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INDIA

Wind power project auctions likely every month, bu

The ministry of new and renewable energy plans to auction wind power projects every month.

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JSW to submit Salboni land plan to West Bengal Gov

Kolkata, Jul 19, JSW group will require not more than 1,500 acres for its plans including a 200 M..

Centre to notify guidelines for renewable power pr

Chandigarh: The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified that a guideline for pro..

Conference stresses need to tap renewable energy s

Coimbatore: Efforts towards sustainable living in India is still a baby crawling, but India will ..

India presents national review report on SDG imple

India has presented its national review report on the implementation of the Sustainable Developme..

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

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..

SolarWorld Provides 1.2 MW of Solar Panels for Hug

SolarWorld Americas Inc., the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer for more than 4..

Ellomay Capital Announces its Entry into the Israe

Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT; TASE: ELLO) (“Ellomay” or the “Company”) ..

AMERICA

SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval for 3

SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal te..

Vivint Solar Brings Rooftop Solar to Pittsburgh, P

LEHI, Utah – July 19, 2017 -- Vivint Solar, Inc., (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service resi..

BOEM issues first approval for utility-scale offsh

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued its first approval of an offshore wind Si..

Researchers Study Links Across U.S. Grids to Move

AMES, Iowa – The nearly 4,000 wind turbines all over the Iowa countryside, totaling more th..

Closed Waste Management Landfill is Home to New, 2

Waste Management (NYSE: WM), in partnership with project owner Captona Partners, recently complet..

ASIA & PACIFIC

Japan's low-carbon hydrogen technology to protect

Yokohama/ Tokyo: Japan's Yokohama city will participate in a trial project that demonstrates ..

China seen making 25% more solar panels in 2017 th

BEIJING: China's solar industry is expected to produce 25 percent more panels in 2017 than la..

Canadian Solar Energizes 52.5 MWp of Solar Power P

Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one ..

Solar tower in the Australian desert reaches full

Growing vegetables in the desert. What sounds like a utopian solution to the world’s increa..

In coal-focused Pakistan, a wind power breeze is b

Pakistan is beginning to reap the benefits of Chinese investment in renewable energy infrastructu..

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

Romanian OMV Petrom sells wind energy park for 23

Romania's top oil and gas firm OMV Petrom, controlled by Austria's OMV.

Germany expects 900 MW of new offshore wind in 201

Frankfurt: Germany connected 626 megawatts (MW) of newly built offshore wind capacity to power gr..

EIB board backs EUR 12 billion of new investment i

The board of the European Investment Bank approved new financing totalling EUR 12.4 billion today..

Romania: EIB lends EUR 1bn to co-finance transport

BRUXELLES, July 19, 2017 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 1bn..

France have to shut up third of country's nuclear

Paris: France's new environment minister said on Monday nearly a third of the country's r..

PV CREATIONS

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..

U.S. Solar Market Adds 2 Gigawatts of PV in Q1 201

Following rapid growth across the industry in 2016, the United States solar market added 2,044 me..

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

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 ..

Energy from renewable sources has passed another m

Britain made another history on the eve of election day, when power from wind, solar, hydro and w..

Renewables 2017 Global Status Report

The 2017 edition of the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) reveals a global energy trans..

U.S. solar market to fall 16 percent in 2017

U.S. solar installations will fall 16 percent this year, according to a forecast released on Thur..