FEATURED

SELECTION OF SOLAR POWER DEVELOPERS FOR SETTING UP OF 5GW (PER ANNUM) SOLAR MANUFACTURING PLANT LINKED WITH POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS (PPAs) FOR SOLAR PV POWER PLANT

This has reference to the NIT No. SECI/C&P/RfS/5GW MANUFACTURING/P-1/052018 published dated 28.04.2018 regarding the RfS Selection of Solar Power Developers for Setting up of 5GW (Per Annum) Solar Manufacturing Plant linked with Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for Solar PV Power Plant under Global Competitive Bidding (Phase-I) The RfS document has been uploaded on www.tcil-india-electronictender.com (Only […]

Sanction for the “Scheme for Setting-up of 2500 MW ISTS-connected Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Projects”

Sanction for the “Scheme for Setting-up of 2500 MW ISTS-connected Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Projects”. For more information please see below link: Source: mnre.gov.in (34) Related posts: Sanction for the “Scheme for Setting up of 2000 MW ISTS-connected Wind Power Projects”. MNRE: Sanction for the ‘Scheme for Setting up of 1000 MW ISTS-conncected Wind Power Projects’. […]

NIWE invites EOI from suitable and experienced bidders for development of first 1000 MW commercial offshore wind farm in india, off the coast of Gujarat.

NIWE invites EOI from suitable and experienced bidders for development of first 1000 MW commercial offshore wind farm in india, off the coast of Gujarat. For more information please see below link: (22) Related posts: NIWE invites EOI from suitable and experienced bidders for development of first 1000 MW commercila offshore wind farm in India, […]

Jolywood Partners with Imec to Develop Bifacial Solar Cells

TAIZHOU, China: Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd (“Jolywood” or “the Company”), a leader in the research, development and mass production of N-type bifacial solar cells, has collaborated with Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics, energy and digital technology, on developing industrialized bifacial solar cells with an average front-side conversion efficiency up […]

20.66% – LONGi Solar Sets Another World Record For 60-cell Module Conversion Efficiency

XI’AN, China: LONGi Solar announced that China General Certification Center (CGC), an authoritative, independent testing organization, has validated that LONGi Solar’s 60-cell bifacial shingling module achieved a front-side conversion efficiency of 20.66%, the highest in the world to date. Dr. Lv Jun, Vice President of LONGi Solar said, “this breakthrough in module conversion efficiency further […]

Three surprising resource implications from the rise of electric vehicles

Demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is primed for the passing lane. While EVs accounted for only about 1 percent of global annual vehicle sales in 2016 and just 0.2 percent of vehicles on the road, McKinsey estimates that by 2030 EVs (including battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids) could rise to almost 20 percent of […]

Products

Yingli Received the World’s First UL Certification to Bifacial Module

BAODING, China: Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. (“Yingli” or “Yingli Solar”) (NYSE: YGE), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that its PANDA Bifacial module has received the world’s first UL certification to the bifacial module that can generate power by both the front and rear sides. Specifically, PANDA BIFACIAL module […]

Hanergy Launches Innovative Thin-film Solar Powered “Humbrella”

New product represents major step forward in the global mobile energy industry BEIJING: Hanergy, a pioneering multinational clean energy company, announced the launch of its new product “Humbrella,” a thin-film solar powered umbrella providing clean, free and consistent electricity to people in energy-scarce areas of the world. At the launch of its “Lighting Africa” CSR […]

Enphase Energy and Solaria Corporation Announce High-Performance AC Modules

PETALUMA, Calif. and FREMONT, Calif.,: Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, and Solaria Corporation, a global provider of high-performance solar module technologies, today announced the introduction of an Enphase Energized™ AC Module, the Solaria PowerXT®-AC. The Solaria PowerXT®-AC features the Enphase IQ 7+ Microinverter and […]

China’s Trina Solar launches TrinaPro smart PV solution

The world’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) maker, China’s Trina Solar, on Thursday launched its smart PV solution — TrinaPro — that combines its solar modules with a solar tracker system and inverter. According to the Chinese giant, which is the biggest supplier of solar PV modules to India, TrinaPro will help improve system stability with […]

Indigenous solar water-purifier, jacket unveiled

Union Environment and Science Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday unveiled a solar water purifier and a solar jacket developed by Department of Science and Technology (DST) indigenously. Offficials said that so far five prototypes of solar water purifiers of 500 litre capacity and 20 prototypes of the solar jacket customised for the Forest Department staff […]

