Daily News Wrap-Up_ Flipkart Joins Climate Group’s Electric Mobility Initiative EV100

Daily News Wrap-Up: Flipkart Joins Climate Group’s Electric Mobility Initiative EV100

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: The technical commission delegated by the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Energy Resources of Ecuador ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Trina Solar to Expand Capacity, KPI Global Signs PPA

Daily News Wrap-Up: Trina Solar to Expand Capacity, KPI Global Signs PPA

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: Trina Solar announced that it had signed an investment co-operation agreement with the management committee ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
Weekly News Wrap-Up_ Jinko’sSolar Cell Efficiency at 24.79%, Sungrow Launches New ESS

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Jinko’s Solar Cell Efficiency at 24.79%, Sungrow Launches New ESS

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements from the around the world week: Jinko Solar announced the launch of its new generation of 610W Tiger Pro High-efficiency monocrystalline transparent ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BEL Provides Solar-Powered Classrooms to 122 Schools in Karnataka (1)

BEL Provides Solar-Powered Classrooms to 122 Schools in Karnataka

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) announced that it had provided solar-powered smart class facilities to 122 government high schools at Yadgir, Karnataka, as a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
French Solar Developer Technique Solaire Raises $29 Million to Expand its Portfolio

French Solar Developer Technique Solaire Raises $29 Million to Expand its Portfolio

Technique Solaire, a France-based solar developer, announced that it had raised €25 million (~$29.3 million) from its partners Bpifrance and Crédit Agricole Group. This marks the second round of funding for the company ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Uzbekistan Announces Tenders for 1.4 GW of Solar Projects

Uzbekistan Announces Tenders for 1.4 GW of Solar Projects

The Government of Uzbekistan has announced tenders for solar projects with a cumulative capacity of 1.4 GW. Under the first tender, 1 GW of solar projects will be developed with ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
EPC Tender Announced for a 100 MW Project at Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat

EPC Tender Announced for a 100 MW Project at Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat

SJVN Limited, a joint venture of the center and the government of Himachal Pradesh, has invited bids for the development of a 100 MW (AC) solar power project at Dholera ...
Indian Railways Ties Up with New Strategic Partners to Execute Solar Projects

Indian Railways Ties Up with New Strategic Partners to Execute Solar Projects

IRCON International Limited (IRCON), a public sector enterprise, signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MoU) with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL) and Ayana Renewable Power Private Limited. Through ...
India on Pace to Install 65 GW of Solar by 2022, Far Off the 100 GW Goal

India on Pace to Install 65 GW of Solar by 2022, Far Off the 100 GW Goal

The Indian government’s goal of installing 100 GW of solar by the year 2022 is becoming tougher by the day, especially after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The country ...
China Likely to Add Over 45 GW of Solar Power to its Grid in 2020

China Likely to Add Over 45 GW of Solar Power to its Grid in 2020

The National New Energy Consumption Monitoring and Early Warning Center has announced the projected addition of new solar and wind power capacities in China in 2020. The report is based ...
Researchers Develop Technology to Map Renewable Projects Across the Globe

Researchers Develop Technology to Map Renewable Projects Across the Globe

Researchers at the University of Southampton have come up with a technology that can map the locations of renewable energy projects across the globe and provide valuable insights into the ...
JA Solar Achieves Record 525 W Power Output for its New Solar Modules

JA Solar Achieves Record 525W Power Output for its New Solar Modules

JA Solar, a Beijing-based solar module manufacturer, announced that it had achieved the power output of record 525W for its high-efficiency solar modules under standard testing conditions. This latest achievement ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Technology and Financing Could Unlock Underserved SMEs in Rooftop Solar_ Interview

Technology and Financing Could Unlock Underserved SMEs in Rooftop Solar: Interview

After five consecutive years of growth, the rooftop solar market in India had a rough year in 2019 with installations totaling 1.1 GW, which was a 33% decline year-over-year. Now ...
Rooftop Solar Solutions Provider MYSUN Raises ₹320 Million in Pre-Series A Funding

Rooftop Solar Solutions Provider MYSUN Raises ₹320 Million in Pre-Series A Funding

MYSUN, a Delhi-based technology platform for rooftop solar energy solutions, has raised ₹320 million (~$4.2 million) from its existing investors in a structured equity deal. This is a part of ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Investment Firm KKR to Acquire 317 MW of Solar Assets from Shapoorji Pallonji

Investment Firm KKR to Acquire 317 MW of Solar Assets from Shapoorji Pallonji

Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital (SP Infra), a part of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and KKR, a global investment firm, have signed an agreement under which the SP Infra will sell ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
KIOCL Issues Tender for Non-Captive Solar Power for its Manufacturing Unit in Mangalore

KIOCL Issues Tender for Non-Captive Solar Power for its Manufacturing Unit in Mangalore

The Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited (KIOCL), a flagship company under the Ministry of Steel, Government of India (GoI), has floated a tender to supply solar power through wheeling for ...
Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed Marikal Solar Parks Private Limited’s request to approve the date on which the second supplemental power purchase agreement (SPPA) was signed as ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Sets ₹3.14_kWh as Levelized Tariff for Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

Rajasthan Sets ₹3.14/kWh as Levelized Tariff for Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has set the pre-fixed levelized tariff for Component-A of the Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Urja Suraksha Evan Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM KUSUM) program at ₹3.14 (~$0.044)/kWh. The Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Sunseap Raises $80 Million to Support Solar Projects Across Asia

Sunseap Raises Over $71 Million to Support Solar Projects Across Asia

Sunseap Group, a Singapore-based renewable solutions provider, has raised 100 million in Singapore dollars (~$71.79 million) in its fourth round of fund-raising from Banpu, a publicly listed company on the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
The University of Queensland Claims Higher Solar Efficiency Using ‘Quantum Dots’

The University of Queensland Claims Higher Solar Efficiency Using ‘Quantum Dots’

In an important development that can potentially change the way we look at solar power generation, researchers at The University of Queensland have come up with a flexible skin that ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Privatizing DISCOMs the Way Out of their Financial Mess

Privatizing DISCOMs the Way Out of their Financial Mess

The Indian power sector has been reeling under enormous financial pressure over the last few decades. Distribution companies (DISCOMs), a crucial part of the power sector, have been at the ...
MNRE Plans To Bundle Thermal with Solar and Wind for Round-the-Clock Power Supply

MNRE Plans To Bundle Thermal with Solar and Wind for Round-the-Clock Power Supply

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has come up with a draft plan to supply round-the-clock (RTC) power from renewable (solar, wind, and hydro) projects, which will be ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Asks Bidders to Match Lowest Bid for 97.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Tender

SECI Asks Bidders to Match Lowest Bid for 97.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a letter to the bidders for its 97.5 MW rooftop solar tender for government buildings under the CAPEX and RESCO model, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
PFC Tenders Transmission Systems for 2.5 GW of Wind Projects in Tamil Nadu

PFC Tenders Transmission Systems for 2.5 GW of Wind Projects in Tamil Nadu

PFC Consulting, a subsidiary of Power Finance Corporation, has issued a tender for shortlisting transmission service providers. These service providers will help develop transmission systems for the evacuation of 2.5 ...
/ / Grid, T&D