China’s market in transition

2019-12-31T01:40:25+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 31 Dec 2019 China’s market in transition By the end of 2018, China was home to around one third of global cumulative PV capacity, with around 175 GW of operational PV systems. In the context of China’s power sector, writes Frank Haugwitz of Asia Europe Clean Energy Advisory, the cumulative installed capacity makes up [...]

HDB aims to more than double solar capacity by 2030

2019-12-31T01:27:52+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 31 Dec 2019 HDB aims to more than double solar capacity by 2030 New target means over next 10 years, it will be enough to power 135,000 four-room flats with clean energy. Leading the charge to generate more clean energy in Singapore, the Housing Board (HDB) plans to more than double its capacity for [...]

Malaysia can be major energy storage supplier

2019-12-30T01:39:07+00:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 Dec 2019 Malaysia can be major energy storage supplier There are discussions of storing energy using hydrogen, especially with the opportunity available in East Malaysia. MALAYSIA can become a clean energy leader in the region due to the country’s geographical landscape and the advancement of new energy storage technologies. Singapore-based Electrify Pte Ltd [...]

China sets sights on space-based solar energy plant

2019-12-30T01:18:15+00:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 Dec 2019 China sets sights on space-based solar energy plant China is reportedly working on a solar energy plant to be based in space, where it will one day be able to send power back to Earth and potentially light up entire cities. Scientists are currently working on trying to overcome technical challenges [...]

South Australia’s focus on cleaner energy delivers lowers prices

2019-12-27T01:48:21+00:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 Dec 2019 South Australia’s focus on cleaner energy delivers lowers prices In a state-first, South Australia has established cheaper wholesale power than any of region across the country. Recently shifting across to 50 per cent more clean energy lead the state to create the lowest average wholesale prices for national electricity over the [...]

Using Extremely Fast Lasers to Develop Perovskite Solar Cells That Can Harvest More Electricity

2019-12-27T01:32:35+00:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 Dec 2019 Using Extremely Fast Lasers to Develop Perovskite Solar Cells That Can Harvest More Electricity Researchers used femtosecond lasers to analyze a perovskite solar cell. Credit: NTU Singapore Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) in a collaboration with the University of Groningen (UG) in the Netherlands, have developed a method [...]

Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in solar energy

2019-12-26T01:52:55+00:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26 Dec 2019 Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in solar energy A one of a kind opportunity exists to apply AI to a particular part of the clean energy value chain: materials. Materials fill in as the structure blocks of clean energy, for example, the solar cells that make up the photovoltaic panels found on [...]

Gauging non-fulleren acceptors for organic PV

2019-12-26T01:24:18+00:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26 Dec 2019 Gauging non-fulleren acceptors for organic PV U.S. scientists are trying to understand how non-fullerene small-molecule acceptors (NAFs) increase the efficiency of organic PV devices. They claim that methoxy groups embedded in the acceptors could facilitate an efficiency increase of approximately 6%. Image: Branden Camp, Georgia Tech A research group from the [...]

European Green Deal promises better products – and ecodesign shows the way to making it happen

2019-12-24T03:29:53+00:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 24 Dec 2019 European Green Deal promises better products – and ecodesign shows the way to making it happen The European Green Deal needs better and longer-lasting products, and that includes solar panels, says ECOS, the environmental NGO specialising in ecodesign and standardisation. Solar power has a tremendous potential to deliver on the ambitious [...]

Vietnam’s solar opportunities shine bright

2019-12-24T02:59:33+00:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 24 Dec 2019 Vietnam’s solar opportunities shine bright The outlook for growth in Vietnam’s renewables sector is positive, writes Daine Loh, research analyst at Fitch Solutions. And the solar segment is one of the key drivers of this impressive growth. Vietnam still has substantial untapped solar power potential. Coupled with an increasingly supportive regulatory [...]

Melbourne apartment block shares rooftop PV, battery storage – smashes solar ceiling

2019-12-23T01:47:37+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Dec 2019 Melbourne apartment block shares rooftop PV, battery storage – smashes solar ceiling Source: Gippsland Solar Facebook A ground-breaking solar and battery microgrid system has been installed on an apartment block in the Melbourne suburb of Preston, smashing the “solar ceiling” for its tenants, and potentially millions of others who have been [...]

‘You can’t go wrong with solar’

2019-12-23T01:15:05+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Dec 2019 ‘You can’t go wrong with solar’ 2.5 MW of solar is being deployed at three project sites in Papua New Guinea, with commercial operations likely to begin within nine months. The installations will provide power in the island province of New Ireland at lower prices, while also improving access to electricity. [...]