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Researchers to demonstrate first rechargeable lithium-carbon dioxide battery prototype

Lithium-carbon dioxide batteries are attractive energy storage systems because they have a specific energy density that is more than seven times greater than commonly used lithium-ion batteries. However, until now, scientists have not been able to develop a fully rechargeable prototype, despite their potential to store more energy. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to

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Capital Dynamics and 8minute Solar Energy to Announce Completion of the 121 Megawatt-dc Springbok 3 Solar Farm

Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, and 8minute Solar Energy (“8minute”), the largest independent solar and storage developer in the U.S., today announced the completion and commercial operation of the 121 megawatt-dc Springbok 3 Solar Farm (“Springbok 3”). Springbok 3 is the third and final phase in the Springbok cluster – a 448 MWdc solar development in

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Suntrace and BayWa r.e. to support B2Gold: The world’s largest off-grid solar battery hybrid systems

Solar energy has become the most competitive energy source. In off-grid energy systems, solar energy combined with conventional energy generation and battery storage can provide secure power during day and night. B2Gold Corp. (CA) operates the Fekola gold mine in Mali, West Africa. Suntrace GmbH with its partner BayWa r.e. had completed a preliminary study earlier this year evaluating the

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ReneSola to Sign Agreement to Sell 13.9MW of DG Projects in Hungary

ReneSola Ltd, a leading fully integrated solar project developer, today announced that it had entered into an agreement to sell a portfolio of small-scale DG projects located in Hungary to Obton, a leading international solar investment company. The portfolio comprises 24 solar plants, with an average size of approximately of 0.5MW per plant, bringing a combined capacity of 13.9MW. These 24 small-scale

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Sunseap to win a tender for one of Singapore’s largest solar projects: More than 170,000 solar panels on HDB rooftops

Sunseap Group announced today that it has won the tender for one of Singapore’s largest solar projects to install more than 170,000 solar panels on rooftops of Housing & Development Board (HDB) blocks. Under SolarNova 4, Sunseap will be installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across more than 1,200 HDB blocks and 49 government sites. A total of six government agencies

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Inverters from KACO new energy for Norway’s first commercial solar roof with 1500 V technology

Norway’s first commercial solar power plant, which is banking on cost savings through 1500 Volt technology, is currently being built on a cold storage facility. The roof-mounted system will have an output of two megawatts. KACO new energy has been tasked to deliver its new blueplanet 92.0 TL3 inverter. The model belongs to an inverter generation that uses novel silicon

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Risen Energy to Expand Global Footprint with 150 MW Module Order from Malaysian Power Station

Chinese solar panel maker Risen Energy Co., Ltd. recently announced the receipt of an order to provide 150 MW of high-efficiency solar PV modules to power stations in Malaysia. Malaysia’s Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yb Yeo Bee Yin attended the agreement-signing ceremony. It’s the biggest module order Risen Energy has to date won both in Malaysia and from an overseas

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