Spending on renewable energy, such as solar, wind and biomass projects dropped by 1% to $304-billion (€270.5-billion), the lowest level since 2014, according to a report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA)... Read more

German battery and energy storage systems maker Tesvolt GmbH is to build what it claims will be the first battery storage factory in Europe with a capacity of over 1 GWh annually. The gigafactory is being constructed in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, in... Read more

Imagine the environmental benefits if we could all simply paint solar cells onto the roof of our houses, or onto any surface for that matter. We could do this using perovskite solar cells (PSC), but, due to their instability, they have not yet... Read more

A research project which aims to harness the wasted solar energy absorbed by buildings has been launched by a consortium of 13 partners – including AkzoNobel. Read more

The US is at a "cost crossover" in coal generation. The rapidly declining cost of wind and solar energy, together with the combined fuel, maintenance and other costs of coal power now make it more expensive than its renewable counterparts... Read more

Aquila Capital, the alternative investments subsidiary of the Aquila Group,has purchased a wind and solar power portfolio with a capacity of over 77 MW in Spain, vastly expanding their presence in the Iberian peninsula to a full capacity of more 1 GW Read more

Savosolar Oyj has signed a partnership agreement with Chinese company Jiangsu Holly. Jiangsu Holly will sell and deliver solar thermal systems in China using Savosolar's products. Savosolar will provide the leading technology within solar thermal... Read more

A study into the effects of climate change on electricity systems by scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark has delivered some good news in a backdrop of alarming stories about climate change. The research found that sea levels and... Read more

The inauguration of what is perhaps Europe’s first ever energy warehouse using electric bus batteries is currently under way. Read more

Savosolar Plc and Jelling Varmevaerk have signed an agreement on delivery of a solar thermal collector field. Read more

With over 80 GW of new capacity installed throughout the world, 2017 has been a strong year for the solar industry. Read more

Savo-Solar Plc has received from Oulun Seudun Sähkö (energy company of Oulu Region) an order for a solar thermal system. Read more

A new guide by BRE National Solar Centre and carport design and manufacturing company FlexiSolar looks at the best way to deliver multifunctional solar car parks that combine renewable energy generation with energy storage and EV charging points. Read more

ENGIE and SUEZ commit to boosting the energy transition of French regions through a partnership to develop photovoltaic solar parks in all Recycling & Recovery waste storage facilities in mainland France. Read more

German solar battery maker Sonnen is giving away electric car charging plugs to new household customers, seeking to attract drivers frustrated by the slow rollout of shared charging points and link them up to better manage power demand. Read more

Solar energy investments among E&Ps are rising as some of the oil and gas industry’s biggest players step up interest in renewable energy. Read more

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