Author: Aaqib

ISMA Withdraws Solar Anti-Dumping Plea, to File Fresh Petition Next Week

ISMA will now file a fresh petition with the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties again in the next week. In a significant development, the Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA) has withdrawn a petition it had filed in July last year for anti-dumping investigation on solar cells and modules imported from China, Taiwan and […]

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ENGIE North America to Acquire SoCore Energy

ENGIE has been working to expand its offerings in North America to address these needs. SoCore will be a key piece of ENGIE’s solution set for current and future customers. ENGIE North America Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire SoCore Energy, a fully-integrated solar developer and commercial and industrial (C&I) solar projects with a […]

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Brazil Set to Join International Solar Alliance

Brazil has surpassed 1.1 GW of installed solar capacity, with large-scale facilities accounting for 935 MW. It has also started the process of joining the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). In a significant development, the National Congress of Brazil is reviewing a plan for the country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA), says the […]

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Canadian Solar Secures $149m Loan for 53 MW in Japan

The Oita Hijimachi solar power project is located in southern Japan. Construction of the project commenced in November 2017. Canadian Solar announced that it has secured a non-recourse project finance facility of up to JPY16 billion ($149 million) from Shinsei Bank, Limited for its 53.4 MWp Oita Hijimachi solar power project. The non-recourse facility has […]

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SolarWindow Creates New Record with 34% Increase over Its Previous Electricity-Generating Glass

The company estimates that the market for SolarWindow glass products for tall towers and skyscrapers represents a $100 billion opportunity. SolarWindow Technologies has announced that it has set a new company performance record for power efficiency with a 34 percent increase in performance over previous generations of its transparent electricity-generating glass. This announcement is based […]

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Swytch Announces Strategic Partnership with HST Solar to Speed up Solar Installations

Under the terms of the agreement, HST will provide Swytch with proprietary data and analytics for forecasting production capacity and efficiency for solar installations. Swytch, a blockchain-based solution for accelerating a sustainable and equitable energy future has announced a joint development agreement with HST Solar, the leading end-to-end solar platform. Under the terms of the […]

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EnSync Energy and Social Good Incubator Announce Sale of Solar Plus Storage PPA

EnSync Energy’s project engineers consulted with JWCC to size the non-exporting system to meet the center’s current operational needs while allowing room for expansion. EnSync Energy Systems, a leading developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs) has announced the sale of a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) it arranged on behalf of J. Walter Cameron […]

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MNRE Leads from the Front to Push Solar Sector

The latest move by MNRE should be seen at a time when India had failed to comply with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on solar power. The government of India, through its MNRE, seems to have woken up by issuing the latest amendments to accelerate the growth of the solar photovoltaic sector. The recent […]

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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Opens Solar Energy Laboratory

The laboratory is equipped with solar thermal and photovoltaic systems such as solar flat plate collector testing system, solar concentrator training system, solar PV training and research system. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has opened a solar energy laboratory at the Department of Bio-energy, Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute. The laboratory is equipped with solar […]

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