JinkoSolar Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a global leader in the solar PV industry, recently announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016. In November 2016, the Company completed sale of JinkoSolar Power Engineering Group Limited (“Jinko Power”) downstream business in China to Shangrao Kangsheng Technology Co., Ltd. (the “Buyer”), […]

MP’s solar power model becomes benchmark; Centre asks other states to replicate model

Enthused by the world’s biggest solar power project in Rewa that will be producing cheapest power in India, the Union government has written to all states of the country to incorporate initiatives taken by Madhya Pradesh, so that the target of generating 100 gigawatts of solar power is achieved in quick time and at affordable […]

L&T Infra Debt to raise Rs 2,500 cr to refinance projects

With refinancing of infrastructure projects gathering steam, L&T Infra Debt Fund (L&T IDF), a refinancing unit, is raising about Rs 2,500 crore through debentures to provide liquidity for road and renewable energy projects. As on September 30, 2016, its net worth was Rs 660 crore (excluding preference shares), debt was Rs 2,455 crore, and outstanding […]

Drama unfolds in wind

Last Thursday 3 pm onwards, every player of the Indian wind industry geared up for real action which continued till wee hours of Friday. In the first ever wind bidding by state-run Solar Energy Corp. of India (SECI) for 1000 MW bidders were allowed to locate projects in the state of their choice and most […]

LONGi Group launches global integration brand strategy

LONGi Group recently announced that it has renamed its overseas brand LERRI Solar, which encompasses its solar cell and module businesses, as LONGi Solar. The company will participate in PV Expo 2017 in Tokyo, Japan from March 1 to March 3, 2017, with its new brand identity. LONGi Group, a global leader in monocrystalline silicon […]

Photovoltaic wholesaling WATTKRAFT Top quality, from the solar module to the complete kit.

As a photovoltaics wholesaler, we guarantee high-quality components, great prices and short delivery times for our customers. Photovoltaic modules, HUAWEI inverters, sub-constructions and innovative storage systems are part of our product range. We can also deliver complete photovoltaic kits quickly, straight from our warehouses. Photovoltaic from WATTKRAFT: Quality from the basement to the roof. Source:wattkraft […]


Arctech Solar Localizes Its Redundancy Tracker with Larger Rotation Angle for Japan PV Market

President of Arctech Solar’s international business, Mr. Guy Rong, commented: “This year, we will continuously increase our investment in the Japanese market. This is because we are very optimistic about industrial rules, market mechanisms and stable and professional customers in the Japan PV market after several years’ of development. Although there is a remarkable trend […]

HT-SAAE Launches A Range of High-efficiency PV Modules In Tokyo

Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co., Ltd (HT-SAAE), world’s leading manufacturer of solar PV products, showcased the latest lineup of its high-efficiency module products in Tokyo on Feb. 28. The lineup includes the HyperC high-efficiency mono-crystalline PV modules, Hyper Black high-efficiency poly-crystalline PV modules, and the Milky Way N-type bifacial Dual Glass 5BB modules. Launching these […]

Introducing the New SL-75 Solar Marine Lantern – the Brightest and Most Compact 3-5NM Lantern Available, With Convenient Remote Programming Via Your Phone or Tablet

Sealite is pleased to introduce the new SL-75 3-5NM Solar Marine Lantern with Bluetooth® connectivity. The SL-75 is the most innovative, compact 3-5NM solar marine lantern available in the market today, and incorporates GPS synchronisation, GSM monitoring and Bluetooth® connectivity. Designed and manufactured in-house, the innovative SL-75 lantern has advanced control features and is built […]

Toyota Launches Redesigned “Prius PHV” in Japan As the pillar of next-generation environmental vehicles, the new Prius PHV boasts an EV mode range of 68.2 km, more than double that of its predecessor

Toyota City, Japan, February 15, 2017―Toyota Motor Corporation announces the launch of the redesigned Prius PHV in Japan, and sales will begin at all Toyota, Toyopet, Toyota Corolla and Netz dealers nationwide on February 15. Toyota has been working on enhancing its product lineup significantly, and is positioning plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) as the pillar […]


