India

Adani group eyes KSEB’s 1,000-MW solar project

Adani Solar announces launch of retail business in state with Risto Solar which will act as its channel partner here KOCHI: After an array of projects including airport, seaport and piped natural gas, Adani Group is now eyeing to bid for the KSEB’s promising 1000-MW solar power project. Adani Group’s solar manufacturing arm, Adani Solar, […]

Energy Storage

PUERTO RICO WILL STOP BURNING COAL NEXT YEAR

Spring Cleaning Puerto Rico has a plan in motion to shut down its coal-burning power plants by next year. The Puerto Rico Energy Public Policy Act, recently signed by Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Roselló, puts the island on track to completely ditch non-renewable energy sources by 2050, according to The Rising — a heartening sign […]

Research

SMART CITY STREET LIGHTING INNOVATION TO REALISE $15 BILLION IN ENERGY SAVINGS

Cost Savings to Enable Further Smart City Project Deployment Hampshire, UK: New data from Juniper Research has revealed that smart street lighting deployments will realise $15 billion in cumulative energy savings for cities to 2023. These will be achieved as a result of converting lamps to energy-efficient LEDs as well as the addition of connectivity to monitor and […]

Asia - Pacific

South Korea steps up shift to cleaner energy, sets long-term renewable power targets

SEOUL: South Korea plans to boost the share of its energy output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040, a draft revision to government policy showed on Friday, over four times the current amount. Asia’s fourth-largest economy has been pushing to shed its heavy reliance on coal and nuclear power, […]

Europe & UK

Gonvarri’s Solar Steel to deliver RackSmarT to Nuñez de Balboa PV project in Spain

Solar Steel, a division of Spanish Gonvarri Steel Services, is supplying 500 MW of its RackSmarT fixed tilt structure to the Nuñez de BalboaPV project. After completion, the facility will become the largest PV plant installed to date in Europe. A total of 1.430.000 PV modules will be assembled on the structures, which will generate […]

Americas

TIU Canada Announces Official Opening of Solar Energy Plant in Kalynivka on April 18

MYKOLAYIV, Ukraine: TIU Canada commissioned its second solar energy station today in Mykolyaiv, Ukraine.   The 13.5-megawatt station increases TIU Canada’s energy portfolio to 25 megawatts, with more projects planned in the near future.  The station itself is located in Kalynivka, Mykolayiv oblast, just outside the capital of the region. The 13.575-megawatt solar facility is the second investment […]

MEA

African Legal Support Facility supports $200 million energy plant in Rwanda

The African Legal Support Facility has provided advisory services support to the Government of Rwanda for the negotiation of its deal with Symbion Power to develop a $200-million-dollar energy plant by Lake Kivu in Rwanda, signed on 29 March 2019. The energy plant is expected to generate an additional 56 MW of electricity for Rwanda, […]

PV Manufacturing

Midsummer moves into the customer market for solar panels with new BIPV metal sheet solar roof

Stockholm, Sweden: Swedish solar energy technology leader Midsummer, today launches its new energy producing metal sheet roof “Midsummer solar roofs”. This signals a broader effort to expand from mainly selling production equipment for thin film solar panels into the end market for solar panels for various roofs, facades, vehicles etc through in-house production and via […]

Business & Finance

Adani Solar Partners with Risto Solar for its Retail Distribution in Kerala

KOCHI: The Adani Group’s solar manufacturing arm, Adani Solar announced today the launch of their retail distribution business in Kerala with Risto Solar as exclusive Channel Partners for the region. In the span of 3 months, Adani solar has expanded its retail distribution of solar panels in 6 regions which will meet the renewable energy […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Shift from kerosene to solar to improve power supply

Switching subsidies from kerosene to off-grid solar products would improve electricity access for households still reliant on kerosene, a study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said on Thursday. Despite the success of the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme, millions of households continue to use kerosene lamps during outages […]

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 champions demand for smart and connected solar integration

At Intersolar 2019, ABB will showcase its connected sun-to-socket portfolio. Featuring the latest digital technology, ABB’s solutions have been designed to drive down system costs and deliver higher returns on investment for solar applications. As a pioneering technology leader in digital industries, ABB will highlight its sun-to-socket solutions for the future of energy from Stand […]

Renewable Energy

Global renewable energy industry will grow ten folds over seven years: Alistair Sproul, UNSW

Renewable energy, especially photovoltaics (PV) and wind are the fastest-growing industries in the energy sector. Compared with fossil fuel technologies, which require ongoing fuelling, the renewable energy industry is more capital intensive. The renewable energy industry is growing at 25-40 per cent per annum and will be close to ten times its present size in the next […]

Electric Vehicles

Hyundai To Make Electric Car Components In India, Will Help Drive Down Prices For Buyers

Hyundai Motor Co. had earlier announced its plans to bring electric vehicle offerings in the Indian market. Now it seems that the company will be making parts of these EVs within the country, as it seeks the possibility of manufacturing some EV components in India. Hyundai recently revealed that it is already in talks 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 […]