TPREL signs PPA for 100 MW solar project at Anantapuram solar park, Andhra Pradesh

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), India’s largest renewable energy company, recently announced the signing of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 100 MW solar project at Anantapuram solar park in Andhra Pradesh with the Solar Corporation of India (SECI). TPREL is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Tata Power Company Ltd., India’s largest integrated […]

Gamesa shareholders representing 99.75% of its share capital ratify the merger with Siemens Wind Power

Today in Zamudio (Vizcaya) Gamesa held an Extraordinary General Meeting at which its shareholders amply ratified the resolutions needed to close the merger with Siemens Wind Power, specifically casting 99.75% of votes in favour.By virtue of this transaction, Gamesa will absorb Siemens’s wind power assets in exchange for newly-issued shares in Gamesa. In the wake […]

Suzlon and Ostro Energy join hands for 50 MW solar project in Telangana

Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world, recently announced joint venture with Ostro Energy for the development and construction of a 50 MW solar project at Wanaparthy site, Telangana.According to the contract signed between Ostro Energy and Suzlon Group on 24th October 2016, Ostro Energy shall acquire 49% stake in […]

Gamesa lands its largest ever solar order in India: 130 MW for Atria Power

Gamesa has entered into an agreement with Indian developer Atria Power for the EPC construction of 130 MW of solar power at two developments located in the regions of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, in southern India. It is the largest solar order received by Gamesa since it entered this sector in India last year. Under […]

MNRE:Guidelines for Development of Onshore Wind Power Projects.

Clarifications and modification in these Guidelines were issued by the Ministry from time to time. However, with advancement in the wind turbine technology and requirement to comply various standards and regulations issued by CEA and other regulatory bodies and to address issues related to micrositing, decommissioning, health and safety, it is felt to formulate Comprehensive […]

IDFC Alternatives buys 3 Punj Lloyd solar projects

The India infrastructure fund of IDFC Alternatives is buying three solar projects in Punjab and Rajasthan from Punj LloydBSE 1.29 % Infrastructure as part of the parent’s plans to establish a presence in the renewable energy space through acquisitions — as much as 1,000 megawatts in a year or so.The deal on the three solar […]


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 […]


Sterling and Wilson awarded Multi States Substation Project by Power Grid Corporation of India

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), a Govt of India Enterprise, has recently awarded Sterling and Wilson – India’s leading Turnkey MEP and EPC player, with the project of extension of 400kV and 132kV substations including Transformers & Reactors under the North Eastern Region (NER) of India’s Strengthening Scheme-IV & VII spread over five states. […]

Green energy: VPT plans big

Visakhapatnam Port Trust, which has achieved a marginal improvement in throughput in the half of the current fiscal by handling three million tonne over previous year, has big plans to express its green commitment.The port is confident of achieving full-rated capacity of generating 10 megawatt of solar power. It has already emerged as the first […]

Su-Kam bets big on rural market to drive its solar rooftop push

India’s dreams of becoming a solar superpower may become a reality sooner if the sub-continent continues to make strides in ramping up its output in the renewable energy space. The country has set itself an ambitous — but by no means an impossible — target of adding further capacity to the 100 GW goal by 2022. To be […]

Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh inaugurates Suzlon’s rotor blade manufacturing unit at Badnawar, Ratlam

Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions provider in the world, inaugurated its newest state-of-the-art, aerodynamic technology rotor blade manufacturing facility at Badnawar in Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh. The inauguration was done by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The facility, spread across 19 acres, has an annual […]

Suzlon and Canadian Solar partner for 30 MW solar projects in Telangana

Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world, today announced a joint venture with Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar energy companies, for two solar projects of 15 MW each at the sites of Ramannapet and Kamareddy, Telangana. Canadian Solar shall acquire 49% stake in Avighna Solarfarms Limited […]

Suzlon Partners with Unisun Energy for 15 MW Solar Project in Telangana

Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world, today announced a joint venture with the Unisun Energy Group for the development and construction of a 15 MW Solar PV Project located at Bhainsa, Adilabad District, Telangana. According to the contract signed between Suzlon Group and the Unisun Energy Group on […]

