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Two German companies will develop one of the largest off-grid PV and storage projects to date. The low cost of the technology and expense of conventional generators is likely to see the hybrid plant recover its costs in three to seven years. OCTOBER 14, 2019MARIAN WILLUHN Mining operations eat up 11% of global energy demand. The sector is increasingly opening up to renewables to cut diesel and heavy fuel oil costs. Image: BayWa r.e.
There is movement in the heterojunction space, but will it be enough to surpass PERCs momentum? New production lines show promise, but they might also be the last roll of the dice for Swiss production equipment supplier Meyer Burger. OCTOBER 12, 2019JONATHAN GIFFORD Image: GS Solar It is considered conventional wisdom among some in the PV production community that for technology upgrades, PERC including TOPCon is the obvious choice, while
European partners have submitted a joint proposal to use EU-made solar modules and wind turbines to power green hydrogen for use by heavy industry. The partners hope to secure designated status and backing from the blocs deep coffers. OCTOBER 11, 2019SANDRA ENKHARDT The plan aims to bring solar module manufacturing back to Europe. Image: Lukasz Kobus/EC Audio Visual Service At theHydrogen for ClimateConference held in Brusse
The offer was apparently submitted by Saudi energy giant ACWA Power, which refused to confirm the bid when asked bypv magazine. The second lowest bid C $0.0175/kWh C was reportedly submitted by a consortium formed by Emirati developer Masdar, French utility EDF and Chinese PV panel maker JinkoSolar. OCTOBER 10, 2019EMILIANO BELLINI The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park appears to have attracted another ultra-low solar power price. Image: Ghadir Shaar
By Mark Osborne Oct 09, 2019 4:17 PM BST Raycatch has introduced DeepSolar 2.0, a fully automated, AI-based diagnostic software program for cost-optimized maintenance and monitoring of photovoltaic power plants. Raycatch, which is backed by BayWa r.e., developed the next-generation of DeepSolar, its AI-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. Problem The software supports solar plant owners by providing them with comprehensive ROI