Pfullingen – REFU Elektronik is presenting the new REFUsol 22K three-phase string inverter for the Japanese market at PV Expo in Tokyo. It is being held from 1st to 3rd March 2017. You will find REFU in Hall 3, booth number E22-18. REFU is presenting the new REFUsol 22K-JP three-phase string inverter in Tokyo. The […]

Growatt 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 […]


MNRE: Ministry of New & Renewable Energy’s Scheme of 70 Lakh Solar Lamp scheme

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy’s Scheme of 70 Lakh Solar Lamp scheme…. For more information please see below link: (0) Related posts: Extension of Bid Submission deadline – Manufacturing and Supply of 5 Lakh SOLAR URJA Lamp Kits Amendment03 and Clarification 01 – Manufacturing and Supply of 5 Lakh SOLAR URJA Lamp (Soul) Kits Extension […]

Demonetisation to dampen short-term economic growth: CLP India

The government’s demonetisation move is seen dampening short-term economic growth in the country, CLP India, the country’s largest foreign investor in power sector, said today. However, in the long run, the company expects these reforms will benefit the economy, it added. “The Government’s demonetisation initiative in November 2016 to curb black money and the implementation […]


The world today is confronted with energy crisis like a spider caught in its own web, contemplating to rely on renewable sources of power. Our country is no exception to it. In this backdrop, Odisha is emerging as a power-surplus State with more thrust on renewable energy. The Odisha Hydro Power Corporation (OHPC) is taking […]

Doubling of SIDBI Fund of Funds Operations Focusing MSME and Startups

In its 7th meeting on the February 11, 2017 VCIC examined requests from 11 fund managers and cleared for sanction requests from 9 Funds aggregating Rs. 300 crores. It is evident that there is a significant upsurge in the fund of funds operations if seen from the number of funds supported by SIDBI during the […]

As solar shines, time to balance generation

Last week, the winning bid for a solar project in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, offered a levelized tariff of about Rs3.3 per unit (with first year tariff at Rs2.97). That’s 24% cheaper than the Rs4.34 per unit offered by the winner of the Bhadla solar park project in Rajasthan in January 2016. Such a plunge in […]

India seeks dispute panel against US at WTO

India has submitted its first request for establishment of a dispute panel against the US at the World Trade Organisation (WTO)—a request that was blocked by Washington on February 20 stating that this dispute was launched for purely political reasons. According to India, eleven measures adopted at the state level in the US to promote […]

Energy Storage

Panasonic Eyes Storage Boost as Japan Solar Incentives Wane

Japan’s scaling back of a program encouraging residential solar has Panasonic Corp. hopeful the market for home energy storage systems is about to receive a boost. In 2019, a program designed to buy back solar power flowing from rooftop panels at above-market rates will start becoming less enticing, potentially leaving homeowners who signed up with […]

Aquion Energy, Schneider Electric, EIWAT Solar and RE-ENERGY Partner with Kyushu Electric Power Company to Construct “EIWAT STORAGE I” 122kW Solar and Storage System

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, and Aquion Energy, the world’s leading provider of saltwater batteries and energy storage solutions, have partnered with Japan’s RE-ENERGY Co., Ltd., and EIWAT Solar Co. to supply Kyushu Electric, one of Japan’s largest and most prestigious electric power companies, with power generated from an environmentally […]


The lithium project initiated by SolarWorld in the Eastern Ore Mountains is moving forward. The solar technology group will sell a share of 50 percent of its project in Altenberg-Zinnwald to Bacanora Minerals Ltd. Under the name Deutsche Lithium GmbH, the future joint venture will be domiciled in Freiberg, Saxony, and operationally controlled by Bacanora […]

Leclanché reports 56% revenue growth for 2016 in line with guidance and a strong growth outlook for 2017

: Leclanché SA (SIX: LECN), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated energy storage solution companies, announced recently its unaudited preliminary revenue of over CHF28 million for the year ended 31st December 2016, in line with guidance issued in last year’s Interim Report and October statement. Anil Srivastava, CEO of Leclanché SA, said: “This second consecutive year of above-market growth has been […]



