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Lightsource BP finishes 60-MWp solar project in India

UK-based solar company Lightsource BP said today it has commissioned its first utility-scale solar project in India, a 60-MWp solar farm located in Wagdari in the state of Maharashtra. The project was financed jointly with UK Climate Investments (UKCI). The Indian solar partnership between Lightsource and UKCI, a joint venture between the Green Investment Group […]

Petition for seeking approval on adaption of Tariff for long term procurement of 500 MW Wind Power under Section 63 of the Electricity Act 2003 for meeting the NonSolar Renewable Purchase Obligations

Petition for seeking approval on adaption of Tariff for long term procurement of 500 MW Wind Power under Section 63 of the Electricity Act 2003 for meeting the NonSolar Renewable Purchase Obligations For more information please see below link: Source: mercindia.org.in (1) Related posts: BERC:Petition for Approval and Adoption of Tariff for procurement of 100 MW […]

Sandvik India Gender Award 2018

~Bags the Corporate Organization – CSR category Award~ New Delhi: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated Power Company announced its win at the recently held Sandvik India Gender Award (SIGA) 2018 in Pune under the Corporate Organization – CSR category. The award recognized Tata Power’s excellence and commitment towards gender equality and diversity in its operational areas. The award was presented by […]

LONGi Solar proves bankability of PERC modules

Module manufacturer in Tier 1 ranking by Bloomberg and DNV GL Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Bloomberg has once again rated LONGi Solar, one of the leading manufacturers of monocrystalline high-performance modules, as a Tier 1 company. With an annual production capacity of 6,500 megawatts (MW), LONGi Solar ranks sixth among the largest Tier 1 manufacturers […]

Bengal Govt aims 200 MW annual solar power generation

The Bengal Government wants to achieve a target of 200MW with respect to annual generation of solar power. Currently, the generation capacity is 70MW. The State Power Minister, while giving out these facts at a recent conference, also said that the Government is taking a lot of steps to reduce the loss of power during […]

Roof top solar plants of 24075 kw set up in Punjab by 1105 beneficiaries: Kangar

Low Cost Power by Roof Top Solar Systems Roof Top Solar Plants of 24075 KW have been set up in the State by 1105 beneficiaries 1KW to 1 MW power can power be generated by the roof top solar plants Chandigarh: Punjab Energy Development Agency(PEDA) is trying hard to provide affordable power to the people. […]

Products

Canadian Solar launches the next generation solar modules: bifacial, high power density and over 400 W poly HiKu modules at Intersolar Europe

GUELPH, Ontario: Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, announced it will introduce the global launch of its next generation solar modules at Intersolar Europe which will be held from June 20 – 22, 2018 in Munich, Germany. The Company’s Chairman and CEO Dr. Shawn Qu will inaugurate BiKu, HiKu and HiDM […]

Hanergy Launches Next-Generation Thin-Film Solar Charging Pack and Thin-Film Solar Backpack

Thin-film solar charging pack to provide charging anywhere anytime; Thin-film solar backpack to provide users with worry-free mobile charging capacity SHANGHAI:  At the Asia Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Shanghai on June 13th, 2018, Hanergy, a pioneering multinational clean energy company, unveiled two of its innovative, next-generation mobile energy solutions: a thin-film solar charging pack, an on-the-go electricity […]

CANADIAN SOLAR LAUNCHES THE NEXT GENERATION SOLAR MODULES: BIFACIAL, HIGH POWER DENSITY AND OVER 400 W POLY HIKU MODULES AT INTERSOLAR EUROPE

GUELPH, Ontario: Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, announced it will introduce the global launch of its next generation solar modules at Intersolar Europe which will be held from June 20 – 22, 2018 in Munich, Germany. The Company’s Chairman and CEO Dr. Shawn Qu […]

Triton Solar Brings Redundant and Affordable Solar Based Power Backup Solution to India

New Delhi, Delhi, India: Triton brings user-friendly and pocket-friendly Backup Solutions From 10KWH to 10MWH of requirements. The offering is live for entire India. From common households to manufacturing units to small commercial setups to mission critical healthcare institutions, Triton’s offerings covers customers of almost every size and type. New Jersey Based Triton Solar LLC, […]

CECEP Solar Energy Zhenjiang Company Develops New Drainage Module

ZHENJIANG, China: CECEP Solar Energy Technology (Zhenjiang) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as CECEP Solar Energy Zhenjiang Company) has come up with a solution for the dust on the surface of PV modules that blocks, absorbs and reflects light, thus decreasing light transmittance and impacting the power generation efficiency of the module. The impact is, […]

