Until now, acreage was designated for either photovoltaics or photosynthesis, that is, to generate electricity or grow crops. An agrophotovoltaics (APV) pilot project near Lake Constance in Germany, however, has now demonstrated that both uses are compatible. Dual use of land is resource efficient, reduces competition for land and additionally opens up a new source […]
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European Investment Bank (EIB) and Europe’s leading National Promotional Banks announces the launch of Marguerite II, a pan-European infrastructure fund with total commitments in excess of EUR 700m, ensuring continued support to key infrastructure investments in renewables, energy, transport and digital infrastructure by the Marguerite platform.
Thermochromic windows capable of converting sunlight into electricity at a high efficiency have been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
French independent producer of renewable energy, Neoen, announces that on November 29, 2017 it won the second call for tenders of Argentina’s RenovAr Program with its 100 MW solar project in the province of Salta, Argentina.
The Nissan Motor Parts Center in Amsterdam announced this month that is it has begun the construction of the largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands. It consists of 8,911 panels, each able to generate 2.7 million kWh. Part of the project has been financed by crowdfunding via ZonnepanelenDelen [Solar Panel Bonds].