Yingli Announced Multi-crystalline 12 Busbars Panel on PV expo Japan 2018

BAODING, China –Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. (“Yingli” or “Yingli Solar”) (NYSE:YGE), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, has announced on PV Expo Tokyo, Japan 2018, that it has commercialized the new generation product: multi-crystalline 12 busbars panel, which is available for global customers immediately. The multi-crystalline 12 busbars products utilized multi-busbars […]

India

NTPC To Replace 2GW Coal With Solar and Wind Energy

NTPC Limited will call for bids to auction 2 gigawatts of solar and wind energy capacity. The electricity generated from the auctioned projects will be used to replace the equivalent supply from coal-based power plants. The unique aspect of this plan is that NTPC would be allowed to sell the renewable energy to power utilities […]

Rs 1,700 crore to be spent on upgrading power infrastructure

PANAJI: Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar on Friday said the electricity department has prepared estimates of about Rs 1,700 crore for the upgrading the existing infrastructure to ensure quality power supply. He also informed that the Centre has agreed to provide the 50 per cent funds in the form of grants and remaining 50 per cent […]

MSEDCL’s 5% load goes solar, more in pipeline

Nagpur: Energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule’s go green drive is bearing fruits as 1,000MW load has gone solar in last two years. The peak summer load of MSEDCL this year was around 20,000MW, which means that 5% load has switched over to solar. The schemes are being implemented through Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) and the […]

$300 Million World Bank Operation to Help Scale Up India’s Energy Efficiency Program

WASHINGTON: The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $220 million loan and an $80 million guarantee for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program. The Program, to be implemented by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), will help scale up the deployment of energy saving measures in residential and public sectors, strengthen EESL’s […]

Power situation in State turns grim

Due to disruption in supply of 1100 MW AP-Genco Managing Director and AP-Transco CMD K. Vijayanand said on Friday that the State was facing a power crunch this month due to disruption in the supply of 1100 MW from the Central generating stations (400 MW), KSK Mahanadi project (400 MW), and lower Sileru hydro project […]

Solar Policy a good start, but implementation is key: Industry

The one-day seminar on solar energy brought together industry as well as government officials which made for an electrifying encounter. AJIT JOHN was present and spoke to the various participants at the conference to gain a better understanding of the situation on the ground The one-day conference on Solar energy organised by the CII and […]

Energy Storage

Sonnen Raises $71M and Kicks Off a Strategic Partnership With Shell

A big round to grow solar-storage market share in the U.S. and Australia and the latest partnership between a grid edge startup and a European energy giant. Sonnen, the German startup taking on Tesla and others in the nascent behind-the-meter energy storage market, has raised €60 million ($71 million) to grow in the U.S. and […]

Siemens and Northvolt partner in next generation lithium-ion battery cell production

Siemens to offer Northvolt its Digital Enterprise portfolio that enables the digitization of the entire value chain – from the design of the battery cell to production and services Siemens will support the technology partnership through an investment of EUR 10 million After production start, Northvolt will become a preferred supplier for lithium-ion batteries for […]

Demand for Lithium is Growing Rapidly as Li-Ion Batteries Usage Continues to Expand

NEW YORK: According to a research report published by Technavio, the global lithium-ion battery market is projected to reach USD 81.65 billion by 2021 and at a CAGR of over 11%. The increased usage of lithium is due to rising demand for batteries to power portable consumer electronics and electric vehicles (EVs). Earlier this year […]

Sungrow Wins Deal to Supply Over 50MWh of ESS Solutions to North America

OAKLAND, California: Sungrow, the global leading inverter and ESS solution supplier for renewables, recently announced winning a set of projects, totaling over 50MWh, following the ESA Energy Storage Conference & Expo held in Boston, Massachusetts. These projects will span multiple sites across Massachusetts, California and Ontario, using customized systems including its recently launched 2MW-4.2MWh system […]

Research

Only 4 out of 38 clean-energy technologies are on track to meet long-term climate goals

The International Energy Agency’s new and most comprehensive analysis of the clean-energy transition finds that only 4 out of 38 energy technologies and sectors were on track to meet long-term climate, energy access and air pollution goals in 2017. The findings are part of the IEA’s latest Tracking Clean Energy Progress (TCEP), a newly updated […]

Indian-Origin Scientist Leads Team That Finds Way to Make Fuel From Sunlight!