At a media frenzied event last March, electric car manufacturer, Tesla, unveiled its Model 3. Priced to compete with conventional fossil-fuelled vehicles, it attracted over 325,000 reservations within a week. The hype built around this vehicle, and several other fast and slick electric cars, is but a symptom of a much larger and growing movement […]

The Outlook in Green Energy Innovation

The International Energy Agency projected that renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth by the end of the decade. Several factors are expected to contribute to the increasing adoption of green energy, including falling costs, expansion in emerging economies, continuous technological innovations that make energy generation and preservation more efficient and […]

IHS Markit: China’s solar PV market weakens in Q1, 2017 on confirmation of grace period, but 100% growth predicted for Q2

After a long wait, the details of China’s new FiT for 2017 were finally confirmed in late December 2016, and were largely in line with expectations. With the 6 month grace period for the 2016 FiT now confirmed, some pressure has been taken off projects to quickly complete, weakening the outlook for the first quarter […]

After Installing 60% of Global PV Capacity in 2016, What’s In Store for the Giant Chinese and U.S. PV Markets?

The global PV market is roiling beneath a relatively calm surface; while the market appears to be plateauing globally, it features a mix of growing, steady and declining markets. In this article, we analyze the major global PV market drivers, particularly the factors behind the dramatic cost reductions in PV components and electricity. Given that […]

Asia - Pacific

Bangladesh opens first solar-powered food warehouse

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated on Sunday the country’s first solar-powered food warehouse with a capacity of 25,000 tonnes of grain in the northern part of the country. The modernised, multi-storey warehouse was built with financial and technical support from Japan. Food silos are crucial for natural disaster-prone Bangladesh to keep stocks safe from water and […]

GCL-SI Held Workshops in South Africa Presenting Intelligent Solar Solutions

GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (GCL-SI), a subsidiary of the world’s leading energy group, GCL, hosted two workshops in South Africa last week to showcase its latest integrated solar system, G-Home Solar Kit. The two workshops were presented by GCL-SI and its distributor Mustek, one of the largest assemblers and distributors in South Africa, […]

KYOCERA Corporation Names Hideo Tanimoto as New President

Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) announced that Mr. Hideo Tanimoto will be promoted to president, effective April 1, following a unanimous vote of its board of directors held today. Tanimoto, currently director and managing executive officer, will become Kyocera’s president, representative director and executive officer — taking over from Mr. Goro Yamaguchi, who will become chairman and […]

ACC Cooperates with Nanjing Fujitsu on Rooftop Solar

Asia Clean Capital (“ACC”) today announced a distributed rooftop solar power supply agreement with Nanjing Fujitsu Computer Electronic Information Co., Ltd (“Nanjing Fujitsu”) at the Fujitsu production base located in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Under the terms of the Agreement, ACC will invest 100 percent of the system cost and will undertake the design, construction, and […]

Europe & UK

ENGIE and Schneider Electric Collaborate to Digitize the Energy Sector

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, and ENGIE, a global energy player committed to lead the energy transition worldwide, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…. For more information please visit below link……. Source:schneider-electric (0) Related posts: Schneider Electric Acquires Renewable Choice Energy Schneider Electric to Deploy Microgrid Energy System at […]

A solar power project is in the works to put contaminated land around Chernobyl site to good use

One of the challenges of the modern world is the threat of industrial disasters that lead to large scale contamination. While arguably the most famous such incident is the nuclear plant meltdown in Chernobyl in 1986, it caused comparably few direct casualties when compared to India’s Bhopal Gas Tragedy in 1984, which caused the immediate […]

Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk form joint venture for smart grid expansion

Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk GmbH (AÜW), based in Kempten, Germany, have formed a joint venture named egrid to commercially implement the results from IRENE and IREN2, two joint smart grid research projects in Wildpoldsried. It was agreed that Siemens would acquire a 49-percent share in the AÜW subsidiary, egrid applications & consulting GmbH. The transaction […]

