Energy Storage

GlidePath Took on Storage in Texas. Now It Wants to Add Batteries to Wind

Quinbrook-backed developer will fill batteries with wind power during times of negative pricing in the Southwest Power Pool. Batteries paired with solar plants have gained momentum in sunny locales, but a market for shifting wind generation using battery storage has so far failed to materialize. Developer GlidePath Power Solutions, however, sees a path forward for […]

Research

Global renewable energy auctions for H1 2019 increase significantly year on year, says GlobalData

Renewable energy auctions in H1 2019 totalled 53, marking a significant rise compared with nine auctions in H1 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The H1 total for renewable energy auctions was up 152% year on year compared with the total of 21 auctions in H2 2018. Asia-Pacific leads global activity […]

Asia - Pacific

Shell enters Australia power industry with $419 million bid for ERM Power

MELBOURNE: Royal Dutch Shell has made its first foray into Australia’s highly competitive power sector with a A$617 million ($419 million) takeover offer for ERM Power Ltd, the country’s no.2 energy retailer to businesses and industry. The deal would instantly give Shell a power supplier with almost a quarter share of the commercial and industrial […]

Europe & UK

U.K.’s Net-Zero Carbon Target Impossible Without New Policies

Britain’s ambitious plan to reach net-zero emissions by mid-century will be impossible to achieve unless the government implements a raft of low-carbon policies now, a committee of lawmakers have said. While the ruling Conservative Party has pledged to slash emissions and even enshrined the goal in law, there is a lack of policy detail across […]

Americas

More renewable energy options available under Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage

– Allows large energy users to secure renewable energy from new facilities – 600 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity approved in N.C. CHARLOTTE, N.C.: The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage (GSA) program in North Carolina, enabling the company to expand renewable energy options for customers. View the NCUC […]

MEA

Solar-irrigated farms face an unexpected threat in Zimbabwe: hungry elephants

Cheap, clean power ran irrigation pumps that kept the community’s wheat, maize and vegetable fields a sea of green even as climate change-fueled droughts parched the surrounding landscape MASHABA: When one of Zimbabwe’s first solar mini-grid systems was installed in this drought-prone village near the Botswana border in 2016, residents thought their problems were solved. […]

PV Manufacturing

Solar energy technology leader Midsummer rings opening bell at Nasdaq Stockholm once again

Stockholm, Sweden: Solar energy technology leader Midsummer one of the world’s leading developers and suppliers of advanced solar solutions, has once again rung the opening bell at Nasdaq Stockholm and started the trading for its Green Bond listed on the Sustainable Bond List of Nasdaq Stockholm. The CEO, employees and members of the board of […]

Business & Finance

Pennar Industries share price rises over 10% after firm bags orders worth Rs 538 crore

Penar Industries share has lost 39.07% during the last one year and fallen 22.66% since the beginning of this year. Pennar Industries share price rose in trade today after the firm bagged orders worth Rs 538 crore. The share of leading value-added engineering products and solutions company rose up to 10.71% to28.95 level on BSE. […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Solar power to illuminate Munger University

PATNA: All constituent colleges and the university headquarters of Munger University will now use solar energy for all purposes right from illuminating offices to run equipment in science labs. The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has surveyed all sites to be equipped with the solar power. Vice chancellor Ranjit Verma said it was a […]

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

SolarEdge Announces Leave of Absence of CEO and Founder, Guy Sella; Board of Directors Has Appointed Zvi Lando as Acting CEO

HERZLIYA, Israel: SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), announced today that in the past few days, Co-Chairman, CEO and founder, Mr. Guy Sella’s previously disclosed health condition has declined significantly. In that connection, he has taken a leave of absence, effective immediately, to address his health issues. The Board of Directors has announced that Mr. […]

Renewable Energy

Brazil’s pigs help people produce clean energy

Pigs, already the main source of income in this small municipality in south-western Brazil, now have even more value as a source of electricity. The mini-thermal power plant of Entre Rios do Oeste, inaugurated on 24 July, uses the biogas provided by 18 farms, in a pioneering technical-commercial agreement in Brazil involving pig farmers, the […]

Electric Vehicles

BYD Showcases Luxury SUV, Hosts Panel at Pebble Beach

LOS ANGELES: BYD made a successful debut at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach, California (Aug 13-18), showcasing its innovative battery electric Luxury SUV Tang and hosting a panel discussion on the future of urban transportation from Aug 15-18. BYD battery electric Luxury SUV Tang In addition, two of BYD’s Global Design Directors, Wolfgang Egger, leading the strategic growth […]

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 […]