Sungrow Successfully Installs the World’s Largest PV & Energy Storage Microgrid Plant

Sungrow, the world’s leading PV inverter manufacturer, announced that the world’s largest PV & energy storage microgrid power plant with 13 MW of PV inverters and 7 MW of energy storage inverters, was successfully installed in Shuanghu, China, the highest region in the world located in China’s Tibet province. The 20 MW microgrid power plant […]

REC Market Trade Report -Oct 2016

PXIL successfully conducted REC trading for the month of October 2016. The total cleared volume on the exchange was 113,724 RECs that resulted in PXIL gaining a market share of 39%. In this month clearing ratio increased to 1.87% from 1.3% in sep-2016, due to 13% increase in demand when compared to the previous month. […]

Cyrus Mistry row: No taint on Tata Power buyout of Welspun Energy assets, say analysts

After the sudden ouster of Cyrus Mistry as chairman of Tata Sons, questions have been raised in some quarters about some of the decisions taken by the conglomerate during his tenure, but at least one of them — Tata Power’s R10,000-crore buyout of Welspun Energy’s renewable energy assets —can’t be faulted. According to analysts, the […]

Invitation For Bids for Selection of Solar Power Developer for Setting up one Solar PV Power Project of 250MW capacity

Invitation For Bids (IFB) for Selection of Solar Power Developer for Setting up one Solar PV Power Project of 250MW capacity under OPEN category in Kadapa Ultra Mega Solar Park in Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh under National Solar Mission (NSM) Phase-II, Batch-II, Tranche-I. NTPC Ltd. invites online bids for Selection of Solar Power Developer […]

Central Asian Countries Identify $94 Billion Energy Investment Needs to 2023

Central Asian countries have identified power investment needs of about $94 billion to 2023, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB)-commissioned study presented at an energy forum today in Islamabad. Further, the financing gap that the private sector has to fill in the same period amounts to about $38 billion.The findings were presented at the […]

Alleviating Energy Poverty through Solar Power

It is estimated that 18000 villages in the remote areas do not have access to electricity in the country. The conventional approach to solve this problem is to provide connectivity through centralised electricity grids. However this solution is not only capital intensive and comes with high financial costs, but it also has high environmental costs […]


Greenlight Planet Introduces the Sun King Charge, Its Most Affordable Dual Task Solar Light and Mobile Charging Solution

Greenlight Planet Introduces the Sun King Charge, Its Most Affordable Dual Task Solar Light and Mobile Charging Solution.With the Sun King Charge, consumers can use the lamp and solar panel independently of each other for hours or days at a time. This enables consumers to light their homes or workplace and charge their USB devices […]

Panasonic Launches New HIT® N295 PV Module For Europe

Panasonic has announced the launch of its new HIT® N295 solar module for Europe. The latest addition to the company’s high-efficiency product portfolio is the most powerful sub-1.6m² solar panel available on the continent and provides installers with one of the most comprehensive, flexible solar offerings on the market to deliver more power on any […]

SMA Introduces First Freestanding Inverter for Commercial PV Systems

SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has expanded its internationally successful Sunny Tripower string inverter family with the third generation. At Solar Power International 2016, which currently takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, visitors have the opportunity to see the new Sunny Tripower CORE1 for the first time. The 50 kW string inverter is designed for […]

SolarWorld Will Unveil AC Solar Panel

SolarWorld, the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar technology manufacturer for more than 40 years, announced recently that the company will debut an integrated alternating-current (AC) solar panel at the trade show Solar Power International. The company will unveil the SolarWorld AC Module – available for purchase early next year – at its booth at the largest trade show […]

MiaSolé Announces New Products that Revolutionize Solar Industry – Next Generation, Flexible Ultra-light Solar Technology

Timed with the Solar Power International event in Las Vegas, MiaSolé recently announced the availability of its Next Generation Flexible Ultra-Light Solar Technology Products. As solar power is one of the fastest growing and most promising clean energy sources with almost 70GW of worldwide installations forecast in 2016, MiaSole’s Next Generation Flexible technology delivers significantly higher […]

SPI 2016: Hanwha Q CELLS Completes Strong Q.ANTUM Portfolio with Monocrystalline Solar Module Series “Q.PEAK”

