Energy Storage

Battery Manufacturers to Integrate Energy Intelligence into Storage Systems to Tap Growth Opportunities

Partnerships across the value chain prove vital to realize the potential of multiple revenue stacking opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif.: The market for commercial battery energy storage is opening up as a result of feed-in tariffs and net metering revisions in commercial photovoltaic (PV) hotspots, subsidies and tax incentives, affordable lithium-ion batteries, and rising electricity. In addition, the rise of […]

Research

Slowdown in India, Germany led drop in onshore wind energy capacity in 2018

Companies commissioned over 45 GW of onshore wind turbines globally in 2018 compared with 47 GW a year earlier New Delhi: The global commissioning of onshore wind turbines declined 3 per cent in 2018, partly due to a slowdown in India and Germany, even as the growth is expected to bounce back in 2019, with […]

Asia - Pacific

Nepal Promotes Renewable Energy Industry Through World Bank Assistance

Nepal is promoting energy project to boost private sector efficiency and sustainable energy services. Nepal has received two grants worth 7.6 million dollars from the World Bank to support the renewable energy industry. The Strategic Climate Fund is supporting a mini-grid energy access project, which is expected to address the obstacles affecting the private sector […]

Europe & UK

Big firms weigh in as France looks to revive offshore wind

While Britain and Germany have already built 8,200 MW and 6,400 MW of offshore wind capacity – enough to power millions of homes – France does not have a single turbine in the water PARIS: A French wind power tender has attracted interest from a slew of international energy heavyweights, signalling that France’s offshore wind […]

Americas

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Real Goods Solar to OTCQX

NEW YORK: OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Real Goods Solar, Inc. (OTCQX: RGSE), the exclusive manufacturer of POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle System, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market. Real Goods Solar previously traded on NASDAQ. Real Goods Solar begins trading […]

MEA

Kenya’s KenGen to raise funds from the market this year, eyes green bond

NAIROBI: The Kenya Electricity Generating Company plans to raise funds from the market later this year and it may opt to issue the country’s first green bond, its chief executive said. KenGen has a 1,631 megawatt annual capacity and it supplies 70 percent of the East African nation’s electricity. Private investors hold 30 percent of […]

PV Manufacturing

SunPower seeking partner for its solar panel making business

A partnership could involve the sale of a minority stake in the manufacturing business or a customer investment that would allow preferential access to its products, among other options, Werner said. New Delhi: SunPower Corp is seeking a strategic partner for its solar panel manufacturing business, an arrangement that could allow it to expand the […]

Business & Finance

Shakti Pumps Delivers Stellar Performance With a 26 Percent Jump in Revenues

The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with Business Wire India. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Performance enhanced by continued demand for its solar energy operated pumps across customer segments and geography Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Shakti Pumps (India) Ltd., one of India’s leaders in energy efficient pumps & solar […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Secretariat will soon be fully solar-powered

BHUBANESWAR: The state government is planning to run the secretariat on solar power, replacing the conventional system, to make one of Odisha’s biggest public buildings energy efficient. The plan has been mooted at a high-level meeting of the science and technology department held recently in which chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi suggested that steps should […]

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

Ingeteam closes 2018 with a total supply of 3.85 GW in PV inverters

This all-time high figure almost triples the company’s former best record, achieved in 2017. Ingeteam’s products were supplied to more than twenty countries in all five continents. Ingeteam maintains its global leadership position in the provision of Operation & Maintenance services to energy generation plants. Ingeteam’s solar business unit, dedicated to the design and manufacture […]

Renewable Energy

Big Oil’s Big Issue With Embracing ‘Big Energy’

Oil majors increasingly are trying their hand at being alternative-energy minors. Royal Dutch Shell Plc, which traces its roots back to the late 19th century, just bought Greenlots Global, a California software company serving the electric-vehicle charging sector. This follows other deals by Shell — along with the likes of BP Plc, Chevron Corp. and […]

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen targets carbon-neutral production for first electric car

The automaker will use green power to assemble I.D. model at its plant in Zwickau and for the car’s battery cells, Volkswagen said Friday at an event in Dresden. Volkswagen plans to save 1 million tonnes of carbon-dioxide emissions a year by making production of its first electric model carbon neutral, part of an effort […]

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 […]