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Solar Smashes Wind In First German Technology-Neutral Tender

April 12th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

As the expiry of the previous support scheme for renewable energy in Denmark resulted in a significant expansion with land based wind energy in 2017, we hold our breath to see how the annual technology neutral wind and solar tenders for 2018 and 2019 will pan out in the country. While we wait we can look to Germany and see what happened there at its first attempt.


Trump Is Already Losing The Trade War

March 28th, 2018 | by George Harvey

Donald Trump has failed to understand one essential point about a trade war. To win it, you need friends. In that ignorance, he is antagonizing customers at the very time his competition is courting them.


Don’t Bet On A Decline In Chinese Solar PV Production

March 19th, 2018 | by George Harvey

Chinese domestic demand for solar cells and modules is projected to decline. Combined with the growing protectionism, this is expected to produce a difficult period for the Chinese solar industry, according to reports. They say it looks like gloomy times are coming for the Chinese solar industry. My advice is, “Don’t bet on it.”


China Opens 1-Kilometer Long Solar Road

December 30th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

China has opened a 1-kilometer solar road. It features solar panels sandwiched between transparent concrete on top and an insulating layer underneath. It can generate up to 1 million kWh of electricity every year according to Chinese officials.


On The Ground In Puerto Rico — Part 2

November 13th, 2017 | by George Harvey

Joseph has installed all five PV systems, though not always as he had planned. He has also distributed food, water purification systems, and seeds. He started in the San Juan area, in a place called San José. The first of the 1-kilowatt (kW) systems was installed in a bicycle shop. Local people can gather there and get hit by a breeze from a fan as they charge their cell phones.



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