Italian Cooperation funds Tirana’s Orbital Forest in 23 different areas, Scan 8th January 2018

Italian Cooperation funds Tirana’s Orbital Forest in 23 different areas, Scan 8th January 2018

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Italian Cooperation funds Tirana’s Orbital Forest in 23 different areas, Scan 8th January 2018 Tirana Municipality and the Italian Cooperation in Albania signed a cooperation agreement for financing the entire Orbital Forest Project which aims to afforest some 23 different areas in the capital, extending the green spaces for the citizens of Tirana and contributing to a cleaner environment. Mayor Veliaj stressed that thanks to this funding, Tirana will have 2 million new trees by 2030. “I am very enthusiastic that with the help of Italian Cooperation we have just signed the funding for the entire Orbital Forest project, which will produce concrete results in the 23 areas of the project. That is why, after this signature comes into effect, I look forward to begin contracting all those who will work…
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Major energy sector changes expected in 2018, by EnergyPress, 8th January 2018

Major energy sector changes expected in 2018, by EnergyPress, 8th January 2018

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Major energy sector changes expected in 2018, by EnergyPress, 8th January 2018 The arrival of 2018 promises to bring about big changes to all the local energy sector’s major fronts – electricity, natural gas, renewable energy and hydrocarbons – and radically reshape these sub-sectors by the time the year is out. The government is expected to have finalized a national energy plan within the year, officially presenting the direction of policies pursued. It should be a busy year for energy-sector privatizations. An international tender offering 66 percent of DESFA, the natural gas grid operator, is already well in progress. The launches of privatizations concerning ELPE (Hellenic Petroleum), DEPA (Public Gas Corporation) and PPC (Public Power Corporation) are expected this year. Energy infrastructure developments concerning natural gas pipelines, a prospective LNG terminal in Alexandroupoli, northeastern Greece,…
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E-World Energy & Water 2018: focus on Smart City, on 6-8 February 2018, Essen, Germany

E-World Energy & Water 2018: focus on Smart City, on 6-8 February 2018, Essen, Germany

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E-World Energy & Water 2018: focus on Smart City, on 6-8 February 2018, Essen, Germany Leading European trade fair with a key topic Making cities more efficient, sustainable and technologically advanced will be a key challenge of the next years, but it also provides a wide range of opportunities for the international energy industry. Therefore, E-world energy & water 2018, the leading fair in the energy industry, focuses on Smart City - for the purpose of expanding the future scopes of this sector: E-world energy & water, taking place from 6 to 8 February, offers established companies as well as start-ups the opportunity to present themselves. E-world is further developing and continuing its path to innovation. 710 exhibitors and 25,000 professional visitors made the year 2017 a record year. Among…
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The weekend read: Solar’s new fertile crescent, PV Magazine, 7th January 2018

The weekend read: Solar’s new fertile crescent, PV Magazine, 7th January 2018

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The weekend read: Solar’s new fertile crescent, PV Magazine, 7th January 2018 Middle Eastern PV: The Jordanian solar sector of has enjoyed near-constant growth in recent years, proving that it is a market founded on a sustainable and reliable base. Investors have been wondering for a few years whether Egypt can follow Jordan’s example successfully, and the signs are good that 2018 will prove to be a strong year for Egypt’s solar development. pv magazine explains the forces driving this optimism. In many ways, Egypt over the last couple of years has purposefully tried to copy Jordan’s solar energy policy success. In October 2014, for example, Egypt announced a feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme that was specifically designed to attract international investors to develop solar farms in the country. However, while…
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Solar advice: Try to keep wildlife out! PV Europe, 6th January 2018

Solar advice: Try to keep wildlife out! PV Europe, 6th January 2018

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Solar advice: Try to keep wildlife out! PV Europe, 6th January 2018 Watch Discovery Channel: Animals are everywhere in this world! Also on the rooftop where your solar panels wait – as a bait. Because some rats, martens and the whole weasel family like the rubber in the wires. Leitl This wire was bitten by a marten. Stay informed, get our newsletter twice a week: Register here. Another reason to have an inspection at least once per year is to find out about possibly unwelcome visitors. But look carefully! Mice like to hide in cable ducts and chew the insulation off the coper wires. Birds build their nests in nooks and crannies under the solar panels. Martens also like to bring up their hide away their broods where they will…
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Solar Saturday Club: 12 useful tips how to secure your PV investment, by PV Europe, 6th January 2018

