Solar News

Italian Oil Giant Eni Buys 800 MW Solar Portfolio in Greece

Italian energy group Eni, through Eni gas e luce, has acquired the Greek company Solar Konzept Greece for an undisclosed amount as part of its plans to shift away from oil and gas. Solar Konzept Greece previously belonged to Solar Konzept International, which is majority owned by Aquila Capital, a sustainable investment and asset development company, […]

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France’s Lhyfe to Produce Green H2 from Solar Energy in Germany

French green hydrogen producer Lhyfe has signed its first project powered by solar photovoltaics in Germany, which is intended to serve local industries, transport companies, filling stations and municipalities. The 5 MW plant, which will be wholly owned by Lhyfe, is expected to up to 1200 kg of green hydrogen a day. Construction of the site […]

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Repower Renewable to Build 495MW Floating Offshore Wind Plant in Italy

Venice-based Repower Renewable S.p.A. plans to build a large-scale floating offshore wind farm in the Ionian Sea and connect it to Italy’s national grid. The wind farm is located southeast of the eastern coast of Calabria at a minimum distance of about 61.8 kilometres from Capo Rizzuto and 74.8 kilometres from Monasterace Marina. The project is […]

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Reliance Announces Rs 5.955 lakh Crore Renewable Energy Plans For Gujarat

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), the $73.8 billion conglomerate with profits over $10.9 billion in 2021 has announced a massive plan to invest in its key manufacturing base and state, Gujarat. In a stock exchange filing today (Jan 13), the firm confirmed an MoU signed at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2022 with the Government of Gujarat, […]

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Renewable PPA prices surge 7.8% in response to Europe’s deepening energy crisis

As the European energy crisis deepens, renewable PPA prices continue to climb, rising by 7.8% quarter over quarter, unveiled today by LevelTen Energy’s Q4 2021 PPA Price Index. The Index series, created by LevelTen Energy, a leading provider of renewable transaction infrastructure, analyses thousands of wind and solar PPA pricing offers listed on the LevelTen Energy Marketplace […]

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Scientists Design Lithium-air Batteries for Commercial Use in EVs, Drones

The demand for the development of rechargeable batteries with high energy densities has been increasing in recent years. Although lithium-air batteries represent great potential theoretically to be employed in electric vehicles, drones and other storage applications that demand high energy, they haven’t yet demonstrated the requisite efficiency and cycle performance to be commercialised for practical use. […]

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GIP Invests $500 M in BrightNight’s Innovative RE Solutions

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), together with its co-investors, announced that it has closed on a $500 million investment in renewable independent power producer (IPP) BrightNight. BrightNight aims to provide next generation power solutions by combining multiple renewable energy technologies and thereby enabling its customers to accomplish deeper decarbonization of their generation portfolio. The company’s development […]

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Ubiquitous Energy Raises $30 M to Push Transparent Solar Window Tech

Ubiquitous Energy, which makes transparent photovoltaic glass coating that harnesses solar power to generate energy, all while remaining visibly indistinguishable from traditional windows, closed a $30 million Series B funding round late last year. Including this Series B round, a total of $70 million of funding has been raised by the company to date to […]

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