NREL Researchers Discover New Materials for Super-Efficient Solar Cells

NREL Researchers Discover New Materials for Super-Efficient Solar Cells

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) discovered new materials for super-efficient solar cells of the future. The research focuses on a carefully designed molecule that can efficiently split ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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
Two Indian Institutes to Collaborate Towards Expansion of Solar Energy

Two Indian Institutes to Collaborate Towards Expansion of Solar Energy

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI) and the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bolster the solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender Floated for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Greece

Tender Floated for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Greece

PPC Renewables S.A., a Greece-based renewable energy company, has floated a tender for 50 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The last date for the submission of bids is September ...
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Fraunhofer Institute Reports New Record Efficiency of 25.9% for Tandem Solar Cells

Fraunhofer Institute Reports New Record Efficiency of 25.9% for Tandem Solar Cells

Researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE announced a new record efficiency of 25.9% for the III-V/Si tandem solar cell grown directly on silicon. The research and development ...
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South Africa’s Sasol Invites Bids for 20 MW of Solar Projects to Power its Facilities

South Africa’s Sasol Invites Bids for 20 MW of Solar Projects to Power its Facilities

Sasol, a South Africa-based integrated chemicals and energy company, has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to develop two solar projects of 10 MW at its Secunda and Sasolburg facilities ...
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Masdar, Jinko, and TAQA to Develop UAE’s 2 GW Al Dhafra Solar Project

Masdar, Jinko, and TAQA to Develop UAE’s 2 GW Al Dhafra Solar Project

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) announced that it has awarded the 2 GW Al Dhafra solar PV project to a consortium comprising Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
UL Launches BIS Recognized Testing Service for Solar Inverter Manufacturers in India

UL Launches BIS Recognized Testing Service for Solar Inverter Manufacturers in India

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science company, announced that it had launched a testing service facility for solar inverter manufacturers in India. According to its press release, UL has expanded ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
NTPC Floats Tender for 1.1 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Floats Tender for 1.1 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Limited has issued a notice inviting tender for the development of a 1.1 MW grid-connected solar project at North Kanakapura in the state of Karnataka. The scope of work ...
SECI Floats Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project at Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin

SECI Floats Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project at Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for 5 MW of grid-connected, ground-mounted solar projects at the V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust at ...
Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers of Rooftop Solar Systems

Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued a tender to empanel rooftop solar installers. The deadline for the submission of bids is July 1, 2020, while the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
BSNL Invites Bids for Solar Power Equipment with VRLA Batteries

BSNL Invites Bids for Solar Power Equipment with VRLA Batteries

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has floated a tender to supply Giga Passive Optical Network (GPON) equipment, Energy Monitoring System (EMS), and solar power equipment with valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries ...
Abu Dhabi’s 2 GW Al Dhafra Solar Project Records World’s Lowest Tariff of $0.0135_kWh

Abu Dhabi’s 2 GW Al Dhafra Solar Project Records World’s Lowest Tariff of $0.0135/kWh

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower), has received the lowest ever tariff for its 2 GW solar project. The record low ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Vietnam Set to Make Aquaculture Farming Sustainable with Solar Energy

Vietnam Set to Make Aquaculture Farming Sustainable with Solar Energy

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the German research institute, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), have signed an agreement together with other partners from the private ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BHEL Seeks to Procure 74,500 Multicrystalline Solar Modules for NTPC’s Project

BHEL Seeks to Procure 74,500 Multicrystalline Solar Modules for NTPC’s Project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited a request for quotation (RfQ) to manufacture and supply 74,500 units of multi-crystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for NTPC’s 100 MW floating solar ...
CEL Invites Bids for Supply of 1 Ton of Solar Photovoltaic Ribbon

CEL Invites Bids for Supply of 1 Ton of Solar Photovoltaic Ribbon

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise, has invited online technical and financial bids from eligible bidders for the supply of 1 ton of solar photovoltaic (PV) ribbons. Solar ...
Tender Announced for a 735 kW Solar Project at Cochin University of Science & Technology

Tender Announced for a 735 kW Solar Project at Cochin University of Science & Technology

The Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala (RBDCK) has floated a tender for setting up a 735 kW DC grid-connected solar system at the Cochin University of Science and ...
CEL Floats Tender for a 535 kW Solar System at an Institute in Chhattisgarh

CEL Floats Tender for a 535 kW Solar System at an Institute in Chhattisgarh

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued a tender for a 535 kW grid-connected solar project at the National Institute of Biotic Stresses Management (NIBSM) Campus at Baronda in the ...
Kenya Calls Bids to Set Up Solar Module Manufacturing Facility

Kenya Calls Bids to Set Up Solar Module Manufacturing Facility

The Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has issued a tender for the design, supply, installation, training, commissioning of a solar module manufacturing unit with an expected yearly production capacity ...
Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Ink Deal to Develop World’s Largest Solar Project

AIIB Offers $60 Million for Oman’s 500 MW Solar Project

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a multilateral development bank, has offered a loan of $60 million (~₹4.3 billion) for a 500 MW solar project in Oman. The independent power ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Haryana to Hold Pre-bid Meeting for Solarization of 466 Pumps Under KUSUM Program

Haryana to Hold Pre-bid Meeting for Solarization of 466 Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has invited bidders for a pre-bid meeting for the solarization of 466 grid-connected solar pump sets on two selected feeders at Biana in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Transmission Corporation Invites EPC Contractors for 185 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Transmission Corporation Invites EPC Contractors for 185 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has floated a tender for 185 MW of grid-connected solar projects ranging between 20 MW and 40 MW in capacity at various substations ...
China Sets a Subsidy Budget of RMB 1.5 Billion for New Solar Projects in 2020

China Sets a Subsidy Budget of RMB 1.5 Billion for New Solar Projects in 2020

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has announced that it plans to provide subsidies of RMB 1.5 billion (~$216.1 million) for new solar power projects in the country this year, according ...
Masdar Announces Plans to Develop 145 MW of Floating Solar Projects in Indonesia

Masdar Announces Plans to Develop 145 MW of Floating Solar Projects in Indonesia

Masdar (or the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) announced that it had signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), Indonesia’s state electricity company, for a 145 ...
Salem Smart City Announces Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects

Salem Smart City Announces Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects

Salem City Municipal Corporation has issued a tender for 3 MW (DC) of solar projects in the Erumapalayam area. The project falls under Salem Smart City Mission. The last date ...
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