Amplus plans acquisition of solar power firm Kiran Energy

Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which has offered to sell solar power at a record-low tariff, has evinced interest in acquiring Kiran Energy Solar Power Pvt. Ltd, said three people aware of the development. Amplus, backed by US private equity (PE) firm I Squared Capital, is interested in the acquisition given the high electricity tariffs awarded […]

Borg Energy India CMD arrested for defrauding firms

The Hyderabad Police has arrested Boaz Augustin, Chairman and Managing Director of Borg Energy India Pvt Ltd for defrauding various companies to the tune of about Rs 100 crore. Cybercrime police of Detective Department arrested Augustin in Madurai on charges of cheating and criminal breach of trust and brought him to Hyderabad on Tuesday. According to […]

ADB Boosts Support for Clean Energy with $390 Million Renewables Financing in India

As part of its efforts to scale up private sector-led infrastructure development in Asia and the Pacific and boost support for clean energy, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a new $390 million financing package for ReNew Power to develop renewable energy projects in India. The financing will assist 7 special purpose vehicles owned by […]

Scorpius Trackers Wins 4.4 MW Order at WFES Abu Dhabi

Scorpius Trackers launches its globally patented tracker technology at the ongoing  World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week. A 4.4 MW order was finalised during the show for delivery in 2107-18. This is a start of plans at Scorpius to scale up from  250MW completed by March 17 to more than 1,000 MW […]

Clean Energy Spending Drops, Green Bonds Make Splash, New York Funds Projects

Global investments in renewable power dropped the most on record in 2016 as demand in China and Japan faltered, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance research published on Jan. 12. Worldwide spending on clean energy fell 18 percent from 2015’s record high, to $287.5 billion. However, even as spending ebbs, the amount of wind and solar […]

ReNew Power secures US$ 390 Million debt funding from Asian Development Bank

ReNew Power Ventures Private Limited, India’s leading renewable energy development company recently announced that it has securedlong-term debt financing of US$ 390 Million from Asian Development Bank (ADB). This is the first transaction to include in its financing plans funding from ADB as well as Leading Asia’s Private Sector Infrastructure Fund (LEAP). LEAP is a […]


Growatt One-stop Solution Pioneers Thailand PV market

Growatt successfully held Solar Rooftop – One Stop Solution themed seminar at Swiss Hotel Le Concord Bangkok, Thailand in late Dec,2016. The forum attracted many guests from solar industry in Thailand. Growatt invited experts from Energy Research Institute of Chulalongkorn University and PEA Electricity Authority to share the solar policy and grid regulation. Growatt experts made […]

Growatt launches new battery charger controller SP1000-S/2000-S/3000-S

n Dec 2016, building on innovations pioneered in solar technology, Growatt launches a new battery charger controller SP1000-S/2000-S/3000-S successfully. It is designed to provide an easy, reliable and cost-effective energy storage solution for the clients. SP1000-S/2000-S/3000-S integrates the inherent features of the previous generation, and it has innovative characteristics as follows: Local graphic LCD @ four […]

Yingli’s PANDA Bifacial Module Receives Chinese Technology Innovation Award of Top Runner Program for 2016

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. (“Yingli” or “Yingli Solar”) , one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that its PANDA Bifacial module has received Chinese Technology Innovation Award of Top Runner Program for 2016 on 2016 Innovation Conference of Top Runner Program of China, which was held early January 2017. The […]

Solar-Log™ Hybrid eControl-Box –reduce diesel consumption and CO2 emissions

With the Solar-Log™ Hybrid eControl-Box, the interaction between PV plants and diesel generators in regions with unstable power grids can be optimally regulated…….. For more information please visit below link……. (11) Related posts: SITC of 4KWp Hybrid Solar PV Power Plant each at Naliya PO under Bhuj Dn and Mendarada PO under Junagadh Dn in […]

Backed by Narayana Murthy, students of RV College of Engineering build solar-powered car

It was a self-study seminar on solar-powered systems that inspired a few like minded students of Bengaluru’s R V College of Engineering to initiate the building of what they hoped would be an advanced solar car. In September 2013, the RVCE Solar Car Team was started with this express goal. The team today consists of […]

