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
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.
Post date: 30 Aug 2017
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
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
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
Internet users can assess the solar potential of their roofs through a platform developed by Google. The online “calculator”, which was only accessible in the US, has now reached Europe, starting in Germany
Despite increasing talk about renewable energy, many people remain far removed from what’s going on. To tackle this, various projects have been developed over the years helping users to better understand and use green energy sources.
Post date: 13 Jul 2017
The 9th Guangzhou International Solar Photovoltaic Exhibition 2017 will take place 16 - 18 August, 2017 and covers an exhibition area of about 30,000 square meters therefore making the PV Guangzhou 2017 one of the largest solar PV exhibitions in South China.
Venue: China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Post date: 5 Jul 2017
The EU funded BRESAER Project (BREakthrough Solutions for Adaptable Envelopes in building Refurbishment) aims to develop and demonstrate an innovative envelope system that uses cost-effective, adaptable solutions for building refurbishment. It combines active and passive components, integrating them into a lightweight structural mesh.
The innovative solutions developed by the project include:
Post date: 20 Jun 2017
King’s Lodge, in the English county of Wiltshire, has 96 solar panels producing around 20,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year. The school is one of 19 in the UK that joined a project which attracted 770-thousand-euros of crowdfunding
EU Green Week is urging us to think about the environment, as governments face pressure to boost renewable energy sources.
Post date: 8 Jun 2017
Tijdens de week van 19-25 juni, verschillende activiteiten zullen plaatsvinden op de eilanden van Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura en Tenerife, in de context van de EUSEW 2017 Energie-Dagen. De gebeurtenissen hebben betrekking op de volgende onderwerpen:
Duurzame energie transformatie
Post date: 31 Mai 2017