Monthly Archives: February 2019

Top 5 Most Read Articles of Week 6, 2019 on SolarPV Expert- All about solar energy

Please find below the top 5 most read articles of Week 6, 2019 on SolarPV Expert. Please follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter and subscribe to our website and receive notifications of new posts by email.   LONGi Solar sets new bifacial mono-PERC solar cell world record at 24.06 percent Explore further   A new approach for the fast estimation of the solar energy potential in urban environments Explore

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BayWa r.e. to receive the title Top PV Wholesale Supplier for its business activities in the German, Italian, Belgian, Dutch, Swiss and Australian markets

Due to its outstanding performance in the European market, the company has also been awarded Top PV Wholesale Supplier Europe for the second time in its history. The winners of the award are selected on the basis of a survey among installers conducted by the market and opinion research institute EuPD Research. “Winning these awards again is the result of

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Onyx Solar in the Kick-off meeting of Tech4Win H2020 project: innovative transparent photovoltaic (PV) window

The kick-off meeting of the Tech4Win project, led by IREC, and with ONYX involvement as a partner, was held 14-15th January 2019.   Tech4Win proposes a very innovative transparent photovoltaic (PV) window concept that is based on the adoption of a tandem inspired structure combining an inorganic UV selective multifunctional coating with an organic IR selective PV device. This will

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SolarCoins now easily available through SMA Sunny Portal

To make the generation and use of solar power even more attractive, SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has implemented a new feature into its Sunny Portal. Operators and owners of PV plants connected via Webconnect or Sunny Home Manager to the world’s largest solar monitoring platform can now easily and conveniently claim SolarCoins to get an additional reward for their

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Seawater turns into freshwater through solar energy

According to FAO estimates, by 2025 nearly 2 billion people may not have enough drinking water to satisfy their daily needs. One of the possible solutions to this problem is desalination, namely treating seawater to make it drinkable. However, removing salt from seawater requires 10 to 1000 times more energy than traditional methods of freshwater supply, namely pumping water from rivers or

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Study: Racial inequality in the deployment of rooftop solar energy in the US

Although the popularity of rooftop solar panels has skyrocketed because of their benefits to consumers and the environment, the deployment has predominantly occurred in white neighborhoods, even after controlling for household income and home ownership, according to a study by researchers from Tufts University and the University of California, Berkeley, published today in the journal Nature Sustainability. While solar energy is

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