India

Telangana: KCR demands 2,000 MW more power from Centre

The officials responded positively, and Rao sought for them to finalise the modalities. RAMAGUNDAM/HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday demanded that the Centre supply 2,000 MW of additional power from the NTPC to Telangana, to meet the growing demand. The chief minister, after inspecting the construction of the NTPC’s 1,600 MW power plant […]

Energy Storage

IEEFA: Solar-plus-storage undermines coal economics by ‘hundreds of millions’ of dollars

Tumbling solar-plus-storage costs could see the hybrid technology become a money saver for US firms grappling with expensive legacy coal portfolios, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Utilities shutting down coal units ahead of their end-of-life point and replacing them with renewables, stand to reap savings in the “hundreds of […]

Research

Strong global solar market outlook

SolarPower Europe’s 5-year global solar market outlook forecasts 800 GW additions to 1.3 TW total installed capacity by 2023 At Europe’s leading solar trade event Intersolar Europe, SolarPower Europe launched its Global Market Outlook 2019-2023, showing that solar power reached important milestones in 2018, with an even more optimistic picture forecasted for the next five […]

Asia - Pacific

Canberra will be first Australian city to run on 100% on renewable energy from October 1

ABC Net reported that Canberra will be effectively powered by renewable energy from October 1 — the first Australian jurisdiction to do so, according to the ACT’s Climate Change Minister. October marks the date when the third stage of South Australia’s Hornsdale wind farm comes online, from which the ACT has purchased the last trickle […]

Europe & UK

Vestas receives 249 MW order from EDF Renewables

The order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a five-year active output management service agreement New Delhi: Danish wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, on Monday said it has secured an order for 249 megawatt (MW) of V120-2.2 MW turbines from EDF Renewables for the 273-MW Las Majadas wind project in the United […]

Americas

NSG Group and Ubiquitous Energy to Jointly Develop Transparent Solar Windows

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.: NSG Group (Nippon Sheet Glass, Co. Ltd. ), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products for the architectural, automotive and technical glass sectors, has announced a joint development agreement between its subsidiary and Ubiquitous Energy, a leader in transparent solar technology. The ongoing joint development work targets the […]

MEA

How Facebook’s Predictive Grid Map Can Identify African Off-Grid Market Opportunities

To bring electricity to the 600 million Africans without it, we must first know where they are. New tools are emerging that will allow developers to more efficiently target opportunities. We are not making progress on reducing the number of people living off-grid in Africa. A total of $25 billion was spent on energy infrastructure […]

PV Manufacturing

Endeas launches combined solar simulator and electroluminescence inspection tool for increased productivity in photovoltaic module laboratories

Photovoltaics testing equipment specialist Endeas of Finland is launching a tool to establish a completely new product class for photovoltaic (PV) module laboratory equipment. The QuickSun 600Lab includes class A+A+A+ solar simulator and high-resolution electroluminescence (EL) inspection features in a single table-top system. The new equipment will transform module laboratories to a new productivity level […]

Business & Finance

Engie Acquires Genbright to Unlock More Value From Distributed Storage and Solar Portfolio

Genbright’s software matches distributed energy resources with multiple wholesale energy market opportunities. New England is a key growth target, Engie Storage CEO Chris Tilley tells GTM. Engie North America has built a big portfolio of distributed energy projects across the U.S., ranging from more than 75 megawatts of behind-the-meter battery systems from Engie Storage (formerly […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

This startup’s solar power solutions is making Indian homes green and future-ready

Zunroof is a home-technology company that specialises in setting up rooftop solar electricity systems. There are only a handful of engineering aspirants who manage to fulfill their parents dreams of graduating from an Indian Institute of Technology, and possibly complete a masters degree to land a cushy job in the West. But for some, an […]

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 […]

Solar Inverters

ABB launches next generation central inverter with unique cooling capabilities

ABB’s enhanced PVS980-58 central inverter will be showcased at Europe’s largest solar event, underlining ABB’s portfolio of pioneering solar solutions The PVS980-58 central inverter, which is shortlisted for the Intersolar Award 2019, delivers high-power capabilities with 1500V. It enables one of the highest DC/AC ratios up to 2.5, with power levels up to 5,000kVA at […]

Renewable Energy

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change

After BP’s 2018 carbon emissions rose to their highest in six years, the London-based major is being lobbied by activists LONDON: BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to […]

Electric Vehicles

Another Benefit Of Electric Vehicles: 1 Crore New Jobs Will Be Created In India

India aims to meet 30 percent of its transportation needs with electric vehicles by 2030. The goal is attracting a lot of effort from the government and the EV industry alike. As the country makes this transaction from conventional fossil fuel vehicles to greener ones, another positive has come into focus. The associated jobs with […]

Solar Jobs

Design Engineer (solar Energy)

Job Description: 1. Leading the Design and/or Detailed Engineering of Solar PV projects 2. Minimum experience of Solar PV Projects : 25MW 3. Thorough knowledge of Energy Estimation 4. Software Skills : PV Syst, CAD Salary: INR 8,00,000 – 10,00,000 P.A. Industry:Oil and Gas / Energy / Power / Infrastructure Functional Area:Engineering Design , R&D […]