UK govt intervention has made energy more expensive – lawmakers

Feb 24 Constant government intervention in Britain’s energy sector has led to a complex system of subsidies and an uncompetitive market that fails to deliver low-cost and secure electricity, a report by an upper-house parliamentary committee said on Friday. Successive governments have taken measures since the early 2000s to encourage lower-carbon electricity generation, such as the […]


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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ARPA-E Projects Receive more than $1.8 Billion in Private Follow-on Funding for Transformational Energy Technologies

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced that a group of 74 project teams has attracted over $1.8 billion in private sector follow-on funding since the agency’s founding in 2009. The announcement was made at the eighth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. […]

SunSystem Technology Achieves Major Milestone

SunSystem Technology, LLC (SST) announced today that the company has reached a major milestone in the growth of its O&M service portfolio with the completion of more than 20,000 service tickets across the nation during the last 36 months. “The scope of our service coverage allows us to deliver significant scale to our clients, while […]

SunPower Starts Construction On 56-Megawatt Gala Solar Power Plant in Oregon

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced today that construction has started on the 56-megawatt (AC) Gala Solar Power Plant in Crook County, Ore. The project, which is expected to be the state’s largest operating solar power plant when it is completed by the end of 2017, is anticipated to create approximately 300 jobs during peak construction. […]


Man Who Moved Oil With His Words Won’t Talk About It Anymore

Now that he’s done with his near 21-year stint as Saudi Arabia’s oil minister, during which his utterances could move everything from crude to currencies and stocks worldwide, Ali al-Naimi says he doesn’t want to talk about the market anymore.For more than two decades, the oil market hung to Ali al-Naimi’s every word — whether […]


Athos Solar GmbH, based in Heidelberg, Germany, recently became the first investor to install and launch two high-performance green-field photovoltaic plants in Iran. The two systems, located in the province of Hamadan near Tehran, have a surface area of ten hectares each, making them the first of their scale in Iran. Further, their combined peak […]

Zambia Signs Second Scaling Solar Mandate to Develop Another 500 MW of Renewable Energy

The Government of Zambia signed agreements today for a second mandate with Scaling Solar, the World Bank Group program that is helping developing countries procure low cost, privately financed, solar power. This is Zambia’s second engagement with Scaling Solar and it follows successful auctions held in May 2016 for two solar PV plants of up […]

PV Manufacturing

Modi govt plans Buy Indian policy

To promote its flagship Make In India programme, the government is proposing its own version of the US’s Buy American policy through a national government procurement policy, according to a government official familiar with the plan. The policy being considered involves purchases of Rs2 trillion a year but doesn’t include defence equipment. Under the proposed policy, the […]

Solar power: New tech from MIT makes solar cells more efficient

Though countries are banking on solar power as an alternative for non-renewable sources of energy, solar cells have their own limitations. Their bulky form restricts capability and efficiency, which keeps solar energy from becoming a viable resource despite lower costs. But, new technology from MIT might help solar overcome these handicaps. According to the MIT […]

Mondragon Assembly Obtains A New Global Project In The Automotive Sector

Mondragon Assembly has obtained a new Global Project from one of the leading auto parts manufacturers for the design and development of an automatic cell for assembly and test of a coolant tank. The project consists of two independent cells that will be manufactured and installed simultaneously in Mexico and China during the first half […]

Business & Finance

Asia Infrastructure Needs Exceed $1.7 Trillion Per Year, Double Previous Estimates

Infrastructure needs in developing Asia and the Pacific will exceed $22.6 trillion through 2030, or $1.5 trillion per year, if the region is to maintain growth momentum, according to a new flagship report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The estimates rise to over $26 trillion, or $1.7 trillion per year, when climate change mitigation […]

Tata Power’s Generation Capacity up by 8 per cent in Q3 FY17Tata Power’s Generation Capacity up by 8 per cent in Q3 FY17

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that the Company’s generation capacity increased by more than 8 per cent in Q3 FY17 as compared to Q3 FY16. The Company, together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has a gross generation capacity of 10,496 MW and a presence in all the segments […]