Boviet Solar USA Introduces New Line of 72-Cell and 60-Cell, High Efficiency Solar Modules for 2017

Boviet Solar USA, the North American arm of Boviet Solar Technology Co., Ltd., a global leader in the manufacture of high-quality photovoltaic technology, has released its newest state-of-the-art solar modules scheduled to begin shipping in the first quarter of 2017. Included in the new module lineup are 60-cell poly and mono modules, 72-cell poly and […]


Tata Power’s non-fossil operating capacity climbs to 3060 MW

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that the Company’s total generation from non-fossil operating capacity stands at 3060 MW, making it the largest renewable energy Company in India. The Company’s robust non-fossil fuel portfolio comprises of 693 MW of Hydro, 918 MW of Solar, 1074 MW of Wind, and 375 MW of […]

‘Collector ignoring HC orders on solar plant’

CPI(M) Central Committee member and former MLA M.A. Gafoor on Tuesday accused Collector Challa Vijayamohan of ignoring the status quo orders issued by the High Court in September last year on the proposed solar power plant at Gani village and said a contempt petition would be filed against him. The High Court ordered a status […]

Suresh Prabhu led Indian Railways to make a ‘powerful’ change, save Rs 41,000 cr

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the transporter will change its energy consumption mix which will result in savings of R41,000 crore in the next decade as energy costs. Railways had estimated fuel cost to be around R23,417 crore for FY17 in the Budget, and it is one of the largest cost head of […]

India: DCR Under National Solar Mission – WTO, Appellate Body Report

The Government of India launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (“JNNSM”) in January, 2010. The JNNSM had set the target of deploying 1,00,000 MW (scaled up on July 1, 2015 from 20,000 MW) of grid connected solar power by 2022 and aims at reducing the cost of solar power generation in the country through […]

Solar energy can help in poverty alleviation: Piyush Goyal

Solar energy can help in poverty alleviation programmes as it can provide income to a large number of people having land but no income from it, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said. “Solar can add value to poverty alleviation efforts and deeply impact education for children. Several people with land rights have no economic return, […]

Govt eyes steel units’ residual gases to produce clean energy

The steel ministry is exploring the possibility of converting residual gases from steel units to produce renewable power as part of the government’s focus on shoring up clean energy supplies. Residual gas from coke ovens, as well as blast furnaces in integrated steel plants, can be converted into clean energy, a senior government official told […]

Energy Storage

Sustainable Innovations’ CO2 Conversion System Converts Greenhouse Gases and Renewables Into A Valuable Fuel With Huge Energy Storage Potential

Sustainable Innovations, Inc. (SI) is developing an electrochemical system that addresses multiple challenges and opportunities in the energy supply marketplace. The CO2RENEW™ converts waste CO2 and H2O to methane fuel, the primary energy carrier in natural gas. This fuel can then be stored or transported in the existing natural gas pipeline to points of need. CO2, […]

AES’ New Kauai Solar-Storage ‘Peaker’ Shows How Fast Battery Costs Are Falling

AES Distributed Energy will build a solar-plus-storage “peaker plant” on the Hawaiian island of Kauai that stands out both in capacity and power price. The project, if approved by state and local regulators, will combine 28 megawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity with 20 megawatts of five-hour duration batteries. AES will own and operate the system, […]

Energy Storage India 2017 Brings Global Industry Leaders in Energy Storage and Micro-grids to India

While media attention was focused on Vibrant Gujrat, Mumbai hosted a specialized International Conference and Expo on Energy Storage and Microgrids with over 250 delegates and 1000+ visitors. The 4th edition of Energy Storage India Conference and Expo was held at the Nehru Convention Centre in Mumbai, organized by Customized Energy Solutions and Messe Dusseldorf […]

Gridtential Secures $6 Million from Battery Industry Strategics, East Penn Manufacturing, Crown Battery Manufacturing, Leoch International and Power-Sonic

