An increase in customer demand for solar PV systems has resulted in a surge of solar installation companies. Roof leaks, among others, is the common complaint from solar homeowners should the system be improperly installed - making solar PV quality installations critical. Finding a qualified professional installer who offers excellent service at a competitive price is essential. This is how: Continue reading

Elsevier and ISES announce 2019 winner of the Renewable Transformation Challenge

Solar-powered home cooking system, designed to replace traditional fuel-based systems, wins 2nd Elsevier-ISES Renewable Transformation Challenge. US-based Team SUNSPOT recognized for award that honors innovation in renewable energy. Continue reading

The return of incentives for solar PV in Italy and investment opportunities in the Italian market

In one of its final deliberations before the current political crisis, the outgoing Italian government signed a ministerial decree – known as the FER1 decree – that sets new incentives for renewable energy sources. Continue reading

PV grows faster than any other source in argentina

While by 2015 only 8MW had been built, in the last four years 400 MW from 15 pv plant have been installed and 600 MW more are under construcction in 19 plant in Argentia. Even though round three implementation has been delayed one week, authorities are confident the 2020 target will be accomplished and PV will keep increasing its share.Mr. Marcelo  Alvarez, President of the Argentinean Chamber of RE, delivered a presnetation on the  particpation of the Chamber in the Strategy Committe with a view to COP25 in Chile.

Digital Solar & Storage 2019 - Innovating the new energy world

Join us on 5-6 November 2019 in Brussels Solar is the most versatile, popular and often the lowest-cost power generation source in Europe today – and we are only at the start of its potential. Investors are increasingly getting excited about solar in Europe but to fully exploit solar for Europe’s citizens and industry, it is key to start planning now to maximise the benefits of energy storage and digitalisation. Continue reading

Secured at all times with the IBC AeroFix Latch fall protection device

In the middle of March, PV and energy storage system provider IBC SOLAR and Preising GmbH announced their cooperative effort and introduced the IBC AeroFix Latch fall protection device – specifically developed for maintenance and servicing of PV systems on flat roofs in areas where there is a risk of falling. The system has meanwhile been put into practice in Switzerland. Continue reading

NSEFI Chairman highlights the export potential of Indian Solar Industry in the Solar Leaders Roundtable with Vietnam Ambassador H.E Pham Sanh Chau

National Solar Energy Federation of India on Wednesday, July 17th, organized Solar Leaders roundtable with Vietnam Ambassador H.E Pham Sanh Chau on Solar Energy Landscape in Vietnam – Opportunities for Indian industry. Chairman Pranav Mehta whilst welcoming the ambassador highlighted the export potential of Indian Solar Industry in EPC, Rooftop sector and in developing solar projects. Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau said the world recognizes India as true leader in solar energy. Continue reading

SAPVIA Finance Solutions for Solar PV Systems

Demand and technological advances have, amongst others, attributed to the significant decrease in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems costs over the years. Factors such as increased property value, municipal incentives, tax benefits and reduced exposure to energy price hikes have boosted demand for PV systems. However, one of the major barriers homeowners and businesses encounter in the acquisition of a PV system is the high up-front cost of procurement and installation. Continue reading

ITALIA SOLARE: a seminar in London on Sep. the 6th dedicated to investors and developers

Thanks to a favourable framework, Italy is poisoned to scale up the top five list of the major Solar PV markets in Europe.   Energy market regulation, corporate PPA, self-consumption and renewable energy communities and incentives are the main focus of the Italian solar PV market stakeholders today. We will debate those topics with: ICIS, EGO Group, DXT Commodities, Bluefield, REM - Reliable Energy Management and Solar Trade UK Association.   Continue reading

The largest European PV project connected to the grid in Spain

Last week a photovoltaic project with 493.74MW peak generating capacity was connected to the grid in Spain: it is the largest European PV project at utility scale so far. The project covers approximately 1,000ha within the municipality of Mula in the province of Murcia, in the southern part of the country. Continue reading