Hybrid Photovoltaics News

  • Hybrid Geocell Solution for Rail Track on Expansive Clay

    A Hybrid Geosynthetic Solution was used in a new track foundation over weak expansive clays. This unique solution combines PRS-Neoweb geocells with a geogrid layer to reinforce the sub-ballast layer. Track alignment measurements showed zero degradation, thereby demonstrating the efficacy of the hybrid solution for rail and road soil stabilization and reinforcement applications. ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • Amphibious Power Order For Fairbanks Morse

    Fairbanks Morse will supply the Ship Service Diesel Generator (SSDG) sets for the electric power generation system aboard the U.S. Navy’s newest America class amphibious assault warship, the LHA 8. Construction of the generator sets will begin later this year. They are scheduled to be delivered to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA, in 2019. The six ...

  • High NOx Emissions from Diesel Cars

    It is time to sell your diesel car. In a few years you will not be able to use it in a city. The real drive emissions measurements from passenger cars are giving astonishing results. A new diesel car has 10 times higher NOx emissions compared to a petrol car. Even worse, the NOx emitted from the diesel car is up to 50% emitted as NO2. The ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Standby Diesel Genset Installation Project Begins

    Gedawin Novo Controls is thrilled to announce the start of the Standby Diesel Genset Installation project.  This project will take the staff of Gedawin to three different hydropower stations in Ontario. We can’t wait! We have started to plan, organize, schedule and meet with contractors so the project can be completed this summer. In this picture, Chris Dallaire of Integrity ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • City of London Chiefs Call for Ban on new Diesel Cabs

    The City of London Corporation, local authority for the Square Mile, has called for a ban on new diesel private hire vehicles (PHVs) in its response to the Mayor of London’s air quality consultation. The Corporation also wants to see existing diesel PHVs removed from fleets as soon as possible to protect the public from exposure to toxic diesel emissions, with current licences phased out ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Eltek brings solar power to the Artic

    In the land of eternal winter Eltek has turned a telco site hybrid to lower operator cost and ease the impact of a fragile environment. One would think that the Arctic would not be the most economic place to install a solar hybrid system. However, considering the difficult access for diesel refill, which is by helicopter only, and the long hours of sun in the summer, Eltek has made it pay off. ...


    By Eltek AS

  • SMA Introduces Sunny Central 2500-EV-US for 1,500 VDC Utility-Scale Applications

    SMA is now taking orders for its newest central inverter, which not only is ideal for 1,500 VDC applications but also is UL certified to the new UL 62109 standard. The Sunny Central 2500-EV-US provides 2,500 kVA at 1,500 VDC, allowing developers, owners and EPCs to benefit from cost reductions due to balance-of-system savings. With the Sunny Central 2500-EV-US, SMA is the first manufacturer to ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Intersolar 2016

    Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners and takes place annually at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany.  The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, energy storage systems, renewable heating technologies, as well as on products and solutions for smart renewable energy. ...


    By SolaX Power Europe

  • Morocco’s Noor hybrid projects extend the reach of CSP

    The first of these independent power projects, Noor Midelt, is envisioned as a solar power complex with a total installed capacity of 400 MW, utilizing 80–85% CSP and 15–20% PV.  Noor Tata, the second solar hybrid complex, will also have a capacity of around 400 MW and will be located between Midelt and Ouarzazate. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) will invite ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • BMW promotes innovative electric plug-in hybrid vehicles at SETA 2016

    BMW, the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, emphasizes its commitment to ecological and social sustainability as it will participate in the Sustainable Energy & Technology Asia 2016 exhibition and conference, or SETA 2016, on March 23-25 in Bangkok. According to a message from Mr. Matthias Pfalz, President of BMW Group Thailand, the event provides BMW ...


    By GAT International

  • Eltek Passes 10,000 Hybrid-Solar Telecom Sites Installed

    Eltek today announced it has installed more than 10,000 hybrid solar-grid power systems to remote telecom sites since it first launched hybrid-solar products in 2008. Solar power for telecom sites was once thought of only for off-grid telecom sites, but is now picking up momentum in a wide range of network locations. By using these hybrid solutions, which combine solar backup power and ...


    By Eltek AS

  • Europe gifting €2,600 subsidy for every diesel car through low diesel tax – study

    Europeans pay 14 cent more on average in tax for a litre of petrol than for diesel – indirectly subsidising diesel cars to the order of €2,600 per vehicle, a new study by sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E) finds. This 30% tax gap in favour of diesel ...

  • South Korea to probe Volkswagen diesel vehicle emissions

    South Korea said Tuesday it will investigate emission levels of Volkswagen diesel vehicles after the world's top-selling automaker admitted cheating U.S. tests. Park Pan-kyu, a deputy director at South Korea's environment ministry, said that four models - Golf, Jetta, Beetle and Audi A3 - are subject to the probe, which is expected to end in ...


    By Associated Press

  • HORIBA Scientific Announces New Ultra Fast Plasma Profiling TOFMS

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in plasma profiling, announces the release of their new Ultra Fast Depth Profiling TOFMS. This unique Plasma Profiling TOFMS (PP-TOFMS) instrument is compact and provides chemical composition as a function of depth of solid materials. The depth profiling technique involves a high ion density ionic glow discharge plasma source that ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • New ORNL hybrid microscope offers unparalleled capabilities

    A microscope being developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will allow scientists studying biological and synthetic materials to simultaneously observe chemical and physical properties on and beneath the surface. The Hybrid Photonic Mode-Synthesizing Atomic Force Microscope is unique, according to principal investigator Ali Passian of ORNL’s ...

  • SMA Aligns North American Sales under New Leadership

    SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has tapped Marko Wittich, the company’s current executive vice president of sales for the Americas region, to also helm SMA America. In addition to his role as EVP, Wittich has assumed the president and general manager functions for SMA’s U.S.-based subsidiary, leading all product sales and marketing activities in North America. His focus is on ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Diesel Genset Launch Events – Australia

    Clarke Energy and GE are holding a series of three events in Australia to launch GE's new diesel genset product in the Australian market. This follows the announcement from GE that Clarke Energy is acting as ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Global Revenue from the Installation of Diesel Generator Sets Is Expected to Reach $68 Billion in 2024

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for diesel generator sets (gensets) in residential, commercial, industrial, and power plant applications, including global market forecasts for capacity and revenue, through 2024. Used as a source of emergency standby, prime, or continuous power, diesel gensets are ...

  • SMA Adds Versatile 60kW Model to Popular Sunny Tripower Inverter Line

    SMA is now taking orders for its newest solution for medium to large-scale PV plants: the Sunny Tripower 60-US. This 60 kW inverter combines the advantages of a decentralized system layout with the benefits of a centralized inverter design, bringing together the best of both worlds. It offers high efficiency, industry-leading power density, easy installation, simple commissioning and low ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Sales of Electric Trucks and Buses for Commercial Applications Are Expected to Total More than 805,000 from 2014 to 2023

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for commercial vehicles that use electric drive vehicle technology, including global market forecasts for sales and the number of vehicles in use through 2023. Although medium and heavy duty vehicles represent just a fraction of all vehicles on ...

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