Gridtential Inc., an innovator in low-cost, high-performance energy storage technologies, today announced it has completed a $6 million fundraise with strategic investors from some of the world’s largest battery suppliers and distributors. New investors include East Penn Manufacturing, the world’s largest single-site, lead-acid battery facility; Crown Battery Manufacturing, a leader in deep-cycle applications; Leoch International, […]


New IRENA Report Details How Renewables Can Decarbonise the Energy Sector and Improve the Lives of Billions

Falling costs, driven by innovation in technology and policy, is spurring renewable energy deployment and with it a myriad of socioeconomic benefits, according to the new comprehensive publication released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). REthinking Energy, now in its third edition,was released today at IRENA’s seventh Assembly, the Agency’s ultimate decision-making authority. “Renewables […]

Cumulative Vendor Revenue for Energy Storage Software is Expected to Total $16.2 Billion from 2016 to 2025

Energy storage software platforms can help overcome industry barriers by accurately modeling optimal system specifications and operating characteristics A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for energy storage systems (ESSs) with a focus on aggregation, asset management, and grid services, providing forecasts for software vendor revenue through 2025 for seven major world […]

More than 37 Million Plug-in Electric Vehicles are Expected to be in Use in 2025

Long-range battery electric vehicles appear positioned for success as prices become competitive with economy brands after subsidies A new report from Navigant Research provides forecasts, market sizing, and market share analysis for the overall light duty vehicle (LDV) market and for light duty hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid EVs (PHEVs), and battery EVs (BEVs). […]

Report Ranks Top States for Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement

Not all states are equal when it comes to renewable energy policy — particularly when it comes to how well states accommodate corporate clean energy procurements, according to a new report by the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the Information Technology Industry Council. The commercial and industrial renewable energy market currently totals around 5 gigawatts […]

Asia - Pacific

The potential for carbon capture and storage in China

Continued heavy dependence on coal for electricity generation is one of the world’s top environmental challenges and yet the future of coal depends largely on only one country. China is simultaneously the world’s leader in renewable electricity capacity and the world’s largest emitter of energy-related carbon dioxide, with around half of these emissions coming from […]


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Australian Energy Roadmap: A Zero-Carbon Grid Is Possible by 2050, With Consumers at the Center

Last month, an authoritative report found that radically decarbonizing Australia’s energy system could be achieved by 2050 — all without negative impacts on the economy, and with big savings for both consumers and utilities. The report was produced by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and Energy Networks Australia (ENA). CSIRO is a […]

Thai SCB, China Minsheng to lend $210 mln to Canadian Solar

Commercial Bank Pcl and China Minsheng Bank will jointly lend $210 million to Canadian Solar Inc’s new manufacturing facility in Thailand, the Thai bank said in a statement on Monday. The plant, located at Rojana Industrial Park in the eastern province of Chonburi, will facilitate exports to North America and in the region, while helping […]

Europe & UK

E.ON and IBC SOLAR to bring 7.45 megawatt solar farm into operation

IBC SOLAR has been providing customers with PV systems of all sizes for more than 30 years. For the solar farm in Meyenburg, the company was not only tasked with the development and implementation of this mayor asset project but will also be in charge of operations and maintenance (O&M). E.ON has been involved in […]

South East Europe Has Vast Renewable Potential worth 740 GW, IRENA Report Finds

A new comprehensive study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), reveals the enormous potential of renewable energy in the South East Europe (SEE) region. The report, Cost-Competitive Renewable Power Generation: Potential across South East Europe, was released at a high-level meeting preceeding the opening of the seventh session of IRENA’s Assembly, which gathered policymakers […]

France’s energy transition is vital for energy security, according to latest IEA review

In its latest country review of energy policies, the International Energy Agency (IEA) praised France for setting in motion significant reforms towards more secure, affordable and sustainable energy supplies and the green growth of its economy. Over the past ten years the French economy has reduced its carbon intensity and benefitted from greater energy efficiency, notably […]

Chinese, Germans Seek to Turn Chernobyl Wasteland to Solar Park

Chinese and Germans are among dozens of investors taking Ukraine up on its offer to turn the grounds of one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters into a massive solar park. Thirteen international investors are among the 39 groups seeking Ukraine permission to install about 2 gigawatts of solar panels inside the radioactive exclusion zone […]


