A new report says that solar photovoltaics (PV) account for the fastest growing renewable energy source. In 2019, one-fifth of all renewable capacity deployed globally consisted of individuals and small businesses installing solar PV modules on their roofs.
Renewable energy now accounts for a third of global capacity, thanks to gains in solar and wind energy in 2018. In 2018, 171 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity worldwide bringing total capacity to 2 351 GW in total, as noted in the IRENA Renewable Capacity Statistics report.
IECRE, the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy, held its annual meeting and important working group (WG) meetings in Feldkirch, Austria from 18-22 November. Hosted by Bachmann electronic, over 40 expert stakeholders from 15 count
There are two kinds of solar power plants: photovoltaics (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP). PV works by capturing sunlight on modules (panels) covered with one or two layers of a semi conducting material, usually silicon, and converting it into electricity.
According to the UNHCR, 2.6 million refugees have been living in camps for over five years. While the distress of their predicament cannot be understated, several low-cost technologies are helping them find some level of comfort and solace.
Environmental concerns have risen in line with the growth of aviation. Here are four steps being taken around the world to combat pollution and to reduce the carbon footprint of both aircraft and airports.