PanaHome, a unit of Panasonic, has revealed plans to connect 117 homes in western Japan to a solar-powered microgrid system, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
More than 80 energy experts, coders and product designers from across Southeast Asia gathered in Bangkok today for the Smart Energy Hackathon, a 30-hour competition that aims to foster the development of new digital energy solutions such as public blockchains for the provision of PV generation data.
In order to help policymakers come up with an energy framework that would better reflect the solar power generation potential across Europe, the European Commission’s science and knowledge service Joint Research Center (JRC) has produced a dataset of solar energy production at national, regional and local level, by the hour for the last 30 years, based on the existing PV fleet at the end of 2015.
Japanese trading firm Itochu has revealed plans to install 507 kW solar on the roof of a new mall in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The Swiss power electronics giant has been chosen by Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT to shore-up and stabilize parts of the grid to make them more amenable to intermittent power supply from renewables such as wind and solar.
Hong Kong-listed PV investor Panda Green Energy’s solar projects in China generated approximately 1,001.9 GWh of electricity in the six months to the end of June, up sharply from 611.2 GWh in the second half of 2016.
Inequality will widen with many poorer parts of the US on course to see their income reduced by 20% if climate change continues to accelerate.
With the solar energy sector 2.0. in its sight, the Dutch PV distributer’s Energy Management Experience Centre will seek to offer energy management solutions to balance out electricity generation and consumption.
Scientists, governments and business leaders sign letter published in the journal Nature that says the world has just three years to act in order to avert dangerous levels of climate change.
The European solar body has published ten regulatory asks on solar and digitalization that it believes can help expedite the uptake of PV and smart grids across the continent.