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All indoor PV technologies at a glance

A review of indoor PV cell technologies by an international research team delves into recent progress, characterization, and design strategies used to develop highly efficient cells. The study presents 250 commercial and laboratory devices, as well as applications and performance reporting.


Colombia’s PV capacity hits 1.2 GW

Colombia’s Mining and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) says the country’s PV capacity has reached 1,193 MW. The nation surpassed the 1 GW threshold several weeks ago with the commissioning of two large-scale solar facilities.

Colombia’s La Loma and Fundación PV plants begin commercial operation with combined 240 MWac

Enel Colombia’s total number of solar parks energized so far this year “represent more than 34% of the solar energy produced in the entire interconnected system of Colombia.”


First attempt to build inverted perovskite solar cell based on nickel oxides delivers 20.06% efficiency

Scientists in Colombia have proposed to develop inverted perovskite solar cells with a hole transport layer based on indium-doped nickel oxide. The result is a champion device achieving an efficiency of 20.06% and showing remarkable stability.

144 MW La Unión PV plant connected to Colombian grid

Spanish company Solarpack developed the $100 million photovoltaic plant in the municipality of Montería, located in the department of Córdoba. It’s one of two large-scale solar park projects the company has in Colombia.

Chile, Brazil, Colombia lead hydrogen market in Latin America, Caribbean

Colombia, Brazil, and Chile lead the hydrogen market in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to new data presented by Hinicio and New Energy at the recent 4th Hydrogen Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (H2LAC 2024).

Colombian developer switches on 83 MW of solar

Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) has started operating an 83 MW solar project in Caldas, Colombia.

Colombia’s large-scale PV capacity additions hit 207 MW in 2023

Colombia’s cumulative installed utility-scale PV capacity hit 486 MW at the end of December 2023, on 207 MW of new installations for the full year.


Colombia assigns 4.4 GW of solar for $0.0182/kWh in latest energy auction

The Colombian authorities have allocated 4.4 GW of solar capacity at a rate of $0.0182/kWh in the nation’s latest energy auction, with solar plants accounting for approximately 99% of the assigned capacity.


Colombia introduces new provisions for energy communities

Colombia’s new decree includes requirements that energy communities must meet, such as rules on collective self-consumption and collective distributed generation.

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