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March 15, 2023
Last week, French PV startup Carbon announced plans for an integrated European PV manufacturing facility to produce an initial capacity of 5GW of cells and 3.5GW of modules. The company spoke to PV Tech Premium about its short and long-term plans, and why Europe needs a PV manufacturing ecosystem.
January 24, 2023
The South African government has reduced the designated local content requirement for solar modules – the portion of a module’s components that must be produced locally – from 100% to 30% as part of a swathe of actions designed to tackle load shedding and power outages in the country.
December 6, 2022
Solar PV capacity is expected to almost treble over the 2022-2027 period, growing by 1.5TW and will surpass coal as the largest source of power capacity worldwide, according to a report from the IEA.
November 7, 2022
The World Bank has approved funding for a US$497 million renewable energy project in South Africa that will see 150MW of solar and 70MW of wind capacity installed in place of the coal-fired Komati power plant.
October 25, 2022
Europe solar’s annual capacity will “significantly” increase after the invasion of Ukraine, according to a report from energy giant Stakraft.
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September 30, 2022
As trade bodies call for Ukraine to reach 50% renewables in its power mix by 2030, it will need to install 17GW of solar PV.
September 28, 2022
GoodWe's ES G2 power inverter can provide energy autonomy for homeowners amid load shedding and rising electricity costs.
September 20, 2022
Microinverter supplier Enphase Energy is witnessing soaring demand for its products in Europe for self-consumption as the continent’s energy crisis is increasing causing people to look to residential solar PV
July 5, 2022
European and Ukrainian solar trade associations have called for Ukraine’s post-war recovery to be based on renewable energy, urging the country’s leaders to set a target of at least 50% of renewables in electricity production by 2030.
July 5, 2022
South Korea is planning to change its renewables targets as part of a host of energy policies from the country’s new government, which aims to increase the role of nuclear power.

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