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    Energy Storage Award Finalists Announced

    The finalists for The smarter E AWARD 2020 have presented innovative business models and pioneering projects for a sustainable energy industry. Projects completed in the areas of solar, storage, e-mobility and energy management...
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    PV Evolution Labs Issues PV Scorecard 2020

    PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), the leading independent test lab for the global downstream solar industry, today published the 6 th Edition of its PV Module Reliability Scorecard in partnership with DNV GL, the world’s largest...
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    Solar Decathlon Postpones 2020 Build Challenge

    The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon postponed its 2020 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge from June 2020 to April 16-18, 2021. The event, originally scheduled to be part of the 2020 Smithsonian...

    EU PVSEC 2020 Goes Online

    The 37th edition of the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) goes online and will open its virtual doors from Monday 7 to Friday 11 September 2020. The EU PVSEC is a must-attend...
  • NREL boosts perovskite commercialization
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  • The Smarter E Europe

    Smarter E Europe Canceled: Virtual Awards ceremony announced

    The smarter E Europe and its four energy exhibitions Intersolar Europe, Power2Drive Europe, ees Europe and EM-Power will not take place this year. On account of the increasing spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) worldwide and in response to...
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    Top Ten Most Read Solar Novus Articles of 2019

    In 2019, Solar Novus brought you the significant news stories as they happened, such as the growth in solar-plus-storage, generous funding for solar research, new inverters and other product launches and political issues like the solar tariffs and...
  • Global Solar Installations Pass 100GW

    Annual Photovoltaic Installations Cross the 100GW Milestone

    The global market for annual solar PV (SPV) installations has crossed the 100 GW milestone. As the market for SPV has grown in the past decade, the need for transparency and grid stability has forced state and regional governments to adopt new...
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    Business Opportunities in the Solar Industry

    In two-thirds of the world, solar and wind now represent the least expensive option for new power-generating capacity, which is one reason that solar is a growing part of the energy mix. At the end of 2018, 500GW of PV capacity had been installed...
  • Residential Solar

    Residential Solar Update

    The residential solar industry was down about 15% in 2017, but rebounded in 2018, with a growth of 7%, according to the US Solar Market Insight Report. The U.S. residential solar market has now seen five consecutive quarters of modest growth,...
  • Solar Panels and Wind Turbines - Trends in Microgrids and Energy Storage

    Trends in Microgrids and Energy Storage

    A microgrid is a local energy grid with control capability. It can be connected to the grid or not, but it has the ability to be disconnected to the grid and operate independently. By its very definition, it works well with energy storage, and due...
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    Global Solar Tracker Shipments Exceed 20GW

    Global unit shipments of single-axis solar photovoltaic (PV) trackers increased by over 40% in 2018, surpassing 20 gigawatts-dc (GW) globally for the first time. While the United States continued to be the largest individual market for...

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