Ground breaking solar PV coating set to reduce industrial O&M costs and address carbon footprint challenges
Cambridge, UK 11th January 2018. Opus Materials Technologies Ltd, an industrial coatings specialist, has launched a new website for Solar Sharc® to further drive awareness of this ground-breaking coating, intended to optimise solar energy production.
The website tells the story of Solar Sharc®, a unique anti-soiling, easy-clean, durable industrial coating. It details the innovative technology underpinning the project, the consortium of industrial partners and research organisations involved, together with the major funding bodies. The website also provides an [...]
Materials-by-design approach to nanotechnology coatings optimise energy generation and prevent surface contamination
Cambridge, UK 7th November 2017 Opus Materials Technologies Ltd, industrial coating specialists, together with TWI Ltd, global leaders in nanotechnology engineering and research, are in the advanced stages of developing a ground-breaking anti-soiling, self-cleaning & durable industrial coating for application onto solar panels.
Branded as Solar Sharc®, this innovative new coating is being taken to market by Opus who are working with a consortium of researchers and commercial companies including TWI, Above Surveying Ltd, Cornelius Specialties Ltd and [...]
Natural Power’s Irish office continues to expand with the appointment of Gael Gibson to the role of Principal Planner.
A qualified planner with more than 15 years of experience working within the planning system in Ireland and nine years’ experience in relation to the planning and development of the Irish transmission system, Gael joins the Natural Power team in Ireland having also previously worked for several local authorities and the transmission system operator in senior/principal planner roles. She has a strong background in all aspects of feasibility, land use management, strategic planning and policy formulation and has project management, expert witness and planning [...]
Eco Energy World (EEW) Australia, an Australian developer of large scale solar projects, is excited to announce the approval of 3 new solar projects totaling 410MW, including its largest project up to date of 280 MW in Bouldercombe, Queensland.
The projects will be connected directly to the grid, providing the possibility to supply energy not only to Queensland, but potentially New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia; aiding Queensland’s transition to sustainable means of large scale power generation.
EEW Chairman Svante Kumlin stated “Queensland has huge potential for solar energy with its high irradiance, good infrastructure and [...]