Avignonet-Lauragais. In the secrets of the energy park

Avignonet-Lauragais.  In the secrets of the energy park

The office of “Lauragais Tourisme” and its promotion manager Romain Veaute announce the organization of the discovery tour of the wind and photovoltaic park Avignonet-Lauragais (chemin de Magrignac) on Thursday, April 18 at 2 pm (duration 1 hour). During this visit, the production process, operation and role of the equipment presented on the wind/solar renewable … Read more

In SDE09, 32 million euros for investments in 2024

In SDE09, 32 million euros for investments in 2024

The Varilhes entertainment center was fully equipped to receive the majority (205 municipalities represented) of the representatives of the 306 municipalities and 8 interurban municipalities that belong to the Ariège Departmental Energy Union. All were present at the general meeting, the main purpose of which was to vote on the original budget. This amount is … Read more

REVIEWS. Photovoltaic panels: “We sold a dream”, “it’s a big scam…” Disappointed customers tell their failures

REVIEWS.  Photovoltaic panels: "We sold a dream", "it's a big scam..." Disappointed customers tell their failures

basic Readers of La Dépêche du Midi responded to our call for witnesses. Victims of scams or incompetent installers, disappointed by lower than advertised profitability, got bogged down in paperwork… Many of them regret their investment in photovoltaic energy. If some of the readers Dépêche du Midi who responded to our call for witnesses said … Read more

Photovoltaic panels for balconies: operation, price, profitability… What you need to know before installing them

Photovoltaic panels for balconies: operation, price, profitability... What you need to know before installing them

basic The market for photovoltaic panels in France is experiencing a boom, last year 180,000 households were equipped with them. For those who live in apartments, there are devices to install on balconies. How do they work and are they useful for reducing the amount of your electricity bill? La Dépêche did the calculations. Those … Read more

Solar energy: “China holds practically 80% of the market…” Are we heading for the end of El Dorado?

Solar energy: "China holds practically 80% of the market..." Are we heading for the end of El Dorado?

basic Although solar panels appear on thousands of French roofs every year, the green energy sector is under threat. European companies, including those based in France, are no longer benefiting from this madness. Will you witness the decline of solar energy from here? Alarm bells are ringing in the four corners of Europe. In Germany, … Read more

Photovoltaic development in France: Bruno Le Maire and Roland Lescure make an announcement

Photovoltaic development in France: Bruno Le Maire and Roland Lescure make an announcement

basic In the global solar panel market, dominated by China, the response is orchestrated. France to announce measures. Faced with competition and Chinese hegemony in the photovoltaic panel market, the response is organizing. Australia, where almost one in three homes is equipped with solar panels but less than 1% of them are manufactured in the … Read more

“Surrounded” by agrovoltaic projects

"Surrounded" by agrovoltaic projects

basic A year after applying for a building permit for the TotalEnergies agrovoltaic project with an area of ​​170 hectares in four municipalities, including Plaigne, at the end of 2022, RWE again made a 58 ha project in December 2023. in the town of Plaigne. “We are surrounded this time!” At the beginning of March … Read more

EU launches anti-subsidy investigations targeting Chinese groups – Euractiv FR

EU launches anti-subsidy investigations targeting Chinese groups - Euractiv FR

The European Commission announced on Wednesday (3 April) that it had opened two anti-subsidy investigations against consortiums of solar companies involving subsidiaries of Chinese groups including LONGi, a giant in the sector. The investigations focus on two separate consortia and are launched under the Foreign Subsidies Regulation, a set of rules that came into force … Read more