Energy Storage

Enel Builds New York City’s Biggest Battery, With a Twist

The city is a tough nut for storage developers, but Enel proved it has the cracker. Enel X has completed the largest battery storage project in New York City, using an unusual business model to break through in a tough market. New York City consumes a tremendous amount of electricity in a congested part of […]

Research

Navigant Research Report Shows Global New Power Capacity Additions of Utility-Scale Energy Storage Are Expected to Experience a 35% Compound Annual Growth Rate

The emergence of solar plus storage projects is the most important trend seen in the global industry in the past 2 years BOULDER, Colo.: A new report from Navigant Research examines the market drivers, challenges, key trends, and growth projections for the global utility-scale energy storage (USES) industry, with forecasts for power capacity (MW), energy […]

Asia - Pacific

Total opens Asia Pacific HQ in Singapore to drive regional growth in fossil fuels, renewable businesses

  SINGAPORE: French energy giant Total S.A. reaffirmed its commitment to Singapore as a strategic hub by opening its regional headquarters in Frasers Tower in Cecil Street to manage its businesses across Asia Pacific. “Today, we mark yet another milestone of Total’s partnership with Singapore,” said Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo […]

Europe & UK

French power generation down 7% due to nationwide strike

The data showed that power generation was curtailed at five nuclear reactors and three coal-fired power generators by 2220 GMT as workers in the power sector joined the strike. A nationwide strike in protest over planned pension reform has reduced French electricity generation by around 4.8 gigawatts or 7% of current generation capacity, data from […]

Americas

Renewable Energy Developer Offers 125MW and 300MW Mega Solar Farm Projects In Texas

ASHEVILLE, N.C.: Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is offering for immediate acquisition two large-scale solar PV projects in Texas. One project is a 125MW solar PV farm located in Fisher County, Texas, with an expected IA of January 2020 and a COD of December 2021. The second project is a 300MW solar PV farm located in […]

MEA

South Sudan: Elsewedy Electric to build solar power plant near Juba

The Egyptian company Elsewedy Electric has recently won the contract to build a 20 MWp solar power plant in Southern Sudan. Located near the capital Juba, it will be equipped with a battery storage system. A solar photovoltaic power plant will be built in Southern Sudan. The contract for the construction of this facility has […]

PV Manufacturing

One of America’s Biggest Solar Panel Makers Quits Manufacturing

SunPower Corp., one of America’s largest solar-panel makers, is giving up its manufacturing business to focus on installing rooftop solar systems. The company is spinning off its panel production operations into a new company, Maxeon Solar, that will be based in Singapore with factories in France, Malaysia, Mexico and the Philippines, according to a statement […]

Business & Finance

Canadian Solar Announces a $150 Million Share Repurchase Program

GUELPH, Ontario: Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a $150 million share repurchase program for a six month period beginning December 9th, 2019 and ending June 8th, 2020. The exact timing and amount of […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Irumbai to be India’s first fully solar-powered village

CHENNAI: Irumbai, a village in Vanur taluk in Villupuram district would soon become the country’s first fully solar-powered village. The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project. The state government […]

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

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

Scientists Have Developed A Bacteria That Can Eat Carbon Dioxide

Researchers have devised a method to create bacteria that can consume carbon dioxide to produce biomass. The method can be used for carbon-neutral production of various products as it utilizes carbon dioxide. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a heterotrophic bacterium— it cannot create its own food using photosynthesis. The bacteria is dependent on consuming organic […]

Electric Vehicles

Lithium Urban eyes EVs from BYD, MG Motor

Bengaluru-based Lithium Urban is a B2B transportation service provider with a fleet of 1,000 EVs Currently, EVs from Tata Motors Ltd and Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd comprise the bulk of its fleet Lithium Urban Technologies Pvt. Ltd is set to acquire electric buses and sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to expand its fleet and enter new segments, […]

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 […]