EU’s ‘Green Deal’ needs solar manufacturing strategy, say trade bodies

There needs to be a comprehensive industrial strategy for the solar industry located in the EU as part of the pending release of the EU’s own ‘Green Deal’ strategy, according to German manufacturing trade group VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) and solar trade association, SolarPower Europe.

Qatar solar testing facility ‘open for business’

SPONSORED: The Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, is ramping up its activities in solar research and testing capabilities for desert environments, and launching a new energy, water and environment nexus conference later this year.