PV - photovoltaics

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Training courses for installers of small-scale renewable energy systems in buildings     The objective of the IEE Install+RES project was to establish training courses for the qualification of trainers and the certification of installers of renewable energy systems (biomass, solar, PV and heat pumps) in buildings. The target groups were installers (with working experience as plumbers, roofers or electricians) and trainers (as teachers, engineers and professors).  
Post date: 14 Nov 2017
Type: Link

Crowdfunding renewable energy projects in Europe: a reality and bright perspectives   The CrowdFundRES partners talk about the state of play and potential of crowdfunding in Europe   The European PV solar energy conference EU PVSEC took place at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam gathering a great number of relevant actors involved in the Solar sector to explore the current trends in solar technology and market deployment.  
Post date: 31 Okt 2017
Type: News

Der Markt für erneuerbare Elektrizität hat in den letzten Jahren eine beispiellose Beschleunigung erlebt und im Jahr 2016 einen weiteren jährlichen Einsatzrekord gebrochen. Hauptantrieb des Marktes war im vergangenen Jahr die Photovoltaik, die weltweit das Wachstum von erneuerbaren Energien in der Stromerzeugung ankurbelt.
Post date: 10 Okt 2017
Type: News

Analyse und Prognosen auf 2O22
Post date: 6 Okt 2017
Type: Publication

Photovoltaics - a key technology Innovations from Austria for tomorrow`s power supply  
Post date: 28 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

FOSTEr in MED  project aims to promote the adoption of innovative solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies in the Mediterranean area. The project adopts a multi-layer strategic approach, with the involvement of the local stakeholders, in order to ensure that the results of the project activities will have a multiplicative effect at the Mediterranean Basin level, in terms of outcomes replication, dissemination and transferability of results both beyond the partnership and after the end of the project.  
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
Type: Link

This document, released by International Solar Energy Society (ISES), includes the proceedings of the 11th ISES EuroSun Conference, which was held on 11-14 October, 2016 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.   Contents include:  
Post date: 30 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

On 14 July 2017 a settlement of plus energy houses was inaugurated with a ceremonial key hand over to the building owners. All 13 houses (nine single-family houses and four double house halves) fulfil the efficiency house plus standard defined by the German Building Ministry. As such they generate more final and primary energy from renewable energy sources than they consume if balanced over a year. This includes also the household electricity use.
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Type: News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs has selected 13 tribal energy projects to receive funding of $7.8 million. The projects will install energy systems on tribal buildings and on community scale for beneficiary tribes and Alaska Native villages that provided matching funds. About 6.3 MW of PV will be installed on more than 3,000 buildings and save the benefitted communities more than $2 million per year.
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Type: News

Die Bundesregierung passt die Förderung von Batteriespeichern für Solaranlagen an. Aufgrund der hohen Nachfrage steigt die Förderung im Jahr 2017 deutlich. Die Fördersätze sinken ab Oktober (früher als geplant), weil Batteriespeicher immer preiswerter werden. Von Anfang Januar bis Ende Mai 2017 wurden bereits knapp 3.200 Zusagen auf Förderung verteilt. Die Förderung erfolgt über die KfW.
Post date: 7 Aug 2017
Type: News