Following an updated estimate of installed capacity from National Grid, Sheffield Solar have implemented the revised figures in the PV_Live results. Since historic installed capacity is now better reported, we’re able to re-run the PV_Live calculation retrospectively and produce more accurate historic results. According to this latest update, there is 11.1 GW of PV installed on the UK electricity network!
Sheffield Solar Live 10th Aug 2016 read more »
Clean energy firm SolarWindow is a South Carolina-based start-up pushing the boundaries of organic solar cell technology in a bid to create a transparent photovoltaic coating which can be added onto ordinary glass panels. The firm’s process involves applying a paper thin layer of the its specially developed coating to an ordinary piece of window glass. This carbon-based coating, which becomes more or less transparent when applied to the glass, is in fact made up of several separate layers of materials, including a central active polymer layer capable of producing electricity.
Business Green 12th Aug 2016 read more »