sustainability

July 12, 2022
Perovskite-on-silicon PV modules are more environmentally advantageous than conventional silicon heterojunction (HJT) modules over a 25-year lifetime, according to a study from researchers in Germany.
July 7, 2022
A secure transition to net zero emissions globally will require countries to diversify and expand the production of solar modules, whose supply chains are heavily concentrated in China, according to new research from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
July 4, 2022
Thin-film technologies such as cadmium telluride and perovskites can markedly reduce the carbon intensity of PV compared with silicon alternatives, according to researchers at the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
June 1, 2022
Solar tracker manufacturer and project developer Soltec has created a new asset management unit to mitigate risks in the value chain, as it continues efforts to overcome supply headwinds.
May 13, 2022
Grant funding has been awarded to a project in Australia that will explore the potential revenue streams and consumer interest in used solar PV panels.
PV Tech Premium
May 10, 2022
Erik Martinson, CEO at residential solar challenger Svea Solar, speaks to PV Tech Premium about how Europe’s energy crises and sustainability trends are lifting the home solar and energy storage markets.
May 14, 2021
The PV industry “must remain vigilant” across its supply chain in meeting global human rights standards, trade association SolarPower Europe has said in a new sustainability report.
February 10, 2021
Enel Green Power has begun a new programme to explore how to successfully integrate arable and pastoral farming activities alongside large-scale solar PV projects.
May 2, 2019
Mineral recycling and renewable-powered mines will be backed through US$50m scheme to offset environmental impacts of race for lithium and others.
January 30, 2019
Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven emirates making up the UAE, has revealed a 1.2GW solar ambition as it launches a sustainable building code.

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