UNEF releases a study on the economic, social and environmental impact of the Spanish PV industry

The Spanish PV Association (UNEF) has released the main conclusions of its macro-economic report on the national PV industry, in which the direct, indirect and induced activity of the sector is analyzed from three dimensions of sustainability: the economic, social and environmental ones. The study is included in the association’s Annual Report 2019. Continue reading

Asolmex and SolarPower Europe launch their joint report ‘Digitalisation & Solar’ in Mexico

The Mexican solar association (Asolmex), Solar Power Europe and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), presented their report “Digitalisation & solar”, within the first edition of Intersolar in Mexico, which aims to foster the digitalisation of the Mexican solar value chain. Continue reading

Spanish PV sector prepared to lead the energy transition and meet NECP goals

UNEF’s Annual Report has been presented this week. During a press conference, the Spanish PV Union (UNEF) has shared the main figures of evolution of the photovoltaic sector in 2018, which show that this technology is the cheapest way to produce electricity for those countries with good solar resources. Continue reading

September 25 is Global Solar Council day at Solar Power International

The Global Solar Council (GSC) has taken the opportunity of Solar Power International in Salt Lake City to offer a series of discussions and events on Sept. 25 in the framework of North America Smart Energy Week. During the morning (9.30am-12pm) GSC has teamed up with the Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA), New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific (NEIAAP) and Shanghai New Energy Industry Association (SNEIA) to put together a side event Solar, Storage & Hydrogen – Market Trends and Investment Opportunities. Continue reading

ISES Solar World Congress - Early Bird Registration extended + Speaker and Program Updates

Do not miss your chance to register as an Early Bird for the ISES Solar World Congress together with the International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry. Discounted Early Bird registration will be extended until 16 September - your final opportunity to register for these discounted rates! Continue reading


There are several steps to follow when planning to power your home with solar energy. Every situation is different, and what is best for your property depends on a wide range of factors. With financing being a major stumbling block for clients, it is also important to point out that the initial upfront costs are the only significant expense associated with solar systems. After installation, maintenance costs are relatively moderate. Following the conclusion on a solar solution best for your home or business, determining the appropriate finance choice is pivotal. Continue reading

IBC SOLAR at the RE-Energy in Poland

IBC SOLAR, in the market since 1982, attended this year’s RE-Energy fair in Poland. At this exhibition, the company from Bad Staffelstein presented new as well as established services and products at hall 3 booth F7, from the 10th – 11th September 2019. Continue reading

SolarPower Europe: Put solar on all new and renovated buildings in the EU to help fight climate change!

SolarPower Europe’s Solar4Buildings campaign calls for all new and renovated buildings in the EU to have solar installed – from residential to commercial to industrial buildings. The campaign aims to have solar on all new and renovated buildings introduced into EU legislation. Continue reading

UNEF defines best practice recommendations to foster PV plants sustainability

The Spanish PV Association (UNEF) has published a document of “Best practice for environmental sustainability of PV plants”, which has presented to the Spanish Minister for Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera earlier in August. UNEF members have cooperated to elaborate the report. Continue reading