Tagged Technology

Germany’s Fallen ‘Solar Valley’ Sees New Life as Meyer Burger Buys Former SolarWorld Factory

By [email protected] Once bustling with PV research and manufacturing, Germany’s “Solar Valley” fell quiet in recent years as China gained control of the global PV manufacturing sector. But the fabled valley may soon spring back to life. Switzerland’s Meyer Burger, a long-time supplier of high-tech machinery to solar manufacturers, has acquired a former SolarWorld factory…

Germany’s Fallen ‘Solar Valley’ Sees New Life as Meyer Burger Buys Former SolarWorld Factory

By [email protected] Once bustling with PV research and manufacturing, Germany’s “Solar Valley” fell quiet in recent years as China gained control of the global PV manufacturing sector. But the fabled valley may soon spring back to life. Switzerland’s Meyer Burger, a long-time supplier of high-tech machinery to solar manufacturers, has acquired a former SolarWorld factory…

Germany’s Fallen ‘Solar Valley’ Sees New Life as Meyer Burger Buys Former SolarWorld Factory

By [email protected] Once bustling with PV research and manufacturing, Germany’s “Solar Valley” fell quiet in recent years as China gained control of the global PV manufacturing sector. But the fabled valley may soon spring back to life. Switzerland’s Meyer Burger, a long-time supplier of high-tech machinery to solar manufacturers, has acquired a former SolarWorld factory…

CATL and Honda to form comprehensive strategic alliance on batteries for New Energy Vehicles; Honda acquires 1% of shares

By mmillikin China-based Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) and Honda have signed an agreement to form a comprehensive strategic alliance on new energy vehicle batteries to strengthen their strategic partnership and promote the popularization of electrified vehicles. This agreement will enable the two companies to begin discussions on a broad range of areas including…

CALSSA announces virtual solar product expo series

By Kelsey Misbrener The California Solar & Storage Association (CALSSA) unveiled a new series of virtual events called the Product Expo Series. Solar and storage expos in 2020 are a giant question mark, yet they remain an important way for the industry to connect, learn about new products and technologies, and get questions answered. CALSSA’s…

Technological Obsolescence and the End of Coal

By STAN KAPLAN Coal is dying in America, and it is disappearing for the same reason that led to the end of fax machines and typewriters. Coal is obsolete. Across all technical dimensions coal technology has been comprehensively surpassed by more modern natural gas and renewable electricity systems.Technological obsolescence has stuck the coal industry before,…

GRID Alternatives breaks ground on first low-income community solar project in California The project will bring clean power to the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians and others.

By Kelsey Misbrener GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE), an affiliate of GRID Alternatives, is a national leader in making clean renewable energy technology and job training accessible to communities who need it most. GRID IE was awarded a $2.05 million grant under the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) Low-income Weatherization Program,…

Generac PWRcell suite now integrated into Virtual Peaker’s distributed energy platform

By Kelsey Misbrener Virtual Peaker and Generac have formalized a licensing agreement that fully integrates the Generac PWRcell suite of energy storage systems with Virtual Peaker’s advanced cloud-based distributed energy platform. The agreement allows Virtual Peaker access to Generac’s proprietary PWRcell control systems, allowing PWRcell systems to participate in utility companies’ grid services programs. Integration…

Renewables to support EU hydrogen growth

The EU aims to support the development of up to 40GW of electrolysers as part of a green hydrogen strategy that prioritises production from wind and solar energy. However, the EU will also fund carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies that can only partly mitigate the use of fossil fuels to generate hydrogen. Read Full…

Tips for recruiting technical talent in offshore energy

By Offshore WIND The labor market is on lockdown since the start of the corona crisis, however the first signs of change are starting to appear. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind »…

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