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U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

In the second quarter of 2017, a record-breaking 2.4 GW were added to the U.S. solar market’s overall capacity. This is an 8% increase over last year’s results and makes it the largest second quarter ever.

High-demand charges: How U.S. businesses could save money through energy storage

High-demand charges: How U.S. businesses could save money through energy storage

Millions of U.S. businesses could save money by storing energy, as this would lower the impact of the very common high demand charges that are often applied for commercial customers. This is the result of a recent study by NREL.

South Africa: Pending PPAs for Renewables to be Signed in October

South Africa: Pending PPAs for Renewables to be Signed in October

As part of 37 utility-scale renewable energy projects in South Africa, various PPAs are still outstanding. These will be signed in October, the country’s Minister of Energy has now announced.

Colombia launches new green bonds to support climate-friendly projects

Colombia launches new green bonds to support climate-friendly projects

Colombia has established new green bonds with a total value of 67 million US dollars. These will be used by the Bank of Foreign Trade of Colombia to support projects that help reduce the negative impact of the country’s climate and work towards a greener energy future.

Electronic ink: solar modules from the printer

Electronic ink: solar modules from the printer

The first test facility at the University of Newcastle in Australia is intended to set a new direction for the solar industry: with special ink, researchers have succeeded in producing solar modules via conventional printer presses.

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