The German solar module manufacturer has commissioned its European module factory in Georgia. The manufacturing facility can be readily expanded to about 1.2 GW and the first 500 MW phase should be fully operational in the course of the next month. MAY 21, 2019ECKHART GOURAS AE Solar¡¯s Chief Business Development Officer Shokhrukh Baratov explains the benefits of AE Solar¡¯s patented smart hotspot free technology to Georgia¡¯s Prime Minister Mamu
ByJos¨¦ Rojo Mart¨ªn May 20, 20192:45 PM BST SUNfarming specialises in developing solar for capital investors in Germany and elsewhere (Credit: SUNfarming) German IPP SUNfarming has secured €23 million (US$25.67 million) of debt for a portfolio of 85 solar plants throughout the country. The subordinated loan from investment manager Hansainvest Real Assets will support 116MW worth of PV across the states of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, B
The Solar Energy Industries Association¡¯s ¡°ambitious goal¡± of solar supplying 20% of U.S. electricity in 2030 looks more like a forecast, and vision for rapid decarbonization is coming from the climate movement and the American Left, not SEIA. MAY 17, 2019CHRISTIAN ROSELUND mage: Pixabay Yesterday the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced what it has presented as an ¡°ambitious goal¡± and an ¡°aggressive target¡±: for solar to compr
The UK Labour Party has revealed plans to facilitate the installation of solar panels on 1.75 million homes, with a particular focus on low-income households. MAY 16, 2019BRIAN PUBLICOVER Image: Nottingham City Council The UK Labour Party has unveiled an ambitious new energy plan that will see PV modules installed on 1.75 million homes, via fair export tariff payments and grant funding. The policy is part of a broader effort by the party to
A new report analyzing 10 solar markets throughout Africa claims that the continent¡¯s PV market could expand from about 5 GW at present to up to 30 GW by the end of the next decade. MAY 15, 2019BRIAN PUBLICOVER A PV plant built by Scatec Solar in South Africa. Image: Scatec Solar The African solar PV market could grow to as much as 30 GW by 2030, according to a new report on the potential of 10 key countries by the German Solar Associa