Solar News

90,710 Solar Pumps has been Installed throughout the country: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal-Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mine, Minister in Lok Sabha on Thursday informed that 90,710 solar pumps have been installed throughout the country as on 31st October, 2016. Installations of more pumps are at various stages of implementation. Goyal stated that “a target of 50,000 pumps for irrigation and potable water consumption has […]

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3019 MW of Solar Energy Capacity Added in 2015-16: Piyush Goyal

Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Minister Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha on Thursday said that a total of 3019 MW of solar energy capacity addition was recorded during the year 2015-16. The minister shared that World Bank has recently approved a total amount of US $ 625 million consisting of World Bank […]

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Andhra Pradesh aims to generate 4000MW of solar power

The state Government of Andhra Pradesh aims to generate 4000 MW of solar power in the Rayalaseema region in the next two years. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu took the decision on ambitious programme to set up 4000 MW at a review meeting held at Amaravati There will be three major solar parks constructed at […]

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NISE Inviting Bids For Installation And Commissioning Of SCADA System For CST Test Facility

National Institute of Solar Energy is inviting bids for design, supply, installation and commissioning of SCADA based control system for its Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) test facility. Sealed tenders may be submitted in two parts i.e. Part-I containing Technical Bid along with a Demand Draft for EMD and Part-II containing only commercial invoice in a […]

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New York Auto Dealership Turns to Sun for Savings with Standard Solar

Yonkers, NY-based auto dealer Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln Mazda Subaru is turning to solar to save on its energy bills. Working with leading solar energy company, Standard Solar, the dealer installed a 1,272 panel, 394 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system. In addition to the 253kW array on its rooftop, the system also features two […]

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Geostellar Partners with Progressive National Baptist Convention and Together Solar to Launch Nationwide Community Solar Program

Geostellar, the nation’s original online solar energy platform, announced today a partnership with the Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC), a vital Baptist denomination with an estimated membership of 2.5 million people, and Together Solar, a developer of shared-solar energy generation projects, to offer clean, renewable power through PNBC member churches to their communities and congregations. […]

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First Solar, Inc. Announces Acceleration of Series 6 Solar Module Production to 2018; Restructures Operations; Updates 2016 Guidance & Provides 2017 Guidance

First Solar, Inc. announced an acceleration of Series 6 production into 2018, with approximately 3 Gigawatts of production expected in 2019. Over the course of 2017 and 2018 the Company’s existing production facilities will be converted to Series 6 production and the current Series 4 product will be phased out. As a result of the […]

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Biodico Completes Resource Assessment of ‘Zero Net Energy Farm’ in California

Biodico Inc. today said that it has completed its resource assessment to support the next stage of development for its “Zero Net Energy Farm” project, which is funded in part by the California Energy Commission to create environmentally sound energy solutions for the state’s agricultural industry. Based on the results, Biodico will proceed with the […]

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House Energy Committee Votes to Advance Future Energy Jobs Bill

Exelon Generation and ComEd today applauded the Illinois House Energy Committee’s passage of the Future Energy Jobs Bill, noting that the legislation will continue to be refined by policymakers as they move toward the close of veto session in early December. The current bill creates significant benefits for Illinois consumers, saving and creating tens of […]

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