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INDIA

India: Premier Solar establishes 200 MW solar modu

In recent years, India’s domestic manufacturing industry has struggled to satisfy the count..

Haryana executing solar power-run micro irrigation

Chandigarh: The Haryana government is executing a unique solar power-run micro irrigation pilot p..

Bengaluru street vendors can soon tap solar energy

New Delhi: The National Association of Street Vendors of India estimates that there are around 30..

NYSE-listed Azure Power raises $500 million from s

NEW DELHI: NYSE-listed Azure Power has raised close to $500 million from a sale of bonds to overs..

Study shows India can integrate 175 GW of renewabl

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has confirmed the..

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

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 ..

Philips in traceable renewable energy first in Dub

Philips Lighting is purchasing "traceable renewable electricity" from the Dubai Electri..

IFC Supports Mozambique’s First Utility Scale So

Maputo, Mozambique, June 7, 2017 — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a..

AMERICA

Canada’s Nova Scotia gets residential solar PV i

Working towards the mass adoption of solar PV in Nova Scotia, Kentville-based company Nova Solar ..

Mexico’s PV capacity reached 389 MW at the end o

Mexico hit an installed PV capacity of around 389 MW as of the end of December 2016, according to..

Gulf Coast wind farms become essential for Texas w

HOUSTON: Wind farms on the Gulf Coast are becoming important contributors to wind energy in Texas..

First Solar Inc raises 2017 forecast on strong sol

First Solar Inc on Thursday raised its revenue and earnings outlook for the year, citing strong d..

A new optimization model could bring higher solar-

Solar power has been established as a source of mainstream power generation across the globe. Wit..

ASIA & PACIFIC

China to discourage building high subsidy, low-tec

BEIJING: China will discourage the construction of low-tech solar power projects or projects that..

UNIST hits new world efficiency record with perovs

A recent study, affiliated with UNIST finds key to produce a new cost-efficient way to produce in..

Azerbaijan commissions 1.1 MW solar plant in Piral

The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the commissioning ceremony ..

Neoen signs PPA for 100 MW in Australia

French power producer Neoen has agreed to provide electricity to Energy Australia from 100 MW of ..

China H1 solar panel production surges 25% in a ye

China’s domestic solar manufacturing industry has produced 25% more PV panels in the first ..

BUSINESS & FINANCE

SolarCity Co-Founder Peter Rive to Leave Tesla Mon

Peter Rive, cofounder of SolarCity and cousin of Elon Musk, is leaving Tesla months after the ele..

Uncorking the Residential Solar O&M Market

In the early days of solar, its proponents claimed that the technology was simple to install and ..

Siemens and AES Join Forces to Create Fluence, a N

Siemens AG ("Siemens") and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES, "AES") announced t..

RIL Q1 standalone net profit up 9% at Rs 8,196 cro

New Delhi: Oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) led by India’s richest..

ADB Invests B1,968M in B. Grimm Power to Develop R

BANGKOK, THAILAND (19 July 2017) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has subscribed to 123 m..

EUROPE & UK

GCL to supply modules to IBC Solar

IBC Solar has announced plans to expand its portfolio to include high-performance crystalline sil..

Open letter for preservation of EU solar industry

A month after the publication of the open letter, more than 100 research centers, associations an..

Two more 2 MW PV project proposals submitted to Al

The Albanian Ministry of Energy and Industry has received two more proposals for PV projects with..

Greece’s PV restart: Hellenic Petroleum secures

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced yesterday that it has subsc..

Spanish government provides auction’s official n

The Spanish Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda has announced in a press release t..

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

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..

Indore: Other’s pride, DAVV’s envy JNLU all se

Jodhpur National Law University (JNLU) is all set to become the country’s first university ..

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

Unbalanced wind farm planning exacerbates fluctuat

The expansion of renewable energy has been widely criticised for increasing weather-dependent flu..

NASA eyes solar eclipse to understand Earth’s en

In a bid to learn more about Earth’s energy system, scientists at NASA are planning to expl..

New biofuel technology significantly cuts producti

New research from a professor of engineering at UBC's Okanagan Campus might hold the key to b..

Lithium could hold key to sustainable ammonia synt

Cycling strategy leads to massive efficiency boost

By putting lithium ..

Sun to shine on solar, wind power may lag: ICRA

Solar capacity addition, at 7-7.5 megawatt (mw), is likely to exceed wind's this fiscal even ..