Gallium-doped monocrystalline silicon effectively solves the LID problem in a PERC module

Gallium-doped PERC cells have a higher efficiency and better anti-LID and anti-LeTID performance compared with boron-doped cells. LONGi is promoting its Gallium-doped silicon wafers for the entire industry chain, to make a significant contribution...

Tools for the future of O&M in renewable energy

It is too intuitive and difficult to talk about the future however, what we can be sure of today is that major changes to the energy sector of the coming years are getting closer,...

Solar, wind and battery storage see dramatic gains in competitiveness

Solar PV and onshore wind are now the cheapest sources of new-build generation for at least two-thirds of the global population. those two-thirds live in locations that comprise 71% of GDP and 85% of...

How cities fulfil the potential of thermal energy through smart technologies

Smart cities have long-experimented with new approaches to drive smart energy projects and technologies to foster efficiencies, mainly in their electricity systems. This has allowed citizens to charge electric vehicles or reduce their energy...

PHOTON: PV and CSP thanks to a pioneering project

The PHOTON project sets out to implement new technological developments in CSP tower plants in order to reduce the cost of the solar field and the receiver. The project started in late 2017, financed...

Scarabeus: reducing the LCOE of CSP plants through sCO2 technology

CSP plants are set to play an important role in the energy supply mix in the 21st century. Unfortunately, the LCOE of CSP (currently about 150 €/MWh) has not achieved the level targeted (100...

A sustainable cold logistics hub will allow savings of up to 40% on cold...

The Port Authority of Huelva (APH) and Enagás, in collaboration with HuelvaPort, are working on the development of a Cold Logistics Hub on the South Quay of the Port of Huelva. The aim is...

Fundão and Viseu. Twin 15 MWe forest waste-powered biomass plants in Portugal

Gestamp Biomass and FPT Energia e Ambiente have developed two biomass power plants located in Fundão and Viseu, in Portugal, each with an installed capacity of 15 MWe. Marguerite Fund, the pan-European fund headquartered...

Biomass: much more than energy

Biomass is the biodegradable fraction of products, refuse and waste of biological origin from farming activities (including substances of vegetable and animal origin) and forestry, as well as associated industries, such as fisheries and...

Biollano: a 50 MW biomass plant in Puertollano owned by ENCE

At the start of last January, a new low emissions and high efficiency, 50 MW biomass plant was inaugurated in Puertollano (Ciudad Real province), constructed in record time in this Manchegan town by ENCE....