Tag Archives: Supply chain


Thermal energy storage has the potential to be an important enabler of increased renewables penetration in energy systems.Solar and wind generation is variable across daily and seasonal timescales. Energy system operators can match supply and demand of energy through forms … Continue reading

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Blocked Suez Canal raises new threat to global supply chains

CAIRO — The fallout from one of the world’s largest container ships getting stuck in the Suez Canal has disturbed commodity markets and threatened to damage an already distressed global supply chain.The Ever Given, the 400-meter container ship operated by … Continue reading

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Where Is The Real Innovation In Wind Energy?

Wind energy is a tremendous success story world wide, with staggering amounts of innovation. It isn’t given sufficient credit for that and is even unfairly attacked by those opposed to it as old technology. Every aspect of construction, operation, and … Continue reading

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Top 10 PV markets in 2012 – India at just 2% of global supply

  Adapted from the forthcoming NPD Solarbuzz Marketbuzz annual report, the Top 10 markets in 2012 accounted for 86% of global PV demand. Cumulatively, the Top 10 PV markets accounted for 86% of global demand in 2012, down slightly when … Continue reading

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Top 10 PV module suppliers in 2012

Table 1. According to NPD Solarbuzz, Yingli Green Energy is confirmed as the leading module supplier by MW shipment levels for 2012. Seven of the Top 10 companies can be categorized as public-listed, vertically-integrated c-Si module makers based in China. … Continue reading

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