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Europe’s largest PV plant goes online

Hansainvest Real Assets has switched on Europe’s largest solar plant – a 605 MW installation in Saxony, Germany. The project spans 500 hectares and operates under a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Shell Energy Europe.

New research shows laser-assisted firing improves TOPCon solar cell reliability

Chinese manufacturer Jolywood is currently applying a laser-assisted firing process in TOPCon solar cell manufacturing that can reportedly increase contact quality and corrosion resistance, while also reducing production costs. Scientists at the University of South Wales have investigated the impact of this production process on the quality of TOPCon cells and have found it “significantly” improve their reliability.

The Hydrogen Stream: MAN Truck to deliver 200 hydrogen vehicles by 2025

MAN Truck & Bus says it will deliver 200 hydrogen vehicles to customers in Europe and some non-European countries by as early as 2025, while Provaris has revealed plans to develop a gaseous hydrogen import facility in Rotterdam.

The role of hydrogen in 2024’s energy landscape

With its versatility and potential for decarbonization, hydrogen is scripting a new chapter in the narrative of clean energy.

Finland to host 90 GWh thermal energy storage system

Vantaa Energy plans to construct a 90 GWh thermal energy storage facility in underground caverns in Vantaa, near Helsinki. It says it will be the world’s largest seasonal energy storage site by all standards upon completion in 2028.

China’s Seraphim begins work on 10 GW module factory

Seraphim says it will build a new 10 GW solar panel factory in two phases in Guangzhou, with an investment of CNY 6 billion ($829.6 million), while JA Solar has announced plans to construct a 5 GW panel factory in Inner Mongolia.

Digital manufacturing ecosystems for solar, green hydrogen, and lithium-ion battery solutions

Overcoming industry challenges requires collective efforts and partnerships that foster innovation and shared growth. This is why digital ecosystems are now becoming the buzz words and a necessity for the manufacturing companies in the renewable energy value chains.


Italian startup testing PV sleepers on railway line

Greenrail Group has started deploying special its PV railroad-tie solution along a railway line in Emilia Romagna, Italy. The company designed the system according to the UNI 10349 standard.

Longi releases wafers for TOPCon, heterojunction, back-contact cell tech

Chinese manufacturer Longi says that its new Tera wafers offer a notable efficiency boost of approximately 0.1% across various cell technologies.

Producing hydrogen via microalgae-bacteria coculture

A group of researchers has identified a multispecies bacterial community that could reportedly increase the efficiency of hydrogen generation via microbial metabolism. The proposed hydrogen system achieved a more than double production rate compared to common biological hydrogen production technologies.

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