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Winter is coming… Does the cold weather affect the performance of photovoltaic panels?

Photo: bilanol One of the most common mistakes when making the decision to invest in a photovoltaic installation is to think that it will produce more energy and its performance will be greater the higher the temperatures are. After all, more temperature means more sun, and that's a good [...]

By |2023-12-20T09:24:21+01:00December 19th, 2023|Academy|0 Comments

Irrigation with renewable energy: which technology to use?

On agricultural and livestock farms, often far from urban centres and without access to a robust electricity grid (or at all), renewable energies are an economical and sustainable option for energy storage and crop irrigation. The most suitable renewable technology in these cases is photovoltaics, due to the easy [...]

By |2023-05-08T13:08:12+02:00May 9th, 2023|Academy|0 Comments

Calculating the organisation’s carbon footprint: voluntary or mandatory?

More and more legislative steps are being taken towards the ecological transition and a more sustainable model, following the guidelines of the European Green New Deal. Grants are emerging for the implementation of renewable energy technologies and energy storage, to improve the energy efficiency of equipment and installations, the [...]

By |2023-02-02T16:07:45+01:00February 2nd, 2023|Academy|0 Comments

Intergia is 15 years old! How has the renewable energy sector evolved in this time?

The history of Intergia has been as changing as the evolution of renewable energies and their perception by society. The company, founded in 2008, started its activity in the auxiliary sector of construction and restoration of historic buildings. At that time, it was called NOVACE and provided restoration, assembly [...]

By |2023-01-20T14:39:20+01:00December 19th, 2022|Academy|0 Comments

Safety in photovoltaic systems – before, during and after installation

Safety is a fundamental aspect that must be taken into account when setting up and operating any renewable energy installation. Measures must be taken to ensure both the integrity of the materials to be handled and the safety of all personnel involved in the installation. Furthermore, these measures must [...]

By |2022-10-11T09:34:34+02:00October 11th, 2022|Academy|0 Comments

How extreme temperatures affect photovoltaic production

The heat wave we have been experiencing in recent weeks has not only affected people's lives. Solar panels are also suffering from the high temperatures, but how does this extreme heat affect the performance of photovoltaic production? Although one might think that photovoltaic production is directly proportional [...]

By |2022-07-27T13:32:26+02:00July 27th, 2022|Academy|0 Comments

Floating photovoltaics: the alternative to using land and roofs for solar power generation

Introduction Solar photovoltaic energy is already well established in the collective imagination: everyone has seen a photovoltaic park while driving down the road, read about a company that has "switched to photovoltaic self-consumption" or has an acquaintance who has had installed solar panels on the roof of his [...]

By |2022-03-28T09:50:25+02:00March 28th, 2022|Academy|0 Comments

Collective self-consumption: we explain it easy to you

We dedicate this article to one of the most recently regulated forms of self-consumption, which is beginning to gain popularity: collective self-consumption. One of the things that the past year 2020 has taught us is the importance of self-management of difficulties and challenges, and the solidarity and [...]

By |2023-03-22T12:07:06+01:00January 27th, 2021|Academy|0 Comments