The introduction of smart meters in households will make the usage of electrical storage systems at the residential level economically viable in Belgium, especially when the residence is equipped with PV panels. full article in flemish Depending on the case, …

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‘European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity’ outlook report for 2015 says: ‘Belgium’s need for imports might be particularly high in September. In case of low generation from renewables combined with important forced ​​outages of non-variable generation, Belgium’s import …

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EneRa joins the round table discussion between the political, the scientific and the industrial stakeholders! see: Round Table Giga Watt european initiative  

In Flanders as of 22nd Sept ’14; Brussels & Wallonia as per Q1 ’15. Installers, distributor, re-sellers & manufacturers need to comply. How to become compliant see: see http://www.pvcycle.org/weee-ompliance/become-compliant/

Major pitfalls: people say: ‘we have PV panels, so we do not have to worry‘: this is not correct as blackouts or power downs will happen during the winter period and in the evening time….. when the electricity production from …

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first step towards removal of import duties on PV panels into europe that would allow lower pricing and removing protectionism cfr. the SETI Alliance: “An early breakthrough in international trade negotiations on environmental goods would serve as an important signal to …

Officials from 14 governments meeting in Geneva today announced the launch of international negotiations that will aim to eliminate tariffs on “environmental goods” – products like wind turbines, solar water heaters, filters for wastewater treatment, and photovoltaic panels. Read More »

Jonas wrote in the investor note entitled “Nikola’s Revenge: TSLA’s New Path of Disruption:” Tesla’s quest to disrupt a trillion $ car industry offers an adjacent opportunity to disrupt a trillion $ electric utility industry. If it can be a …

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Solar PV panel sales showing a steep growth! Also the market in the BeNelux will benefit from this. More shipments, means more local stocks and shorter lead times! http://www.solarbuzz.com/news/recent-findings/global-demand-polysilicon-surge-25-2014-according-npd-solarbuzz

A reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% below the 1990 level, an EU-wide binding target for renewable energy of at least 27%, renewed ambitions for energy efficiency policies, a new governance system and a set of new indicators …

40% reduction in Greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in comparison with 1990! Read More »

The Top 10 supplied over 18GW of PV modules in 2013, representing a 40% increase compared to 2012. With global PV demand in 2013 only growing by 20%, it is clear that the industry’s leading players expanded market shares considerably …

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