New Renewable Electricity Installations in Antarctica

The Uruguayan state agency Instituto Antarctico Uruguay (IAU), in a collaboration with ABB Uruguay Utility and the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM), decided to direct forces to install solar panels in Antarctica. According to researchers, the project...

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How do solar panels work?

As the cost of solar energy has plummeted in recent years alongside major improvements in technical efficiencies and manufacturing quality, many homeowners across the U.S. are starting to look at solar as a viable alternative energy solution. And as solar enters...

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Progress in Solar Energy of RA, 1st semester, 2019

Semi-Annual Summary for Armenia's Solar Energy Sector  Autonomous energy producers As of the first half of 2019, the total number of solar power plants with up to 5 MW of installed capacity reached 10, with total capacity of about 8 MW, and the number of wind power...

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World’s first solar road turned out to be a failure

Photos show the world's first solar road that's turned out to be a colossal failure because it's falling apart and doesn't generate enough energy. France appears to have been on the solar road to nowhere. In July, the French daily newspaper Le Monde reported that the...

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The American airport has completely switched to solar energy

A solar farm covers an area of ​​approximately 16 football fields. Chattanooga Airport in the US state of Tennessee began to operate exclusively on solar energy. “Big think,” writes about it. A 2.74-megawatt solar farm was built specifically to power the airport. It...

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Hyundai releases cars with solar panel roofs

Hyundai published a version of its Sonata hybrid that has solar panels on its roof to support battery charging while driving. The Korean car making company assures that up to 60% of the power for the car's battery will be supplied if the solar roof is used for six...

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Germany beats records in Green energy: What is behind this?

For the first half of 2019 in Germany, for the first time, more electricity was generated from solar, wind, water and biomass energy than from nuclear power plants and coal-fired thermal power plants. How was it done and what does it mean? In the Saxon town of...

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TOYOTA is testing the solar panels on the roof of cars

Toyota company is completing laboratory tests and is going to begin tests on the course of a not quite normal version of the Prius hybrid at the end of the month. A powerful complex of solar cells will be put on the roof of the car so that they can generate so much...

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Yerevan is going to use solar energy

Next year, Yerevan Municipality, in association with the EU is going to launch the program of installation of solar panels on the roofs of 90 buildings. 50 buildings instead of provided 45 ones will be included in the first stage of the program. “The energy generated...

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How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

The answer is 25 years or even longer. It is the industry standard warranty from Tier 1 manufacturers. Solar panels can even last longer than 25 years: the warranty guarantees solar panels work above 80% of their rated efficiency after 25 years. NREL study shows that...

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France Opens the World’s First Solar Panel Road in Normandy

The world’s first solar panel road opens in the small French village, Tourouvre-au-Perche, in Normandy. The 1-Kilometer road is a part of the French government’s initiative to cover a 1,000km of the roads in France with solar panels. The road is expected to be used by...

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Celebrating Sun day | Solaron

July 5, starting 18:30 we celebate Sun day. Solar mood and energy will accompany us during the whole day 🌞 DJ Leö will keep us active with his beats, after which we will enjoy the songs of Marbey, Jivan Khachatryan, Arevo Grigoryan և Arpi Shahnubaryan. The evening...

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104.1 GW solar power plants were built in the world in 2018

104.1 GW  solar power plants  were built in the world in 2018, which is 5% more than in 2017 (99.1 GW), informed by the representatives of Solar Power Europe (European Solar Energy Association). This information will officially be available only on the date of...

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