India and US Are Major Drivers Of Utility-Scale Solar Power: ISA

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) recently released a report titled ‘World Solar Market Report’. It talks about the overall global scenario in the solar energy sector. The report placed India as one of the new undisputed leaders in global solar energy deployment. The report mentions that the global solar PV deployment had been  primarily driven […]

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FIMER’s EV Charger Now Compatible With Noodoe’s EV Charging CMS

The Italian solar inverter maker FIMER’s FLEXA AC Wallbox EV charger and Noodoe EV, a provider of EV charging stations, has completed integration testing of Noodoe EV’s charger management software (CMS). Because of their presence in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East, EV charging operators and business owners can easily set up […]

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South Korea Counts On Floating Solar To Overcome Land Scarcity

Towards last year’s end, South Korean solar developer Scotra completed the construction of a 41 MW floating solar installation on a reservoir on the Hapcheon Dam. The land-scarce country has set a target of installing 2.1 GW of floating solar by 2030 and of becoming carbon-natural by 2050. Floating solar farms employ solar panels that are attached […]

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Integrating Storage Key to Solar’s Long-term Success, says Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy Ltd CEO

In this conversation with Prasanna Singh, Group Editor at Saur Energy, Mr. Chandra Kishore Thakur, CEO, Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy Limited, reflects on the firm’s current and future plans. Throwing light on solar’s growth potential in India, Mr. Thakur cites inflation, supply chain constraints and GST taxation structure, among others, as key challenges. Q. What […]

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Asia Held 92% Share in Global PV Module Production in 2020: Report

The recently published Photovoltaics Report, produced under Dr. Simon Philipps (Fraunhofer ISE) and Werner Warmuth (PSE Projects GmbH), explores key details about the photovoltaics manufacturing sector at the end of 2020 in Germany, the European Union and worldwide, including Asia. The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, supported by PSE Projects GmbH, has been […]

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Arctic Green Energy and GIC to Jointly Decarbonsise Building Sector

Arctic Green Energy, an Iceland-based renewable firm, and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, are partnering to drive the uptake of zero carbon district heating in Europe and Asia. Under the agreement, GIC will become an equity partner in Arctic Green Energy and commit a new injection of $240 million to support the expansion of the […]

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BlackRock raises $250 M for Climate Projects in Asia, Latin America, Africa

New York-based investment management company BlackRock has secured over $250 million from global investors and governments for the Climate Finance Partnership (CFP), which was introduced at the One Planet Summit in September 2018 under the leadership of French President Emmanuel Macron. CFP is a flagship blended finance vehicle that is designed to invest in climate solutions and […]

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PTT’s Power Arm To Invest $635 Million In Renewable Energy Across Asia

Global Power Synergy, the power unit of Thailand’s state-owned oil and gas group PTT, will invest 20 billion baht equivalent to USD 635 million, in renewable energy assets across Asia including India and China. Global Power Synergy announced that it will be borrowing up to USD 635 million from parent PTT for investment chiefly in […]

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ADB Supports India’s Covid-19 Response Through Record Annual Lending

Manila-headquartered Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Thursday that it had committed $3.92 billion in sovereign loans for 13 projects to India in 2020, including $1.8 billion in projects to support the Government of India’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response. This is ADB’s highest-ever annual lending commitment to India since the start of its lending operations […]

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