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Brighten Haiti aims to install solar PV on 109 schools in 2022

The group takes donations of discarded but still useful solar modules and offers solar apprenticeships to provide both training and reduced-cost PV systems to schools. August 24, 2021 David Wagman Image: Pixabay A non-profit group called Brighten Haiti said it plans to begin installing PV systems on 109 schools in rural Haiti starting in 2022. …

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The world added .115 terawatts of solar power in 2019 for a cumulative .629 terawatts

IEA PVPS report: Global solar demand increased by 12% in 2019 compared to 2018 — but that was BC. According to the report, photovoltaics provided just under 3% of global electricity needs in 2019. April 30, 2020 Sandra Enkhardt From pv magazine Germany Last year, the world added 114.9 GW of photovoltaic systems, the third …

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Hardware Brief: Solar mandate in real life, two types of weird new racking, 50/150 cell 500 watt module, more!

Module pricing is flat this week as the Chinese New Year approaches, Acme Express won $1 million to design new C&I racking, Unirac is testing a new connection technique, and Trina is deploying the largest and newest solar cell type. USA-Editors@pv-magazine.com gets your gear in here! January 24, 2020 John Fitzgerald Weaver Our featured image …

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Gas crowding renewables in Puerto Rico, EDF acquires PowerFlex, pvMB 9/4/19

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the pvMB. Today we’ll be checking out Three 10 MW installations coming to Missouri, Baker University’s 1 MW project, a SEIA permit process survey and more! September 4, 2019 Tim Sylvia Unapproved gas projects in Puerto Rico could crowd out renewables – While Puerto Rico’s energy law calls for 20% …

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Mexico reaches 4 GW milestone

Of the nation’s installed operational PV capacity, 3,364 MW is in the form of solar parks while distributed generation contributes around 693 MW. June 24, 2019 pv magazine By Jorge Zarco Mexico’s solar energy association Asolmex has revealed the country’s cumulative installed PV capacity has risen 32% this year, from 3,075 MW at the end of December, …

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