Eco-energy in and from the hand of citizens

Eco-energy in and from the hand of citizens

This appealing concept is being pursued by many people, especially in Germany, who are organised into cooperatives, committed to the energy transition and regional value creation. One example is the Black Forest Citizens’ Energy Cooperative (BES). Energy from citizens...
Solar power in South Africa

Solar power in South Africa

The Big Five are at home here, and many other species as well: the Thaba Tholo Game Farm in the South African province of Limpopo is a remarkable project in many respects. A professional team of gamekeepers, breeding experts and agricultural engineers work in the...
Corona Crisis and the Solar Industry

Corona Crisis and the Solar Industry

The crisis is here. Supply bottlenecks, PV caps, a decline in expansion along with working from home and canceled trade fairs have put considerable pressure on PV companies in 2020. What can we learn from past crises, what are the strengths of the solar industry and...
PV Energy – Yes, Please!

PV Energy – Yes, Please!

Climate change, transition to clean energy, fossil-fuel phase-out, nuclear power phase-out – These are all terms that come to mind when talking about renewable energies. In a short fact check, we want to take a closer look at the most frequent questions regarding...
Harnessing PV energy

Harnessing PV energy

The options for using self-generated PV energy have multiplied in recent years. Producing PV power and feeding it into the grid is just one of the many options. Now there is a corresponding solution for almost every application requirement for PV power. To implement...