Energy Storage

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 […]

Husqvarna AB: Husqvarna Group and BMZ in Strategic Partnership for Future Battery Development

Husqvarna Group and BMZ GmbH, a system provider and specialist for intelligent battery solutions, has entered into a Strategic Partnership agreement. The agreement covers development and manufacturing of future generation lithium-ion batteries for Husqvarna Group’s forestry, lawn and garden products. In order to further increase the competitiveness of Husqvarna Group’s offering and drive the penetration […]

Inland Empire Utilities Agency and Advanced Microgrid Solutions Launch First-of-its-Kind Energy Storage Project

Clean tech energy storage leader Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) and the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) today launched a landmark water-energy project using advanced energy storage systems to better integrate renewable power, reduce demand on the electric grid and lower costs. The first-of-its-kind link between storage and renewable resources at a public water agency, installed […]

Global Energy Capacity for Advanced Batteries for Utility-Scale Energy Storage is Expected to Reach 42.7 GWh by 2025, According to Navigant Research

A recent report from Navigant Research examines the market for advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage, with global market forecasts for energy capacity, power capacity, and revenue, segmented by region, application, chemistry, and subchemistry, through 2025. Over the next decade, growth in advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage applications is projected to be robust. Market factors […]


New method can generate electricity from footsteps

Move over solar energy! Researchers have developed a novel, inexpensive and simple method that can convert footsteps into usable electricity.The method developed by researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US puts to good use a common waste material: wood pulp.The pulp, which is already a common component of flooring, is partly made of cellulose […]

New Report Names Target the Top Corporate Solar Installer in the U.S.

Target has grabbed the top spot among American businesses that are going solar. The Solar Energy Industries Association revealed Target’s ascension to the top of the list in its 2016 Solar Means Business report, issued recently, which found that more American businesses are installing solar than ever before. Adding more solar this year than any other […]

Renewables are often only as useful as the grid they feed

Scotland recently experienced one of its windiest days of the year with gusts reaching over 180 km/h on top of the country’s highest mountains. While they were disruptive to trains, ferries and car traffic, the winds had the capacity to meet the entirety of Scotland’s electricity needs for the day, according to a report in […]

Its Role in Achieving BRICS Renewable Energy Targets

Its Role in Achieving BRICS Renewable Energy Targets….. For more information please see above link: (7) Related posts: BRICS need addl USD51 bln annually to meet renewable targets BRICS New Development Bank to finance its first renewable energy project — Indian PM BRICS New Development Bank to finance its first renewable energy project — Indian […]

Asia - Pacific

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, […]

The Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)’s Mobile Exhibition Explains Grid Integration of Renewables

The Renewables Academy AG mobile exhibition “Grid Integration of Renewables”was presented at the “2nd Thai-German Community-based Renewable Energy Conference 2016” in Bangkok (Thailand) which was organised jointly by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Thai Ministry of Energy (MoEN). The exhibition explains the highly complex issue of grid integration of large amounts […]

Irena And Central Asia Look To Advance Renewable Energy In The Region

Central Asian countries possess a large potential of renewable energy and have been increasingly involved in the renewables dialogue over the past few years. The vast resource potential in the region provides opportunities for increasing uptake. However, Central Asian countries are at different levels of readiness for the adoption of renewable energy solutions as there […]

Europe & UK

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 […]

Apricum Secures New Investor Habdank for German ASEAN Power Highlighting Strong Interest in Southeast Asia’s Solar Potential

German ASEAN Power has sold 50% of its company shares to new strategic investor Habdank Group, turnkey PV power plant construction specialists. Habdank was selected after a rigorous investor search conducted by Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory, the Berlin-based transaction and strategy advisory firm specialized in clean technologies. The deal also includes additional funding instruments […]

Arise Acquires the Bröcklingberget Project from Ownpower Projects

A company within the Arise AB group recently entered into an agreement for and acquired all shares in Bröcklingberget Vindkraft AB, which is the project company that has the rights to the Bröcklingberget wind power project (“the Project”). Since previously, Arise has an option to acquire the Project from Ownpower Projects Europe AB (“OPP”). The Project has […]


