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Electricity Storage Valuation Framework March 2020 ISBN : 978-92-9260-161-4 Download Assessing system value and ensuring project viability – IRENA Feb 2020

Electricity storage could be a crucial factor in the world’s transition to sustainable energy systems based on renewable sources. Yet electricity markets frequently fail to account properly for the system value of storage. This report from the International Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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Assessment of Photovoltaic Module Failures in the Field – Study by IEA International Energy Agency

Foreword The International Energy Agency (IEA), founded in November 1974, is an autonomous body within the framework of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) which car- ries out a comprehensive programme of energy co-operation among its member countries. … Continue reading

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Solar Bankability – Mitigating Technical Risks in PV Investment through Quality Infrastructure

Solar bankability: active quality management process where all stakeholders in PV project approval process attempt to identify, manage and control potential risks (technical, legal & economical) through entire project lifecycle

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Operation & Maintenance Best Practices Guidelines – Version 3.0

FOREWORD Welcome to Version 3.0 of SolarPower europe’s Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Best Practices Guidelines. This edition, coordinated by BayWa r.e. Operation Services S.r.l., brings forward the success of the first two editions, led by First Solar and then Alectris, … Continue reading

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FUTURE OF SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC Deployment, investment, technology, grid integration and socio-economic aspects – IRENA Nov 2019 – A must read

THE DECARBONISATION OF THE ENERGY SECTOR AND THE REDUCTION OF CARBON EMISSIONS TO LIMIT CLIMATE CHANGE ARE AT THE HEART OF THE INTERNATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY AGENCY (IRENA) ENERGY TRANSFORMATION ROADMAPS. These roadmaps examine and provide an ambitious, yet technically and economically … Continue reading

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MNRE allows no capping on DC capacity enabling

ADVISORY/ CLARIFICATIONSub: Advisory / Clarification w.r.t. D.C. Capacity of Solar PV Power Plants MNRE has received representations from various Solar Developers/ Solar Developer Associations that recently few States have raised questions and concerns around globally adopted practice of installing additional … Continue reading

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FLOATING SOLAR HANDBOOK FOR PRACTITIONERS – 2019, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1  Site identification 1 Energy yield analysis 3Engineering design 3Financial and legal considerations 3 Environmental and social considerations Procurement and construction 4 Testing and commissioning Operations and maintenance Conclusions and next steps 1  INTRODUCTION 11 1.1  Why is … Continue reading

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Renewables in Ukraine – July 2019

Renewables-in-Ukraine-Report-2019-en Ukraine’s Renewables Investment Boom The Ukrainian government has committed to increase renewables from around 4 per cent of the energy mix today, to 25 per cent by 2035. While hydropower dominates the country’s renewable capacity, averaging 4.6GWp over the … Continue reading

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Low Tariffs Pushing Developers to Cut Costs and Quality of Solar Mounting Structures

With limited ability to reduce prices of modules and inverters, developers are trying to cut costs on other equipment Module mounting structures are the backbone of any solar photovoltaic (PV) energy project. Good quality mounting structures on a ground-mounted or … Continue reading

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Market Survey Backsheets and Encapsulation 2019

After TaiyangNews published market surveys on backsheets in 2017 and in 2018, this edition includes also an overview on encapsulation products. This way, this survey combines the latest on polymers to protect the interconnected cell circuitry of a solar module. … Continue reading

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