Guidelines Issued for Tranche II of PLI Program for Solar Cells and Modules

Swiss Researchers Announce Record Efficiency of 22.2% for Flexible CIGS Solar Cells

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratory for Material Science and Technology have claimed to have achieved an efficiency of 22.2% for CIGS (composite of copper, indium, gallium, and selenide) flexible ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Solar Plus Energy Storage Gains Market Share in Residential Installations in the US

Solar Plus Energy Storage Gains Market Share in Residential Installations in the US

The median installed prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across most U.S. states dropped year-over-year (YoY), with the residential segment recording average annual declines of up to $0.2/W per year ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daqo New Energy’s Revenue Surges 182% YoY to $1.24 Billion in Q2 2022

Daqo New Energy’s Revenue Surges 182% YoY to $1.24 Billion in Q2 2022

Chinese photovoltaic-grade polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy Corporation posted revenue of $1.24 billion in the second quarter (Q2), a year-over-year (YoY) rise of 182% from $441.4 million in Q2 2021 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Higher Module Shipments Boost Canadian Solar’s Revenue to $1.25 Billion in Q1 2022

Higher Module Shipments Boost Canadian Solar’s Revenue to $1.25 Billion in Q1 2022

Canada-based solar photovoltaic module manufacturer Canadian Solar recorded revenue of $1.25 billion in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 15% from $1.1 billion last year ...
French Startup CARBON to Set Up Solar Module Gigafactory by 2025

French Startup CARBON to Set Up Solar Module Gigafactory by 2025

French startup CARBON has announced its plans to set up a gigafactory of solar modules in France. The company plans to produce 5 GW of modules by 2025 and then ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Green hydrogen Company Lhyfe Raises €17 million

Daily News Wrap-Up: Green Hydrogen Company Lhyfe Raises €17 Million

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Green hydrogen company Lhyfe raised €17 million (~$19.51 million) from Andera Partners. This is Lhyfe's third fundraiser ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Influence of Salt Spray and High Humidity Environments on Solar PV Systems

Influence of Salt Spray and High Humidity Environments on Solar PV Systems

The working environment of a photovoltaic (PV) plant is quite complex. Extreme weather conditions such as high or low temperatures, humidity, salt spray, heavy sand, and other harsh environments can ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 8,000 Mono or Polycrystalline Solar PV Modules

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 8,000 Mono or Polycrystalline Solar PV Modules

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Union and the Rajasthan governments, issued a notice inviting a rate contract tender for 8,000 monocrystalline or polycrystalline ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Premier Energies to Make Half-Cut and Bifacial Modules at its New Facility

Premier Energies to Make Half-Cut and Bifacial Modules at its New Facility

Domestic solar module manufacturers are slowly ramping up capacities to supply India's solar project pipeline of over 53 GW and another 24.1 GW of projects tendered and pending auctions as of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender for 3 MW Solar Project, 20 kV Underground Cables Floated in Kosovo

Tender for 3 MW Solar Project, 20 kV Underground Cables Floated in Kosovo

ProCredit Bank, Kosovo, acting on behalf of ProEnergy, has invited interested companies to submit their bids to set up a grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project and a 20 kV underground ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

At the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, researchers from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE) demonstrated how they have obtained a record conversion efficiency of 68.9% with a photovoltaic ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Germany Installed 619 MW of New Solar Capacity in April 2021

Germany Installed 619 MW of New Solar Capacity in April 2021

According to the latest numbers announced by the German Federal Network Agency Agency Bundesnetzagentur, the country's solar PV installations in April 2021 totaled 619.5 MW, an increase of 59 MW (10.5%) compared to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Off-Grid Project of the Year_ Orb Energy's Rooftop Solar Project in Karnataka

C&I Project (Rooftop) of the Year: Orb Energy’s Rooftop Solar Project in Karnataka

Orb Energy, a solar energy solutions company, won the award for the 'Best C&I Project (Rooftop)' at the recently-held Mercom India Solar Summit 2021. There were seven award categories in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
BHEL Lands its First Overseas EPC Contract for 8 MW of Solar Projects in Mauritius

BHEL Lands its First Overseas EPC Contract for 8 MW of Solar Projects in Mauritius

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) announced its plans to set up an 8 MW solar project at Tamarind Falls, Henrietta (Phase-II), Mauritius. This would be its first overseas turnkey contract ...
/ / Solar
Coimbatore Municipality Issues Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

Coimbatore Municipality Issues Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) has called for bids from contractors for setting up a 2 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic project in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The funds for the project ...
Tender for 20 MW Solar Project at Faridabad Thermal Power Station Reissued

Tender for 20 MW Solar Project at Faridabad Thermal Power Station Reissued

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has reissued a tender for 20 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects at Faridabad, Haryana. According to the agency, the tender failed ...
Tender Floated for the Construction of a 6 MW Solar Project in Haryana

Tender Floated for the Construction of a 6 MW Solar Project in Haryana

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has floated a tender for 6 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects at Chandpur in Faridabad, Haryana. Bidders must make an earnest money ...
NTPC Floats EPC Tender for up to 300 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Floats EPC Tender for up to 300 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Limited has invited bids for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of up to 300 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects along with land in Gujarat. The public sector undertaking ...
West Bengal Reissues Tender for 10 MW of Floating Solar Projects (1)

West Bengal Reissues Tender for 10 MW of Floating Solar Projects

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has reissued a tender to develop 10 MW of grid-connected floating solar projects on ponds at the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project, Murshidabad, ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Tender Issued for 1 MW of Ground-Mounted Solar Project in Haryana

Tender Issued for 1 MW of Ground-Mounted Solar Project in Haryana

The Military Engineering Services (MES) has floated a tender for a 1 MW ground-mounted solar power project at Hisar, Haryana. The estimated cost of the project is ₹60 million (~$823,478) ...
REIL Floats Tender for 6,500 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

REIL Floats Tender for 6,500 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has invited bids for contract manufacturing of 6,500 polycrystalline solar photovoltaic ...
Eden Renewables Secures Financial Closure for its 450 MW SECI III Solar Project

EDEN Renewables Secures Financial Closure for its 450 MW SECI III Solar Project

Total Eren and EDF Renewables announced that EDEN Renewables India, which is their equally owned joint venture dedicated to large-scale Indian solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, has successfully secured financial closure ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Bids Invited to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects with ₹2.83_kWh Tariff Cap in Maharashtra

Bids Invited to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects with ₹2.83/kWh Tariff Cap in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO) has invited bids from solar power developers for setting up 250 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects at the Dondaicha Solar Park ...
Gujarat Issues Tender for 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Issues Tender for 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated a request for selection (RfS) to purchase power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be set up ...
Combining Off-Grid Solar System and Pumped Hydro Storage for Steady Power Generation

Combining Off-Grid Solar System and Pumped Hydro Storage for Steady Power Generation

Researchers at the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra claimed that they developed a system that could be utilized to provide electricity access in rural areas of developing countries. The researchers ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
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