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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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 & […]

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Get in touch with a solar installer,who will guide you on project design and familiarize you with policies and regulation..more information refer infograph Infograph Source:ET   (36) Related posts: Commission implementing regulation terminating the partial interim review of the anti-dumping and countervailing measures applicable to imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. […]


Brazil denies schedule changes for 689 MW of solar projects

Brazil’s power sector regulator Aneel refused on Tuesday to allow changes to the implementation schedule for 688.91 MW of solar projects that won contracts in the 2014 reserve energy auction. Aneel also denied a request by the project companies, among which Canadian Solar and Renova Energia, to postpone by two years the starting and termination supply […]

Dominion Announces Renewable Energy Sales Agreements With MIT, Boston Medical Center, Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation

As part of its long-term plan to bring online at least 500 megawatts of solar electric generating capacity in North Carolina and Virginia, Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced it has acquired the development rights for the 60-megawatt (AC) Summit Farms Solar facility in Currituck County, N.C. The solar facility is expected to enter service in […]

Ecoplexus Inc. Commences Construction on 30 MW of Solar Projects in North Carolina

Ecoplexus Inc., a leading global developer of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, announced recently that it has begun construction on three more ground-mounted installations in North Carolina. The Baker, Benthall Bridge, and Turkey Creek Solar Parks represent a combined investment of more than $45 million. These facilities will be interconnected into Dominion North Carolina Power’s electrical grid, […]


Natcore Technology to Serve as Technical Advisor For 1,000 MW Solar Facility in Middle East

Natcore Technology Inc.  has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Malta-based developer of international renewable energy projects under which Natcore would serve as the science and technology advisor for a large vertically-integrated project in the Middle East. The 1,000 MW project would comprise: • A solar array consisting of 100 individual solar power plants, […]

Masdar concludes Power Purchasing Agreement to build Jordan’s largest solar power plant

Masdar CEO Mohamed Al Ramahi and Abdul Fattah Daradkeh, CEO of NEPCO, sign PPA at a ceremony attended by HE Dr Hani Al Mulqi, Prime Minister of Jordan. Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has completed a key step in the development of the largest solar power plant in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The […]

South Africa to Export Its IPP Renewable Energy Programme in Collaboration with 11 African Nations

As South Africa’s DOE and IPP Office prepares to export the success of its IPP Renewable Energy programme to 11 other governments at the ‘Africa Renewable Energy Forum’ in Marrakech next month, leaders of over USD19bln of investment capital gather with private sector developers and banks to prescribe ‘success breeds success’ for the energy sector. Joining […]

PV Manufacturing

Hyperion Solar Simulators

The Hyperion Solar Simulator is a unique piece of equipment in the solar light emulation environment. It is the perfect joint between the best qualities of a standard high performing solar simulator and a long life light soaker with the addition of peculiar characteristics that only LED technology can give. It allows the user to […]

Quantum Jump In Cargo Traffic At Swami Vivekananda Airport

There had been significant jump in the cargo traffic – from 1,600 tonnes to 4,000 tonnes – in 2014-15 at the Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur, officials said.Notably, the total exports from Chhattisgarh’s already operational SEZ during 2014-15 stood at Rs 3.19 crore and Rs 1.84 crore in 2013-14.Export Promotion Council for EoUs and SEZs […]

NREL, International Colleagues Propose Strategy for Stable, Commercial Perovskite Solar Cells

A strategy for producing stable and commercially available perovskite solar cells (PSCs) has been proposed by Kai Zhu and Keith Emery at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with Nam-Gyu Park (Korea), Michael Grätzel (Switzerland), and Tsutomu Miyasaka (Japan). Solar cells using a halide perovskite with an organic cation such as methylammonium […]

Business & Finance

Marathon Capital Announces Tax Equity Raise for Falvez Energy

 Marathon Capital is pleased to announce the successful tax equity capital raise for Falvez Energy’s 163-megawatt Astra Wind Project, located in the Texas Panhandle. GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of General Electric Company (“GE”) and BNP Paribas SA will each provide 50% of the project tax equity. In addition, GE Energy Financial Services will […]