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

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Solar Map Of India 2016 Dear Solar Industry Colleagues, Warm Greetings from EQ Int’l <www.EQMagPro.com> After Massive Success of EQ Solar Map of INDIA 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th Edition, EQ plans the following Solar Maps for 2016-2017 1. EQ Solar Map of India 7th Edition 2017 2. EQ Solar PV RoofTop & […]

Average annual growth rate of renewable energy capacity and biofuels production

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ABB completes HVDC link upgrade in Canada supporting transmission of renewables

ABB has completed a major upgrade of the 350 megawatt (MW) Madawaska high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link that connects the grids of Québec and New Brunswick in southeast Canada. The back-to-back converter station has been in operation for more than 30 years and the modernization is expected to significantly improve grid reliability and help […]

Duke Energy turned N.C.’s sunny days into more solar energy capacity in 2016

North Carolina’s status as a national solar energy leader expanded further in 2016 as Duke Energy connected about 500 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity in the state to serve customers. The combination of owned and purchased solar was enough to power about 105,000 homes at peak production. “Renewable energy is important to our customers, and […]

Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy Announces Commercial Operation of Two Solar Photovoltaic Projects in California

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Recurrent Energy has reached commercial operation of the adjacent 100 MWac/131 MWp Astoria and 75 MWac/100 MWp Astoria 2 solar projects located in Kern County, California. “With the help of our trusted partners, the Astoria projects will […]


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Honours 2017 Winners of Zayed Future Energy Prize

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize to nine winners during the 2017 awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi today, in the presence of six heads of state. Nine pioneers in renewable energy and sustainability […]

UAE launches US$50 million renewable energy fund for the Caribbean

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) today announced a landmark new US$50 million grant fund for renewable energy projects in Caribbean island countries. Launched by HE Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund represents one of the largest-ever single investments in the region’s clean energy sector, as well as […]

DEWA and Masdar to break ground on Phase 3 of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Construction of the 800 megawatt (MW) phase 3 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai will start at the end of this month following the award of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the project. This was announced today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2017. A Masdar-led consortium […]

PV Manufacturing

Aurora Solar Technologies Introduces Bifacial Solar Cell Optimization System

Aurora Solar Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce the introduction of an enhanced version of its DecimaTM inline measurement system for quality control of bifacial solar cells during production…. For more information please visit below link…….. Source:auroracontrol (14) Related posts: Solar water heating system for CISF Barrack at Bhagirathipuram Implementation of 5.76MWp(DC) GCRT solar PV […]

Meyer Burger receives order for DW 288 Series 3 diamond wire cutting technology for about CHF 8 million from existing European customer

An existing PV customer located in Europe has awarded Meyer Burger a contract for about CHF 8 million for the delivery and installation of the newest generation DW 288 Series 3 diamond wire cutting saws. Delivery and commissioning of the equipment is scheduled to start as of the second quarter of 2017. Meyer Burger Technology Ltd […]

Meyer Burger awarded orders for MB PERC cell technology from two existing Asian customers for a total amount of about CHF 20 million

Meyer Burger awarded orders for industry-leading MB PERC upgrade cell technology from two existing Asian customers for a total amount of about CHF 20 million. Two existing PV customers located in Asia have awarded Meyer Burger contracts with a combined value of about CHF 20 million for the delivery and installation of the MAiA 2.1 technology […]

Business & Finance

Look to sustain 35% growth in sanctions, disbursement in H2: REC

Power sector is revelling in really exciting times, is the word coming in from REC . Speaking to CNBC-TV18, CMD PV Ramesh said the government’s efforts to ensure power for all by providing a boost to discoms through Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme has led to a robust growth in the sector. Ramesh said […]

Ellomay Capital: Short-Term Factors Cloud Results, Story Intact

Despite its reported 8.9% revenue decrease in 9M16 vs 9M15, we remain convinced of Ellomay Capital Ltd’s ability to generate cash flow dependably from its solar assets in Italy and Spain to reinvest in its diverse pipeline of international power generation assets. Temporary factors – both lower solar radiation (worse weather) and lower spot prices […]

Solar Power Investment Fund Announced by Cherrytree Group.

