Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Borba installs third photovoltaic plant and expects to save 60% on energy bills
Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Borba, Portugal, is committed to reducing the cost of its electricity bill and follows the path of sustainability. In addition to the two power plants installed in 2018 and 2021, a third will be installed in 2022. Rui Bacalhau, the institution’s Ombudsman trusts that “from now on we will save 60% on the energy bill, I’m only sorry we didn’t start earlier“.Read More
5 mistakes in planning your company’s solar energy installation
Are you also interested in installing a photovoltaic solar energy system in your company? Then it is best to inform yourself before you make costly mistakes in your planning and installation. In this article, we will look at five frequent mistakes in planning a solar energy installation and explain how to avoid them.Read More
Solar Energy in Portugal: The future is more present than ever
In 2021 Portugal was the fourth country in Europe with the highest incorporation of renewable energies in electricity generation. Ahead were only Norway, Denmark and Austria. What does this tell us about the present and future of solar energy in Portugal?Read More
Self-consumption 2022: How to reduce your company’s energy costs?
The year 2022 began with yet another headache for Portuguese entrepreneurs: The increase in energy prices. There are companies that may pay up to four times more for electricity. Consequence: the competitiveness of national industry goes down, due to the high energy prices practised in our country. However, Portugal is one of the countries in Europe with the highest availability of solar radiation. In this way, the competitive advantage for companies in exploiting solar energy for self-consumption is clear.Read More
Does it really pay off to invest in photovoltaic?
With energy prices going up and the influence of this increase on the cost of production, it is fundamental to consider this possibility. Photovoltaic systems for self-consumption are highly advantageous, especially for industry and agriculture.Read More
Photovoltaic modules: the race for higher efficiency continues in 2022
Innovation in the field of solar cells is driving the development and production of ever more efficient and cost-effective photovoltaic modules. Thus, development has progressed from multi-bus technology to half-cell technology modules and is currently moving towards modules in the form of mosaics or tiles.Read More
Corporate sustainability is sexy – and not only that…
Sustainability is no longer fashionable and has become a necessity for enterprises. What is changing in the Portuguese entrepreneurial tissue?Read More
Are solar photovoltaic modules sustainable?
The production of energy through photovoltaic solar modules is not only economically efficient, it is also a technology that benefits the environment. The environmental balance of photovoltaic energy is positive for several reasons.Read More
Together we will give solar energy to the Social Village in Borba!
Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Borba, in the region of Alentejo in Portugal, wants to reduce its carbon footprint, so it plans three photovoltaic plants. The campaign to attract investors for the installation runs until April 5th and aims to reach about 86 thousand euros. In just 7 days, more than 43 thousand euros of investment have already been confirmed, around 49,3%. Any person or company can invest with a value starting from 20 euros.Read More
Portuguese photovoltaic market promises growth
International experts highlighted 10 fast-growing photovoltaic markets earlier this year to assess the opportunities and possible risks, among them Portugal. Learn about the positive and negative aspects.Read More