Solar

Landscape of Solar investments

Large scale investments in solar power is a relatively new but large market. In 2018 alone, $130.8 billion was invested globally, according to Bloomberg. Landscape of Solar Investments Most solar investments take place in China, the US being the 2nd market, followed by Japan, India and Germany. Solar investments are overwhelmingly private, with 90% of the […]

Chanel Commits $35 Million Toward Solar Energy Projects For Low-income Californians

When Karl Lagerfeld sent models down a solar panel runway against a backdrop of wind turbines for Chanel’s Spring 2013 show, the references to renewable energy seemed more about an aesthetic than anything else. But seven years later, the brand is investing in renewable energy for real. On Wednesday, Chanel announced that it would be committing $35 million toward […]

Audi tests new bi-directional charging for electric cars to store solar energy

Audi announced that it is testing a new bi-directional charging system for its electric vehicles with the goal to use them to store solar energy. Bi-directional charging, also known as Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) or Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G), has a great potential to create more value for electric vehicles through energy services. However, not many automakers are actively […]

Wood to build 190 MW of solar in Virginia

Wood, global engineering and consulting company, has secured two solar EPC contracts from an American power and energy company worth over $200 million. Wood was selected following a competitive tender process and will be responsible for delivering two major solar projects in Virginia with a combined output of 190 MW. The first project is a […]

UK’s ‘biggest solar park’ faces sunny future

What’s said to be the UK’s biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) array and storage park, has been given government approval. The Cleve Hill Solar Park, which is a joint venture between Hive Energy and Wirsol Energy, is located off the North Kent Coast. It will generate 50MW when complete. Alok Sharma, the Secretary of State for […]

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