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Cumulative Solar Installations in India Reach 3,000 MW, Mercom Capital Group Forecasts Installations to Double in 2015

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. Cumulative solar installations in India crossed the 3 GW mark ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Month in a Minute

Solar Installations in India Reached 980 MW in 2012

For a Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Fact Sheet: Click Here India installed 980 MW of solar in 2012, slightly lower than our forecast of 1,090 MW. This was largely due ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: KKR Launches Platform to Acquire Renewable Assets in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: KKR Launches Platform to Acquire Renewable Assets in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ReneSola Energy Nantong, a joint venture of  Zhongnan Industry and ReneSola Yixing, has signed a cooperation agreement ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Glass Shortage Widens Demand-Supply Gap in China's Module Market (1)

Solar Glass Shortage Widens Demand-Supply Gap in China’s Module Market

A new report by SolarZoom highlights the demand-supply gap in the Chinese solar module market due to the ongoing shortage of solar glass used in the manufacturing of solar modules ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar’s Share in India’s Installed Power Capacity Stalls at 9.9% at the End of Q3

Solar’s Share in India’s Installed Power Capacity Stalls at 9.9% at the End of Q3

India’s share of renewable energy (including large hydropower projects) crawled to 36.4% in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2020) from 36.3% in the previous quarter, according to the data ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Total Awarded 67 MW of Solar Projects in a Recent Tender in France

Daily News Wrap-Up: Total Awarded 67 MW of Solar Projects in a Recent Tender in France

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Disneyland Paris announced the phased development of a solar canopy facility with France-based Urbasolar through a co-investment ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
At 119 MW, Australia’s Rooftop Solar Capacity Additions in September Lowest in a Year

At 119 MW, Australia’s Rooftop Solar Capacity Additions in September Lowest in a Year

Australia installed 119.47 MW of rooftop solar capacity in September this year, a decrease of 57 MW, compared to the same period last year, according to Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Prices Fall in France’s Latest 600 MW Solar and Wind Auction

Prices Fall in France’s Latest 600 MW Solar and Wind Auction

France has selected nearly 100 solar and wind energy projects with a cumulative capacity of 600 MW in its latest auction. According to France’s Ministry of Ecological Transition, these projects ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tender Issued to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Bus Depots and Terminals in Pune

Tender Issued to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Bus Depots and Terminals in Pune

The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML), a public transport service provider, has floated an expression of interest (EoI) for 10 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the Renewable ...
Tender Announced for 12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Gujarat

Tender Announced for 12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Gujarat

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has issued a tender for 12 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government buildings in the state. The rooftop systems will range from ...
NHDC Seeks to Procure Modules for 1,035 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa

NHDC Seeks to Procure Modules for 1,035 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa

NHDC Limited, a joint venture of NHPC Limited and the Government of Madhya Pradesh, has floated a tender to purchase solar modules for 1,035 MW of projects in Madhya Pradesh ...
Shortage of Solar and Net Meters in the State, Says Rajasthan Renewable Association

Shortage of Solar and Net Meters in the State, Says Rajasthan Renewable Association

The Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan (REAR) has written to the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL), asking it to permit the use of existing energy meters for projects under ...
Here is How Much Money Rooftop Solar Systems Can Save Households (1)

Here is How Much Money Rooftop Solar Systems Can Save for Households

This is the second article in a series that explains all you need to know before installing a solar system on your rooftop. The first article focused on the specifics ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ REC Silicon to Resume Solar Wafer Production for Violet Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: REC Silicon to Resume Solar Wafer Production for Violet Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: REC Silicon ASA, a U.S.-based advanced silicon material producer, and Violet Energy Corporation have joined hands to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Total and Google Cloud Develop a Tool that Can Predict the Solar Potential of Rooftops

Total and Google Cloud Develop a Tool that Can Predict the Solar Potential of Rooftops

Total, a France-based oil and gas major, and Google Cloud have jointly developed Solar Mapper, a tool to predict rooftop solar energy potential. The tool aims to enhance the solar ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Electricity Department of Puducherry has invited bids for contractors' empanelment to install 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems ranging from 1 kW to 500 kW on residential buildings ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Want to Install a Rooftop Solar System on Your Home_ Here's What You Should Know

Want to Install a Rooftop Solar System on Your Home? Here’s What You Should Know

Solar energy is the most flexible form of renewable energy and has become affordable enough for most households. As solar costs keep dropping, the process of installing solar, what to ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Novus Green Wins a 15 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

Daily News Wrap-Up: Novus Green Wins a 15 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Novus Green, a Telangana-based renewable energy company, has been awarded a 15 MW (19.5 MW DC) floating ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has come out with its latest report, ‘Solar Means Business,’ which tracks U.S. solar installations that support commercial activities. The eighth annual edition of ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
This Startup Aims to Reduce Solar Cell Cost by Replacing Silver with Copper

This Startup Aims to Reduce Solar Cell Cost by Replacing Silver with Copper

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced a $3 million funding to Australian startup SunDrive to advance the commercial development of its low cost, a high-efficiency solar manufacturing process in ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Daily News Wrap-Up_ ANDRITZ to Supply Equipment for a 1.2 GW Pumped Storage Project in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: ANDRITZ to Supply Equipment for a 1.2 GW Pumped Storage Project in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Austria’s ANDRITZ has received a contract from GreenKo Energy to supply electromechanical equipment for a 1.2 GW ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Dollar Industries Commissions a 4 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Daily News Wrap-Up: Dollar Industries Commissions a 4 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Dollar Industries Limited has commissioned a 4 MW solar project at its manufacturing facility in Tirupur, Tamil ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Facebook to Buy 100 MW of Solar Energy from Sunseap to Power Operations in Singapore

Facebook to Buy 100 MW of Solar Energy from Sunseap to Power Operations in Singapore

Sunseap Group, a Singapore-based solar energy company, announced that it signed a virtual power purchase agreement with Facebook to supply around 100 MW of solar energy from over 1,200 rooftop ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in September 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in September 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from September 2020: The government of Andhra Pradesh approved ₹9 billion (~$123 million) to meet the expenditure of the state distribution ...
Over 90% of the Rooftop Solar Installations in Goa Have Net Metering Facility

Over 90% of the Rooftop Solar Installations in Goa Have Net Metering Facility

In a piece of positive news from the country’s smallest state, more than 114 consumers have installed rooftop solar systems across Goa. Many of these connections are under the net ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar