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How to convert US to 100 percent renewable energy

Mercoledì, 10 Giugno 2015
Stanford engineers develop state-by-state plan to convert U.S. to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050. Mark Z. Jacobson and colleagues show that it's technically possible for each state to replace fossil fuel energy with entirely clean, renewable energy.

SolarEdge and Tesla together to offer more cost-effective distributed PV solutions

Lunedì, 4 Maggio 2015
News dalle Aziende
SolarEdge will provide by the end of 2015 an inverter solution that will allow grid and photovoltaic integration with Tesla’s home batteries to enable cost-effective residential solar generation.

Air pollution costs European economies US$ 1.6 trillion a year in diseases and deaths, new WHO study says

Martedì, 28 Aprile 2015
A staggering US$ 1.6 trillion is the economic cost of the approximate 600 000 premature deaths and of the diseases caused by air pollution in the WHO European Region in 2010, according to the first-ever study of these costs conducted for the Region.

EPIA calls for free and fair trade betwe en Europe and China

Lunedì, 27 Aprile 2015
Speaking at the 9th SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai, EPIA President Oliver Schaefer outlined the new position of EPIA on the solar modules and cells trade case between China and the EU.

Speaking at the 9th SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai, EPIA President Oliver Schaefer outlined the new position of EPIA on the solar modules and cells trade case between China and the EU.

The rebirth of Italian PV at Solarexpo 2015

Mercoledì, 22 Aprile 2015
Italy is the “laboratory-state” of the sector, the first market in the world where solar energy is already in the post-subsidy era. During three days, 10,100 professional operators and representatives of specialised companies from 56 different countries, discussed each other in the conferences and in the exhibition hall, about new aims for Italian PV.

PV market in Italy: impressions from Solarexpo 2015

Venerdì, 17 Aprile 2015
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At Solarexpo to measure the health conditions of the Italian PV market after the reduction of the FiT and other unfavourable measures. An article by Fabio Sandrin, Country Manager Italy Milk the Sun.

New cars’ CO2 emissions well below Europe’s 2015 target

Giovedì, 16 Aprile 2015
New cars sold in 2014 emit on average 2.6 % less CO2 than those sold in 2013 and almost 7 grammes of CO2/km below the 2015 target, according to provisional data published today by the European Environment Agency.

State aid: Commission approves support to 20 offshore wind farms in Germany

Giovedì, 16 Aprile 2015
The European Commission has found that German plans to support the building of 20 offshore wind farms are in line with EU state aid rules. Seventeen wind farms will be located in the North Sea and three in the Baltic Sea. The Commission concluded that the project would further EU energy and environmental objectives without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market.

SolarEdge Technologies announces pricing of its initial public offering

Lunedì, 30 Marzo 2015
News dalle Aziende
The inverter solutions provider has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $18.00 per share.

SEU and Photovoltaics in Italy: the opportunities are there, but more know-how is still needed

Lunedì, 30 Marzo 2015
Giulio Meneghello
The regulatory framework is favourable and the economics are valid: with a photovoltaic SEU (Efficient System for Users) the customer's bill can be cut down by as much as 20%, guaranteeing the operator returns comparable to those of the fifth feed-in incentive programme (conto energia). But to take avail of the opportunities, new, more specific skills are needed. This issue will be on the table at a Solarexpo convention.