Solar Energy Articles

  • Waterworld: In the European Union, Hydropower is the key to a renewable energy future

    In September, the European Commission in Brussels proposed an ambitious new goal for renewable energy in the region: a 55% reduction in greenhouses gases by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels) to put Europe on track toward climate neutrality by 2050. To get there, EU countries are going to have to accelerate their efforts around renewable energy. Much of that will be in the form of solar panels and ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Project - Direct solar pumping - Private

    Supply Electrical Energy For Water Supply Pumping Type of reservoir:Irrigation water reservoir Location:La Calahorra. Granada. Spain Usage: Isolated PV installation Nominal Power:26.04 KWp Floats: 168 units Year of installation:2018 ...


    By Isigenere

  • Towable Welfare Units: Allowing You to be Mobile On & Off-Site

    If you find that you need to be mobile when it comes to business projects, a towable unit may just be your new best friend! If you’re looking for the perfect towable welfare hire to do the job, then we have a range of units to suit your every need. Each of our towable units can be moved into position, then secured making it ready for use within a matter of minutes. Towable welfare units ...


    By Garic Ltd.

  • 5 Reasons you should Make Solar Panel Frames With Roll Forming

    Roll forming is highly efficient for projects that require medium to high volumes, tight tolerances, and an attractive finish. One of such projects is the manufacturing of solar panel frames. Solar panel framing usually requires specialized materials, exclusive designs, and critical hole placements for field assembly. Also, these panel frames may be required in large volumes. Thankfully, roll ...


    By Roller Die + Forming

  • Pump It Up: How an Alpine Lake Became a Massive Battery Ready to Feed the Grid on a Moment’s Notice

    Two crystal-clear blue lakes in the Swiss canton of Valais, Lac d’Emosson and Lac du Vieux Emosson, look at first glance like any number of local glacier-fed tarns, surrounded by mountains and crystalline air blowing down the slopes of nearby Mont Blanc. But first impressions can be misleading: The twin bodies of water are central components of Nant de Drance, one of the world’s most ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Data Centers’ Energy Use Rises - What’s Next for Efficiency?

    We’ve often heard that for companies to lessen carbon footprint and become environmentally friendly, they must go online or put their papers and process in the “cloud”. But that’s not really the case, as storing files in the cloud also translates to renting a physical space where those data will be stored and accessed when needed. These places are called data centers. They ...


    By AKCP

  • Using Solar Sensors for NewSpace projects

    We are always open to innovation in the space industry with the use of new technologies. Bringing the space closer to the global community and accelerating innovation is not an easy task. That’s why we created Solar MEMS and discovered our passion: solar sensors. We are all aware of the importance of satellites and their correct functioning and optimization. Solar Mems is specialized in ...


    By Solar MEMS Technologies SL

  • Top 10 US Cities With Largest Solar Investments

    The solar industry in the US has grown significantly in the last ten years. This is largely because solar power has become more accessible, efficient, and affordable. The cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels is down by almost 50% since 2014. There are over 2 million solar PV installations in the US which have the capacity to power approximately 12 million homes. These 10 cities have been ...


    By CleanEnergyAuthority.com

  • Fulcrum3D Sodar - Clarke Creek Wind Farm - Case Study

    Fulcrum3D treats all information regarding monitoring sites in the strictest of confidence. Below is a case study from monitoring sites that we are at liberty to discuss with express permission from our clients. Clarke Creek Wind Farm Lacour Energy is an Australian renewable energy development company focused on developing premium wind and solar projects across Australia. Goldwind Australia ...


    By Fulcrum3D P/L

  • The Highs and Lows of Renewable Energy in 2020

    IFS Vice President of Energy, Utilities and Resources, Colin Beaney, discusses the highs and lows of the renewable energy sector through 2020, and looks at the factors at play influencing its future It’s been an up and down year for the renewables sector In my recent IFS Mindfuel presentation, I talked about the global growth in the demand for energy, and how the share of this demand met ...