Solar-powered system can harvest fresh water from air

Los Angeles: Scientists have developed a system that can harvest water out of the air using just solar power, an advance ideal for people living in arid areas of the world. The prototype, developed by researchers at University of California, Berkeley in the US, can extract drinkable water every day/night cycle at very low humidity […]

India

Renewable energy-based desalination could resolve India’s perennial water woes (Comment)

The ever-increasing demand for potable water is exerting tremendous stress on our existing consumable water resources. Water covers a little over 70 per cent of the earths surface, and by this we erroneously presume that there is adequate potable water. Realistically, only 3 per cent of this water is potable. According to a study in […]

Discom’s loss reduction: Cost curbs, tariff hikes held the key

A reining in of the costs of electricity generation at state-owned power plants, tariff hikes and digital billing-and-collection have enabled state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) under the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) to halve their losses to Rs 17,352 crore in FY18. A reining in of the costs of electricity generation at state-owned power plants, […]

India seen leveraging Solar Alliance meeting for foreign policy

The first general assembly of International Solar Alliance is expected to be attended by 65 countries that are signatories to the framework agreement New Delhi: The first general assembly of the International Solar Alliance will be held in India this October. The historic event is expected to coincide with the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, […]

Climate change to affect India’s renewable energy plan: Study

Changes in wind pattern in the Northern Hemisphere and pollution are seen taking a toll of wind power and solar power plants, respectively New Delhi: Changing weather patterns may negatively impact India’s renewable energy generation capacity, said developers and weather scientists. A recent research published in Nature Geoscience, which used 10 global climate models to […]

Chennai capable of creating 1.380GW solar power: Study

If deployment rates d’nt significantly increase it is unlikely that India’s rooftop solar target of 40GW by 2022 will be met, report said. Chennai: Chennai has the potential to harness solar energy enough to reduce the demand by at least 20 per cent says a report by Greenpeace India and Gujarat Energy Research and Management […]

Amid plans to ramp up target from 175 GW to 227 GW: Transmission wrangles threaten to hold up green energy push

Work on transmission corridors has not taken off; could force agencies to slow down future bids The country’s flagship renewable energy programme is headed for rough weather on account of procedural wrangles among government agencies, including transmission utility Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) and planning body Central Electricity Authority (CEA). Work on transmission […]

Energy Storage

Inside Form Energy, the Star-Studded Startup Tackling the Hardest Problem in Energy Storage

Industry veterans from Tesla, Aquion and A123 are trying to create cost-effective energy storage to last for weeks and months. A crew of battle-tested cleantech veterans raised serious cash to solve the thorniest problem in clean energy. As wind and solar power supply more and more of the grid’s electricity, seasonal swings in production become […]

Battery Fever Grips China’s Stock Market

After a wildly successful IPO, lithium-ion giant CATL is looking to build plants in China and Germany. The lithium-ion battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd (CATL) became the most valuable company on China’s Nasdaq-like ChiNext stock exchange upon listing this month. The listing saw the world’s largest electric vehicle battery maker raising almost $1 […]

Fluence Chases More Robust Role in UK Grid With 60MW Storage Portfolio

The company will supply Advancion systems to U.K. Power Reserve, while scoping out new ways to make money in an evolving market. A U.K. flexible power developer recently chose Fluence, a Siemens and AES Energy Storage joint venture, to supply three 20-megawatt storage systems to serve the country’s increasingly renewables-heavy grid. U.K. Power Reserve (UKPR) […]

Enel’s Lithium-Ion Battery Plan for Russian Railways

Energy storage will be used to help smooth rail operations. Italian energy giant Enel plans to install 10-megawatt-hour batteries on Russian railways to help trains move more quickly and smoothly along the rail network. The move to create what is termed a “first-of-its-kind innovative storage system” will allow the Russian rail network to accommodate bigger […]

Research

World Energy Chiefs See Natural Gas Expansion Aiding Green Push

World energy ministers representing about two thirds of the global population tussled over how the world can achieve a cleaner energy future. The compromise answer: Natural gas, at least for now. A consensus statement from G20 energy ministers meeting in Argentina cited the potential of natural gas “to expand significantly over the coming decades.” Meanwhile, […]

Higher oil prices starting to sap global demand growth: BP

London: Global oil demand has already started to show signs of weakening this year in response to higher oil prices, following another year of robust demand growth above the 10-year average, BP said Wednesday. Oil demand grew 1.7 million b/d in 2017 Proven oil reserves slipped in 2016 ‘Worrying’ power sector fuel mix Global oil […]

