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Top 20 PV portfolios in Europe: Who owns what?

18 Sep 14 - 11:47 CEST
Top 20 PV portfolios in Europe: Who owns what?

Europe’s solar portfolios are still divided over a large number of different owners, but this is a changing landscape. In conjunction with our conference Solar O&M Europe, we have started to create an overview and to map developments in this field, resulting in the attached infographic, which we would like to share with you.

Saudi Arabia looks to offset diesel with off-grid and hybrid solar solutions

03 Sep 14 - 14:49 CEST
Saudi Arabia looks to offset diesel with off-grid and hybrid solar solutions

Riyadh – 3 September 2014, Off-grid solar photovoltaic applications and hybrid solutions have already demonstrated their technical and economic feasibility in many parts of the world. These applications are even more relevant in Saudi Arabia because of the Kingdom’s superlative solar radiation, industrial penetration into remote areas, and the staggering ...

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Map

22 Aug 14 - 09:52 CEST
Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Map

Democratization of energy and finance now go hand in hand, thanks to crowdfunding. Platforms all over the world are enabling people to contribute towards the environment themselves, while making returns that beat any saving account. For renewable energy project developers this also opens a world of opportunities, tapping into the wealth of retail investors.

Saudi Arabia offers one of world’s lowest solar energy costs

06 Aug 14 - 11:32 CEST
Saudi Arabia offers one of world’s lowest solar energy costs

Solar power costs have fallen dramatically over the last five years, thanks to lower module prices, lower balance of system costs, and increased competition at the development and EPC level. Financing costs have also decreased as investors recognize the low-risk profile of solar assets. As a result, solar power is now cheaper than most alternative ...

"I love my Mac. I just wish it came in green"

05 Aug 14 - 11:24 CEST
"I love my Mac. I just wish it came in green"

Last April Apple released a beautiful promo-video titled "better". Though many cynics will still discount the computer giant's efforts as window(s) dressing, Apple has actually gotten a lot 'better' in its environmental and sustainability policies since it was heavily criticized for its manufacturing processes halfway into the 2000s.

TOP 5 Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platforms

15 Jul 14 - 09:43 CEST
TOP 5 Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platforms

Over the years we’ve seen and experienced many challenges and barriers in the constantly evolving renewable energy industry. There are regulatory hurdles, technical challenges, and consumer acceptance, to name a few. But one of the biggest impediments to widespread change has always been finance. Now, the emerging finance method of “crowd funding” has ...