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INDIA

Vizag has achieved 30% savings through renewable e

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh): Attending the Regional Conference on Environment-2017 in Visakhap..

AP aims to increase its green cover to 50 per cent

Visakhapatnam: Expressing concern over rise in pollution levels world over, Andhra Pradesh Chief ..

Aluminium major Nalco to tap renewable energy for

Mumbai: National Aluminium Company (Nalco) is betting big on renewable energy resources to meet i..

India’s fastest-growing clean energy sector hits

New Delhi: ReGen Powertech Pvt., one of India’s top five wind turbine makers, last month sh..

Moser Baer Solar asks Indian central bank to postp

The New Delhi-based company, which is facing insolvency proceedings under the National Company La..

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

South Africa: All outstanding solar PPAs can find

South Africa’s Minister of Energy Mmamoloko Kubayi announced in early September that she wi..

Work begins in carbon-free site in Dubai

Panel manufacturer Trina Solar said operations have started at a small city in Dubai that gets al..

ABB bags 102 MW inverter order from Jordan

ABB, the Switzerland-headquartered power electronics company, announced it was selected to provid..

Italy’s CESI helps Bahrain implement solar progr

Bahrain’s Minster of Electricity and Water Affairs, Abdul-Hussain Ali Mirza, has announced ..

New World Bank Program Explores CSP Potential in M

More than 100 senior energy officials from 7 MENA countries have gathered in Ouarzazate, Morocco ..

AMERICA

US says it will withdraw from Paris accord without

Montreal: The White House pushed back at a European suggestion it was softening its stance on the..

Celsia to build 80 MW solar project in Colombia

Colombia’s renewable energy company Celsia will buid an 80 MW PV plant in Los Santos, in th..

NREL: U.S. fixed-tilt solar plant costs fall to $1

Only ten days before the U.S. solar industry finds out whether or not it will have to deal with t..

What the Suniva/SolarWorld Trade Case Could Mean f

By nearly any measure, these are boom times for the U.S. solar industry. One of the country&rsquo..

Obama-era solar power program reaches goal early

A U.S. solar power initiative enacted by former President Barack Obama reached a goal for cost co..

ASIA & PACIFIC

2016 Storm Stirs Renewable Energy Investment in So

A year on from a storm that blacked out the entire state, South Australia has emerged from the el..

First project of BRICS development bank starts ope

The first project funded by The New Development Bank, set up by India and other members of the BR..

Chinese solar module prices on the upswing

New Delhi, Aug 31 () Chinese solar modules are seeing a hardening of prices for the first time in..

The power of perovskite

Originally a mineral, the perovskite used in today's technology is quite different from the r..

China's solar panels shine spotlight on North Kore

Traders from North Korea visit Yuan Huan's shop in the Chinese border city of Dandong several..

BUSINESS & FINANCE

Solar Frontier Americas Completes Development Phas

Solar Frontier Americas Development, a leading U.S. solar developer and subsidiary of the world&r..

Audi Cooperates with Alta Devices on Automobiles w

Audi and Alta Devices, a subsidiary of solar-cell specialist, Hanergy Thin Film Power, plan to wo..

Midsummer receives two new orders for its DUO thin

Midsummer, a leading technology provider of equipment for cost-effective manufacturing of flexibl..

Floating solar power: new frontier for green-leani

Lakes and ponds used by water utilities have long been viewed with a single purpose: holding wate..

Why Reliance is playing mentor and investor to a b

New Delhi: At the recent annual general meeting of shareholders of Reliance industries Ltd (RIL),..

EUROPE & UK

PV integrators set to become subcontractors as siz

Mr. Scandellari, Enerray began an internationalization process a few years ago, after the Italian..

ABB wins $30 million order to support integration

ABB has received an order of around $30 millon from the Dutch-German transmission system operator..

Germany awards licences to increase onshore wind c

FRANKFURT, - Germany will increase its onshore wind energy capacity by more than 1 gigawatt, equa..

Fresh off wind farm deal, Ireland's Mainstream bul

SANTIAGO: Ireland's Mainstream Renewable Power is confident it will be able to maintain a ste..

EDF Energies Nouvelles, Canadian Solar in Brazil p

EDF EN do Brasil previously acquired from Canadian Solar an 80% interest in its 191.5 MWp Pirapor..

PV CREATIONS

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..

EEC Introduces World’s First 4-in-1 Photovoltaic

Extech Electronic Co. (EEC) today announces the worldwide release of the EPV-500 series, the worl..

Holland’s largest rooftop PV plant operational.

Royal Dekker, based in The Hague, is a supplier of wood, composite and aluminium products, with i..

Heraeus Photovoltaics signs new strategic cooperat

Heraeus Photovoltaics, a leading provider of technology and service solutions for the renewable e..

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 OFF GRIDS & ROOF TOPS

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..

BRPL, TERI sign MoU to explore opportunities, rese

Power giant BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have..

Solar-powered pumps to revive 100 water bodies in

About 100 watering holes and lakes in forests across the state will be refilled through the use o..

ENERGY VAULT

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..

ESS to showcase low cost Iron Flow Battery ideal f

ESS, Inc. (ESS), a leading manufacturer of safe, low cost, and long cycle-life flow batteries for..

KYOCERA Develops Industry’s First 3-Kilowatt Sol

Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced the launch of the industry’..

Elon Musk’s Tesla Wins Contract for South Austra

Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. won a tender to build what the billionaire says is the world’s..

ELECTRIC VEHICLE

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..

Electric Vehicles to Accelerate to 54% of New Car

Electric vehicles will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for 3..

Electric cars in India: Here’s what needs to cha

With the Minister of Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy stating that India eyes to have an all..

RESEARCH

Photosynthesis discovery could help design more ef

A natural process that occurs during photosynthesis could lead to the design of more efficient ar..

Perovskite solar cells go single crystal

Photovoltaic conversion is regarded as the ultimate solution to the mankind's ever growing de..

Shape-shifters soak up sunshine

A crystalline material that changes shape in response to light could form the heart of novel ligh..

A low-cost method for solar-thermal conversion tha

Researchers led by Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Columbi..

More solar power thanks to titanium

Earth-abundant, cheap metals are promising photocatalytic electrode materials in artificial photo..

BIO FUEL

Scientists make methanol using air around us

Scientists at Cardiff University have created methanol from methane using oxygen from the air.

New light-activated catalyst grabs CO2 to make ing

Scientists have developed a light-activated material that can chemically convert carbon dioxide i..

Algae cultivation technique could advance biofuels

Washington State University researchers have developed a way to grow algae more efficiently - in ..

How enzymes produce hydrogen

Researchers at Ruhr-Universitat Bochum and the Freie Universitat Berlin have clarified the crucia..

Fungi that evolved to eat wood offer new biomass c

Twenty years ago, microbiologist Barry Goodell, now a professor at the University of Massachusett..