While green roofs can retain water and offer new habitats, rooftops are also needed to generate solar power. In our interview, Marcel Jastram, CEO of start-up Contec Deutschland, explains how his company’s system meets these needs while also improving PV system yields.
Einhundert Energie wants to help drive the energy transition with tenant power systems. The Cologne-based start-up plans, installs and operates PV systems, supplies the tenants on-site with electricity, and bills them for it. The company, which was founded in 2017, can even finance the solar…
February 04, 2020 - In order to avoid a shortfall in electricity generation as a result of the nuclear and coal phaseout, photovoltaic and storage capacities must be expanded at a far greater pace. By the year 2030, this would enable the creation of over 50,000 new jobs in Germany.
January 28, 2020 - Major potential in Europe and elsewhere: Floating solar power systems on reservoirs and quarry lakes are still a niche technology, but they are gaining popularity and offer vast potential.
January 27, 2020 – According to SolarPower Europe, Spain added an estimated 4.7 GW of solar PV in 2019. By doing this, Spain returns to the continent’s top solar markets and is the clear market leader in Europe.