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., one of the world’s largest photovoltaic manufacturers of high-quality, high-efficiency solar modules, today announced that it will unveil a complete series of new monocrystalline solar modules and prototypes based on the company’s proprietary Q.ANTUM technology at Solar Power International in Las Vegas from September 13-15, 2016. The new monocrystalline Q.ANTUM […]


India Inc increases focus on reducing carbon emission: CDP

Corporates are increasing focus on setting emission reduction and renewable energy targets besides putting up an internal price on carbon as part of risk mitigation, says a report.According to CDP’s latest climate change report, as many as 47 firms on the BSE 200 index have disclosed information related to climate change as against 34 companies […]

GIPCL strengthens on issuing Letters of Intent for two solar power projects

Gujarat Industries Power Company (GIPCL) is currently trading at Rs. 94.30, up by 0.85 points or 0.91% from its previous closing of Rs. 93.45 on the BSE.The scrip opened at Rs. 93.45 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 95.50 and Rs. 93.25 respectively. So far 17,353 shares were traded on the counter.The […]

APGenco to focus on capacity addition

APGenco MD K Vijayanand informed that they are embarking on a massive capacity addition aimed at increasing power generation to 12,000 MW by 2022.Addressing newsmen after a meeting with the officials of Genco, Transco, SPDCL, EPDCL and SECM (State Energy Conservation Mission) on the various development initiatives in the power sector, here on Wednesday, Vijayanand […]

AP leading in development of ‘Solar Parks’ across the country

The State government’s focus on promoting non-conventional sources of energy has catapulted Andhra Pradesh as a forerunner in development of solar parks’ across the country, maintained AP TRANSCO CMD and APGENCO MD K. Vijayanand. Interacting with the media, ahead of APERC’s State Coordination Forum Meeting scheduled to be held on October 27, here on Wednesday, […]

Ezon Energy secures Rs 140 Cr to set up solar power projects in Karnataka & Kerala

Renewable energy solutions provider Ezon Energy has raised Rs 140 crore from Japanese investor Natori Nohisa to set up 140 MW of solar power projects in Karnataka and Kerala. “We are in the process of forming the special purpose vehicle (SPV) and the entire 100-plus megawatt solar project shall be implemented by March,“ said Hiten […]

Shri Piyush Goyal leads Indian Delegation to Republic of Vanuatu

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal led a thirteen-member Indian delegation to Republic of Vanuatu on 25-26th October, 2016. During this visit, the Minister held meetings with H.E. Mr. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, Prime Minister of Republic of Vanuatu and H.E. Mr. Bruno Leingkone Tau, […]

Energy Storage

Leclanché provides 2017 revenue guidance and funding update

Leclanché SA, the leading vertically  integrated energy storage solution company, announced recently  an update to its forward guidance for revenue growth in 2017 following the most recent corporate presentation uploaded on the Company website .  The Company has strong momentum to deliver over 85 MWh in 2017 equating to >75% revenue growth.  This growth is […]

LG Chem to enter U.S. home battery market with Sunrun deal

LG Chem Ltd, the world’s largest automotive battery maker, will enter the fledgling U.S. market for home energy storage through a partnership with rooftop solar company Sunrun Inc, the companies said on Wednesday. The move will put LG in direct competition with electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc, which unveiled its own home battery packs, […]

Daimler is expanding its global production network for lithium-ion batteries

Daimler is starting the construction phase for a second battery factory at its one-hundred-percent subsidiary ACCUMOTIVE at the Kamenz site and is thus taking another step towards electromobility. With an investment of around 500 million euros, Kamenz is one of the most modern and largest battery factories in Europe. Prof. Dr. Thomas Weber (Member of […]

BioSolar Continues to Garner Media Attention for Unique Approach to Lithium-ion Battery Technology Development

BioSolar, Inc. a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials,recently referenced its recent contributions to and participation within leading industry trade publications on the importance of advancements made to existing battery technologies in order to support emerging industries. As communicated to shareholders and the general market since the commencement of its battery development technology, BioSolar […]


Online Platform Helps Develop Bankable Solar & Wind Power Projects

Grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants are now mainstream and cost-competitive — making them an attractive energy option anywhere the sun shines. The most competitive utility-scale solar PV projects deliver electricity for just US 5 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) without subsidies, and costs as low as US 3 cents/kWh have been achieved when conditions are […]

