Energy Storage

Toyota and Panasonic Form Joint Venture to Make Electric Vehicle Batteries

The news reflects mounting competition among global battery manufacturers. Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation announced Tuesday that the two companies will establish a joint venture next year to produce prismatic lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, and next-generation batteries for electric vehicles. Contracts concluded today confirm earlier reports of a formal partnership between the two companies, […]

Research

Trends Shaping the Global Solar Market in 2019

There are positive signs for the global solar market in 2019, following a year of upheaval. 2018 was a year of upheaval for the global solar PV market. According to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, it was the first year in which the global market contracted since before 2000. From Section 201 tariffs in the […]

Americas

Ampt String Optimizers Deployed in the World’s Largest Solar+Storage Peaker Power Plant

28MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant Uses 100MWh DC-Coupled Energy Storage FORT COLLINS, Colo.: Ampt LLC, the world’s #1 DC optimizer company for large-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems, today announced Ampt String Optimizers are powering a record-breaking PV peaker power plant that has 28 megawatts (MW) of solar PV and 100 megawatt-hours (MWh) of DC-coupled energy storage. […]

MEA

African Development Bank Group approves $25 million Equity Investment in Fund for Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment of up to US$ 25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF), a US$ 250 million private equity fund for renewable energy projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. ARPF will provide equity for the development and construction of 10 to 15 […]

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

Need long-term visibility, investment in renewables

Steps need to be taken to make renewable energy financially sustainable and more centric to the power situation, experts said. “The most important thing for us is the continuity of policies,” said Sumant Sinha, chairman, ReNew Power. “The path that needs to be taken is very clear. The only concern is that returns have gone […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Tata Power Solar now launches an extensive residential rooftop solution at Gandhinagar

Annual saving is expected up to INR 50,000 for 25 years Successfully launched residential rooftop solution in Delhi, Mumbai, Ajmer and Bhubaneswar Tata Power Solar, India’s largest solar energy company, and Tata Power’s wholly-owned subsidiary has launched a complete residential rooftop solution in Gandhinagar today. Senior dignitaries from the government and key decision makers from […]

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

Climate change: World to miss global greenhouse gas emissions target in 2020, say analysts

In 2017, experts identified six key milestones that mankind must hit by 2020 if the Paris climate goal of limiting global temperature rises to 1.5 Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit) is to have a fighting chance of being The world is on course to miss its “best chance” of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse […]

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 […]