Spain and the boom in solar energy

If you look at the list of European countries that have attracted attention in recent years with a strong increase in solar energy, there is no way around Spain. No other country is currently experiencing such a large PV boom. Spain breaks its records of newly installed capacity year after year. For example, from 135 megawatts (MW) in 2017 to a total of 551 MW (2018). And the latest forecasts are also impressive and show a further increase in 2020 with 4.9 gigawatts (GW) of newly installed services. This means that by the end of 2020 the country will have a total photovoltaic output of 8.7 GW. But where does the strong growth come from? A market outlook:  (more…)

We are a member of SolarPower Europe

IBC SOLAR joined the SolarPower Europe association in the beginning of January this year. The European-wide association is managed by its members and represents almost 40 countries. In this way, SolarPower Europe networks a large number of companies, organizations and industry in the renewable energy sector. The goal: more energy should be generated from solar than any other energy source by 2030. (more…)

100 percent self-sufficient EnFa: This is what the German power supply in Germany might look like in 2050

EnergiefabrikOur certified Premium Partner, Friedhelm Widmann, has developed and built a completely energy self-sufficient office and workshop in Neuenstadt am Kocher (Baden-Württemberg) during a nine-month construction period. EnFa – The energy factory is able to manage without any connection to the public power grid and uses only renewable energy. (more…)