Scatec Solar, a Norwegian based integrated independent power producer is increasingly active Africa and the MENA region. The newest project is a 100 MW solar park in Nigeria.
SMA Solar Technology AG is taking over the complete technical operational management of the largest PV farm in Denmark on behalf of project developer and energy service provider WIRCON GmbH.
Crossover PV connections from different manufacturers entail a heightened safety risk, TÜV and manufacturer Multi-Contact warn.
With 1,000 electric vans Deutsche Post DHL already operates the biggest electric fleet in Germany. Now in Bochum carbon-free parcel delivery was started with 24 electric StreetScooters, that are manufactured by the logistic company itself.
According to its interim report for Q2 2016 SolarWorld AG increased its shipments in Q2 2016 by 39 percent to 342 (Q2 2015: 246) megawatts, compared with previous year’s quarter. Consolidated revenue rose by 30 percent to € 222 (Q2 2015: 171) million.
The rules on the electricity markets in the countries of Central Western Europe differ widely from each other. As a result, the flexibility of the electricity system cannot be optimally used. A study by Agora Energiewende points to the causes and paths to resolving the problem.
Krannich Solar sees good growth perspectives in Mexico and expands its regional presence. Current electricity prices make PV systems of up to 25 kW attractive for self-consumption.
SunPower is shifting its solar business more to distributed generation. The U.S. module manufacturer, owned 60 percent by French based Total, will restructure its global manufacturing operations and shed 1,200 jobs.
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