Energy Storage

Hydrogen gaining traction for storage

According to IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2020, battery storage will gain huge ground as a source of power system flexibility, with global investment increasing six-fold to $25 billion by 2030. Even as the country aims to reduce fossil fuel-based emissions by building renewable energy capacity and promoting the uptake of electric vehicles, the cost of […]

Research

Integrated Hydrogen Separation Module Provides Long-Term Boosts in Efficiency

Integrated Hydrogen Sensor/Separation Module Provides Long-Term Boosts in Efficiency and Revenue in Solar Power Plants NREL and Acciona Solar Power Develop Technology To Reverse Costly Effects of Hydrogen Buildup in Concentrating Solar Power Receiver Fields Since the mid-’80s, concentrating solar power (CSP) plants have generated clean energy to power our homes, schools, offices, and communities. […]

Asia - Pacific

Vietnam govt says needs $133.3 bln for power projects by 2030

Of the total, $96 billion is needed to build new power plants and $37.3 billion to expand its power grid, the government said in a statement on its website HANOI: Vietnam will need to invest up to $133.3 billion in new power plants and transmission networks over the next decade to meet the country’s rising […]

Europe & UK

German consumers to get cheaper power after green levy is capped

FRANKFURT: German consumers can look forward to lower energy bills next year after a reduction in a surcharge they pay to support renewable power. Average households will see power prices fall by 1%, which translates to 12 euros of annual savings for a three-person household, price comparison site Verivox said on Thursday. The surcharge was […]

Americas

UK energy regulator to introduce new rules for suppliers to protect customers

Ofgem said the new licence rules will give those in financial distress some breathing space but ultimately all customers need to pay for the energy they use LONDON: Britain’s energy market regulator Ofgem said on Monday it will introduce new licence rules for power suppliers from Dec. 15 to help protect customers who are struggling […]

MEA

Promoting Solar Energy in Eritrea

Globally, the use of solar power as an alternative source of energy is growing. In Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana and South Africa are leading in their extensive use of solar energy. Morocco is home to Africa’s biggest solar plant, Noor Solar Complex, and South Africa hosts eight of the ten largest solar plants in Africa. […]

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PV Manufacturing

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES awarded contract for new production system for GaAs high-performance solar cells for use in space

  Kahl am Main: SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES ) has been awarded a contract from AZUR SPACE, Germany, for a newly developed PECVD coating system (PECVD: plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition) for the processes involved in the manufacture of gallium arsenide (GaAs) solar cells. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES employs ICP technology for PECVD coating technology. ICP […]

Business & Finance

ReNew Power eyes offshore bond market to raise $320 mn to refinance local debt

This would be the first such offshore bond issuance by an Indian renewable energy producer since covid-19 disrupted the markets in March. Mumbai: Renewable energy major ReNew Power Pvt. Ltd is planning to tap the offshore bond market to raise as much as $320 million to refinance local debt, the first such offshore bond issuance […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

ibis partners with Sushil Reddy to create solar energy awareness

The SunPedal Ride project is impeccably aligned with the mission and vision of Planet21 Sustainable Development goals of ibis. The SunPedal Ride that aims to create awareness about solar energy, sustainable mobility and healthy living, started in India in 2019 in partnership with ibis and has now reached Europe to drive a positive change globally. […]

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

Solar Inverter Market Reached Record Highs in 2019

A new report highlights the stepdown of the ITC and the rise of the inverter replacement market in Europe. The global PV inverter and module-level power electronics market crossed the threshold of $9 billion in value for the first time in 2019. Inverter shipments also hit a record high last year, falling just short of 130 gigawatts, […]

Renewable Energy

Tata Power to develop 100 MW solar project in Gujarat

Tata Power won this capacity in a bid announced by GUVNL in March. The project has to be commissioned within 15 months from the date of execution of power purchase agreement Mumbai: Tata Power has got a letter of award from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) to develop a 100 megawatt solar project in […]

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