Energy Storage

LG Chem Will Invest KRW 1.2 Trillion to Expand Its Battery Plants in Nanjing

South Korea’s LG Chem announced on January 9 that it will invest KRW 1.2 trillion (USD 1.07 billion) to expand its two battery production plants located in the Chinese city of Nanjing. The initiation of this capacity expansion program is in response to the rising demand in China for powertrain batteries used in electric vehicles […]

Research

Navigant Research Report Shows the Annual Global Market for the Deployment of Residential Energy & Non-Energy Solutions Is Expected to Reach Nearly $36 Billion in 2027

Energy suppliers can create new solutions-focused revenue opportunities beyond traditional energy supply BOULDER, Colo.: A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for emerging residential energy and non-energy solutions, examining key market drivers, barriers, trends, and business models. Historically, residential customer relationships with utilities have consisted of transactions to ensure the delivery of […]

Asia - Pacific

Successful Grid Connection of the Biggest N-Bifacial Solar Power Plant in Europe Built by Unisun Energy Netherlands with Jolywood Modules

TAIZHOU, China: Today, Cooperation Unisun Energy (“Unisun”) announced the 11,75MW Zonnepark Rilland project, which uses N-type bifacial modules from Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd (“Jolywood”), has successfully achieved grid connection. This marks the first and the largest utility scale solar power plant built with N-type bifacial solar modules in all of Europe. Zonnepark Rilland In Sept. 2018, Jolywood, a leader in the research and development and […]

Europe & UK

EUR 255m EIB support to the upgrade of Greek national electricity network

One of the largest EIB energy investments in Greece   More than 7,000km of new electricity distribution infrastructure to be installed Electricity network investment to strengthen connections to renewable energy, improve reliable  electricity supply and cater for increased demand One of the largest financiers of global energy infrastructure, the European Investment Bank, today agreed a […]

Americas

SolarReserve Appoints Tom Georgis as Chief Executive Officer

SANTA MONICA, Calif.: SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced thermal energy storage technologies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Georgis as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. For the past 10 years, Georgis has been an integral part of SolarReserve’s leadership team, serving as the company’s Senior Vice […]

MEA

CORRECTED-ACWA considers supporting solar panel manufacturing in Saudi

(Removes incorrect quote, changes headline and body to reflect ACWA is considering supporting manufacturing, but does not plan to manufacture itself) ABU DHABI: ACWA Power is considering supporting the manufacturing of solar panels in Saudi Arabia, its chief executive said, as the power and water plants developer seeks to facilitate Saudi Arabia’s plans to develop […]

PV Manufacturing

DNV GL transfers ownership of pioneering solar reliability test lab to PVEL management team

DNV GL and PVEL will continue to offer full services portfolio to the global solar industry BERKELEY, CA, US: Effective January 1, 2019, the management of DNV GL and PV Evolution Labs (“PVEL”) have jointly decided that PVEL will become a separate legal entity under the ownership of PVEL’s experienced leadership team. In the new […]

Business & Finance

Mainstream Renewable Power Secures €90 Million Trade Finance Facility

DUBLIN: New corporate debt facility will accelerate international growth Mainstream Renewable Power, the leading global developer of wind and solar power plants, has today announced the closure of a new €90 million Trade Finance Facility with DNB and HSBC. The agreement represents one of the largest corporate debt raises in Mainstream’s history and will be […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

BESCOM to launch tool that evaluates solar energy on rooftops

BENGALURU: By the end of this month on the website of the Bangalore Electricity supply Company Ltd (BESCOM), a first-of-its-kind tool that evaluates which part of one’s rooftop can generate maximum solar energy and identify the best areas for solar power generation is expected to go live. The web-based tool, is based on an aerial survey […]

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 Attends New Year Party in Gujarat

On December 29, Photovoltaic Solar hosted a festive New Year Party at Renaissance Ahmedabad Hotel in Gujarat, “Jewel of Western India”. Wonderful entertainments and prizes had been prepared for the attendees. Growatt was so pleased to join with EPC contractors and project developers from across the region for the event to celebrate the coming 2019. […]

Renewable Energy

GHCL committed to sustainability goals

GHCL is working towards carbon neutrality for its entire textiles business by 2021. It is also actively using sustainable raw material in textiles-more sustainable cotton (BCI/organic/Supima), cellulosic fibres (Tencel Lyocell) and recycled PET fibres. In keeping with the circular economy, GHCL is trying to reuse as much material as it can. “Sustainability in manufacturing is […]

Electric Vehicles

UT to soon fix power tariff for electric vehicle charging stations

CHANDIGARH: As the UT administration have installed charging stations in different parking lots in the city, they will now push for early fixing of power tariff for electric vehicle charging stations. The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) is yet to fix power tariff for these stations. A senior UT official said that the UT electricity […]

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 […]