BIG SUN’s iPV Tracker Leads Solar Sector Into Industry 4.0.

BIG SUN’s iPV Tracker Leads Solar Sector Into Industry 4.0.

Industry 4.0, also known as the smart technology revolution, has swept across all industries worldwide. Market research firm EnergyTrend anticipates that global PV demand will reach 60.3 GW and the industry will undertake massive capacity expansion in 2016. Though the solar energy sector is one of the most progressive and bullish industries, it also faces […]

Warwickshire energy firm to export to Lebanon.

Warwickshire energy firm to export to Lebanon.

A Warwickshire energy business has secured its two biggest ever orders, selling more than 300 wind turbines to a power solutions company in Lebanon. IPT PowerTech, in Beirut, ordered 114 wind turbines in December from Stratford upon Avon-based FuturEnergy, and has recently placed a second order for a further 228 turbines. The turbines will be […]

International Airport green light for solar power deal.

International Airport green light for solar power deal.

A green energy project supplying electricity to Belfast International Airport (BIA) has become the first ground-based solar power station on the island of Ireland. The private network connection – between the solar panels at a site on the Crookedstone Road and the airport – will provide BIA with 27 per cent of its annual electricity […]

Portugal entirely powered by renewables for 4.5 days.

Portugal entirely powered by renewables for 4.5 days.

Portugal’s electricity consumption was 100% generated by renewables for 107 continuous hours, according to Portuguese environmental non-governmental organisation Zero and renewables industry association Apren. Using Portuguese grid data, the two organisations found wind and hydro each contributed around 45% of the 632.7GWh of domestic consumption over the five days between 7 May and 11 May. […]

KRAFTWERK secures rooftop PV projects totalling 2.5 MW

KRAFTWERK secures rooftop PV projects totalling 2.5 MW

Proving once again that the rooftop solar market in Germany’s commercial sector has significant potential, KRAFTWERK secures two large-scale rooftop photovoltaic projects totalling 2.5 MW. The two separate projects, which are located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, consist of 1.7 MW and 0.8 MW respectively. In cooperation with MedioEnergy, KRAFTWERK will design, implement and commission the two PV […]

GCube targets US weather risk market.

GCube targets US weather risk market.

GCube has responded to increasing demand from US wind project-financed wind operators, notably those refinancing or going through acquisitions, by strengthening its underwriting team and rolling out its unique Weather Risk Transfer mechanism across the North American market.  Demand for tailored risk transfer solutions has reached an all-time high in the US wind energy sector […]

Ivicom gets concession for 40 MW wind park.

Ivicom gets concession for 40 MW wind park.

Ivicom Consulting, headquartered in Zagreb, obtained a concession for the construction of a wind park with a capacity of up to 40 MW in Una-Sana Canton in Bosnia. The project’s total cost is BAM 50 million (EUR 25.56 million), according to the canton’s economy minister Vid Šantić. The power plant will be located in Teočak […]

ReNew Power and Hareon Solar JV Commissions 72 MW Project.

ReNew Power and Hareon Solar JV Commissions 72 MW Project.

Two leading solar players in the Indian and Chinese PV markets have worked together to commission this week a 72 MW solar PV plant in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Indian clean energy developer ReNew Power formed a joint venture with Chinese solar module maker Hareon Solar to build and connect the solar project, […]