South Africa’s pipeline of unsubsidized PV projects hits 9 GW

The South African government has provided figures on “embedded generation projects” that are currently under development in the country. It also revealed that it will soon launch a tender for big storage projects. The South African government has provided figures on “embedded generation projects” that are currently under development in the country. It also revealed

Spain installed 2.5 GW of distributed PV systems in 2022

Spain's cumulative PV capacity under its self-consumption regime hit 5.24 GW at the end of December. Spain’s cumulative PV capacity under its self-consumption regime hit 5.24 GW at the end of December. January 23, 2023 Pilar Sánchez Molina From pv magazine Spain Spain deployed around 2,507 MW of new PV systems under its self-consumption regime,

Malta to deploy long-duration energy storage in Orlando

The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is exploring Malta Inc.’s long-duration energy storage power plant to help achieve the utility’s net-zero carbon emission goals. By SB Staff January 6, 2023 Listen to more in-depth conversations on Solar Builder’s YouTube channel Our most popular series include: Power Forward! | A collaboration with BayWa r.e. to discuss higher

Home solar inspection company seeks franchisees in California, Arizona, Nevada

Residential solar inspection company, the Solar Detective, is now offering franchising opportunities in California, Arizona, and Nevada regions. With operations in Southern California, territories are immediately available throughout California, Las Vegas and the greater Phoenix region for entrepreneurs. “The number of residential solar installations has grown significantly over the past decade and continues to grow…

Iberdrola Developing First Floating Photovoltaic Plant

The Iberdrola group plans to install in Brazil, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, the company’s first floating photovoltaic plant in the world. The project will be built on the water surface of the Xaréu dam on the island of Fernando de Noronha, recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site, where Iberdrola is developing various

Yoshino Solid-State Portable Solar Power Stations

Yoshino Solid-State Portable Solar Power Stations: Lightweight and Safer Solar Power Stations with SST Batteries Solid-state batteries are nearly 10 times denser and largely safer than lithium-ion battery packs and they are almost looking to replace lithium batteries in portable power stations. Yoshino is a brand that has early dived into the space of the

Tier 1 Solar Panels: What Does It Mean?

Tier 1 Solar Panels: What Does It Mean? Solar panel tiers are broken down into a three-tiered system: tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3. If you’ve spent time researching which solar panels to buy for your home or business, you have almost surely come across the term “tier 1 solar panels.” This can often

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