Avancis to construct a 100MW CIGS PV unit facility in Germany

09/06/2010 10:43 Renewable


A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, Avancis, plans to build a 100 MW per year facility in Torgau, Germany, which will fabricate thin-film copper-indium-gallium (di)selenide (CIGS) PV modules.

The new project is expected to be operational by the first quarter of 2012. The CIGS technology has indicated more than 12% better efficiency in the industrial sector and 20% in the laboratory as compared to the crystalline silicon technology, providing a high absorption coefficient and lower production costs.

Exxon Mobil considers sale of Malaysian offshore assets for up to $3 bln

09/10/2019 14:54:00

U.S. energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp is considering a sale of its Malaysian upstream offshore assets for up to $3 billion, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.


Zimbabwe hikes average electricity tariff by 320% - energy regulator

09/10/2019 13:25:00

Zimbabwe has increased the average electricity tariff by 320% to let the state power utility ramp up production and improve supplies at a time of daily rolling power cuts, the national energy regulator said on Wednesday.


Daily (09.10.2019): European carbon prices reached EUR 23 a tonne on Tuesday, on worries over Brexit negotiations

09/10/2019 10:50:00

Crude oil prices traded lower on Tuesday, after Donald Trump reported that a quick trade deal will unlikely happen soon. Meanwhile, oil prices were supported by protests in OPEC members Iraq and Ecuador, which threatened to disrupt their oil output. Hence, WTI futures fell by 0.2% to $52.63 a barrel, while Brent crude edged 0.2% down at $58.24 a barrel.