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Is Timeshifting PV's Post-Incentive Future? #solarenergy #solartech

Battery manufacturer Saft is actively working towards such a solution. The French firm is participating in a number of projects aimed at merging solar PV with energy storage systems (ESS) from feasibility in the laboratory to feasibility on an industrial scale. One such project is a Franco-German affair named Sol-ion, which also involves solar PV manufacturer Tenesol, string inverter specialist Voltwerk, German utility E.ON and a number of academic institutions including Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung (Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, ZSW ). The project, which has financial backing from the French and German governments, was initially conceived with the German federal government’s decision to augment its national feed-in tariff regime with a ‘self-consumption’ tariff from 2009. This incentive was axed during the latest amendments to the ...

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