Monthly Archives: October 2018

Adoption of Photovoltaic Systems Along a Sure Path: A Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) Study Applied to the Analysis of GHG Emission Impacts

Abstract The expansion of photovoltaic solar energy in the world is significant. However, its contribution to decreases in greenhouse gases (GHG) is not an absolute guarantee. In this context, it is necessary to evaluate its benefits in advance, considering the structure of the electric energy supply matrix of the country producing the photovoltaic solar system, as well as the country

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JinkoSolar Supplies Huaneng with 100 Megawatts of its Mono Perc Solar Panels for the Top Runner Program

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar”), one of the world’s largest solar module manufacturers, announced that it has supplied 100-megawatts (MW) of its Mono Perc solar panels JKM295M-60&JKM290M-60 to Huaneng Group for installation at the Xintai coal mining subsidence, Shandong province, China. The project included in China Top Runner Program 2016, adopted an innovative solar + agriculture application design, arranging solar

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SolarEdge Announces Closing of Kokam Acquisition

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy technology, announced today that it has successfully closed the previously announced acquisition of approximately 75% of Kokam Co., Ltd, a leading provider of lithium ion cells, batteries, and energy storage solutions. “We are excited that Kokam is joining the SolarEdge team and look forward to pooling our shared

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World’s largest façade installed with organic photovoltaics in the port of Duisburg

Approximately 185 m² of Heliatek’s organic photovoltaic films were installed on the façade of a warehouse of the Duisburger Hafen AG in August. It is a sub-project within the cooperation agreement „Drehkreuz Energiewende“, which was established between the Duisburger Hafen AG and the energy company innogy in 2016. The trial installation has 192 3m long HeliaSol® film panels, making it the

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