Monthly Archives: September 2018

‘Lego-style’ solar panels turn waste heat into hot water

Ready-made snap-together solar panels that turn waste heat into hot water are being developed at Brunel University London in a £10 million sustainable energy scheme starting next month. With energy use in buildings predicted to double or even triple by 2050, and most home energy used to heat water, project PVadapt promises to crack several sustainable energy problems at once.

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Sharp Builds Mega Solar Plant in Zamyn Uud, Mongolia

Sharp Energy Solutions Corporation (SESJ)*1 announces the completion of a mega solar power plant in Zamyn Uud, Dornogovi Province, Mongolia. The project was a collaboration with Shigemitsu Shoji Co., Ltd.*2 and Mongolian energy company Solar Tech LLC*3. The new plant has an output of approximately 16.5 MW-dc, with annual power generation capacity estimated at 31,162 MWh/year. The output from this facility is

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Grid connection begins on Hanwha Q CELLS’ 45 MW solar PV portfolio in Poland

First megawatt of PV portfolio commissioned in the Polish town of Smętowo Graniczne Remaining 44 MW, comprised of small clusters of single-MW solar plants, to be grid-connected across Poland by early 2019 Acquisition of 30 MW of PV projects in Poland complete Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH (“Hanwha Q CELLS” or “the Company”), the German subsidiary of one of the largest

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Upside Group Adds 16 MW Large-Scale Storage Solution with System Technology from SMA to its Battery Portfolio

The Upside Group has commissioned one of the largest battery energy storage systems in Europe, thus continuing its growth strategy. The lead-carbon storage system has a capacity of 25 MWh. Like the other systems already included in the Upside system portfolio, it provides grid management services. SMA Solar Technology (SMA) supplied the system technology for this project. The batteries come from

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