Posts by GSS VET

GSS VET Forum in Chania. “Improving the human capital basis in Geothermal and Solar energy sector”

GSS VET Forum in Chania. “Improving the human capital basis in Geothermal and Solar energy sector”

While new technologies and energy efficiency requirements are driving the demand for skills in the construction sector, some of its...

Renewables supply 25% of global power in 2017

Renewables supply 25% of global power in 2017

March 22 – Global renewable power production increased by 6.3% on the year in 2017, thanks mainly to wind, solar...

Renewables produce 29% of UK’s power in Q1

Renewables produce 29% of UK’s power in Q1

April 13, 2018  – Renewables accounted for 29% of the UK power in the first quarter of 2018, with generation...

Google hits 100% renewables goal for 2017

Google hits 100% renewables goal for 2017

Google Inc. has achieved its goal of purchasing enough renewable energy electricity to “match” its entire consumption in 2017, the...

Japan’s largest Floating Solar Power Plant Begins Operations

Japan’s largest Floating Solar Power Plant Begins Operations

Kyocera Corporation and Tokyo Century Corporation announced Kyocera TCL Solar has started operation of Japan’s largest 13.7 MW floating solar...

Transparent Solar Panels Are “The Wave of the Future”

Transparent Solar Panels Are “The Wave of the Future”

Researchers from Michigan State University believe transparent solar panels have the potential to generate just as much solar power as...

From ash to cash: the future of geothermal energy

From ash to cash: the future of geothermal energy

Geothermal energy has traditionally lagged behind the supply generated from solar and wind technologies, but that could all change. Recent...

The Future of Photovoltaic Cells

The Future of Photovoltaic Cells

The first photovoltaic cells, developed in the 1950s to power communications satellites, were very inefficient. Since those days, solar-cell efficiencies...

The past, present and future of big data in energy management

The past, present and future of big data in energy management

The energy world as we know it is changing and changing rapidly. According to an Electric Power Research Institute report,...

How utilities can prepare the next generation smart grid

How utilities can prepare the next generation smart grid

As the convergence of physical and cyber threats continues to grow, companies in the energy sector need to work together...

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