Europe

Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Does the European Solar Market Have a Future?

Executive Panel Discussion in partnership between Intersolar Europe, JointForces4Solar, EuPD Research, SolarPower Europe & SolarPV.TV moderated by James Watson, Chief Executive Officer at SolarPower Europe Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Does the European Solar Market Have a Future and What Prospects Does Energy Storage Offer? Panelists: – Sonia Benard, Vice President Sales Europe, Talesun Solar […]

SolarPV.TV Snapshot: SolarPower Summit 2017 by SolarPower Europe

SolarPV.TV,  the Official TV Partner of the SolarPower Summit 2017 organized by SolarPower Europe, presents a short snapshot from this exciting two-day conference focusing on global solar market forecasts, policies and technology trends. The conference, held at Thon Hotel EU in Brussels, brought together over 300 leading policymakers, key industry stakeholders and analysts. During the Summit […]

We are the renewable energy solutions supplier – Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy

During Intersolar EU 2016 in Munich we spoke to Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy who underlined that his company is not only just components supplier but it provides customised renewable energy solutions. As part of the Business Area Automation of the international technology Group Körber, LTI ReEnergy has been working in the renewable […]

JinkoMX – JinkoSolar Smart Modules optimized by Maxim Integrated

In our today’s Product Showcase, Paulo Tusa, Europe BDM at Maxim Integrated presents JinkoSolar MX Smart Modules optimized by his company. Thanks to optimization on a cell-string level, these Smart Modules don’t lose performance because of shade, clouds or unfavorable building orientation. This advantage increases electricity generation by up to 20% over standard solar modules. Please also watch a […]

I want Europe to remain the RES leader! Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament, ITRE Committee and EUFORES President

In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, we speak to Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament, ITRE Committee and EUFORES President.  Claude Turmes has been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999 and he was Rapporteur in the ITRE committee for e.g. the Renewables Directive, the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund […]

Solar Business Club Discussion at Intersolar Europe 2016: Quo Vadis Solar Industry?

SolarPV.TV is glad to introduce a new series of exclusive panel discussions “Solar Business Club Discussion” in partnership with Solar Business Club. At the first discussion at Intersolar Europe 2016 we tried to respond to the ultimate question: Quo Vadis Solar Industry? Amongst the panelists we had: Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy Matthias Altieri, Founder […]

Solar PVT (Hybrid Solar Thermal / PV panels) by Dual Sun, Jerome Mouterde, Founder & CEO

In our Product Showcase, Jerome Mouterde, CEO at Dual Sun presents their Solar PVT (Hybrid Solar Thermal / PV panels). The DualSun solar panel is an advanced hybrid solar (PV-T) technology that produces simultaneously electricity (photovoltaic) and hot water (solar thermal). The patented and award-winning technology offers a competitive and powerful energy solution that will […]

Producer obligations under EU WEEE

Discover how EU-based importers and manufacturers have to deal with their discarded products. SOURCE: PV CYCLE a pan-European Producer scheme, offering dedicated compliance and waste management services for solar energy system products falling under WEEE and Battery Producer Responsibility legislation. The organization has national representations in a series of European countries, managing our waste treatment and […]

Solar & Renewables Towards Ukraine’s Energy Independence & Economic Growth – Alex Ryabchyn, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament

While attending SEF Kiev 2016 (International Sustainable Energy Forum), Alex Ryabchyn, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament & Chairperson, Subcommittee on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency, Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety invited SolarPV.TV to an exciting Round Table Event: Renewables and Energy Efficiency in the new Energy Strategy: simulation of […]

Upsolar busy in Turkey after supplying the largest project in the country up to date

During Solarex 2016 in Istanbul, we spoke to Ioannis Markatalos, Middle East & Turkey Director at Upsolar. Ioannis is one of the key team members at Upsolar that is why besides focusing on the Turkish market (where Upsolar supplied its modules to the largest solar park in the country), he also updated about the company’s recent developments. Since […]

Clean Disruption Leaders: Executive Panel Discussion on Fully Sustainable Power Solutions

During Intersolar Europe 2016, SolarPV.TV hosted an Executive Panel Discussion on Fully Sustainable Power Solutions thanks to the invitation of BYD to its Exclusive Event. Are we already experiencing a clean disruption today? You will learn from the following industry leaders: Niels Kröninger, Managing Director, Green Hedge Alexis Issaharoff, CEO, Antah Renewables Lin, Mo Yang, […]

Optimum Tracker – The smart solar tracking

The 3rd generation trackers designed by Optimum Tracker are connected to be smarter: a bright Opti-SkyControl and a powerful Opti-Monitoring. The sky mapping performed by the Opti-sky Sensor© and powerful algorithms allow a real-time optimization of the tracking, following the sky’s brightness variations and increasing the efficiency by up to 2%. Opti-Monitoring is the in-house […]

BREAKING NEWS: The Solar Industry of Europe calls for the End of Trade Measures on Chinese Solar Panels and Cells

Brussels, 5 July. Today 34 solar and renewable energy organisations sent a letter to Commissioner Malmstrom calling on the European Commission to end punitive trade measures on Chinese solar panels and cells. The organisations, representing over 1,3 million European jobs and more than 120,000 European companies, believe that the measures are having a negative impact […]

Tesla Powerwall – the impact of the brand

Ben Robinson, Business Development Manager, BayWa RE Solar Systems introduces Tesla Powerwall a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup electricity supply. Automated, compact and simple to […]

Intersolar EU 2015: CSUN & Third Step 250 MW MOU, Shoals & LTI ReEnergy aim multi-gigawatts partnership; 100 GW connected by Multi-Contact

Intersolar Europe 2015 was extremely busy even though the European solar PV market seems to be slowing down.  Today, in our special issue of Weekly News devoted to Intersolar Europe we bring you an update on the european solar market as well as some of the solar industry news.  We speak to:  Sonia Benard, VP Europe […]

Silicor Materials, AMTS close USD 8.9 million project management contract for solar silicon plant in Iceland

Silicor Materials, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality solar silicon and aluminum by-products, today announced the signing of a contract with AM Technical Solutions (AMTS) – a construction and project management and facility solutions firm for the high tech markets – for the project management of Silicor’s first commercial-scale plant in Grundartangi, Iceland. The project is […]

Role of solar PV & renewables towards a sustainable energy system – Paolo Frankl, Head of the Renewable Energy Division at the IEA

In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, within Solar & Cleantech Policy Decision-Makers Exclusive Interviews Series, we speak to Paolo Frankl, Head of the Renewable Energy Division at the IEA (International Energy Agency). Dr. Frankl leads the IEA’s work on renewable energy, providing policy advice in the areas of technology, markets and […]

Solar Trade War: China expresses disappointment at EU favoring continued limits on Chinese solar panels

China expressed disappointment at the European Commission favoring an extension of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on imports of Chinese solar products, an official at the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday. Wang Hejun, chief of Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau, said: The measures that the European Commission takes not only damage the interests of Chinese […]

ZSW sets new world 22.6% efficiency record for thin-film CIGS solar cells

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) has nudged up the performance bar for thin-film solar cells yet another notch. The Stuttgart-based scientists achieved 22.6 percent efficiency with their latest advance, topping the performance of a Japanese-made cell by 0.3 percentage points and bringing the world record back home to ZSW for […]