BayWa r.e. selects the high quality aesthetics of Sunstation to complement its solar portfolio

BayWa r.e. has selected Solarcentury’s award-winning Sunstation as the first fully integrated solar roof system that it will offer to the UK market in response to growing demand from installers and homeowners for aesthetically-pleasing solar. Research by Solarcentury found that 86% of homeowners want new additions to their home to ‘look stylish’. Two thirds (65%) […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Altaf Bukhari for installation of solar lights in schools

The Minister for Education Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari recently conducted on spot inspection of arrangements made at the examination centres for smooth and fair conduct of class 12 summer zone board exams, which started from today, an offiacil spokesman said.  A high level team of officers, including commissioner secretary, School Education, Shaleen Kabra, Chairman Jammu and […]

Bandipur’s Parched Animals Finally Have Drinking Water, Thanks to Solar-Powered Wells

Between forest fires and prolonged dry spells, animals living in and around Karnataka’s Bandipur National Park have been having a difficult time lately. Not only are the animals thirsty, but the heat and fire have left the land burnt and dry, causing high stress levels among the animals. In an effort to relieve the animals, […]


A total of 19 remote villages have been approved for creation of solar ‘mini grids’ to provide them access to power supply as of February 2017 in Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has informed. Village mini-grids are important components of universal access to electricity in the country particularly for those villages where grid connectivity is either […]

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

KACO new energy prepares inverters for Japan. – At PV Expo, the German manufacturer will present 20 and 50 kilowatt string inverters new to the Nippon market.

KACO new energy GmbH introduces two string inverters to the Japanese market. The blueplanet 20.0 TL3 INT and blueplanet 50.0 TL3 INT inverters will be on display at stand number E24-20 at PV Expo in Tokyo from March 1-3, 2017. As three-phase string inverters, the blueplanet 20.0 TL3 INT and blueplanet 50.0 TL3 INT inverters […]


Pfullingen – REFU Elektronik is presenting the new REFUsol 22K three-phase string inverter for the Japanese market at PV Expo in Tokyo. It is being held from 1st to 3rd March 2017. You will find REFU in Hall 3, booth number E22-18. REFU is presenting the new REFUsol 22K-JP three-phase string inverter in Tokyo. The […]

Dynapower Energy Storage Inverter is the First Confirmed by Intertek to Meet UL 1741 SA Requirements for Smart Inverters

Dynapower, the global leader in energy storage inverters, and Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, are pleased to announce that Dynapower’s MPS-250 is the first storage-only energy inverter to be confirmed by Intertek to meet the UL 1741 SA draft requirements for a “smart” inverter. Compliance with this standard ensures that Dynapower’s […]

Growatt supplies central inverters to 20MW new project in Thailand

PV inverter manufacturer Growatt has supplied CP2000 Station-S compact central inverters to a recently completed 20MW project in Thailand developed by Jetion Solar. Growatt said the plant consists of 4 sub-plants of 5MW, three of which use Growatt outdoor central inverters which have a 2MW capacity in a 10ft container size with IP54 ingress protection, […]

Renewable Energy

Nordex Group obtains large-scale project in the United States

The Nordex Group has received an order to install 95 turbines in the 3 MW class in the United States. The project is the first follow-up order from a Safe Harbor transaction agreed upon with a major international power supplier at the end of last year. Thanks to choosing the Safe Harbor solution, the customer […]

More wind power projects to go under hammer next fiscal

Buoyed by drop in tariff to record low of Rs 3.46 per unit in the first auction of wind power, the government is mulling putting on the block more such projects next fiscal. “Transparency which is the hallmark of the Modi government, has brought down the tariff of wind power. There will be more and […]

Govt to bring new hydro policy next fiscal: Power Secretary

The government will bring out a new policy for the hydro power sector next fiscal to boost this clean source of energy, a senior official said today. “We are working on a New Hydro Policy for quite sometime. We will do (bring) it next fiscal,” Power Secretary P K Pujari told reporters at a TERI […]