Mexico’s energy reform set to revitalize ailing sector and boost economy, IEA says

Mexico’s wide-ranging energy reform, which began in 2013, is expected to reverse the country’s declining oil production, increase the share of renewables in the power sector, and slow the growth in carbon emissions, providing a solid foundation for robust economic growth in the coming decades, according to the International Energy Agency. Mexico’s energy sector is […]

Annual Revenue from Global Sales of Advanced Solar PV Modules is Expected to Reach $38 Billion in 2025, According to Navigant Research

A new report from Navigant Research examines leading countries for the deployment of next-generation solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies, offering an analysis of the global market for advanced solar modules, with forecasts for installed capacity and revenue, through 2025. Following a surge in the production of solar PV modules between 2012 and 2015, margins increased for […]

IEA raises its five-year renewable growth forecast as 2015 marks record year

The International Energy Agency said today that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost reductions. Renewables have surpassed coal last year to become the largest source of installed power capacity in the world. The latest edition of the IEA’s Medium-Term Renewable […]

Asia - Pacific

Hongli Clean Energy Technologies Corp Announces Reverse Stock Split

Hongli Clean Energy Technologies Corp. recently announced that a reverse stock split of its shares of common stock at a ratio of 1-for-10 shares (the “Reverse Split”) will be effective when the market opens on October 27, 2016. At the market open on Thursday, October 27, 2016, the Company’s common stock will begin trading on a […]

Which Chinese Solar Manufacturers Will Survive Module Price Crunch?

The stunning fall in solar module prices being witnessed in most global markets might be good news for project developers and end-market consumers, but it is going to pose major challenges to many of the big module manufacturers. As we noted last week, the price of solar modules in the US has already fallen from around […]

KACO new energy accelerates the energy turnaround in Thailand.

The German photovoltaic specialist has joined forces with other companies in the industry as part of a new initiative. The “Powerful Blueplanet” alliance is aiming to further the development of the solar energy business in Thailand. The launch event took place in Bangkok at the end of September. Going by the name of “Powerful Blueplanet”, […]

SPI Energy Receives 8-Year Project Finance for 4.8 MW DG PV Projects in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province from the Bank of Jiangsu

SPI Energy Co., Ltd., a global provider of photovoltaic (PV) solutions for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors, recently announced that the Bank of Jiangsu has approved an 8-year project finance for a 4.8 MW photovoltaic solar energy DG plant in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province (the “Project”). The Project, which is sponsored by the Company, […]

Europe & UK

One of the most competitive French solar plants installed reliably and safely with the FS Duo solar mounting system made by Schletter

In late September 2016, the first part of the solar farm in Marmagne (Cher) was inaugurated. The Schletter solar mounting system FS Duo Combi had been chosen as a supporting structure. Our customer Advanced Energies planned and developed the project together with the Langa Group. The solar plant was set up by Schletter. On September […]

Remote maintenance for photovoltaic systems: E.ON cooperates with meteocontrol

Operate, control and monitor: Munich-based E.ON Energie Deutschland GmbH has set up a control console designed to professionally monitor and manage photovoltaic systems. Its partner in this endeavor is meteocontrol GmbH of Augsburg, which is contributing its monitoring software VCOM virtual control room. E.ON’s customized monitoring solution is a key element of a new business […]

Boralex closes financing of €100 million in France

Boralex Inc. announced the closing of financing for the Mont de Bagny (24 MW), the Artois (23.1 MW) and the Voie des Monts (10 MW) wind farms in France for a total amount of approximately €100 million (C$145 million), including €11.2 million in financing for value added tax receivable. This financing is provided by Crédit […]

Trina Solar liefert 4MW für das solare Carportsystem am Airport Weeze

Trina Solar Limited,a leading global manufacturer of PV modules, solutions and services, has supplied the photovoltaic modules for a solar carport system with an output of 4 MWp at Weeze Airport. The project, which is unparalleled in Germany, was implemented by the EEPro GmbH within just four weeks planning and four weeks of construction and […]


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 […]

