Solar News

World’s ‘Largest’ Mfg Plant For BIPV Modules Commissioned in China

BIPV solar technology company Sunman Energy has brought online in China what it claims to be the world’s ‘largest’ production facility for lightweight solar PV modules for BIPV (Building integrated PV) applications with 1 GW capacity, TaiyangNews has reported. The production line has come online in YangZhong city of Jiangsu province in China and was recently […]

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SJVN Awarded LoI for 125MW Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

SJVN Ltd advanced 2.81% to Rs 31.05 after the company bagged 125 MW grid connected solar power project in UP Solar Park in Uttar Pradesh, according to recent media reports. The company has been issued Letter of Intent (LoI) by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) for building 75 MW grid […]

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Australian RE Agency Grants $40 M to Drive Ultra Low Cost Solar

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced up to $40 million in funding to support research and development (R&D) that aims to support the achievement of the Government’s ultra low cost solar stretch goal. The R&D funding round will build on ARENA’s previous R&D investment into solar […]

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Hero Electric, Turtle Mobility to Strengthen Last-mile Delivery Segment

Hero Electric said on Monday it will deliver over 1,000 e-scooters to last-mile delivery solutions startup Turtle Mobility this year as part of a partnership between the two firms, a release said on Monday. Turtle Mobility was incorporated in the second quarter of 2021 to further develop the electric vehicle ecosystem in the mid and […]

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ICRA Predicts 16 GW Capacity Addition For RE In FY23

The outlook for the capacity addition in the renewable energy (RE) sector remains strong with a large project pipeline of over 55 GW and the highly competitive tariffs offered by these projects. The commitment to climate change goals announced by the Prime Minister at the recent COP26 summit, including increasing the non-fossil power capacity to […]

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Waaree Energies Gets SEBI Nod For Rs.1500 Cr IPO

Waaree Energies Ltd, one of the country’s largest solar module manufacturers has received approval from markets regulator SEBI to launch its initial public offering (IPO). In September, the company had filed draft papers with SEBI. The IPO comprises fresh issue of shares worth Rs 1350 crore, and an offer for sale up to 4,007,500 equity […]

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U.S. Solar Platform for Shell Raises $775 M in New Equity Capital

Nashville-based Silicon Ranch Corporation, an independent power producer in the U.S. and the American solar platform for Shell, has raised $775 million in new equity capital. The equity raise will support continued execution of Silicon Ranch’s business plan, including construction of its contracted pipeline and the acceleration of its customer-led growth strategy, by developing new […]

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iCreate Announces Winners of Maiden EV challenge ‘EVangelise’21’

Innovation-based start-up incubator iCreate (International Centre for Technology and Entrepreneurship) has announced the winners of its maiden EV innovation challenge — EVangelise’21 — which saw the participation of 388 start-ups and entrepreneurs from all over the country. Based on the technological excellence & feasibility, market relevance and real-world implementation of their innovation, the following companies won the […]

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Energy Vault to Help Korea Zinc Subsidiary Produce Green Zinc

Energy Vault is partnering with Korea Zinc, a company involved in non-ferrous metal smelting production, such as that of zinc, lead, silver and rare metal indium, for renewable energy storage. Through this partnership, Korea Zinc aims to decarbonize its refining and smelting operations, focused initially under its wholly-owned subsidiary Sun Metals Corporation. The companies expect to […]

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