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INDIA

Oommen Chandy to take legal steps for getting sola

New Delhi: Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy said today he will take legal steps to secu..

India’s first utility-scale solar storage projec

Mahindra Susten, one of India’s most significant EPC players, has won the auction for a 20 ..

Vikram Solar launches new monocrystalline product

Vikram Solar, one of the largest module manufacturer in India, launched a new line of high-effici..

ISA drafts program for scaling rooftop solar to be

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has drafted one of its first schemes, called ISA Program 4..

Govt to auction 3 GW of wind power projects by the

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is looking to auction close to 3 GW of wind power..

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

A kite that might fly

The notion of tethered wind turbines that generate electricity from abundant and reliable high-al..

ASECNA issues tender for PV plant at Mauritania’

The Agency for the safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) has put forward a t..

M-KOPA to invest $20 million in powering remote ar

At the beginning of 2017, CDC made a $12 million equity investment into one of Africa’s fas..

Interview: the next decade belongs to Africa

How did TFE Consulting get its start?

TFE Consulting grew out of Tobia..

All PV Predictions Were Wrong

Dubai, September 27, 2017 — At the Intersolar Middle East Conference, which took place on S..

AMERICA

Scotland outreach to Canada yields wind energy inv

An $8.6 million investment commitment through 2019 could lead to the development of as much as 10..

ENGIE to acquire lease-to-own solar company Fenix

ENGIE and Fenix International have agreed a transaction for ENGIE to acquire 100% of the latter, ..

Sandia scientists find the optimal way to mop up s

Excess solar flux could be harnessed and used to generate additional electricity at a tower CSP p..

sonnenCommunity expands into the United States

A description of the sonnenCommunity reads like a science-fiction account of the future of distri..

Do Solar Owners Love Solar the Way Gun Owners Love

There has been talk for years about the need for the industry to mobilize rooftop solar owners in..

ASIA & PACIFIC

Rooftop solar carving out a niche in China

Installing solar panels on rooftops across China will position the only U.S.-listed company in th..

Africa's Largest Wind Power Plant Could Relocate F

By Kylie Kiunguyu Kenya's failure to approve the development of a 600MW offshore wind farm in..

A remote $43 million island facility could be a ga

One of the major gaps in India’s renewable energy sector is getting plugged. Despite the lo..

SunPower wins 291 MW PV deal in second round of Fr

SunPower, a U.S.-headquartered developer of high efficiency solar panels, has confirmed today tha..

Singulus establishes joint venture with Chinese he

German PV equipment supplier Singulus Technologies AG has entered into an agreement to establish ..

BUSINESS & FINANCE

Scatec reports strong revenue and profit growth

Norwegian independent power producer and solar project developer Scatec Solar ASA saw its revenue..

A remote $43 million island facility could be a ga

One of the major gaps in India’s renewable energy sector is getting plugged. Despite the lo..

Interview: after Saudi Arabia, how low can solar p

Aymen Grira: First of all, the result of this first bid is a very important..

Triodos Bank finances UK solar farms for Spanish d

The transaction combines two types of loans in one finance package, namely £15.1 million of..

SunPower Collaborates with True Green Capital Mana

SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced a collaboration with True Green Capital Management LLC (T..

EUROPE & UK

Scotland outreach to Canada yields wind energy inv

An $8.6 million investment commitment through 2019 could lead to the development of as much as 10..

Geneva Airport to host 55,000 square meters of PV

Geneva Airport (GA) announced it will partner with Swiss industrial services provider Services in..

Sadiq Khan puts forward London Community Energy Fu

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has voice how he wants to see communities involved in the produc..

EU launches battery alliance

The EU Commission’s VP Maroš Šefčovic has this week launched a new battery a..

Total moves deeper into solar energy market

French energy company Total said Thursday it was playing an active role in the decarbonization of..

PV CREATIONS

Ten MW PV plant connected in Uganda

Building Energy has connected its Tororo Solar Plant to Uganda’s grid, and expects the proj..

New version Design software PV*SOL premium 2018 ma

The new version of the design software PV*SOL premium 2018 makes the design of photovoltaic plant..

Solar PV in Ireland goes to the rooftops

A seminar held at the Solar and Storage show in Birmingham provided the latest information about ..

Next Level Design — New-School Solar Software Pr

The market for solar PV design software has opened up significantly in the past five years. New o..

Sungrow Launches the Largest 10m Anechoic Chamber

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, recently announced that it..

SUSTAINABLE POWER

Aalborg CSP launches SGS4 configuration of steam g

As a result of continuous optimization practices, Aalborg CSP has recently developed the fourth e..

BEML commissions 9-MW windmill park at Bagalkot

BEML Ltd has commissioned a 9-MW second windmill park at Dammur in Bagalkot.

The windmi..

Andhra Pradesh signs wind power PPAs, does U-turn,

Andhra Pradesh’s electricity distribution companies (discoms) signed power purchase agreeme..

Power Ministry firms up Rs 17,000 cr plan to reviv

At present, a hydro power project up to 25 MW is classified under renewable energy and is entitle..

Bio-fuels can be a ‘game-changer’

The Transport Ministry is keen on tapping agricultural and agro-waste products as sources of rene..

SOLAR STABILITY OF SYSTEMS

Georgia Power completes solar installation on Merc

As Mercedes-Benz Stadium opens for its inaugural season, more than 4,000 solar panels installed b..

ENGIE to acquire lease-to-own solar company Fenix

ENGIE and Fenix International have agreed a transaction for ENGIE to acquire 100% of the latter, ..

Ten MW PV plant connected in Uganda

Building Energy has connected its Tororo Solar Plant to Uganda’s grid, and expects the proj..

International Trade Commission finds injury in sol

The International Trade Commission has found injury in a suit filed by Suniva and SolarWorld, a p..

No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to

NEW DELHI: The government today said power will not be provided free of cost to ..

SOLAR OFF GRIDS & ROOF TOPS

Rooftop solar carving out a niche in China

Installing solar panels on rooftops across China will position the only U.S.-listed company in th..

Solar PV in Ireland goes to the rooftops

A seminar held at the Solar and Storage show in Birmingham provided the latest information about ..

State Bank of India’s 600 MW plan for rooftop so

India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) is seeking to implement a financing progra..

16.6MWTH CSP FOR COMBINED HEAT AND POWER GENERATIO

Aalborg CSP was selected to design and deliver a CSP system to be integrated with a biomass-organ..

Mumbai college installs 34 solar panels, cuts down

The National Education Society (NES)’s Ratnam College at Bhandup became the first education..

ENERGY VAULT

Time-of-Use Rates Will Turn the Tables for Energy

It is not always good to be first. Last June, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was the fi..

From Black to Green: DONG Energy is Now Orsted

DONG Energy on October 2, announced to shareholders that it was changing its name to Ørste..

No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to

NEW DELHI: The government today said power will not be provided free of cost to ..

Delta Launches Innovative Outdoor Energy Storage S

Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today launched its Outdoo..

Tesla to build giant battery in Australia amid ene

Tesla announced on Friday it will build the world's largest lithium-ion battery in southern A..

ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Electric cars could be 'new beginning' for Austral

They have been poached by electric car maker Tesla amid a global automotive shake-up.
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Futuristic solar-powered Dutch family car hailed

Adelaide (Australia) – A futuristic Dutch family car that not only uses the sun as power bu..

Electric vehicles to accelerate to 54% of new car

BNEF is out with its Electric Vehicle Outlook 2017, and it’s yet another indication regardi..

Being Human E-Cycle partners with Amazon.in

Salman Khan's Being Human brand which sells trinkets, accessories and garments in many cities..

How much power does India need for its cars to go

European car and truck maker Volvo last week said that it will stop producing internal combustion..

RESEARCH

Solar Industry Wants to Build Puerto Rico's Grid o

It began with a question posed by Richard Birt, a Las Vegas Fire & Rescue captain: What do yo..

EBRD and IFC backing 1.4 GW of Egyptian solar proj

The Egyptian solar market has received a timely boost this week following the news that two leadi..

SunPower wins 291 MW PV deal in second round of Fr

SunPower, a U.S.-headquartered developer of high efficiency solar panels, has confirmed today tha..

How to Balance the Solar Efficiency Equation?

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s solar cell efficiencies chart depicts confirmed ..

Futuristic solar-powered Dutch family car hailed

Adelaide (Australia) – A futuristic Dutch family car that not only uses the sun as power bu..

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Growing political will and falling costs make univ

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has put forward new analysis finding that the most cost-eff..

Solar Industry Wants to Build Puerto Rico's Grid o

It began with a question posed by Richard Birt, a Las Vegas Fire & Rescue captain: What do yo..

EBRD and IFC backing 1.4 GW of Egyptian solar proj

The Egyptian solar market has received a timely boost this week following the news that two leadi..

ReneSola’s Chinese projects generate 29 GWh in Q

The integrated PV manufacturer — which describes the Chinese rooftop PV market as a “..

GHANA RATIFIES FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON INTERNATIONA

Parliament has ratified the Framework Agreement which seeks to establish the International Solar ..

BIO FUEL

Wide range of issues covered at Argus Bio fuels co

New ethanol market developments, legislation and trading were just some of the themes analysed at..

Breakthrough in direct activation of CO2 and CH4 i

Researchers from the University of Liverpool have made a significant breakthrough in the direct c..

NGOs slam UN aviation agency plan for biofuels

Nearly 100 environmental and poverty fighting groups jointly released a letter Tuesday slamming a..

Biodiesel Drives Manufacturing

The biodiesel industry is celebrating Manufacturing Day℠ today – a celebration of modern ..

Algae with light switch

Sunlight allows green algae to do more than just carry out photosynthesis. Some unicellular algae..

Wind Energy

Scotland outreach to Canada yields wind energy inv

An $8.6 million investment commitment through 2019 could lead to the development of as much as 10..

A kite that might fly

The notion of tethered wind turbines that generate electricity from abundant and reliable high-al..

Africa's Largest Wind Power Plant Could Relocate F

By Kylie Kiunguyu Kenya's failure to approve the development of a 600MW offshore wind farm in..

ReneSola’s Chinese projects generate 29 GWh in Q

The integrated PV manufacturer — which describes the Chinese rooftop PV market as a “..

From Black to Green: DONG Energy is Now Orsted

DONG Energy on October 2, announced to shareholders that it was changing its name to Ørste..