India

India’s Oct diesel demand falls the most in nearly 3 years

Local sales of diesel, which accounts for about two-fifths of overall fuel consumption, slipped 7.4% year-on-year to 6.51 million tonnes. New Delhi : India’s diesel demand in October fell at its steepest annual rate in nearly three years, provisional government data showed, reflecting subdued industrial and economic activity during the month. Local sales of diesel, […]

Energy Storage

As Extreme Storms Wreck Power Grids, Japan Seeks Home Battery Networks

After recent typhoons ravaged Japan’s grid and disrupted power to almost 1.4 million customers, the government is encouraging homeowners to invest in storage systems, seeking to marry batteries with existing rooftop solar capacity to create backup electricity networks. The backbone would be the 2.3 million rooftop solar installations across the country that have been selling […]

Research

World Energy Outlook 2019 highlights deep disparities in the global energy system

Deep disparities define today’s energy world. The dissonance between well-supplied oil markets and growing geopolitical tensions and uncertainties. The gap between the ever-higher amounts of greenhouse gas emissions being produced and the insufficiency of stated policies to curb those emissions in line with international climate targets. The gap between the promise of energy for all […]

Asia - Pacific

India’s Power Solutions Manufacturing Company, Best Power Equipments (I) Pvt. Ltd Expands to the Philippines

Launches full Range of UPS 650VA to 6000KVA Partners with Machine Mart, Technology, PH Distributor Company India, New Delhi : Best Power Equipment (India) Private Limited (BPE), an end-to-end strategic power solutions company has entered the Philippines market and launched its range of UPS. The range of UPS includes LI series BPI Series 650VA-2200VA, Online […]

Europe & UK

UPDATE 2-Fresh off E.ON-asset swap, RWE renewables outlook disappoints

* Goldman says renewable outlook looks “light” * Jefferies says 2020 forecasts may now be optimistic * RWE raises group outlook on UK capacity mechanism * RWE shares down 2.8% (Recasts, adds CFO quotes, context) FRANKFURT: RWE AG, Germany’s largest power producer, gave profit forecasts for its renewables business that fell short of some analysts’ […]

Americas

Mexico’s Latest Hit to Energy Investors Upends Wind, Solar Aid

Mexico’s president is upending a system to encourage renewable-power development, dealing another blow to efforts to attract private investment to the nation’s energy sector. The government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is changing rules for clean-energy credits, allowing aging hydroelectric dams operated by Mexico’s state-owned utility to qualify. The move, critics say, dilutes the value […]

MEA

World Bank’s IFC signs agreement with Côte d’Ivoire to develop clean energy

An agreement has been signed recently between the government of Côte d’Ivoire and the World Bank Group to help the African country develop its supply of affordable, reliable clean energy and reach its goal of generating at least 42 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2030. The World Bank Group has signed the […]

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 […]

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 has passed the 1 GW mark for PV power supplied to Chile

Ingeteam has passed the 1,000 MW mark for PV inverters supplied to Chile. Of this figure, more than one fifth corresponds to solar projects coming under the Distributed Generation by Small Power Producers (PMGD) scheme, which supports the execution of generation projects with a rated power of up to 9 MW. Distributed generation is an […]

Renewable Energy

Centre’s nod to assess offshore wind energy in TN

The first offshore wind farm project in India would come up in Gujarat. It would be a 200 MW demonstration wind farm. CHENNAI: With Centre identifying Tamil Nadu as a potential destination for offshore wind farms, Chennai-based National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has been given a go-ahead to install Laser Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) […]

Electric Vehicles

MG Motor Eyes Selling Upto 3,000 units Per Annum of ZS EV Electric SUV in India

Companies are dipping their toes into the nascent electric car market amid a concerted effort by the government to spur adoption of environment-friendly vehicles. MG Motor, which is taking aim at India’s green mobility market with its upcoming electric SUV MG ZS EV, has said it is looking to go “beyond tokenism” with its foray […]

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 […]