India

Tata Power Solar bags GPEA in world class category

Tata Power Solar bagged the Global Performance Excellence Award (GPEA) 2018 in the category ‘World Class’ under the aegis of Asia Pacific Quality Organisation (APQO). The company was recognised as a ‘role model for future organisations to emulate.’ Ashish Khanna, Managing Director and CEO of Tata Power Solar said, “With an unwavering vision to increase […]

Energy Storage

A Battery Storage System Can be the Perfect Complement to Your New Solar PPA

Hedging Against the Duck Curve As the solar industry continues to make progress on the technology cost curve, the economic competitiveness of solar power has steadily become a reality in U.S. markets across California and the desert southwest. Solar generation is increasingly becoming a significant portion of the California and southwest regions’ power supply mix, […]

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

Suntuity Delivers One of New Jersey’s Largest Rooftop Solar PV Systems at Aurobindo Pharmaceuticals

The installation compliments Aurobindo’s continued commitment to sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint in correlation to their other solar arrays, including a 30 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in India. HOLMDEL, N.J.: Suntuity, a global turnkey solar energy solutions provider headquartered in central New Jersey, has delivered one of the state’s largest contiguous rooftop solar […]

MEA

Israel to stop electricity production from coal by 2030

The Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA) seeks to gradually reduce the production of electricity from coal and to support clean energy in government and corporate policies JERUSALEM: Israel said on Monday it would stop the use of coal by 2030, joining a host of other countries in an alliance that aims to transition to cleaner […]

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

Orb Energy installs rooftop solar unit at Adwaith Textiles

COIMBATORE: Coimbatore-based Adwaith Textiles has tied up with Bengaluru’s Orb Energy for the installation of a 1 MW rooftop solar system. The system, which was commissioned recently is expected to generate 15 lakh units of clean energy a year. Adwaith Textiles expects to save over ₹65 lakh a year on electricity bills. Ravi Sam, Managing Director, […]

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 […]