India

Successful conclusion of Intersolar India’s 10th Anniversary and bright outlook for the future with “The smarter E India”

BANGALORE/PFORZHEIM/FREIBURG: Intersolar India, the most pioneering Exhibition and Conference for the Solar Industry closed its doors on December 13, 2018 and has well arrived in Karnataka’s technology hub. Business  professionals and exhibitors from 13 countries had a vast time to network on various occasions – on the show floor, at the Buyer Seller Forum, the […]

Energy Storage

Highview Power Builds Energy Dream Team to Drive Global Development of its Liquid Air Energy Storage Solution

Mark Somerset named director of business growth and Mathew Brett named business development director Vice Chairman Gareth Brett appointed chief technology officer LONDON: Highview Power, the global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, announced today that it has added two industry veterans to its deep bench of executive leadership; former InterGen managing director Mark Somerset […]

Research

Energy and Utility Companies Increasingly Leverage AI to Harness the Power of Renewable Energy Sources

AI’s ability to understand patterns in data and make highly accurate predictions and simulations will increase growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif.: Artificial Intelligence (AI), along with a slew of advanced technologies such as machine learning, deep learning, and advanced neural networks, has demonstrated huge potential to transform the energy and utilities sector. With decarbonization, decentralization, and the rollout […]

Asia - Pacific

Obscured policies in Taiwan’s FIT scheme to impact on sustainable development of local solar supply chain

The Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a 10.17% decrease to next year’s feed-in tariff (FIT) rates for solar PV installations, which is much higher than the average decrease of 4.25% in the global PV industry. This will make 2019 a tough year for Taiwan’s PV industry, with wider-than-expected impacts on the whole […]

Europe & UK

CANADIAN SOLAR AND TRAILSTONE SIGN A 10-YEAR PPA FOR AN UNSUBSIDIZED SOLAR PORTFOLIO IN ITALY

GUELPH, Ontario: Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies and TrailStone GmbH (“TrailStone”), a global commodities trader and an investor in strategic commodity assets, today announced they entered into a 10-year power purchase agreement (“PPA”) for the electricity produced by a 17.6 MWp solar PV plant portfolio […]

Americas

Sempra Energy Completes Sale Of U.S. Solar Assets To Consolidated Edison

SAN DIEGO: Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that it has completed the sale of its U.S. operating solar assets, solar and battery storage development projects, as well as its ownership interest in one wind facility, to Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison) (NYSE: ED) for approximately $1.6 billion in cash, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. “With the completion of this sale, […]

MEA

GCF Brings Clean Energy to Off-Grid Areas of Burkina Faso

Due to Burkina Faso’s dependence on fossil fuels, the country has one of the highest electricity tariff rates in West Africa. Moreover, only 3 percent of its rural areas are electrified. In 2017, the Government of Burkina Faso revised the country’s energy policy and regulatory framework to address these issues and allow private sector participation […]

PV Manufacturing

Hanwha Q CELLS surpasses 10 GW of Q.ANTUM solar cell production – first time ever for any PERC technology

− Hanwha Q CELLS passed the 10 GW production mark for its proprietary Q.ANTUM solar cell technology  − The Company will end 2018 having produced more than 2.5 billion individual Q.ANTUM cells since commencing commercialization in 2012 − Hanwha Q CELLS CTO Dr. Daniel Jeong remarked: “Hanwha Q CELLS’ Q.ANTUM technology has been a real […]

Business & Finance

Suzlon secures 50.4 MW order from Atria Power

·         To supply 24 units of  S111-140m and S120-140m with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each ·         Project to be completed in two phases by H1, FY20 in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu  ·         Provide electricity to ~43,000 households and curb ~1,42,569 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year Pune, India: Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, today announced its maiden order […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Rajkot railway division saves big on power bills

RAJKOT: The Rajkot division of Western Railway (WR) has received five awards for saving on electricity bills by switching to solar power. For the electricity conservation, Rajkot railway hospital and Jamnagar railway station received award in the second category and Rajkot railway station, Surendranagar railway station and Dwarka railway station received award in the third […]

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

U.S. Tariff for China-Made PV Inverter Remains at 10% for Now

Chinese PV-inverter suppliers have uttered a sigh of relief, at least for now, thanks to U.S. agreement to withhold plan for raising tariff on US$200 billion worth of China-made goods for the U.S. to 25% for 90 days. As a result of the agreement, reached between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping during G20 summit meeting […]

Renewable Energy

Biod Energy: Startup converts used cooking oil to biofuel

This waste management start-up intends to collect used cooking oil and recycle it into biofuel. Shiva Vig, CEO of BioD Energy India, believes that India’s fuel consumption pattern is slowly but surely changing. When he started BioD Energy in 2015, his aim was to convert waste into wealth. Now, he plans to go big by […]

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 […]