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Azure Power to Announce Results for Second Fiscal Quarter 2017, on November 22, 2016

Azure Power a leading independent power producer in the solar power sector in India, will report financial results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2016, on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and updated outlook at 9:30 a.m. US Eastern Standard Time. Investors may access a live webcast of […]

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Totem to Launch Energy and Communication Platform for Smart Cities soon

Totem has announced an innovative platform for modern companies and communities. The platform includes solar energy and energy storage, WiFi and 4G communications, electric vehicle charging, and smart lighting into a single, powerful product that weaves these capabilities directly into the built environment. Totem is expected to launch the product in summer 2017. “Totem believes […]

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Jinko Solar Announces Its Entire Portfolio of PV Modules Are In Compliance With IEC62804 Double 85 Anti-PID Standards

Jinko Solar has announced that its entire portfolio of PV modules has passed the 96-hour Potential Induced Degradation (“PID”) resistance test. The modules were tested under the conditions of 85℃ degrees and 85% relative humidity (“double 85”) at +/-1,000V as required by IEC62804 standards with a degradation of less than 5%. The company touts that […]

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20 Countries Including Brazil And France Sign Framework Agreement Of International Solar Alliance

More than 20 countries, including Brazil and France signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). ISA was launched by PM Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande at the COP21, Paris climate summit last year. The framework agreement of International Solar Alliance (ISA) was opened for signatures on the sidelines of UN’s […]

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Researchers at Australian University discovers new way to make perovskite solar cells

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new way to fabricate high efficiency semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could lead to more efficient and cheaper solar electricity. Dr Tom White from the ANU Research School of Engineering stated that the new fabrication method significantly improves the performance of perovskite […]

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HT-SAAE HIGHWAY PV Modules Granted “Triple IEC Standard” certification

The HIGHWAY PV module products developed by Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co., Ltd. (known as HT-SAAE) bagged the “Triple IEC Standard” certification that tests the reliability of PV module products released by TUV Rheinland. TUV Rheinland is a leading technical certification provider. HT-SAAE has earned many TUV certifications for the company’s outstanding performance in different […]

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8point3 Energy Partners to acquire First Solar’s 34 percent stake in its 300 MW Stateline solar project

8point3 Energy Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire First Solar’s 34 percent stake in its 300-megawatt (MW) Stateline solar project for USD 329.5 million. The project is expected to generate approximately $32 million in average annual pre-tax cash distributions and has a 20 year contract life. The transaction is expected to close on […]

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Lightsource plans to invest Rs 6500 crores in India

UK-based Lightsource Renewable Energy will invest Rs 6500 crores over the next 2-3 years to set up 1000 MW solar energy projects in India. “The company is looking at developing 1000 MW of solar power projects entailing an investment of Rs 6,500 crore over the next 2-3 years,” Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd Managing Director and […]

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Etrion to Sell Italian Solar Portfolio to Ultor

Etrion Corporation has signed definitive sale and purchase agreement with Ultor S.p.A, a joint venture owned equally by Enel Green Power S.p.A. and Fondo Italiano per le Infrastrutture. Under the agreement Ultor will purchasing Etrion’s 60-megawatt (“MW”) Italian solar portfolio for initial cash consideration of Euro 78 million and the assumption of related project-level debt […]

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