So environmentally friendly are solar systems

How much energy does a photovoltaic system take to produce? What is its carbon footprint? These questions come up again and again in discussions about the energy transition and the expansion of renewables. However, the myth persists that solar power systems take more energy to produce than they generate during their lifespan. This statement is definitively untrue. (more…)

New 20 Megawatt solar park in India shortly before construction begins

A few days ago we have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 20 MW (AC) solar plant with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The project was part of a 270 MW (AC) PV tender in the state of Odisha and assigned to us through a competitive auction process during 2016. The PV system is planned to be put into operation by late 2017. (more…)