Dr Govinder Singh Pawar, a scientist of Indian origin at the University of Exeter in the UK, has now fabricated a semiconductor photoelectrode ydrogen is one of the lightest elements in the periodic table, and due to its simple composition, it is also the most abundant element in the universe. It is also believed to […]

Creating jobs for women in the renewable energy sector

India’s transition to clean energy could improve the quality of life of women India can increase its GDP by up to 60% by 2025 by enabling more women to participate in its workforce, a 2015 study by the McKinsey Global Institute had stated. However, social and cultural constraints can prevent this from becoming a reality. […]

One simple chart shows why an energy revolution is coming – and who is likely to come out on top

The cost of producing solar power is rapidly declining: it now costs $50 to produce one megawatt-hour of solar power, according to a new analysis. Coal, on the other hand, costs $102 per megawatt-hour to produce. This recent change could be a sign that the world is on the verge of an energy revolution. The cost of solar power […]

Asia - Pacific

Elon Musk’s plan to build world’s largest virtual solar power grid in Australia gets nod

Elon Musk built the world’s largest battery in South Australia last year, and now, work is set to begin in the construction of the world’s largest virtual solar power plant. Just months after successfully completing the world’s largest power grid backup battery in South Australia which came to the rescue of the state when it […]

Indonesia to roll out 25 per cent biodiesel rule from 2019 – official

Rules introduced in 2015 require a 20 percent bio content in biodiesel for land transportation from January 2016 to January 2020, after which a 30 percent bio content would be mandatory. * Indonesia will make it mandatory for bidiesel to contain 25 percent bio content from 2019 onwards, an energy ministry official said on Thursday. […]

Nephila Climate And Allianz Close Proxy Revenue Swap For Australia Solar Farms Owned By Elliott Green Power, Ltd

HAMILTON, Bermuda: Nephila Climate (“NCx”), the weather and ESG-driven specialty division of Nephila Holdings Ltd., together with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s alternative risk transfer unit (“Allianz”), announced today that they have closed a first set of solar Proxy Revenue Swaps for two solar projects in Australia, the Susan River Solar and Childers Solar […]

Tesla to create world’s largest ‘virtual power plant’ in Australia

U.S. automaker Tesla plans to connect thousands of solar-powered Australian homes to create a decentralized electircal network across the country. The state of South Australia announced plans Sunday to equip as many as 50,000 homes with solar panels and Tesla battery storage units and connect them to an electricity grid to form the world’s largest […]

Europe & UK

Germany Faces Gigawatt-Scale Loss of Onshore Wind Power

Feed-in tariffs will soon expire for many of Germany’s 28,000 onshore wind turbines. How many will be retired or replaced? Germany could be facing a gigawatt-scale “decommissioning wave” in its onshore wind sector. Writing earlier this month for the German-language magazine Top Agrar, Hinrich Neumann reported that many of Germany’s 28,000 onshore wind turbines could […]

Suzlon Energy wins approval to build a 25.2 MW wind farm in Bosnia

SARAJEVO: The Bosnian unit of Indian renewable energy developer Suzlon Energy on Wednesday won the right to build a 25.2 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Bosnia to help it cut greenhouse gas emissions and meet the EU renewable energy standards. The concession was awarded for a period of 30 years with a possibility to extend […]

Netherlands signs framework agreement of International Solar Alliance

The two sides agreed to boost bilateral trade and investment and strengthen cooperation across multiple sectors, including agriculture and food processing, water management and science and technology. New Delhi: The Netherlands today signed the framework agreement of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) following a bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch […]

Senvion S.A.: Senvion’s Contracted Capacity Exceeds 120 MW in Argentina

HAMBURG, Germany: Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, announced the achievement of its second firm contract in Argentina, bringing its total firm contracted capacity in the country to over 120 megawatts (MW). Since its regional market entry in the spring of 2016, Senvion has entered into firm contracts for about 420 MW of […]

Infographics

Renewable energy country attractiveness index recai May 2017

Renewable energy country attractiveness index recai May 2017 (129) Related posts: China and India overtake US at top of renewable energy attractiveness index More than 44235 MW accumulative capacity of Renewable Energy installed in the Country Gamesa returns to the sustainability index Dow Jones Sustainability Index World India’s focus on renewable energy and microgrid technology […]

EQ Solar Rooftops & Utility Scale Solar Map of India 7th Edition 2017

Happy to Share EQ Solar Rooftops & Utility Scale Solar Map of India 7th Edition 2017. Welcome Your Feedback. Next Edition will be EQ Solar Rooftops & Utility Scale Solar Map of India 8th Edition 2017…Deadline for Advertising is July 31, 2017 and the 8th Edition will be distributed at 11th REI, InterSolar etc… Solar Map […]

