Max Hall is back on the solar beat at COP24 in Katowice on behalf of pv magazine, prowling the corridors trying to establish whether the world’s politicians can unite to stave off catastrophic global warming.
Max Hall will be attending the COP24 climate change conference in Katowice, Poland on behalf of pv magazine and bringing you all the developments as they happen, as well as sniffing out anything solar related.
With declining costs, and increasing amounts of solar+storage added to electrical grids across the globe, there is a growing need to understand how to build bankable projects. In a recent pv magazine webinar, we discussed just this.
Africa Energy, a U.K. based consultancy has launched the African Energy Data Book, which it claims is the first attempt to track the continent’s electricity capacity in a single volume. PV Magazine attended the unveiling of the book.
The Federal Ministry of Economics has published further details of possible battery cell production on a gigawatt scale. At the Networking Conference Electromobility 2018 in Berlin this week, Minister Peter Altmaier stressed the urgency of the project, for Germany and Europe to be independent of Asia and the US in storage technology.
The government may not fancy solar much, but that won’t stop the sector bouncing back big-time … albeit in two years’ time. Maybe London’s Underground network can help kick-start a desperately needed solar renaissance.
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