Energy Storage

India needs 50 GWh of battery storage within 2.5 yrs for planned EV transition: NITI Aayog official

EV batteries are not compatible for tropical climate, according to Sajid Mubashir, scientist, Department of Science and Technology, who was also speaking at the same event New Delhi: India will need 50 gigawatt hour (GWh) of battery storage capacity over the next two-and-a-half years to support the projected growth in renewable energy and meet the […]

Research

Study on Transmission as the Solution for the Integration of Renewables and Resilience by ScottMadden for WIRES

This new research report highlights the current transmission landscape, focusing on regional differences and interregional considerations. Atlanta, GA: ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading management consulting firms specializing in energy, recently partnered with WIRES, the international trade association that promotes investment in all aspects of the high-voltage grid, to release the report, “Informing the […]

Asia - Pacific

Shapoorji Pallonji to sell power project in Bangladesh, cut debt

The group’s Bhola power project in Bangladesh may be valued at around $270 mn The gas-fuelled project is being developed by Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital Co. as an independent power producer and will help meet electricity demands of 200,000 homes in Bangladesh New Delhi : Shapoorji Pallonji group, the debt-laden construction empire run by billionaire […]

Europe & UK

German power grid firms need sharp rise in renewable generation capacity by 2035

FRANKFURT: Germany’s four power grid operators said on Friday that a sharp rise in the country’s renewable generation capacity was needed over the next 15 years to meet demand from the electrification of heating, transport and other industries. Presenting their capacity planning needs through 2035, the four high voltage transmission grid firms (TSOs) said in […]

Americas

Trump Administration Lowers Import Tariffs on Chinese Batteries

The drop from 15 percent to 7.5 percent will improve project economics, but uncertainty lingers. The White House halved import tariffs on batteries manufactured in China as part of the larger trade deal signed this week. The tariff on batteries, just part of $300 billion in Chinese goods targeted by the White House last year, […]

MEA

Middle East renewable energy ambitions face new challenges, says GlobalData

Jennifer Aguinaldo, Energy Editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company offers her view: “Led by Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Saudi Arabia, solar and wind energy capacity is ramping up in the Middle East as governments seek to deliver ambitious renewable energy targets. The completion of the first utility-scale renewable projects across the Gulf […]

PV Manufacturing

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES signs contract for the delivery of production systems for CIGS solar modules

Kahl am Main: SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) today signed contracts for a large order with the customer (CNBM) Bengbu Design and Research Institute of Glass Industry Co., Ltd., Bengbu, China, a subsidiary of China National Building Materials, China, for the Xuzhou site for the delivery of systems for the production of CIGS solar modules. […]

Business & Finance

Consortium of ENGIE and NAREVA declared bidder for Gafsa solar plant

The consortium will be responsible for developing, designing, financing, building, operating and maintaining the 120 MWp Gafsa photovoltaic power plant over a period of 20 years from commissioning. he consortium led by ENGIE (ENGIE.com) and NAREVA has been declared preferred bidder for the construction of the Gafsa photovoltaic power plant, which was launched as an […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

300 govt houses to get solar panels in Crest’s Rs 15cr project

  Chandigarh: Making way for more solar power generation in the city, Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest), under the aegis of the environment department of Chandigarh administration, will install rooftop solar panels in 300 government residences of different categories. Under the project, which is estimated to cost Rs 15 crore, […]

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 […]

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Solar Inverters

Growatt Increases Its Activities in Mexico

SHENZHEN, China : — Growatt holds its series of Shine Elite training workshops in Mexico and its first two stops: Mexico City and Guadalajara. For the past two years, Growatt has been increasing its investments in Mexico, establishing local service team and warehouse. In a step to further strengthen its market position, now Growatt starts […]

Renewable Energy

Vestas wins 53 MW order from Pacifico and Green Bear Poland

Vestas has bagged a 53 MW order from Pacifico Group and Green Bear Cooperation Poland, a company of Optima Wind Group, for the wind projects Debowa Laka, Swiecie and 12 W located in Kujawsko voivodship, north-central Poland. Vestas will start the delivery of turbine in the second quarter of 2020, while commissioning is planned for […]

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Electric Vehicles

German Solar Car Startup Sono to Stay in Business After Crowdfunding Success

Sono Motors GmbH, the embattled German startup working to serially produce a solar-charged electric car, said it’s achieved a crowdfunding goal that will let the company stay in business. The sum passed its 50 million euro ($55 million) goal Saturday, the Munich-based company announced in a tweet. It had hoped to raise the amount by […]

Solar Jobs

JOB – Sales Manager

Job Description: We have urgent opening for below profile. Position Title:- Sales Manager Experience: Minimum 3-4 Year’s of experience into Business Development ,Sales Profile. Experience into PV Industries, Solar inverter more advantageous. Qualification:– BE / B-Tech in E&C, Electrical Engineer. Job Location :–                 Delhi-NCR- 1 Position                        (Responsible for North-North East Region) Bangalore/Hyderabad – 1 Position […]