That’s right, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), about half-a-million solar panels were installed every day around the world last year. Moreover, the IEA says last year marked a turning point as renewables, led by wind and solar, reached a record 153 GW and represented more than half of the new power capacity generated around the world. See full article at Solar Industry magazine.
Congratulations to Joe Campos who just received certification as a Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Joe met the professional challenge by completing an extensive training program for managers and first line supervisors of a work group. STS safety holders are among the most highly trained, educated and experienced professionals in the safety field. Safety at Construction Innovations is of paramount importance. With safety issues generally growing more complex every day, we applaud Joe for taking the initiative to join the ranks of the elite of qualified safety professionals.
GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) report that utility-scale solar installations accounted for 53% of all installed PV in the first half of 2016. In addition, more solar capacity – 7.8 GW – is expected to come online in the second half of this year than has ever come online in a single year. See full article at Solar Industry magazine.