices

11/09/2023 - 13:07

After the monthly average in the base load segment for the market area Germany/Luxembourg on the European power exchange Epex Spot rose... read more

VDE certifies balcony power plants

08/09/2023 - 13:25

The German VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies now offers certification for plug-in solar power... read more