    By IFS

  • Aleipata wind hybrid farm independent state of samoa - Case study

    Wind Turbines: 2 Vergnet GEV MP C 275 kW, 32m rotor diameter, 55m hub height Total power: 550 kW Commissioned: August 2014 Operations and Maintenance: Vergnet S.A Vergnet GEV MP Wind Turbines Deliver Energy and Cost Savings for Aleipata The Aleipata Wind Farm is the first wind farm to be commissioned in the Independent State of Samoa. The Vergnet project was ...


    By Vergnet Eolien

  • Tarawa solar ybrid farm Republic of Kiribati, Central pacific island

    Production: 500 kWp of photovoltaic production with Vergnet’s Hybrid Wizard® Total power: 500 kWp Commissioned: September 2015 Operations and Maintenance: Vergnet SA Solar Hybrid Solutions and Cost Savings for Tarawa The projects form part of the UAE’s support for economic and social development of Pacific island nations, while also showcasing the ...


    By Vergnet Eolien

  • Nouadhibou wind farm mauritania, West africa - Case Study

    Customer: SNIM Wind Turbine: 16 Vergnet GEV MP-C, 275kW, 32m rotor diameter, 55m hub height Total power: 4.4 MW Commissioned: 2011 Operations and Maintenance: SNIM Vergnet GEV MP Wind Turbines Deliver Energy and Cost Savings for SNIM Iron Mine Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière (SNIM), Africa’s second largest producer of iron ore, ...


    By Vergnet Eolien

  • Power Lighting: IREM solutions for powering of discharge lamps

    Discharge lamps are lamps that produce light thanks to the ionization of gas by means of electric voltage. The mains voltage is not sufficient to strike discharge lamps, therefore, it is necessary to make use of particular electrical components called “Igniters”. For over 70 years IREM has been a leading company in the field of power supply and ignition of discharge lamps. Thanks to ...


    By IREM SpA

  • Droogfontein Solar Project

    The 50 MW Droogfontein solar park was submitted into Round 1 of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Procurement Programme as part of a consortium. It was awarded preferred bidder status by the Department under the programme and reached commercial operation date in 06 April, 2014. ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • De Aar Solar Project

    The 50 MW De Aar solar park was submitted to Round 1 of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Procurement Programme as part of a consortium. The project was awarded preferred bidder status by the Department under the programme and reached commercial operation date in early April, 2014. Each year the solar farm will generate sufficient electrical energy to meet the needs of ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • Concentrated Solar Power 101 – A Solar Setup in the Makes

    Have I ever told you about my love for Morocco? Easily one of my favorite places I’ve ever been to. The aromatic spices, the lovely hospitality, the beauty of the country, and yes, I’ve tried but I cannot make couscous as good as I’ve had there. Add concentrated solar power to this mix, and won’t it just be too good to be true? So yeah, it wouldn’t be incorrect to ...


    By Powerhub

  • Backtracking and Diffuse Light Strategies with SmarTrack from Array Technologies

    The key to operating a successful PV power plant is maximizing energy harvest while keeping a vigilant eye on minimizing inefficiencies that lead to reduced profits or even underperformance. Array Technologies’ SmarTrack™ energy optimization software platform is a new offering available to ensure asset owners are using the best tracking strategy possible to optimize energy ...


    By Array Technologies Inc

  • Covid-19, Blackouts and Wildfires Demand New Energy Policy Initiatives

    Covid-19, blackouts and increasing wildfires put CA residents at extreme risk. Dramatic steps to modernize our power grid with distributed customer-sited generation and storage are needed to mitigate these growing hazards Covid-19, rolling blackouts and the potential for a far more extreme wildfire season are putting Californians in danger. We need to take dramatic steps to ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

  • Steel Shed Building in Australia

    Steel structure shed building design from Havit Steel. We manufacture the Steel Shed Building in Australia for a solar company. The shed building design from Local Australian engineers. We deepened the composition according to the original design. We fabricate the steel shed components according to the original design drawing. The prefab steel shed building is 15.3 meters wide and 61 meters long ...

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