Military Engineer Services Gets Net Metering for Solar Projects Above Ceiling Capacity

Military Engineer Services Gets Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Above Ceiling Capacity

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has allowed Military Engineer Services (MES) branches at Roorkee and Dehradun to set up a 2 MW grid-connected rooftop solar system each under net metering ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
MNRE Proposes Centralized Tendering for 450,000 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

MNRE Proposes Centralized Tendering for 450,000 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has proposed initiating a centralized tendering process for the current year's target of 450,000 standalone solar pumps under Component B of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar power project development slowed down drastically since March when India imposed a lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Solar installations declined more than 80% in Q2. Only 205 MW ...
Hawaiian Electric to Develop Nearly 300 MW of Solar Projects with 2 GW of Storage Capacity (1)

Hawaiian Electric to Develop Nearly 300 MW of Solar Projects with 2 GWh of Storage Capacity

Hawaiian Electric, a U.S. electric utility, said that it submitted eight projects, including 300 MW of renewable energy and nearly 2 GWh of storage capacity for approval to the Public ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Nigeria Bets on Solar to Create Jobs Post COVID-19 Disruption (1)

Nigeria Bets on Solar to Create Jobs Post COVID-19 Disruption

Nigeria is currently facing one of the most significant economic downturns in its history due to COVID-19. While the country is grappling with a recession, the government has outlined an ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Installations Surged, Wind Fell in Italy During First Half of 2020

Solar Installations Surged, Wind Fell in Italy During First Half of 2020

In the first half of 2020, Italy added 339 MW of new solar, wind, and hydroelectric installations, a dip of 39% compared to the same period in 2019. Solar and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Construction Cost for Solar Projects Fell by 50% in the US During 2013-18

Construction Cost for Solar Projects Fell by 50% in the US During 2013-18

The latest report published the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that the annual capacity-weighted average construction cost for solar and onshore wind decreased considerably between 2013 and 2018. Natural ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued a tender to empanel vendors for 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects for domestic customers in the state. The projects ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Fourth Partner Energy Receives ₹1.26 Billion to Expand Distributed Solar Footprint (1)

Fourth Partner Energy Receives ₹1.26 Billion to Expand Distributed Solar Footprint

Symbiotics, an investment firm specialized in emerging, sustainable, and inclusive finance, issued its first bond the proceeds of which are exclusively used to finance renewable energy projects. It raised ₹1.26 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
SECI Announces Yet Another Deadline Extension for 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

SECI Announces Yet Another Deadline Extension for 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has yet again extended the timeline for its tender for 97.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government building across the country ...
NLC India_ Central Public Sector Unit With Largest Capacity of Solar Installed

NLC India: Central Public Sector Unit With Largest Capacity of Solar Installed

The Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) submitted its annual report for 2019-20, which said that it commissioned 1,421 MW of renewable projects in 2019-20. With the commissioning of the entire 709 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
In 1H 2020, China, the US, Germany, and India Installed 22.3 GW of Solar

In 1H 2020, China, the US, Germany, and India Installed 22.3 GW of Solar

The United States solar installed 3.5 GW of new solar PV capacity in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020, according to the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA). The installations dropped ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BayWar.e. Acquires Sacramento-Based Solar Developer Enable Energy

BayWa r.e. Acquires Sacramento-Based Solar Developer Enable Energy

Renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. announced that it acquired Enable Energy Inc. Enable Energy is a U.S.-based commercial and industrial solar and energy storage solutions provider. The acquisition represents the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
960 Railway Stations Equipped with Solar to Meet Power Demand

960 Railway Stations Equipped with Solar to Meet Power Demand

The Indian Railways announced that 960 railways stations have solar installations in place to meet their power requirements. These solar systems are part of the Railways’ endeavor to expand the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
China’s Solar Installations to Reach 28-34 GW in 2020_ AECEA

China’s Solar Installations to Reach 28-34 GW in 2020: AECEA

China’s solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation capacity in the first half of 2020 was relatively flat for several reasons. The latest report by the Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
US-Based Solar Workgroup Offers Renewable Jobs to Coal Workers

US-Based Solar Workgroup Offers Renewable Jobs to Coal Workers

U.S.-based of The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia has launched a new initiative to set up commercial-scale solar installations in the coalfield region of Southwest Virginia and offer renewable energy ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Gas Authority of India Has Several Renewable Projects in the Offing

Gas Authority of India Has Several Renewable Projects in the Offing

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) submitted its Annual Report for 2019-20 that sheds light on GAIL's ambitions and accomplishments in the renewable energy sector. According to GAIL, its total ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar and Wind Installations Outshine Fossil Fuel-Based Installations in 2019_ Report

Solar and Wind Installations Outshine Fossil Fuel-Based Installations in 2019: Report

As the world embraces renewable energies to combat the disastrous effects of climate change, solar and wind power installations continue to surge despite challenges. BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) Power Transition Trends 2020 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Sweden’s Azelio to Supply 65 MW of Energy Storage Systems to India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sweden’s Azelio to Supply 65 MW of Energy Storage Systems to India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Azelio, a Sweden-based energy storage company, announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Atria ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Odisha Issues Empanelment Tender for 4 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems (1)

Odisha Issues Empanelment Tender for 4 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited bids for the empanelment of vendors for the installation of 4 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects across the state ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Germany Adds 2.4 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2020

Germany Adds 2.4 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2020

Germany installed  447 MW of solar capacity in July 2020, an increase of 11 MW (2.2% increase) from June 2020, according to the latest numbers announced by the federal network ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BHEL Tenders Hybrid Inverters for Solar-powered Mini-Grids in Nigeria

BHEL Tenders Hybrid Inverters for Solar-Powered Mini-Grids in Nigeria

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) floated a tender for the supply of hybrid inverters for solar-powered mini-grid projects in Kaduna, Nigeria. The last date for the submission of bids is ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
France Installs 379 MW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2020

France Installs 379 MW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2020

France's Data and Statistical Studies said that the country added 379 MW of new solar capacity during the first half (1H) of 2020. France had managed to install 405 MW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
After Rajasthan and Gujarat, Ladakh to Become the Next Major Hub for Renewables in India

After Rajasthan and Gujarat, Ladakh to Become the Next Major Hub for Renewables in India

Mercom India held a webinar on September 1, 2020, to discuss and analyze the latest developments in India’s solar sector over the quarter. The webinar put the spotlight on the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Utility Ownership of Rooftop Solar Can be a Significant Earning Opportunity_ Report

Utility Ownership of Rooftop Solar Can be a Significant Earning Opportunity: Report

The growth of the rooftop segment has changed the landscape of solar space, and it poses several questions for the financial stability of regulated electric utilities. In its latest report, ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar