Brazil’s Clean Capacity to Top 60GW in 2030?

Renewable energy capacity in Brazil is forecast to exceed 60GW by 2030. That’s the prediction from analytics firm GlobalData, which expects the nation’s overall renewable power capacity, excluding small hydropower, will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6% over the period. This will see total capacity soar from …

ABB solar inverters on the roofs of “Ikea” company

In the endeavour to assist in meeting of the increasing energy demands worldwide, with the minimal negative environmental effects, ABB Company has created extra values for their customers with flexible and innovative solar energy technologies. Integration of the renewable energy sources has become the crucial element of the world energy …

Co-ops In Florida Make Rooftop Solar Possible For More People

How does a co-op make rooftop solar systems more affordable? Ten people who band together to buy something usually get a better price than ten people acting individually. That’s the idea behind the St. Pete Solar Co-op, which began in 2016 when the local League of Women Voters partnered with …

US Solar Industry Creates Jobs 17 Times Faster Than Rest Of The Economy

A new report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals that solar jobs in the U.S. (and other nations) are expanding quickly. As of November 2016, the American solar industry employed 260,077 workers. This is an increase of 24.5% from 2015, with a growth rate that is 17 …

REC Solar Begins Production Of Innovative High-Output TwinPeak 2 Solar Panels

REC Solar has become one of the largest manufacturers of solar panels in the world, and became Europe’s largest solar panel brand a few years ago. The Norway-founded company has recently started manufacturing its TwinPeak 2 multi-crystalline solar panels, rated at 350 watts peak power — a world record for …

France Preps 17GW Renewables Surge, as German Records Tumble

Just days before he secured his overwhelming victory in France’s presidential election, President-Elect Emmanuel Macron’s plans to double France’s wind and solar capacity by 2022 received a major boost. Late last week the European Commission granted State Aid approval to three French schemes designed to deliver more than 17GW of …

Australia’s Solar Capacity Reaches 6 Gigawatts, Is Expected To Double By 2020

Australia’s total solar power capacity has reached 6GW and is expected to double over the next few years as Australian households continue to invest in rooftop panels to reduce electricity bills, and the large-scale solar sector takes off after years of promise. The latest industry analysis on installed capacity – …