Our response to the DCCAE’s Climate Action Plan
The government must act to encourage renewable energy development in Ireland. On May 9th 2019 Ireland became the second country in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. The declaration was accepted by both the government and the opposition of the Dáil without a vote. Just a few weeks later, Minister for Communications, …read more
Do solar plants produce energy on cloudy days? Yes!
Solar plants continue to thrive, even on cloudy days Summer has arrived in Italy which is good news for our solar plants. People often ask what happens to energy production from our solar plants on cloudy days. On a typical clear, sunny day, the system’s power graph forms a bell curve with the highest energy …read more
Solar productivity gains hit the headlines in Italian renewables bible
The impressive gain in solar productivity that Solar 21’s farms in southern Italy experienced thanks to inverter revamping was featured in a number of online publications in recent weeks including QualEnergia. QualEnergia is the main source of news for renewable energy in Italy. The results were picked up by the sustainable energy press because SMA …read more
Italy’s ‘No’ to constitutional reform will have zero affect on the solar PV business
Italy has had over 60 governments in its 70-year life, some of which did not last more than a couple months. Yet the people voted against constitutional change aimed at stabilising the parliament. The constitutional referendum on Sunday 4th December, proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, was an attempt to reduce the size and power …read more