100 MMbbl: The world hits daily oil, liquids record – Barrel in kwh, Mwh, Co2, EROIE

SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) via WorldOil — The world is pumping out more oil and other petroleum liquids than ever before. Global supply rose to 100.3 MMbpd in the third quarter, the International Energy Agency said Friday in its monthly oil market report. Output, which includes crude oil, natural gas liquids, biofuels and refinery processing gains, was

Risen to develop up to 300MW of PV for cryptocurrency miner – EURBTC realtime Calculator

Risen Energy will develop up to 300MW of PV capacity in Spain for a cryptocurrency miner. Cryptosolartech is building two energy-intensive cryptocurrency farms in Malaga. The firm aims to power each of its mining facilities with renewable power to negate an increasing criticism of cryptocurrencies, their carbon footprint. The first phase will see two farms

SunPower completes purchase of SolarWorld Americas as P-Series module production to start in Q1 2019

pv-tech |  SunPower reiterated that the facility would produce its P-Series cells and modules, which were already being made (P-type PERC cells) under a JV in China and assembled in Mexico. Image: SunPower Corp US-headquartered high-efficiency PV module producer SunPower Corp has completed the acquisition of SolarWorld Americas from German insolvency court and administrators, securing

Akuo Energy starts construction on 17MW floating solar plant in France

French renewables IPP Akuo Energy has started construction on a 17MW floating solar project in Piolenc, Vaucluse, southeast France. Louis Driey, mayor of Piolenc, said: “The finalisation of this project is the result of many years of battles with the authorities to convince them of the value of this groundbreaking idea of a floating solar

TINY WATTS PROJECT

A Big Tiny Community We’re launching a new web-based platform to create a nationwide community of “tiny watts”–very small applications of solar PV and solar thermal–because even small applications add up in a big way! Think solar backpacks and suitcases for charging cell phones and laptops; solar lights; solar cookers; low-tech solar water heaters, food dryers and

SunPower borrows $110 million to refinance – calculate your Contracting – Leasing Offer

SunPower yesterday published a filing with financial regulators which sheds light on its plan to bring in more capital, as well as how much it is willing to pay for the cash injection. According to the filing, on August 10 a SunPower subsidiary entered agreement to borrow $110 million from sustainable infrastructure investor Hannon Armstrong under

imec pushes 4-terminal perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell to record 27.1%

pvtech Nanoelectronics R&D organisation imec has reported a record 4-terminal Perovskite/silicon tandem photovoltaic cell with a conversion efficiency of 27.1%, while claiming further microcrystal engineering leads a path of efficiencies of over 30%. Key to the new record cell was said to be due to perovskite microcrystals. Manoj Jaysankar, doctoral researcher at imec/EnergyVille noted, “We