Largest Industrialized Countries March Toward Renewables

 Data from BP plc highlight the ongoing push toward renewable energy by the largest industrialized countries. Coal-fueled energy output is declining in Germany, Canada, the U.K., Italy and the U.S. Germany registered the biggest one year divergence in energy sources among the Group of Seven nations and Canada the lowest Movers by Source Oil Gainers: […]

Coal comeback spurs new carbon emissions growth, says BP

LONDON: Global greenhouse gas emissions began rising again last year as the first pick-up in coal burning since 2013 overshadowed a record expansion in renewable energy, a BP report said. Energy demand accelerated in 2017 by 2.2 percent, but a 17 percent gain in clean power such as solar and wind did little to offset […]

Asia - Pacific

China to ramp up renewable power to help meet summer shortages -NDRC

Some industrial plants in China are facing power rationing this year as more than 30 cities in central and northern parts of the country issue heat alerts, and the supply cannot meet surging demand. BEIJING: China will ramp up electricity generated by renewable energy this summer and give priority to residential use as some regions […]

China cuts subsidies for some renewable power projects – finance ministry

SHANGHAI: Some Chinese biomass and waste-to-energy plants will no longer be eligible for renewable energy subsidies, the country’s finance ministry said on Friday, as it bids to resolve a huge payment backlog. The Ministry of Finance has been struggling to find the funds to pay a subsidy backlog now amounting to an estimated 120 billion […]

Navigant Research Report Shows China is Open to Electricity Market Competition and Pushing for Distributed Energy Resources

To participate in Chinese energy market, OEMs and project developers should accelerate development of market-specific solutions and educate Chinese stakeholders on DER A new report from Navigant Research examines the changes in the Chinese commercial and industrial (C&I) electricity market, and the opportunities they create for distributed energy resources (DER) stakeholders. As markets for wholesale […]

JA Solar Establishes New Subsidiary in South Korea to Expand Presence in South Korean Market

BEIJING: JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO), a world leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products, today announced that it establishes a new subsidiary in South Korea to further expand presence in the region. In 2001, JA Solar entered the South Korean market, supplying solar cells to its customers. With excellent product quality, JA […]

Europe & UK

Activist SVM takes stake in Portugese renewables company EDPR

SVM said that along with other minority shareholders it proposed a candidate for the board of the wind energy company, saying it hoped to achieve “significant value creation for all shareholders”, adding its investment was long-term. LONDON: Activist firm Shareholder Value Management (SVM) has bought a 2 percent stake in EDP Renovaveis , the renewables […]

Norway to discuss construction of its first floating wind farms next week

OSLO: Norway’s energy minister will meet with companies on Wednesday to discuss the potential construction of offshore floating wind farms, he told Reuters on Friday. The meeting is the first concrete step to spur development of offshore floating power generation, after the government said last December it would seek to accommodate such plans. “Wednesday next […]

UPDATE 1-Activist SVM takes stake in Portugese renewables company EDPR

LONDON: Activist firm Shareholder Value Management (SVM) has bought a 2 percent stake in EDP Renovaveis , the renewables business of EDP-Energias de Portugal , which is the target of a takeover bid from China Three Gorges. SVM said that along with other minority shareholders it proposed a candidate for the board of the wind […]

Europe wants to raise the bar for renewable energy goals

European President Juncker said it would be his bloc that becomes the world leader in climate stewardship. The European community could reaffirm its world leadership position on the clean energy front by raising the bar for renewables, a commissioner said Thursday. The European Commission said it was setting a new bar for renewable energy use […]

Infographics

Renewable energy country attractiveness index recai May 2017

Renewable energy country attractiveness index recai May 2017 (147) 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

(578) 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

Innogy secures exclusive rights for 440 MW of U.S. solar projects

FRANKFURT: Germany’s Innogy said on Monday it had signed a deal with U.S.-based Birdseye Renewable Energy giving it exclusive rights to 13 solar projects with a total capacity of around 440 megawatts (MW). Under the agreement, Innogy and Birdseye will jointly develop the portfolio and Innogy will have sole and exclusive rights to acquire projects […]

EPA won’t force refiners to make up waived biofuels volumes

NEW YORK: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it cannot make large oil refineries blend additional biofuels into their gasoline to make up for volumes waived under the small refinery hardship waiver program unless Congress authorizes it. The agency’s decision was certain to anger the powerful U.S. corn lobby and Congressional members from […]

Candor Central School District is now one the only solar-powered school districts in the country with the help of Renovus Solar

