Monthly Archives: November 2018

Concentrator Photovoltaics Shows Peak Performance: Module Efficiency Reaches 41.4 %

Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV) has by far achieved the highest efficiency for the conversion of sunlight into electricity. The basis for this latest achievement lies in the special multi-junction solar cells as well as the perfect interplay between the cell and the module optics. In the EU-funded project CPVMatch, a consortium of research institutions and companies has demonstrated how to optimize

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Sungrow Rejoices the Successful Completion of Washington’s Largest Solar Plant

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced it supplied 1500 Vdc string inverters to a 28 MWdc commercial and industrial solar project in Washington. Reportedly the largest PV plant in this state to date, this project has been successfully grid-connected in November as expected. The project, a commercial and industrial solar facility, will generate 48 GWh annually,

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ENGIE signs two new long-term power purchase agreements in Mexico and Chile and strengthens its green electricity supply offer

ENGIE signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) in Mexico to supply renewable energy to steel producer, Gerdau. The Group is developing a 130 MW photovoltaic plant in Sonora, northern Mexico composed of approximately 400 000 solar panels, which will provide Gerdau with a 100% clean and economic source of energy for its industrial processes. With the construction of this

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Siemens Gamesa sells three photovoltaic power plants in Spain

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), through its subsidiary SGRE 9Ren, has sold three operational solar photovoltaic plants to Aurea Capital, a fund specialised in renewable energy and infrastructure. The plants, with an aggregate capacity of 1.2 MW, are located in the Spanish provinces of Huesca, Murcia and Huelva. The sale, valued in line with similar deals reported in the industry,

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