Renewables and Efficiency

New Solution for Cooling Solar Panels

A new technique for cooling solar panels has been under development in Egypt. A mixture of water, aluminum oxide, and calcium chloride hexahydrate cools the PV modules from underneath. This research, conducted in Cairo, builds on earlier research this spring that France’s Sunbooster was exploring. The technology found success and …

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Europe Opts for Onshore Wind Projects

Europe saw new wind-farm investments amounting to 19 billion euros confirmed in 2019, according to WindEurope’s annual Financing and Investment Trends (published on 7 April). Another 33 billion euros was invested in the refinancing of wind farms, the acquisition of wind-farm projects and other transactions. A total of 13 billion …

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