Gujarat Solar Plants Ranking Map 2016

Solar Plants Ranking Map 2016….   EQ REsearch presents Gujarat Solar Plants Ranking Map 2016. Grid Connected Utility Scale Solar Powwer Plants are ranked on the basis of CUF achieved. CUF is calculated on the basis of actualy generation, capacity of the plant. For any feedback / suggestions / comments / correction, please email EQ’s […]

Electrifying the world

By Tomi Motoi, GE representative to the International Energy Agency The energy system drives today’s economic and social progress. Global energy investment in 2015 accounted for nearly 2.4 percent of global GDP—electricity, including networks, accounted for 37 percent of this investment[1], serving worldwide energy demand and providing critical energy access to millions. Electricity also plays […]

EQ Solar RPO Map Of India

(564) Related posts: CANADIAN SOLAR SIGNS PPAS WITH SOLAR ENERGY CORPORATION OF INDIA (SECI) TO DEVELOP 80 MWAC SOLAR POWER PROJECTS IN MAHARASHTRA, INDIA Tata Power Solar and Dell India have built India’s largest vertical solar farm President- Solar Business Sagitaur Ventures India Pvt ltd Bengaluru, Karnataka, India GREENING INDIA’S WORKFORCE Gearing up for Expansion […]

Americas

Massachusetts Governor announces major investment in offshore wind

Liz Burdock, the Executive Director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind shares this statement regarding Governor Charlie Baker and the State of Massachusetts’ major investment in offshore wind: “Governor Charlie Baker and the State of Massachusetts have taken one of the most important steps many states want and need to take. Generating more jobs […]

7X Energy Announces Power Purchase Agreement for Lapetus Energy Project in West Texas

Represents the largest SolarBlocksTM contract to date for company AUSTIN, Texas: 7X Energy, Inc. (“7X”) announces the finalization of an energy contract with CoServ Electric and Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. for the sale of solar energy from the Lapetus Energy Project (“Lapetus”). The 35 megawatt (MW) solar project, owned and developed by 7X Energy, […]

WGL Energy and Sol Systems Celebrate Completion of 6 MW Solar System in Virginia’s Danville Utilities Territory

WASHINGTON: Today, Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders, led by WGL Energy Systems (WGL Energy), a WGL company, and Sol Systems, a Washington, D.C.-based solar development and finance company, joined to celebrate the completion of a 6-megawatt (MW) alternating current system located on 76-acres at 2048 Kentuck Church Road in Ringgold, Virginia Launched in May 2017 when […]

MEA

Chinese solar panel manufacturer Risen Energy signs mandate letter with EBRD for financing its 63MW solar project in Kazakhstan

Risen Energy becomes the first Chinese company to build solar power plants in Kazakhstan NINGBO, China: Leading Chinese solar panel manufacturer Risen Energy Co., Ltd. signed a mandate letter with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for financing construction a 63MW solar project in Kazakhstan during the 27th annual meeting of EBRD held […]

Kenya aims to issue green sovereign bond in 2018/19

NAIROBI: Kenya plans to make a “green” bond issue in the 2018/19 (July-June) fiscal year, senior government officials said on Thursday, as the country diversifies its borrowing on financial markets. The proceeds from green bonds help to finance projects in the renewable energy, energy-efficiency, green transport and wastewater treatment sectors. Kamau Thugge, Principal Secretary at […]

Small African nations seek Indian technical support through solar alliance

Small African nations, which have or are yet to ratify the International Solar Alliance (ISA), are looking up to Indian support to build up solar capacity, their Ambassadors said at an expo here. Referring to the small population size yet high scope for solar energy and allied businesses in her country, Gambian Ambassador Jainaba Jagne […]

PV Manufacturing

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES and SERIS on track to reduce cost of heterojunction solar cell manufacturing

Kahl am Main, Germany / Singapore: SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) and the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are entering a second phase in the joint research collaboration on developing cost-effective manufacturing tools with lower cost of ownership. After an initial phase proving that an inductively […]

Daqo New Energy Receives Government Approval for Entire Phase 4 Capacity Expansion

CHONGQING, China: Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) (“Daqo New Energy” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry, today announced that it has received government approval of its Phase 4 capacity expansion plan in its entirety and signed an investment agreement with the local government. The Phase […]

