FEATURED

Hanergy’s Innovative Thin-Film Solar Products Win Multiple iF Design Awards

Beijing: The world’s largest thin-film solar power solution company, Hanergy Mobile Energy Holding Group, attended Germany’s iF Design Award Night held in BMW Welt in Munich on March 15th, with 4 of its cutting-edge products winning prestigious 2019 iF Design Awards, also known as the “Oscar Awards in designing”. Hanergy’s 4 prize winners include one […]

Energy Storage

Highview Power and TSK Enter Joint Venture to Develop Cryogenic Energy Storage Projects

Joint venture enables expansion across Spain, the Middle East and South Africa, targeting accumulated joint sales of 1 billion EUR throughout the next three years Cryogenic, long-duration storage technology to enable immediate shift from thermal and nuclear power to renewables LONDON & MADRID: Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, and TSK, […]

Research

Trickle of States Around the World Producing All Power From Renewable Sources

Power generation from wind and solar also depends on where on the planet’s surface they are utilised and at which time of the year. New Delhi: On March 9, Euan McTurk, an electric vehicle battery engineer, noted on Twitter that North Scotland was generating all its electricity using renewable energy – 91% from wind and […]

Asia - Pacific

FTC Solar enters Australia with Voyager single-axis tracker

Voyager complies with Australian standards and has 190MW of commitments BRISBANE, Australia: FTC Solar, a diversified products and services company featuring single-axis trackers, PV design software, and engineering services, announces its entry into Australia with an office in Brisbane, Queensland. FTC Solar has already designed over a dozen utility-scale projects spanning hundreds of MWs in […]

Europe & UK

New EBRD-backed wind farm gets rolling in Turkey

Bank is supporting Akfen Renewables with a combination of debt and equity The first of four new wind farms in Turkey built by the renewable energy arm of the Turkish conglomerate Akfen Holding and financed by the EBRD has gone into operation. It will meet the electricity demand of 120,000 consumers annually. The EBRD is […]

Americas

Sunrun: Localized Solar and Batteries Reduce Grid Fire Risk

Distributed energy can decrease sag on distribution wires and provide local power if the broader grid goes down, the company argues. California is scrambling to prevent a repeat of deadly wildfires caused by the electrical grid, and Sunrun wants to help. The home solar and storage installer argues in a report out today that these […]

MEA

Egypt: Construction of 250 MW European banks-funded wind farm at Ras Gharib underway

A new agreement has been signed between New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and Lekela Power to launch a wind farm with 250 megawatt capacity. The wind farm is set to be constructed at Ras Gharib in the Suez governorate of Egypt. The Chairperson of the NREA, Mohamed El Khayat said to Daily News Egypt […]

PV Manufacturing

Meyer Burger awarded contract for about CHF 15 million from leading Asian customer for its MAiA® 6.1 cell coating equipment

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) today announced the successful conclusion of an order from an existing, major Asian customer for its high performance MAiA® 6.1 platform which delivers an impressive throughput of over 6,000 wafers per hour for mass production scalable PERC technology. By selecting Meyer Burger’s MAiA® 6.1, which launched in 2018, to drive […]

Business & Finance

ADB Supports Private Sector Solar Power Development in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) today signed an $18.7 million loan with Sermsang Power Corporation Public Company Limited (SSP) and Tenuun Gerel Construction LLC (TGC) to build, operate, and maintain a 15-megawatt solar power plant supplying electricity to Mongolia’s central grid system. The loan agreement […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

NDMC to install rooftop solar panels to save on power bills

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) plans to set up rooftop solar panels on the civic body-owned buildings to save on electricity bills worth around Rs 9 lakh per month. The initiative, which will cover NDMC-run 30 schools, zonal offices and at least four hospitals, is expected to help the civic body generate around 1.5 […]

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

What Recent PV Inverter Headlines Say About the Evolving Market Landscape

Huawei, Kaco and Schneider—three of the top global PV inverter vendors—have all made news lately. The last week of February saw a flurry of news tied to three of the largest solar PV inverter vendors in the world. The week began with 11 senators penning a letter to Secretaries Rick Perry of the Department of […]

Renewable Energy

Accelerating India’s Transition to Renewable Energy

India’s renewables story thus far has been a huge success. No country of India’s size and low income per capita has done so much to bring the costs of renewables down, or position itself to leapfrog into a cleaner electricity system so early in its development pathway. India’s renewable policy 1.0, initiated notably with the […]

Electric Vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover installs 166 smart charging stations for EVs at Gaydon facility

Jaguar Land Rover has installed 166 smart charging outlets for electric vehicles at its Gaydon engineering centre. The outlets are for use by employees to encourage uptake of electric vehicles – because research shows 40 per cent of electric car charging in Europe takes place at work. Charging points will also be installed in the […]

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 […]