Photovoltaic Posts

Egypt: New tender to bring 600 MW of solar to West of Nile area

Egypt: New tender to bring 600 MW of solar to West of Nile area

A new tender issued by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company will bring 600 MW of large-scale solar projects to the West of Nile area. It is the first auction to take place under the country’s new auction mechanism.

Italy: added solar capacity in 2017 expected to total 400 MW

Italy: added solar capacity in 2017 expected to total 400 MW

So far, 2017 has been a record-breaking year for Italy’s solar sector. The latest figures regarding its current additions to the grid promise a new overall capacity of over 19.6 GW, allowing the country to cover as much as 8.2 % of its power demand with solar energy.

Jordan brings solar energy to refugee camp

Jordan brings solar energy to refugee camp

Jordan has launched a new project that will bring solar energy to 80.000 refugees in one of the country’s camps. A 12.9 MW PV plant has been installed near and connected to the camp, providing a reliable energy source for the Syrian inhabitants.

Nearly 100 GW of new PV installations expected globally this year

Nearly 100 GW of new PV installations expected globally this year

According to a forecast by Bernreuter Research, the global amount of newly installed PV capacity in 2017 may well reach nearly 100 GW. Meanwhile, the polysilicon price is expected to sink, which may fuel further growth.

Debunking 4 Solar Panel Myths and Misconceptions

Debunking 4 Solar Panel Myths and Misconceptions

There are preconceived notions about harnessing any sustainable type of energy, and solar power tops the list. Those who are unfamiliar with using solar energy for residential use may think solar energy is too expensive or may not be appropriate for the region in which they live. It is time to bust 4 popular myths about solar panels and show why many homeowners should be considering solar panels as an efficient and cost-effective upgrade for their home. A guest post by Justin Havre from Justin Havre & Associates.

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