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Vivint Solar Installs More Than 2,700 Rooftop Solar Panels At Vivint Smart Home Arena

Vivint Solar , a leading full-service residential solar provider, recently announced the installation of more than 2,700 rooftop solar panels at Vivint Smart Home Arena, which is the home of the Utah Jazz and the premier sports and entertainment venue of the Intermountain West, located in downtown Salt Lake City. This full array of solar […]

Stellar Solar Customer & Energy Pioneer’s Peder & Julie Norby Celebrate 100 Megawatt Hours of Electricity Harvested on their Home

Stellar Solar, one of California’s leading commercial and residential solar installers since 1998 owes a good portion of its success to the advocacy efforts of Peder and Julie Norby, whose first solar system Stellar installed in 2008.”The Norby’s have opened our eyes to what is truly possible by combining solar and electric cars,” said Stellar […]

Clouds gather in rooftop solar’s biggest U.S. market

For years, the quiet, winding streets of the Scripps Ranch neighborhood have been pure gold for solar installers.Thanks to its high power prices, hot summers and large homes to cool, a greater share of Scripps Ranch residents have embraced solar power than anywhere else in California, itself the nation’s solar energy leader.The rooftops of some […]


Kuwait starts up its first solar power plant

Oct 26 Kuwait began operating its first-ever solar power plant on Wednesday at the Umm Gudair oil field, a landmark for the OPEC member country as it seeks to diversify its sources of energy to meet fast-rising local demand. The 30-million Kuwaiti dinar ($99 million) project, Sidrah 500, will produce 10 megawatts (MW) of electricity, […]

Solar battery power takes up the charge in Kenya

Staff of the International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) don’t worry too much about the frequent power outages at their campuses. A bank of diesel generators ensure that when power from the national grid goes off, the centre’s research into insects, food and health is not disrupted.But the five generators at ICIPE’s Homa […]

South Africa is continuing its IPP renewable energy program to eleven African countries

At the African Forum for Renewable Energies, Month in Marrakech, Morocco Investment capital of more than USD 19 billion to private investors Developers and banks, under the motto “success awakens ambition” the Energy sector. The South African Ministry of Energy and independent power producers (Independent Power Producer, IPP) will work there on its successful IPP program For renewable energies to eleven other […]

PV Manufacturing

Will next-gen solar cells help India save $900 million?

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has claimed that the next generation of its research on solar cell technology could help the Centre save more than $900 million (over ₹6,000 crore). Claiming that the Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell (PERC) technology developed by the university could be a game changer in India’s […]

A global consortium launches initiative to accelerate the scaling of 100% renewable energy solutions

A group of companies is announcing the launch of the global Bright Minds Challenge to identify and help accelerate the scaling of solutions for 100% renewable energy – focusing on solar and energy storage. The challenge is initiated by DSM, together with Accenture; Greentown Labs; Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, University of Oxford; Solarcentury; SolarAid […]

SolarWindow Surpasses Critical Milestone for Manufacturing Electricity-Generating Windows

SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. , the developer of electricity-generating coatings for commercial glass and flexible plastics, announced today that its SolarWindow™ coatings successfully performed under test conditions designed to simulate the high pressure and temperatures of the ‘autoclave’ manufacturing processes used by commercial glass and window producers. “Today’s announcement marks a major milestone for the production […]

Business & Finance

Surana Solar’s board meeting on November 07, 2016

Surana Solar Ltd has informed BSE that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company is scheduled to be held on November 07, 2016, inter alia, to consider the Un-Audited Financial Results of the Company for the Quarter and Half year ended September 30, 2016.Further, as per Surana Solar Limited – Code of […]

Shreenath Investment Company: Outcome of board meeting

Shreenath Investment Company Ltd has informed BSE that the Company in its Board Meeting which was held on October 25, 2016 at 4 P.M. has passed a resolution for executing Leave & License Agreement with M/s. Visual Percept Solar Projects Private Limited for giving its office premises on rental basis. For More Information Pls.Go Through […]

A global consortium launches initiative to accelerate the scaling of 100% renewable energy solutions

A group of companies are announcing the launch of the global Bright Minds Challenge to identify and help accelerate the scaling of solutions for 100% renewable energy – focusing on solar and energy storage. The challenge is initiated by DSM, together with Accenture; Greentown Labs; Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, University of Oxford; Solarcentury; SolarAid […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

