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STA publish paper heralding energy storage a ‘game-changer’

Following a year of analysis and detailed discussions with its members, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its position paper on the interaction between solar and energy storage.

Recycling

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    H&M gives €5.8m to textiles recycling research

    The non-profit H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) have entered into a four year partnership to develop the required technologies to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and yarns.

Energy

Carbon Footprint

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    European innovators to compete in Ocean Exchange

    Four start-ups supported by KIC InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe, have made it through to the finals of the prestigious sixth annual Ocean Exchange competition.

Highlights

Education

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STA publish paper heralding energy storage a ‘game-changer’

Following a year of analysis and detailed discussions with its members, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its position paper on the interaction between solar and energy storage.

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Declining costs sparking solar PV boom in Africa

The business case for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Africa is stronger than ever thanks to rapidly declining technology costs, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Finance

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Heliatek raises €80m in latest funding round

Heliatek, a leader in organic photovoltaic and manufacturer of solar films, has put together an €80 million round to finance the expansion of its HeliaFilm manufacturing capacity by one million m² p.a..

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InfraRed to acauire 50MW Scottish wind farm

A fund managed by InfraRed Capital Partners is to acquire the construction-ready, 25 turbine, 50 MW Afton Wind Farm in south-western Scotland for £78 million.

Logistics

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Gamesa to install Asia's tallest wind turbines

Gamesa has secured a contract for the installation of Asia's tallest wind turbines, specifically in Thailand.

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JinkoSolar signs MSA With Con Edison Development in the US

JinkoSolar has inked a Master Module Supply Agreement with ConSolidated Edison Development (CED), a New York State-based developer, owner and operator of large-scale renewable energy projects.