Silicon thin film at 0.50 euros per Wp

Oerlikon Solar on Wednesday launched the new production line “ThinFab” for module manufacturing silicon thin film, which will carry the cost of production broke all records of 0.50 euro pe...

PV plant Helios Bay in New Caladonia

Located 40 km from Noumea (New Caledonia) in the sea, the photovoltaic power plant Helios Bay is ideally set as it benefits from the trade winds for natural ventilation, a very favorable rate of sunsh...

Official plug-in hybrid car for the mayor of Madrid

Toyota signed a cooperation agreement with the City of Madrid for the transfer and use of plug-in hybrid vehicles. The agreement was symbolized by the delivery of a plug-in hybrid Prius by the preside...

Iberdrola: Contract for 9 wind farms in Brazil

After a second call for proposals organized by National Agency of Electrical Energy (Aneel) to promote renewable energy in Brazil, the Spanish company Iberdrola has been awarded a contract for nine ne...

Solar energy helps the US economic boom

A report by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) indicates that the photovoltaic installations in 2009 rose 40% in the U.S. and this year is expected to reach even double. At present there are 1.2...

Danish engineers want to store the wind … in bags

The experiment has been carried out by engineers at the Technical University of Denmark who, roughly, would inject compressed air in large bags buried under the dunes of Jutland. The bags were inflate...

Valencia will become the capital of world PV

On Monday September 6  in Valencia starts the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition and 5th (25th EU PVSEC / WCPEC-5). An event which will take place throughout the week a...