Energy Storage

Statkraft and Statera announce flexible grid alliance

Norwegian energy giant Statkraft and flexible grid specialist Statera Energy have today announced a new partnership to develop combined energy storage and flexible gas generation technologies in support of the UK’s net zero transition. The 15-year strategic partnership aims to deliver 1GW of flexible energy services as part of Statkraft’s UK-based Virtual Power Plant (VPP). […]

Research

Greener energy may mean slower growth

In future, as the world works to protect the climate by turning to low-carbon fuel sources, lower economic growth may be an unwanted consequence Economists teach us that resources don’t just run out. As something becomes scarcer, its price rises, triggering a search for new supplies or the discovery of substitutes. We’ve seen it happen […]

Asia - Pacific

JinkoSolar Supplies 258MW of Mono Solar Modules for one of the Largest Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects in Vietnam

SHANGHAI: JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the “Company,” or “JinkoSolar”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced it has supplied Trung Nam Group with 258MW of monocrystalline PERC double glass modules which were installed at one of the largest solar-wind hybrid projects in Vietnam. Located in […]

Europe & UK

GIG signs deal with OX2 to buy 43MW wind farm in Sweden

Green Investment Group has signed an agreement with developer OX2 to acquire a 43MW wind farm in Hornamossen, Jonkoping municipality, Sweden. “As the popularity of PPAs grows across Europe, Sweden continues to lead the way and 2019 looks set to be another exceptional year for Swedish onshore wind,” Ed Northam, head of GIG EMEA, said. […]

Americas

America’s Leading Financial Institutions Report High Confidence in Renewable Sector Growth

ACORE Releases New Survey and Progress Report on $1T 2030: The American Renewable Investment Goal WASHINGTON, D.C. : One year into its campaign to reach $1 trillion in U.S. private sector investment in renewable energy and enabling grid technologies by 2030, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is releasing a progress report tracking U.S. […]

MEA

OPIC BOARD APPROVES CRITICAL EGYPTIAN POWER PROJECT

WASHINGTON: The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today approved $87 million in financing to Lekela Egypt Wind Power BOO S.A.E. to support economic growth in Egypt through the development of critical power infrastructure. OPIC’s support will mobilize more than $250 million in additional capital to finance the project. “Energy […]

PV Manufacturing

Q CELLS earns Top Performer recognition in 2019 PV Module Reliability Scorecard published by PVEL and DNV GL

The Company’s Q PEAK DUO high performance module series was selected as a Top Performer by PVEL and DNV GL, marking the fourth year in a row in which Q CELLS has attained Top Performer status. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (“Q CELLS” or “the Company”), one of the largest solar […]

Business & Finance

Vattenfall issues EUR 500 million green bond

In line with the company’s investments in fossil-free energy and climate-smart solutions, Vattenfall has for the first time issued a green bond. The size of the bond issue is EUR 500 million, with a tenor of seven years. The bond is the first international issuance under an EMTN programme under Swedish governing law, listed on […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Pune firm develops solar-powered irrigation system

To solve water crisis for farmers throughout the varied climate conditions in India, Pune-based company Khethworks has developed solar-powered irrigation system. The irrigation system is intended to make farmers independent of seasonal rains or expensive fuel along with reducing carbon dioxide emissions and improving food security by developing solar pumps. “We enable year-round irrigation, cultivation […]

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

Global solar PV inverters market to decline at CAGR of 13.2% by 2023, says GlobalData

The global solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters market is set to decline at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.2% and reach US$3.04bn in 2023, primarily due to a sharp drop in inverter prices and slowdown in solar PV installations, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Solar PV […]

Renewable Energy

Indian Student Gives World Secret To Clean Energy Future With Trick To Mass Produce Bioethanol

Bioethanol is a product considered by many to be the fuel of the future. A biofuel made by fermenting various plant sugars, it’s main advantage is that it’s more eco-friendly. And it seems one Master’s student from India is an expert on its production. Saurabh Singh from Lovely Professional University (LPU) was representing India at […]

Electric Vehicles

ALYI Electric Vehicle Business Profitability Could Benefit From Trade War With China

DALLAS: Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) (“ALYI”) today addressed the U.S. trade initiatives with China. The ALYI ReVolt Electric Motorcycle does include a number of components manufactured in China. Management indicates that so far, none of the U.S. trade initiatives with China have negatively affected the company. Management otherwise indicated that a trade war with […]

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 […]