CANDOR, N.Y.: The Candor school district is now leveraging energy produced by its own solar power array, constructed with the help of BOCES, the state of New York and Renovus Solar. Due to the energy credits generated by the school’s solar system, the district is on track to save more than $125,000 in electrical costs […]

MEA

SUNEQ NAMIBIA AND ITS SHAREHOLDER NAMIBIA INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE LIMITED (NIFCO) ACHIEVED FINANCIAL CLOSE FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) POWER PLANTS WITH AN INDUSTRIAL OFFTAKER IN NAMIBIA AND AFRICA, WITH AN INSTALLED CAPACITY OF 6.5 MWDC

Windhoek: SunEQ Namibia has reached financial close with the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) for a 5 MWAC solar project for Ohorongo Cement, the largest cement factory in Namibia. It is a major milestone for the sister company of German solar consulting company Suntrace on its way towards becoming an independent power producer. SunEQ has […]

Côte d’Ivoire: African Development Bank to help mobilize over CFAF 15 billion to finance pay-as-you-go solar home systems

100 000 rural households to get access by 2020 In very remote rural areas of some African countries, access to electricity for low-income people is still through traditional and outdated systems such as battery-powered flashlights or oil lamps that pollute and are extremely harmful to health. In response to this urgent need, the Board of […]

2.5 million citizens in Democratic Republic of Congo to gain electricity through pioneering deal

BBOXX, a next generation utility, has signed a pioneering deal with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will bring reliable, renewable electricity to 2.5 million citizens in the DRC by 2020. The DRC Government’s “Energie pour Tous” initiative, which puts off-grid solar at the heart of solving the significant energy access […]

PV Manufacturing

Endeas launches all-in-one tool to drive down testing cost in PV module manufacturing

By launching a novel all-in-one tool for the final testing of photovoltaic modules, innovative PV testing technology company Endeas has provided an answer for companies wishing to drive down module manufacturing costs. The QuickSun 600 is the first product to include, in a single machine, class A+A+A+ solar simulator; electroluminescence and visual inspection; and insulation […]

Endeas showcasing QuickSun® 600 at Intersolar Europe 2018

Endeas will be showcasing the new QuickSun 600® all-in-one module testing station at Intersolar Europe 2018 in Munich on June 20-22. We will be located at hall A2, booth 451. Come visit us at our booth or contact us to schedule a meeting! (1) Related posts: Intersolar Europe 2018: full speed ahead into the next […]

Gujarat Borosil to invest Rs 435 crore to double tempered solar glass capacity

The company, which has a facility in Bharuch in Gujarat, currently manufactures 180 tonne per day of 2 mm tempered solar glass, which is used on existing glass modules to improve efficiency. New Delhi: Solar glass manufacturer Gujarat Borosil plans to invest around Rs 435 crore to more than double its manufacturing capacity of tempered […]

Business & Finance

Adani Green Energy gains 5% on debut, trades at Rs 29 on BSE

Adani Green Energy, the renewable power arm for Adani Enterprises, has locked in upper circuit of 5% at Rs 29.40 on the BSE. Adani Green Energy, the renewable power arm for Adani Enterprises, has locked in upper circuit of 5% at Rs 29.40 on the BSE on first day of its listing. The stock recovered […]

ADB Strengthens Trade Finance Capacity in Central Asia Through Bank Twinning

YEREVAN, ARMENIA: The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Trade Finance Program (TFP) held its second TFP Bank Twinning program in Central Asia between Ameriabank from Armenia and Hamkorbank from Uzbekistan. The TFP Bank Twinning leverages the expertise and strength of TFP’s more advanced partner bank to train its twin bank by transferring relevant trade finance operations […]

Nexus Announces Partnership with Foleum, Green Mining Alternative

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.: Nexus, an innovative, open-source distributed ledger and digital currency (NXS), announced today its partnership with Foleum, an inventive blockchain mining project designed to generate the majority of its own power using green hybrid technologies. The organizations share a mutual goal of reducing the environmental footprint of mining. Foleum will measure Nexus’ energy consumption […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Railway station to save big with solar rooftop system

LUDHIANA: In a move which will annually save crores of rupees of the railway authorities, the Ludhiana railway station is all set to get a solar power system for generating 2 megawatt of power to fulfil its massive power requirement. Presently, the electricity demand of the station is being fulfilled by a hotline of Punjab […]

Lack of funds: Solar power plans of SCB hit a major roadblock

The ambitious plans of the Secunderabad Cantonment Board to achieve self sufficiency to some extent in terms of power requirements seems to be falling flat as works have hit a road block due to lack of funds. HYDERABAD: The ambitious plans of the Secunderabad Cantonment Board to achieve self sufficiency to some extent in terms […]

