Solar energy technology company Midsummer AB has been named as one of Sweden’s 50 fastest growing technology companies in 2018, according to Deloittes Technology Sweden Fast 50, and has also been crowned a “Gazelle company” 2018 by Sweden’s most influential financial daily Dagens Industri for being one of Sweden’s fastest-growing companies all categories.
CGN Europe Energy has chosen renewable energy management system Greenbyte Energy Cloud for their wind and solar PV farms.
Recently, the opening ceremony of European Customer Service Center built under the cooperation between Wuxi Suntech and CMEC Wuxi has been held officially in Cologne, Germany,
The companies were announced today at the official launch of the Platform during the EU Sustainable Energy Week. These major corporate energy users and supply side companies were highlighting the growing demand for clean energy and the need for clear and enabling policy frameworks.
In 2018 solar plants in Europe are heading towardsIn 2018 solar plants in Europe are heading towardsa record level in the generation of solar power.
Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, presents 1500 V solutions with string PV inverters, central PV inverters, and ESS as its headline catching products at Intersolar Europe 2018, in Munich, Germany.
Brussels – EBC, the European Builders Confederation representing construction micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Europe, has joined the Small is Beautiful campaign to support small-scale renewable and co-generation installations in Europe. These installations are currently under threat in the Clean Energy Package negotiations, as Member States move to withdraw incentives, such as priority dispatch for the smallest renewable installations.
Lagrave, France, 01 October 2018. Amarenco, a leading European renewable energy IPP, has announced that it has become number one in the highly competitive 100kW-8MW rooftop solar segment in France, after winning 32MW in the latest CRE4.5 Buildings tender.
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. is expanding its commercial solution with the launch of larger-capacity three-phase inverters with synergy technology and a multi-input power optimizer in order to further improve the scalability and performance of its commercial PV systems.
Ingeteam will once again be present at the world’s leading event in the solar sector: Intersolar Europe. At its 150 m2 stand, the company will showcase its very latest products and technology for PV plants, as well as control, monitoring and automation systems and battery inverters.
Hanwha Q Cells GmbH today announced its involvement in one of the largest solar net-metering projects in Greece.
Canadian Solar’sBiKu modules are at the forefront of high efficiency dual-cell bifacial modules in the industry. Its poly bifacial modules have up to 365 W power output on the front side and 75% bifaciality. It can increase energy yield by up to 30% with backside contributions under certain albedo, thus lowering LCOE dramatically. Canadian Solar’s BiKu modules will certainly help you maintain IRR on your project investment, in case project PPA decreases year after year.
Solar jobs and wealth creation in Europe are set to increase to nearly 175,000 full time jobs and 9,500M value added by 2021, according to a new EY report. The EY report also shows that an increase in ambition for the European Union 2030 renewable energy target from 27% to 35% will result in more than 120,000 new solar jobs alone.
Dominique Ristori, Director-General, European Commission, DG Energy, speaking at the launch event of the report, said: "We want to see solar and clean energy well-developed in Europe, more solar jobs and generated value is key to moving towards a sustainable lowcarbon economy."
MEP Butikofer commented "Crucially in the short term, removing solar trade measures currently enforced by DG Trade in the European Commission could give a welcome boost to the European solar industry including new jobs."
MEP Marijana Petir, stated "This surge is only possible if countries increase their solar deployment rate in line with policy requirements to 2020. With the right policies in place this growth could be even greater by 2030. Member States should have the necessary flexibility to boost renewable energy that is available on their territory. With this approach Member states could develop incentives to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and to create new jobs in the most efficient way."
"Our calculations show that Spain will have the highest number of new jobs, with an expected growth of 471% from 2016 to 2021, followed by Greece (+403%), and Poland (+381%)" said EY on their findings for the report.
Christian Westermeier, President of SolarPower Europe said: "The more solar installed the more jobs and economic growth we will see in Europe. We need to remove all barriers to solar starting with withdrawing the trade measures currently in place on solar panels and cells accompanied by a predictable regulatory environment for PV in Europe. EY found that the average PV system price in Europe has decreased by 23% in 2016, compared to 2014, but we know that the price could be even lower if we ended the artificially high tariffs on solar products, which would boost jobs and economic activity in the countries of the EU."