Solar Saturday Club: 12 useful tips how to secure your PV investment, by PV Europe, 6th January 2018

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Solar Saturday Club: 12 useful tips how to secure your PV investment, by PV Europe, 6th January 2018 If you are intending to use solar modules and energy storage, you should be absolutely certain: How is your investment covered from a legal standpoint? Who is liable if something goes wrong? What happens in case of faults or wear and tear? Your hard-earned money is worth you putting it into the right hands, so that you do not have any nasty surprises. Because if you economise at the wrong point, you will suffer – eventually. IBC Solar If you want to secure your investment it is important to have proper planning and installation and to check and to maintain your energy storage and PV system. TÜV Rheinland   IBC Solar Solar…
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China grid connects over 500 MW DG solar in one day, by PV Magazine, 5th January 2017

China grid connects over 500 MW DG solar in one day, by PV Magazine, 5th January 2017

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China grid connects over 500 MW DG solar in one day, by PV Magazine, 5th January 2017 Following the surprise removal of a grace period for PV rooftop projects last month, China reportedly saw over 500 MW of DG solar grid connected on December 29, after developers worked to secure 2017 FIT rates. Overall, EnergyTrend estimates DG capacity to be over 19 GW in 2017. In announcing the new solar PV feed-in tariff (FIT) rates on December 22 – which saw cuts of up to 15% – China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) removed the six month grace period for rooftop PV projects that are not part of any specific program. Caught by surprise, EnergyTrend reports that developers, including Astronergy Solar Inc. and GCL New Energy Holdings Ltd, were…
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EBRD confirms its commitment to the PV sector in Albania, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 6th January 2018

EBRD confirms its commitment to the PV sector in Albania, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 6th January 2018

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EBRD confirms its commitment to the solar energy sector in Albania, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 6th January 2018 The landscape of the Albanian solar sector has recently seen introduce of the important developments. The country is at a pivotal moment on deciding its optimal strategy for achieving a future with reduced carbon emissions and sustainable power sources. In framework of the Western Balkans (WBs) region - encompassing the European Union (EU) member states - Albania has adopted from 2012 the near-term renewable energy 38% targets for 2020. According to a last updates referred in the Monitor interview of the EBRD Director in Albania, Matteo Colangeli, it is confirmed that the competitive process for the first photovoltaic plant will take place this year. "Lastly, we are committed to assisting in the development…
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Solar advice: Never without lightning protection! Source by PV Europe, 4 January 2018

Solar advice: Never without lightning protection! Source by PV Europe, 4 January 2018

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Solar advice: Never without lightning protection! PV Europe, 4 January 2018 A rooftop solar generator mostly consists of a metal frame that the solar panels are screwed onto and cables and plugs underneath them. Do you really want to risk a flash from the sky? Sometimes it hits through the cellar. Leit This generator was hit by a flash. The lightning protection kept intact. Stay informed, get our newsletter twice a week: Register here. That is why every rooftop solar generator needs lightning protection – even if there are high trees right next to it. External lightning protection (against direct lightning strikes from above) is not mandatory in private residences, but it should always be part of a professionally designed and installed solar installation. That should be worth it! Most…
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Promo: Euroelektra Electrical Product “GelBox Line by Raytech”, 4th January 2017

Promo: Euroelektra Electrical Product “GelBox Line by Raytech”, 4th January 2017

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Promo: Euroelektra Electrical Product “GelBox Line by Raytech”, 4th January 2017 Euroelektra is a distributor of the most reputable international brands in the electrical sector. The company offers highly selected electrical products by the best international suppliers, assuring the most advanced and intelligent solution technology in the market. Today, as a small but efficient product, we want to recommend GelBox Line by Raytech, which makes possible for external electrical connections to be as secure as in indoor environments. However, to get fully in contact with innovation, we warmly invite to visit our premises! EuroElektra, as a leading distribution company, offer the most relevant solutions and brands on the electrical materials, the intelligent building equipment’s, the energy efficiency appliances, the high quality lighting system, the environmentally friendly products, and the intelligent…
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