NIT-K to get solar rooftop

The National Institute of  Technology Karnataka (NIT-K) at Surathkal near here will soon have one of the largest solar rooftops in a government academic institution in the South. The power grid, which would generate one MW of power, was being installed across 11 academic buildings of NIT-K as part of the national solar mission. The […]

Google Earth images shed light on where solar rooftops make sense

During his free time on the job as a Google employee, Carl Elkin began tinkering with the company’s 3D mapping program, wondering if it could identify rooftops that receive enough sunlight to make installing solar panels worthwhile.When months later the U.S.-based engineer showed a handful of colleagues the results of his labor, they had a […]

1000-year-old remote Himalayan village lit up through solar microgrids

Micro Grid is becoming a new ray of light for Himalayan Villages Electricity is one of the most important blessings science has given to mankind. An indispensable part of the modern life, it is extremely difficult to think of a world today without power. Unfortunately, even today in the 21st century, many villages in the Himalayan Districts […]

Solar Balance of Systems

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 […]

Global Solar Off-Grid Semi-Annual Market Report

The data in this report is limited to that provided by GOGLA member companies and Lighting Global Quality Verified companies using an online questionnaire. Companies are classified either as distributors of other companies’ branded products or as manufacturers of their own branded products. Only aggregate data is presented here, and it is only included when it has satisfied our ‘three data point […]

Solar Inverters

JLM Energy Places 4 Mw Purchase Order For Ideal Power’s 30kw And 125kw Power Conversion Systems

Ideal Power Inc., a developer of innovative power conversion technologies, announced recently that it has signed a Master Purchase Agreement with JLM Energy, a leading provider of commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage systems, to supply its 30kW and 125kW power conversion systems for JLM Energy’s portfolio of commercial battery energy storage systems and microgrid projects. […]

Managing Board Of Sma Solar Technology Ag Decreases Forecast For Current Fiscal Year

The Managing Board of SMA Solar Technology AG is adjusting its sales and earnings forecast for the 2016 fiscal year. The new forecast anticipates sales between €900 million and €950 million (previously €950 million to €1,050 million) and continues to anticipate a significant year-on-year increase in EBIT to between €60 million and €70 million (previously […]

Refusol PV Inverters Now Listed By Dubai Electricity And Water Authority (Dewa)

As of October 13th, the REFUsol string inverters have been included in DEWA’s list for equipment meeting eligibility requirements for their Distributed Renewable Resource Generation (DRRG) program. The DRRG listing provides an overview of the manufacturers and equipment that meet DEWA’s technical standards and are therefore approved for PV on-grid applications. The DRRG program is […]

SMA Com Gateway Opens Up Future-Proof Data Communication For PV Systems

The good news for all owners of photovoltaic systems with RS485 data communication is that with the SMA COM Gateway, even existing systems can benefit from all options of the modern, Ethernet-based SMA Speedwire data communication. The easy-to-integrate SMA COM Gateway allows integration of current and future PV system monitoring and control solutions, including commercial […]

Renewable Energy

Gamesa secures major 130 MW solar order from Atria Power

Gamesa, India’s leading renewable energy company, has announced a new 130 MW solar project with Atria Power to be commissioned in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh by March 2017. This is the biggest order since its entry into Indian Solar market in 2015. As per the new solar order, Gamesa will handle the complete value chain […]

Duke Energy Renewables signs services pact with Deepwater Wind for its Block Island Wind Farm

Duke Energy Renewables recently announced it has signed an agreement with Deepwater Wind Block Island to perform remote monitoring and control services for the first offshore wind project in the United States, the Block Island Wind Farm, located off the coast of Block Island, R.I. Duke Energy’s Renewable Control Center (RCC) will supply 24/7 monitoring and […]

Whirlpool Corporation Breaks Ground on Newest Wind Project

Recently as part of Whirlpool Corporation’s ongoing commitment to producing products in the U.S. in a cost effective and environmentally efficient manner, the company broke ground on a wind turbine project at its manufacturing plant in Ottawa, Ohio. The project objectives are to save money while offsetting the facility’s electrical consumption by more than 30 percent, […]