BRIEF-Tongwei Signs Polysilicon Sales Contract, Targets Net Profit Through 2020

Tongwei Co Ltd: * SAYS IT SIGNS POLYSILICON SALES CONTRACT OF 55,000 TONNES, EXPECTS TO RECORD NET PROFIT OF 132 MILLION YUAN ($20.73 million), 694 MILLION YUAN AND 992 MILLION YUAN IN 2018, 2019 AND 2020  ($1 = 6.3675 Chinese yuan renminbi) Source:  Reuters (8) Related posts: OCI signs USD 1,000 Billion Long-Term Polysilicon Supply Contract […]

Business & Finance

Kintech Renewables standalone net profit declines 58.33% in the March 2018 quarter

Sales reported at Rs 0.29 crore Net profit of Kintech Renewables declined 58.33% to Rs 0.05 crore in the quarter ended March 2018 as against Rs 0.12 crore during the previous quarter ended March 2017. Sales remain constant at Rs 0.29 crore in the quarter ended March 2018 and also during the previous quarter ended […]

General Electric’s power unit fights for growth as wind, solar gain

NEW YORK: Vistra Energy Corp (VST.N) and Dominion Energy Inc (D.N) – which serve about 5.5 million electricity customers in more than a dozen U.S. states – both say they are done building combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants. Instead, they are building large solar plants, which offer plentiful and inexpensive electricity. This bearish view of […]

Landis+Gyr and Pacific Equity Partners Announce Joint Venture for Acquisition of Acumen Metering Business

Positioned to Expand Smart Metering and Related Services in Australia ZUG, Switzerland and SYDNEY: Global smart metering leader Landis+Gyr (LAND.SW) and Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) today announced an agreement to form a joint venture for the acquisition of Acumen from Australia’s largest energy retailer, Origin Energy Limited. The joint venture will be known as intelliHUB […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Great News SDMC becomes ‘first’ civic body in India to generate solar energy

New Delhi: The SDMC today claimed that it has become the “first” civic body in the country to generate solar energy by installing panels over rooftops of its over 55 buildings and earn a huge income in three months by selling surplus power to a power distribution company. The SDMC also plans to install solar […]

Soon, solar energy to power Andhra Pradesh universities

State-run universities may soon be powered by solar energy. As a pilot project, the government will install a solar power system at Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) using Corporate Social Responsibi VIJAYAWADA: State-run universities may soon be powered by solar energy. As a pilot project, the government will install a solar power system at Acharya Nagarjuna […]

Sambalpur University set to go solar

Sambalpur: The Sambalpur University campus will soon be lit up with solar lighting system. The University has signed an agreement with the state-run Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (Oreda) to install solar light panels and make lighting arrangements on its campus. The Rural Electrification Corporation Limited of the Union power ministry has allotted a grant […]

Solar Balance of Systems

Press release: Hartek Power’s solar EPC portfolio surpasses 500 MW

Chandigarh-based Hartek Power Pvt Ltd, one of India’s fastest growing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies, has successfully connected 270-MW solar projects spread across Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka to the grid. With the commissioning of these projects, the power systems EPC portfolio of Hartek Power has surpassed 500 MW in solar power projects. Cashing in […]

Sollega Demonstrates FastRack510 Flat Roof Racking and New FastRack String Inverter Mount at Intersolar 2016!

Sollega will exhibit at Intersolar North America the week of July 12-14, 2016. The conference will take place in the beautiful city of San Francisco. Be sure to stop by our booth #9252 and see our new string inverter mounting solutions as well as our FastRack510 ballasted flat roof PV racking. Why come to see us? […]

Intersolar: skytron energy launches updated PVGuard®, with integrated controls

skytron® energy, a First Solar company and the global market leader in utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) monitoring, recently announced the launch of version 2.3 of its PVGuard® Supervision Platform.The updated version will be showcased at Intersolar 2016, and features a new integrated control function, allowing operators to directly connect to a plant via a customized dashboard, activating […]

Solar Inverters

Enphase Energy and ImagineSolar Announce Training Collaboration for Smart-Grid-Ready Solar Technology

PETALUMA, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas: Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, and ImagineSolar LLC, a solar and smart-grid education and advisory services company, today announced a new training collaboration for smart-grid-ready, software-defined solar technology based on the Enphase IQ™ platform. As component count and […]

Ingeteam is awarded 555 MW in supply contracts of photovoltaic inverters in Mexico

Thanks to these new contracts, Ingeteam totals nearly 800 MW of PV inverters supplied to Mexico Ingeteam maintains 49% of the Mexican solar plants From the 21st to the 24th of May Ingeteam is to exhibit at MIREC WEEK, Mexico’s main renewable energy trade show Spain: Ingeteam, a leading company in the design of power and […]

