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Markus A.W. Hoehner, CEO of EuPD Research and Bryan D. Ekus, Managing Director of IPVEA, have put their heads together and cofounded the first international alliance for providers of battery and electrical energy storage solutions in the photovoltaic branch. The newly founded alliance plans to support and enable cooperation between companies from the fields of solar energy production, electrical energy storage and smart grid technologies. Together, the members of the International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) will create access... Read More >>>
Saudi Arabia: One of the world’s largest producers of petroleum products is taking a sharp turn from fossil fuels to the sun. The need to cut back on conventional fuel dependence and to bank in on the sun has fueled forecasts that Saudi Arabia will be the solar market to look out for in the year to come. The Middle East heavyweight’s fixed place in the global oil market is under threat due to unrestricted domestic fuel consumption driven by low energy prices. Over 80% of Saudi Arabian government spending is dependent on its black gold.... Read More >>>
In the lead-up to MENASOL 2013, Browning Rockwell, Founder and Director of SASIA, (Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association) shares his views on both CSP and PV in the MENA region. Click here to read the full story.... Read More >>>
Interview: The MENA (Middle East and North Africa) countries have received prominent limelight due to some prestigious project announcements like Shams and Noor. Nevertheless, in order for the systematic and proper development of solar energy in the region, there is a need for structure. Emirates Solar Industry Association’s President Browning Rockwell explains the market and the necessary steps to take. Read... Read More >>>