The closing of an individual investor tax credit fund dedicated to commercial solar power generation projects was announced by Cherrytree Group LLC, a Newton, Massachusetts tax credit advisory firm.Cherrytree teamed with Durham, New Hampshire developer Golden Goose Renewables, LLC to create the fund, which invested in three new utility-scale solar power facilities — including the […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Government Medical College and Hospital burns its fingers in solar power project

Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) has been caught on the wrong foot. It planned a solar power project and started executing it without state government’s administrative approval. It even appointed Kanyaka Non-Conventional Energy Pvt Ltd as consultant without following the tendering process. The authorities even began to demolish an abandoned structure for the project […]

Govt offers rebate for off-campus solar panels

For hotels and industries that have been violating the solar norms claiming installation of rooftop solar power systems is next to impossible in already-built buildings, the state government has come up with an alternative. These industries can now take on lease inexpensive land anywhere in the state and install ground-mounted solar power systems. And the […]

Solar power plant of 2 Megawatt capacity to power IIM-Trichy campus

IIM-Trichy has signed a memorandum of understanding with power PSU Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) for financial assistance to set up a 2-megawatt solar power plant at IIM-T’s permanent campus coming up at Chinna Suriyur village. The agreement was signed at the RECL corporate office, New Delhi, on Monday. RECL chairman and managing director P […]

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

‘India, a hotbed for next solar revolution’

As India sets ambitious target for renewable energy sector growth, a number of opportunities have opened up. These include inverters, back up facilities, smart grids, net metering, distribution management systems for large solar parks, and Green Energy Corridors. Anil Chaudhry, Country President and Managing Director, Schneider Electric India, in an exclusive interaction with BusinessLine details the […]

New inverter maximizes energy harvest from the PV power generation

Around the world there is an increasingly demand towards maximized value of residential PV system and smaller-scale industrial and commercial PV system. With the new intelligent technology, Growatt has launched new generation three-phase solar Inverter Growatt 8K-11KTL3-S for this demand. Growatt 8K-11KTL3-S series inverters are designed for Max. efficiency98.4%,MPPT efficiency 99.5%, wide DC voltage range 160-1000VDC, […]

Silicon Valley’s John Doerr and TJ Rodgers Invest $10M in Enphase’s Microinverters and Storage

T.J. Rodgers, founder of Cypress Semiconductor and John Doerr, chairman of Kleiner Perkins, have emerged as a bit of a white knight savior for troubled solar microinverter firm Enphase. The Silicon Valley icons are investing $10 million in the firm, and Rodgers is joining the board of directors. It’s a bit of an unusual move […]

Sungrow wins a contract supplying 200MW PV inverters to Blue Capital Management Co., Ltd, in Japan

Sungrow, the world’s leading PV inverter manufacturer, has recently signed an agreement with Blue Capital Management Co., Ltd, a Japanese developer, for the supply of 200 MW of central inverters in Japan. Tokyo-based developer Blue Power noted that they felt confident in the agreement “as Sungrow has an excellent manufacturing operation and provides reliable inverters […]

Renewable Energy

Masdar takes 25% stake in world’s first floating offshore wind farm

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has acquired a stake in Hywind Scotland, a 30-megawatt (MW) floating offshore pilot wind farm in the North Sea, it was announced at an official ceremony during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017. Through the transaction Statoil and Masdar have agreed to share the development risk and Masdar will cover […]

Government Medical College and Hospital burns its fingers in solar power project

Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) has been caught on the wrong foot. It planned a solar power project and started executing it without state government’s administrative approval. It even appointed Kanyaka Non-Conventional Energy Pvt Ltd as consultant without following the tendering process. The authorities even began to demolish an abandoned structure for the project […]

DNV GL certifies new prototype of Siemens’ 8 MW offshore wind turbine

DNV GL has assessed the market’s new offshore turbine in development and awarded Siemens Wind Power with the Prototype Certificate for its 8 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine SWT-8.0-154. The prototype certification confirms all relevant safety features on the turbine according to the Danish Executive Order BEK 73:2013 and IEC 61400-22, allowing installation of the […]