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Solar`s Time to Rise and Shine.

by Ensia  (May 27, 2014)

Photovoltaic efficiency records are being shattered, thanks to recent advances in materials science. Last month, a researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., loaded a postage stamp–sized solar cell onto a tray and placed it under a high-intensity pulse solar simulator. The simulator flashed a 2.5 millisecond ...

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 2, 2014)

What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so that they remain in productive use and create further value. It may involve: Increasing the time products ...

China’s Solar Panel Production to Double by 2017

by Earth Policy Institute  (Jul. 8, 2014)

China installed a world record amount of solar photovoltaics (PV) capacity in 2013. While this was the first time the country was the number one installer, China has led all countries in making PV for the better part of a decade. China now accounts for 64 percent of global solar panel ...

Global solar installation will reach 49 GW in 2014

by Landpower Solar Technology Co., Ltd  (Jan. 22, 2014)

Global solar installation will reach 49 GW in 2014 NPD Solarbuzz predict the demand of solar module will likely to reach 49 GW next year. And they also estimated 36GW capacity of solar panel will end the solar installation in the year of 2013. The grow rate of next year’s solar installation will more than30% as the prices ...

EU custom duty on Chinese solar panels

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Dec. 5, 2013)

This landmark decision should help stem the flow of solar panels funded by the Chinese state and arriving in Europe. EU ProSun is nevertheless critical of the system of minimum prices established by the settlement agreement concluded between the European Union. On the other hand, China expects the European Court of Justice declares it null and ...

A Shared Vision for Thailand`s Solar Energy Development

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Jan. 22, 2014)

Electricity Governance Initiative’s (EGI) 10 Questions to Ask about Scaling On-Grid Renewable Energy is a framework designed to facilitate multi-stakeholder engagement for improving renewable energy policy. The framework will be officially launched at WRI’s Washington, D.C. office on January 23rd, 2014. ...

Hybrid Solar/Wind plant in Madagascar

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Oct. 28, 2013)

Distinguished among the winners of the Sunidarity initiative, the World Energy Foundation announced Thursday that it had installed in the extreme south of Madagascar a concentration photovoltaic equipment (CPV) provided by Soitec, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of global CPV systems. Called Plug & Sun, this equipment allows an ...

Solar power generation by photovoltaic technology

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Oct. 31, 2013)

The various forms of solar energy, solar heat, solar photovoltaic, solar thermal electricity, and solar fuels offer a clean, climate-friendly, very abundant and in-exhaustive energy resource to mankind. Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaic (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power ...

Grand View Research, Inc: Global Solar PV Market Size, Trends And Analysis is Expected to Reach 489.8 GW by 2020

by Grand View Research  (Feb. 26, 2014)

The global installed capacity for solar PV is expected to reach 489.8 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing push for sustainability has led to increased focus on renewable energy forms such as solar PV. In addition, favorable regulatory policies such as Feed in Tariff (FIT) is expected to further increase ...

World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

by Earth Policy Institute  (Jul. 31, 2013)

The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs of nearly 70 million people at the European level of use. While PV production has become increasingly concentrated in ...

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