SunEdison creditors launch lawsuit against lenders in bankruptcy battle

A group of SunEdison Inc  lenders took control of the renewable energy developer after inking a “sweetheart deal” to try to save their investment as the company approached bankruptcy, hurting other creditors, according to a lawsuit filed late Thursday in U.S. bankruptcy court. SunEdison transferred “hundreds of millions of dollars” to the lenders, which included […]

NSP Priced USD 120 Million Third ECB Offering and Received over Two Times Subscription from Investors

Neo Solar Power Corporation , a world-class leading integrated PV solution provider with expertise in high conversion efficiency products and global solar system development capabilities in Hsinchu, Taiwan priced its third Credit Enhanced Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds (“ECB”) at 10:00pm on Oct.18th, Taipei Time and planned to issue on Oct. 27th. NSP received over two times subscriptions from investors […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

800 years old village electrified in in Ladakh

Over 800 years old village Itchu in Ladakh region has been electrified for the first time using solar micro grids. The village is now powered by six DC Solar micro grids comprising three grids of 250 watts and three grids of 100 watts. The electrification of the village just like a well electrified twon is […]

Mrida, Mahindra partner to bring holistic development in UP villages

Mrida, a social business venture, in partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra, distributed e-rickshaws, shared soil health cards with villagers and organised a health camp in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district.The move is part of holistic development initiatives under the Mahindra MPoweredVillage Program across 11 villages in Kaptainganj Tehsil of Kushinagar District. In the […]

102 NDMC buildings to have solar panels

Taking a step towards renewable energy, the power department of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) plans to install solar panels at more than 100 buildings within their jurisdiction.Under the Smart City project, solar panels would be installed at 102 buildings of which 28 would produce 1.5 MW energy and 74 would generate 1MW power, a […]

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

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 […]

Smart Module Technology From Sma And Tigo Can Now Be Planned With Sunny Design

Sunny Design, the design software for PV systems from SMA Solar Technology AG, now allows PV systems to be planned using smart module technology from Tigo Energy. System planners and installers are now able to ensure optimal and technically sound PV system configurations using TS4-R module optimizers. The number of module optimizers required for a […]

Ingeteam will supply the control, protection and measurement system for the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin America

Ingeteam will supply the control, protection and measurement system of the El Romero Photovoltaic Plant’s booster substation in Chile for its client Acciona Energía. On this occasion, through its Chilean branch Ingeteam SpA, Ingeteam will supply the complete control, measurement and protection system for the plant, which consists of the detailed electrical engineering, cabinet supply, […]

Renewable Energy

MNRE:Guidelines for implementation of “Scheme for Setting up of 1000 MW ISTS -connected Wind Power Projects”

The “Scheme for Setting up of 1000 MW ISTS – connected Wind Power Projects” sanctioned by the MNRE provides for issuance of Guidelines1 by the Ministry for transparent bidding process for implementation of the Scheme. For More Information Pls.Go Through Below Attached Documents… (20) Related posts: MNRE:Guidelines for Implementation of Scheme for Setting up of […]

MNRE: Amendments to the “Scheme for Setting up of 1000 MW CTU-connected Wind Power Projects”

The “Scheme for Setting up of 1000 MW CTU-connected Wind Power Projects” sanctioned vide letter of even number dated 14 June 2016 stands amended to the following extent. For More Information Pls.Go Through Below Attached Documents… (14) Related posts: MNRE: Sanction for the “Scheme for Setting up of 1000 MW CTU-connected Wind Power Projects” MNRE:Guidelines […]

Inox Wind bags 50 MW power project in Gujarat

Inox Wind recently said it has bagged repeat order from ReNew Power Ventures for 50 MW wind power project in Gujarat. In a BSE filing, Inox Wind said it has bagged repeat order from “ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd… for 50 MW wind power project to be executed in Gujarat”. This is a turnkey project and […]