Germany Added 481 MW of Solar Installations in November 2020

Germany Added 481 MW of Solar Installations in November 2020

Germany's solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in November 2020 reached 480.84 MW, according to the latest numbers announced by the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur). The new figures indicate an increase of ...
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Building-Integrated Solar PV Has Environmental, Aesthetic, Marketing Value_ Report

Building-Integrated Solar PV Has Environmental, Aesthetic, Marketing Value: Report

The Australian PV Institute (APVI) has published a report discussing the benefits of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems integrated into buildings and has proposed business models outlining their value to different ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Gujarat University Seeks Turnkey Solutions for a 50 MW Solar Module Manufacturing Unit

Gujarat University Seeks Turnkey Solutions for a 50 MW Solar Module Manufacturing Unit

Gandhinagar-based Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) has invited bids to supply equipment for a 50 MW solar module manufacturing line. The last date to submit the bids is December 23, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC, ReNew Power Among Shortlisted Bidders for Uzbekistan Solar Projects

NTPC, ReNew Power Among Shortlisted Bidders for Uzbekistan Solar Projects

Uzbekistan's Ministry of Energy (MoE) issued a list of prequalified bidders for two solar projects, namely the Sherabad Solar Public-Private Partnership Project and Scaling Solar 2 Project. In July this ...
CEL Floats Two Tender for 1,430,000 Solar Cells

CEL Floats Two Tenders for 1,430,000 Solar Cells

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise under the Government of India’s Ministry of Science and Technology, has floated two tenders for 1,430,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. The first ...
BHEL Floats Tender for 18,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

BHEL Floats Tender for 18,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for 18,000 monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) solar cells. The cells must be 158.75 ×158.75 ± 0.5 mm in ...
Canadian Solar's Financial Report Acknowledges Raw Material Shortage Affecting Prices

Canadian Solar’s Financial Report Acknowledges Raw Material Shortage Affecting Prices

Global solar module supplier and project developer Canadian Solar has reported a strong performance in its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. The module manufacturer said it ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Karnataka Regulator Retains Tariff of ₹4.79_kWh for Adani's 40 MW of Solar Projects

Karnataka Regulator Retains Tariff of ₹4.79/kWh for Adani’s 40 MW of Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulation Commission (KERC) passed two orders in favor of Adani Green Energy Limited's (AGEL) two projects of 20 MW each. The distribution companies (DISCOMs)- Hubli Electricity Supply ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
These Transparent Solar Cells Can Generate Power Under Low-Light Conditions

These Transparent Solar Cells Can Generate Power Under Low-Light Conditions

Researchers at the Incheon National University claimed that they have designed a transparent solar cell that can generate power even under low-light conditions. The researchers explained that traditional solar cells, ...
/ / Solar, Technology
REIL Floats Two Tenders for Supply of Solar Module Mounting Structures

REIL Floats Two Tenders for Supply of Solar Module Mounting Structures

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has floated two tenders for the supply of solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
REIL’s New Tender Calls for Supply of 200,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

REIL’s New Tender Calls for Supply of 200,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the center and the Rajasthan government, issued a tender for 200,000 multicrystalline silicon solar cells. The company sought the ...
REIL Seeks Suppliers of 150,000 Monocrystalline and Bifacial Solar Cells

REIL Seeks Suppliers of 150,000 Monocrystalline and Bifacial Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a tender for the supply of 150,000 solar ...
By 2030 Solar-Powered Hydrogen Could Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuel-Based Production

By 2030 Solar-Powered Hydrogen Could Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuel-Based Production

Hydrogen produced from solar-powered equipment could be cheaper than fossil fuel-based production methods in a decade, indicated a study. The study, by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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 ...
/ / Solar, Technology
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 ...