Posts tagged as photovoltaics

Bosch ends photovoltaics activities

Bosch is to discontinue its activities in crystalline photovoltaics at the beginning of 2014.  All associated activities will cease with the exception of  Bosch Solar CISTech GmbH in Brandenburg, Germany, which will continue as a development centre for thin-film technology. Its future alignment will be decided at a later date. Over the past years, Bosch […]

Largest rooftop PV array in Africa

Vodacom has announced that it is fitting its Century City in Cape Town office with the largest array of solar panels on a single building in continental Africa and that it has appointed In-Toto Solutions as the EPC contractor for the project. Nearly 2000 mono crystalline solar panels will cover the 3600 m² roof of […]

Rooftop solar PV, an awakening giant

by Mike Rycroft, EE Publishers; Andreas Wagnaar and Barbara  Sabbione, Bosch Solar  Small to medium sized rooftop solar PV systems are being installed extensively in other countries, notably Germany, Japan and the US, where legislation is in place to support this technology, and where the PV industry has developed on the back of these programs. […]