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PV Tech Power 37 out now: PV resilience, BESS augmentation and energy density, Australia market

By Solar Media Staff

The Q4 2023 edition of our downstream solar PV journal, PV Tech Power, is now available to download, leading with a focus on solar PV’s resilience against extreme weather.

The cover story of Volume 37 is an in-depth look at how the solar industry is addressing the question of resilience, as extreme weather events are more frequent and can impact solar PV projects across the globe. This issue looks at how extreme weather events can have long-term impact on the energy production of PV systems, the importance of design and construction to withstand extreme nature conditions as well as emerging technologies and strategies that help build PV resilience.

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‘Storage & Smart Power’ by

As always, ‘Storage & Smart Power’, the section of the journal contributed by our team at, returns. 

Just like the main PV Tech Power journal, our dedicated coverage includes in-depth looks at the US market post-IRA, asking what the industry has learned so far, and what might be expected going forward. Articles in this edition include:

  • Augmentation strategies to manage long-term battery degradation

Strategies for managing and mitigating degradation of batteries come under the spotlight in a piece from Giriraj Rathore, business strategy manager at Wärtsilä Energy.

  • Energy storage and energy density: an EPC’s view

Ben Echeverria and Josh Tucker from Burns & McDonnell on how the industry should be thinking about energy density and its impact on everything from footprint to cost.

  • Australia needs renewables, transmission and lots of storage to quit fossil fuels

The country voted for a government that ran on a climate-friendly platform, for the first time taking on the net zero challenge. Stephanie Bashir of Nexa Advisory looks at what needs to happen for Australia to quit coal.

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