A solar station on the roof of the brewery will be installed in Uman

The Umanpivo company plans to cover the energy consumption needs of its production facilities on its own by erecting solar stations on the roofs of breweries. For these purposes, the manufacturer plans to put into operation a 500 kW solar power plant in Uman, installing photocells on all roofs of suitable slopes at its production …

The largest Scottish office center will be powered exclusively by wind power

The largest Scottish office center in Glasgow is fully powered by wind farms. It is the first major facility to receive electricity exclusively from renewable energy sources in Scotland. The office building, which has an area of ​​more than 300 thousand square meters, will only use the energy generated by the Blantyre Mui wind farm …

Rooftop solar panels are a must for California new builds

The California Energy Commission has approved the Energy Code of 2022, which requires all new commercial buildings to be equipped with photovoltaic cells from 2023 to generate electricity from the sun’s rays. It is expected that such an innovation will help to significantly improve the environment in the state by the middle of this century. …

Solar charge controller – how to choose the right one?

The charge controller is a key part of the system to ensure that solar panels work highly efficiently. The energy received from the solar panels is distributed using the controller. Also, the regulator helps to maintain the desired output voltage in order to avoid discharging or, on the contrary, overcharging the battery. And this is …

Large-scale solar and wind energy projects could green the Sahara.

The researchers believe that the installation of large numbers of solar panels and wind turbines in the Sahara Desert will have a significant impact on rainfall, increased vegetation and temperatures in the region. They found that the action of wind turbines would double the amount of rainfall that would fall on the desert. Solar panels …

Solar roads – the relevance of the application

Several years ago, a seemingly interesting innovation was introduced to combat climate change and improve the economic condition of European countries. It was about replacing asphalt on parts of highways with special solar panels. Since then, enough time has passed and there are the first results of preliminary studies. So, solar panels equipped under the …

Organic solar cells are a new generation of solar cells

Manufacturers have been using silicon for the manufacture of solar cells for quite a long time, since it is this material that is considered the most effective for converting UV radiation into electricity. A new concept in science – organic photovoltaics made from carbon and plastic, promise to present a cheaper way of generating electricity …

Platform for remote determination of the best location for installing solar panels developed in the USA

The American company Aurora Solar presented a unique project – a special platform that helps to determine the most optimal place for installing solar panels without visiting the site. This program collects data from images of satellite cameras, takes into account the presence of nearby power lines and the level of lighting of the roof …

Romanian port switches to electric transport and use of renewable energy

In order to reduce the amount of harmful emissions into the atmosphere, the management of the largest port in Romania has decided to use alternative energy sources and a complete transition to electric transport. In particular, all transport used in the port of Constanta will be switched to the use of environmentally friendly renewable energy …

The Chinese company Tongwei is recognized as the leader of the polysilicon market

According to the statistics of the German analytics service, in the past 2020, the Chinese manufacturing company Tongwei, which simultaneously produces solar panels and batteries, was recognized as the leader of the world polysilicon market. The Chinese manufacturer has become the leader with polysilicon production reaching almost 100,000 tons. In second place is also a …