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Saudi Arabia opens bid for ‘utility scale’ 300 MW solar project

“Today’s bid opening represents a significant milestone for the National Renewable Energy Programme, and an important step on the way to diversifying Saudi Arabia’s domestic energy mix and building a cutting edge domestic renewable energy sector” Saudi Arabia invited bids today for a “utility-scale” 300-megawatt solar project, a first for the world’s top oil exporter. […]

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JinkoSolar’s practical sized (245.83cm2) P-type multi-crystalline silicon solar cells achieves record efficiency of 22.04%

JinkoSolar’s record-breaking multi-crystalline silicon solar cell was manufactured on a high quality boron doped mc-Si substrate JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. has announced that its practical sized (245.83cm2) P-type multi-crystalline silicon solar cells reached the world’s highest conversion efficiency of 22.04%. It is the second time that JinkoSolar has broken this world record since October 2016. […]

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Solar-Tectic LLC receives patent for III-V thin-film tandem high-performance solar cell and LED technology

The entire patented process for the Solar-Tectic LLC III-V tandem cell can be environmentally friendly since non-toxic metals can be used to deposit the crystalline thin-film materials for both the bottom layer in the tandem configuration as well as in the top, III-V, layer.   Solar-Tectichas announced that a patent application for a method of […]

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Enerwhere powers DIFC construction site with largest lithium-ion battery in the Middle East

This is Enerwhere’s second installation for Multiplex in the UAE. Enerwhere provides this solution on a lease basis, requiring no upfront investment by Multiplex.   Enerwhere recently completed the installation of a solar hybrid generator system for Multiplex’ site offices at ICD Brookfield Place in the Dubai International Financial Centre. A first in the Middle […]

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ADB to Help Develop Rooftop Solar Power Systems in Sri Lanka

Apart from extending $50 million loan, ADB will also administer a $1 million technical assistance from the Asian Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility to help build capacity, increase awareness of stakeholders, and support the project’s implementation in Sri Lanka. The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a […]

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ABB and Northvolt Partner for Europe’s Largest Battery Factory

Northvolt will build Europe’s largest and most advanced lithium-ion battery factory in Sweden. Supported by ABB’s industrial automation expertise, the factory will supply European customers in the automotive and key industries with high quality and customizable battery solutions. ABB and Northvolt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a wide-ranging supply and technology partnership, […]

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JLM Energy announces $25-million project finance investment

The investment was arranged by GoldenSet Capital Partners as subadvisor to the North Sky Alliance Fund II. CohnReznick Capital was the advisor to JLM Energy in this transaction. JLM Energy, a renewable energy technology company, has announced that it has secured $25 million to finance distributed energy storage projects for Commercial & Industrial (C&I) customers. […]

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REC Group Receives Prestigious Solar + Power Award for Its Twinpeak 2 Solar Panel

The ‘Silicon Module Award’ category recognizes achievements in delivering high quality products that establish, support or exceed industry standards. This is the second Solar + Power industry award for REC Group and the second time its innovative TwinPeak technology based on half-cut multicrystalline PERC cells has been awarded. REC Group has again been distinguished with […]

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Transelec, SunPower Finalize Acquisition of Switchyard Interconnecting 100MW El Pelicano Solar Project

The Don Héctor switchyard is located 6.5 kilometers from El Pelicano, which SunPower is constructing in Chile’s commune of La Higuera (Coquimbo Region). El Pelicano is expected to be operational by the end of 2017, and will supply 300 gigawatt hours per year of energy to Metro de Santiago, the city of Santiago’s underground railway […]

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