Energy Storage

Hawaiian Electric Reveals Full List of Winners From Its Big Energy Storage Procurement

The winners range from energy storage stalwarts to relative newcomers to the large-scale battery business. Hawaiian Electric this week revealed the full list of winners from its second large-scale procurement of energy storage and renewables for the islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. The winners run the gamut from major industry players like AES and Engie to […]

Research

Next-generation solar cells pass strict international tests

Perovskite crystals could underpin cheap renewable energy Australian scientists have for the first time produced a new generation of experimental solar energy cells that pass strict International Electrotechnical Commission testing standards for heat and humidity. The research findings, an important step towards commercial viability of perovskite solar cells, are published today in the journal Science. […]

Asia - Pacific

China’s Goldwind secures 50MW turbine order in Pakistan

Goldwind said that it has received a new wind turbine supply contract for 20 units of GW 121-2.5MW high-temperature model wind turbines for the ACTII project. China’s wind turbine manufacturer, Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd said it has recently received an order to supply 50MW of turbines for the ACTII wind project in […]

Americas

UPDATE 2-Brazil’s Patria forms renewable energy firm with 800 MW of solar, wind projects, sources say

  SAO PAULO: Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos has formed a renewable energy venture after purchasing solar and wind projects with potential future capacity of roughly 800 megawatts, according to people familiar with the matter and regulatory documents. Patria subsidiary Essentia Energia is expected to begin construction on the projects in the second half […]

MEA

Red tape thwarts South Africa’s green energy potential

Based on the government’s plan to add 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of as yet unprocured wind and solar capacity in 2022, the next auction could attract more than $2 billion in investment, a analysis of industry estimates found JOHANNESBURG: World-leading renewables companies are lining up to invest in South Africa’s energy sector and help remedy a […]

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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

Renewable investor ENKRAFT takes stake in Energiekontor

ENKRAFT, also a top-10 shareholder in wind farm developer PNE AG, pointed to the ongoing expansion of renewable energy sources around the world, a trend that has continued unabated in light of the coronavirus pandemic FRANKFURT: Energy investor ENKRAFT has taken a stake of close to 3 per cent in German solar and wind project […]

Solar Inverters

Best Power Equipments Installs more than 25 UPS of 3 KVA at reputed Hospitals in Delhi

India, New Delhi: While the deadly Coronavirus spreads around the world, there is a huge demand of Power Backup (UPS) amongst the healthcare industry. With hospitals making test benches for coronavirus testing, it is critical to support the Healthcare sector. Best Power Equipments (BPE), India’s leading power products manufacturing brand has joined hands with reputed […]

Renewable Energy

COVID-19: Global solar capacity addition set to plummet by 20 per cent in 2020

Apart from the pandemic crisis, there were many other short to mid-term implications for the sector, the clean energy consultancy said New Delhi: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused several operational and financial setbacks bringing down solar capacity addition estimates by 20 per cent to about 105 GW for 2020 from the previous forecast of 130-135 […]