SINGAPORE – As Singapore ramps up solar energy deployment to meet its growing clean energy needs, the issue of how to deal with solar panel waste is proving to be a challenge.
Singapore team develops new technology that upcycles old, expired solar panels into heat-harvesting electricity materials
A team of scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed technology that can turn old solar panels into a new high-performance energy-harvesting thermoelectric material, which harvests heat and converts it into electricity.
Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) chairperson Agnes Devanadera led the launching of the Philippines’ first solar net-metered community here at Via Verde in Barangay Cabuco, on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
SOLAR Philippines Power Project Holdings, Inc. has offered its proposed 10 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy development to off-takers or buyers, its listed unit said on Monday. In a disclosure, Solar Philippines Nueva Ecija Corp. (SPNEC) said its parent firm’s submitted offers “to substantially contract” are awaiting the approval of would-be off-takers and regulators.
The listed subsidiary of PV project developer Solar Philippines is planning to add a 3.5GW solar farm to its 500MW system already under construction on the Northern Filipino region of Luzon, which the company claims would make it the largest PV project in the world.
Ilocos Norte is looking forward to reducing its carbon footprint and improving its air quality by powering its public schools with solar energy. The solar panels will be initially installed at the rooftop building of the relatively new College of Medicine at the Batac campus of the state-run Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU).
PT Indonesia Power has begun building a 3.5 megawatt (MW) solar power plant project in Suana Village, Nusa Penida District, Klungkung. The project is being built with the aim of increasing electricity capacity in Nusa Penida. The construction of the solar power plant is targeted for completion in October 2022.
TEMPE, Ariz. and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) will supply Solarvest Holdings Berhad (KLSE: SLVEST), a clean energy specialist and turnkey engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) service provider in South-East Asia, with 93 megawatts (MW)DC of advanced thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar panels.
The Solar Attapeu Power Project (SAPP), a US$69.2 million solar PV project, including the transmission line, is set to commence construction works in Attapeu province and provide a catalyst for the renewable energy sector in Laos.