SMA Solar posts profit rise on stronger demand in Europe, Asia

FRANKFURT,  SMA Solar, Germany’s largest solar company, on Wednesday said first-quarter operating profit rose 72 percent, boosted by stronger demand for solar equipment in Europe and Asia. First-quarter earnings before interest and tax came in at 4.3 million euros ($5.10 million), up from the 2.5 million in the year-earlier period. ($1 = 0.8438 euros) (Reporting […]

SolarEdge Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

FREMONT, Calif.: SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. First Quarter 2018 Highlights  •    Total revenues of $209.9 million •    GAAP gross margin of 37.9% •    GAAP net diluted EPS of $0.75 •   […]

Renewable Energy

How India should address the challenge of utilizing biomass energy

How India should address the challenge of utilizing biomass energy – Ajay Shankar, TERI Recent developments have created a window of opportunity for a smooth transformation in the use of bio energy in the country. While India has achieved considerable success in developing wind and solar power, it’s bio energy resources are still being used […]

India sets eyes on global solar energy sector domination with soon to be launched projects

India’s Bhadla solar industrial park in Rajasthan will be the largest solar power plant once completed When it comes to energy consumption, India has a bad reputation globally, especially for its over-dependence on fossil fuels such as coal. Even its Asian rival China has put in significant efforts to move its manufacturing economy’s dependence on […]

Energetic efforts on to tap into the renewables

Anert to set up microgrid at Marayur, hybrid renewable energy system at Ramakkalmedu Hybrid power plants, microgrids, and energy storage systems are set to transform Kerala’s power sector as the State seeks to enlarge the share of renewable energy in its total installed capacity. The Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (Anert) has taken […]

Electric Vehicles

BYD’s Electric Bus Woes Threaten to Tarnish the Broader Industry

Advocates for natural-gas-powered transportation have already seized on reports of BYD electric buses failing to meet expectations. The parade of good news for the electric bus industry came to an abrupt halt Sunday with startling revelations from the Los Angeles Times. Journalist Paige St. John uncovered extensive problems with L.A. Metro’s efforts to deploy electric […]

BP Invests $20M in Tech to Charge EVs in 5 Minutes

“We are committed to be the fuel provider of choice—no matter what car our customers drive.” BP announced Tuesday it plans to invest $20 million in StoreDot, an Israeli startup that claims to offer 5-minute electric-vehicle charging with a new generation of lithium-ion batteries. “Ultra-fast charging is at the heart of BP’s electrification strategy,” said […]

Mercedes to invest Euro 500 m in French electric car plant

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will invest Euro 500 million in the Smart plant in Hambach, France for capacity expansion. The German company also plans to manufacture future electric cars at this facility. Moving towards electric cars, Mercedes-Benz plans to introduce 10 different electric cars by 2022. These electric cars are expected to contribute about […]

SBD Green Energy to supply 720 AC EV charging stations to EESL

Gurgaon-based SBD Green Energy and Infra India, a green solutions company, has announced that it has bagged an order from Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) for supply of 720 AC charging stations to be deployed across India. The company states the retail cost of one charging station to be around Rs 60,180. According to Satya […]

Solar Jobs

BD Solar Power

Work Experience: 3-4years in Solar Rooftop Segment Key Responsibilities:  Liasioning with Govt. agencies such as Nodal agencies and Discoms of various states. Keeping a track of policies of state nodal agencies for solar rooftop projects. Market analysis of distributed solar segment. Project Sales to Industrial & Commercial Customers. Tapping business opportunities in the segment. Tendering, […]

Manager Business Development – Hiring for Business Development Solar Projects

Sr. Manager / Manager / Assistant Managers (s) – Business Development   Exp:8 – 10 Years; Location: Gurgaon/Bangalore Job Description 1. Market intelligence, identifying new and upcoming projects under various policies related with Solar Power Business 2. Preparation of bidding documents, submission, and follow up with clients. 3. Preparation of cost estimation sheet & proposals. 4. […]

Key Accounts Manager – Business Development

Location: West – Bangalore Experience: 8-10 years in Managing Large Industrial / Conglomerate Accounts Key Responsibilities: Setting up and executing Business Plan for Solar Power Sales to Commercial & Institutional segment in various regions of India. Job Responsibilities: Market intelligence, identifying new and upcoming projects under various policies related with Solar Power Business (Primarily BOOT/IPP Model) Focussed on Power-Sale for […]