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Italy further improves decree for solar, renewables

Sep 27, 2018
pv magazine - In a meeting with domestic energy associations, the Italian government has confirmed the general thrust of the draft decree for solar and renewable energies. It has also proposed changes favorable for PV linked to projects for asbestos removal and the rehabilitation of polluted or soil-degraded areas for large-scale projects selected in upcoming RE auctions. Alberto Pinori, president of Italy’s renewable energy association, Anie Rinnovabili, has praised the government’s new attitude and its agencies. He further stressed the importance of the obligation of only using new components for renewable projects, solar included, which will likely be included in the decree.

'Self-erecting' tower installed

Sep 25, 2018
Wind Power - SPAIN: A 160-metre onshore steel turbine tower has been installed using a self-erecting system.

Europe to take solar industry leadership with industrial competitiveness strategy

Sep 25, 2018
SolarPowerEurope - SolarPower Europe call for industrial strategy to support strong and competitive EU solar sector.

EU President Demands Higher Emissions Reduction Target In Final State Of The Union

Sep 18, 2018
Forbes - Addressing the European Parliament for his final ‘State of the European Union’ speech, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned of the coming calamity of climate change.

Another Facebook data center goes solar

Sep 18, 2018
pv magazine - The company data center in Singapore will be provided with solar power by Sembcorp Industries under a 20-year PPA. The required electricity will be generated across 900 rooftop PV systems totaling 50 MW.