Rooftop solar power plan shows promise

Patna: The grid connected rooftop project, which entails production of solar energy on rooftops of individual households and institutions, looks set for a promising start in the state. Around 12MW of solar energy would be produced from rooftops of individual households and at least 40MW would be produced from government offices and institutional buildings, according […]

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

Ingeteam is awarded the supply of 620 MW of PV inverters to Australia, while commissioning 146 MW and supplying a further 119 MW

Thanks to these contracts, Ingeteam has crossed the 1 GW threshold for photovoltaic inverters supplied to Australia Spain:  Ingeteam, a leading company in the design of power and control electronics, electric machines and electrical engineering, has recently signed a number of contracts for supplies to photovoltaic plants in Australia, a country in which the company boasts […]

SolarEdge Presenting Expanded Commercial PV Offering for Improved Scalability and Performance at Intersolar

New inverters and a power optimizer will be added to SolarEdge’s commercial PV suite MUNICH, GERMANY : SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy, is expanding its commercial solution with the launch of larger-capacity three-phase inverters with synergy technology and a multi-input power optimizer in order to further improve the […]

Delta Launches String PV Inverter M125HV Series with Industry-Leading Efficiency up to 99% at Intersolar Europe 2018

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, announced today it is launching its new 1,500 Vdc string solar PV inverter M125HV series alongside a broad portfolio of energy-saving lithium-ion battery energy storage solutions at Intersolar Europe.  The M125HV is designed to optimize the productivity of solar PV power plants as it featuresindustry-leading […]

SolarEdge Presenting Expanded Commercial PV Offering for Improved Scalability and Performance at Intersolar

New inverters and a power optimizer will be added to SolarEdge’s commercial PV suite MUNICH, GERMANY – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy, is expanding its commercial solution with the launch of larger-capacity three-phase inverters with synergy technology and a multi-input power optimizer in order to further improve the scalability […]

Renewable Energy

Project Appraisal Committee (PAC) Meeting for evaluating and recommending proposals received in the Ministry for Biomass cogeneration Programme

Project Appraisal Committee (PAC) Meeting for evaluating and recommending proposals received in the Ministry for Biomass cogeneration Programme For more information please see below link: (1) Related posts: Meeting of the Consultancy Evaluation Committee constituted for Evaluation of Request for Proposals (RfPs) received for awarding an Evaluation Study of Biogas based Power Generation (off – […]

AP plans pollution-free energy solutions in Amaravati

Amaravati: The state government is formulating a plan on total energy solutions to meet the energy requirements of Amaravati capital city up to 2025 and 2050 based on world-class practices. Taking the energy requirements of various sectors– institutional, domestic, automotive and industrial–the government is focusing on various eco-friendly technological solutions for the greenfield capital city. […]

‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

Mount Abu, Rajasthan: India is promoting small hydropower projects (SHPs)–defined as hydropower facilities of less than 25 megawatt (MW)–on the assumption that they are socially beneficial and more environment-friendly than larger ones. However, an assessment of the impact of two SHPs in the Western Ghats reveals the contrary, according to a scientific paper published in […]

Electric Vehicles

ABB to bring flash chargers to India, can top-up bus battery in 17 sec

New Delhi: Swiss power major ABB has said it is looking at bringing to India its flash charging product which can top up electric bus battery in 17 seconds at stops while on the go. Although it did not provide any timeline for launching the product, the company said it is keen to do so […]

With no govt help, solar-powered scooter idea stops in its tracks

Bhadrak: Two talented youths of Bhadrak – Prakash Chandra Ghadei and Raj Upadhaya – hit the headlines in April 2017 when they developed a solar-powered scooter. It seems that is history. For, the two mechanical engineers who graduated in 2016 have not received any government support to carry on their research and development on their idea. […]

‘EV battery tech decades away from commercial viability’

Electric Vehicle (EV) mobility is presented as the poster child for India’s push towards a cleaner form of public mobility. Those operating in the EV sector often debate on the merits and demerits of HYDERABAD: Electric Vehicle (EV) mobility is presented as the poster child for India’s push towards a cleaner form of public mobility. […]

Lithium to go pan-India with electric vehicles

To have 1,500 vehicles in next one year, covering 100 million kilometre Hyderabad: Bengaluru-based Lithium Urban Technologies, which launched its operations in 2014, with just 10 cabs has today over 400 cabs crisscrossing the roads of Bengaluru and Delhi. Each of these vehicles traverse 200 to 300 kilometers per day, which means close to 1,00,000 […]

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 […]