Solar News

NREL Confirms Spike In Solar and Storage Costs In US

The  National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the premier government entity tasked with tracking and projecting impact of technology changes in the renewables space, has come out with its annual benchmarking report on prices. And the findings are no surprise, to those who have been in the market. Using 2021 prices, NREL estimates that utility-scale PV […]

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UP Govt’s Ambitious Plan to Power Textile Industry with Solar Energy

The Uttar Pradesh Government has approved a scheme under which the handloom sector will be powered with solar energy. The scheme, to be executed in a phased manner, will impact millions of families dependent on the handloom sector for a living. As per the scheme, weavers belonging to the general category will get 50 per […]

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Adani Green Raises $200 Mn Through Yen-Denominated Refinancing Deal

Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) has raised a Japanese yen-denominated loan to refinance its current debt for 350 MW of solar projects in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. This was done through its subsidiary Adani Solar Energy AP Six. The facility consists of an amortizing project loan for JPY 27,954 million ($200 million), with […]

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APTEL Asks TANGEDCO to Reimburse Solar Developers for Excess Energy Demand

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (Aptel) has asked The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (Tangedco) to reimburse solar power developers for excess energy purchased from them exceeding the capacity utilization factor (CUF) of 19%. The said solar power developers include Crescent Power Limited, B.S. Apparel and Ranergy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Along with tariff […]

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AMEA Power Closes Financing of 1 GW Solar, Wind Project for US$1.1 Bn in Egypt

AMEA Power, a Dubai-based developer, owner and operator of renewable generation assets, has closed the financing of 1 GW of renewable energy projects.  The projects, which are to come up in Egypt, entail a 500 MW solar PV plant and a 500 MW wind farm. The US$1.1 billion investment for the project has been provided […]

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Meta & D. E. Shaw Renewable Sign 200 MW Clean Power Project in Arkansas

The signing of a long-term renewable energy offtake deal with Meta was recently announced by D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI), a significant U.S. producer of renewable energy. To come up in Phillips County, Arkansas, the Long Lake Project (also known as Long Lake) will be a 200 MWac project. To meet the region’s expanding […]

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MG Motor India Reports Retail Sales of 4079 Units in November 2022

The Indian subsidiary of Chinese automotive manufacturer, MG Motor India, reported 4079 retail sales in November 2022. The automaker’s emphasis on the customer experience is evident in its top spot in both the Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study and the J.D. Power-NielsenIQ 2022 India Customer Service Index (CSI) Study for the second year in a […]

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L&T Picks LONGi for Saudi Projects With 1292 MW Module Order

L&T has picked Chinese major LONGi to provide 1292MW of PV modules for two solar projects under construction in Saudi Arabia. LONGi VP Dennis She and A. Ravindran, Senior Vice President and Head of the Renewables Strategic Business Group at L&T, jointly signed the agreement, involving two Saudi Arabian projects for which L&T is acting […]

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