Tags: Solar PV

Gigawatt-Scale Solar Markets Seen in 13 countries in 2018: GTM Research

GTM Research identifies five new countries (solar markets) poised to install more than a gigawatt of solar annually. As the year 2017 nears to its end, GTM Research report has identified 13 countries of gigawatt-scale solar markets in 2018 that would exceed the 1-GW worth of annual solar PV installations, up from eight in 2017. […]

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Canadian Solar to Build 367 MW Solar Projects in Mexican Energy Auction

Canadian Solar will develop and build three projects, totaling 367 MW in Mexico’s third Long-term Auction for renewables held on Nov. 15 Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that it won 367 MW of solar power projects in Aguascalientes, Hermosillo and Obregón, Mexico, in the country’s third Long-term Auction for renewables held on Nov. 15. Canadian […]

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VINCI Energies Wins the Contract to Build Eight Solar PV Plants in Senegal

The full set of solar PV plants will generate enough power to cover the annual needs of 140,000 people and will avoid atmospheric CO2 emissions amounting to 18,919 tonnes per year, equivalent to the emissions of a car driven 135 million kilometres. VINCI Energies, via its brand dedicated to energy transition – Omexom, has been […]

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Vikram Solar SOMERA Monocrystalline Module

Product Brief: Vikram Solar has launched a new line of high-efficiency modules. The new module line ‘SOMERA’ falls under the Monocrystalline solar PV module category, which is a new addition to the company’s product portfolio. 60 cell (SOMERA Prime series) & 72 cell (SOMERA Grand) series modules in this product line are out on the […]

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Solar Power a Clear Leader, IEA Report Finds

For the first time ever, there were more grid additions from solar power than another other type of fuel, the International Energy Agency said. IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol said that, by 2022, renewables in general will equal about half the global capacity for coal power and its solar energy in particular that’s leading the […]

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Solar Energy Insurance for Utility Scale Projects

With each step towards achieving 100GW solar power goal by 2022, the momentous development of solar insurance and reinsurance market in India could not come at a better time. When it comes to new and innovative financing models, growing number of large-scale solar PV power plants and reduction in the feed-in tariff has spurred the […]

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Ingeteam Uses Drones for Enhanced Solar PV Plant Performance

At an operational level, the project will lead to improved panel inspection, shorter measurement-taking and post-processing times, while minimizing operation and maintenance costs and maximizing the service life of the plant. Ingeteam is involved in a research project focused on optimizing PV plant performance with the use of drones. This new system is directed at […]

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