Solar Energy

Carbon to Launch 5GW Photovoltaic Gigafactory in France

Solar sector company Carbon has declared that it plans to build a 5-GW solar panel factory in France by 2025. The industrial start-up has also said that it hopes to triple production capacity to 15 GW by the end of this decade. As per the company, the Gigafactory project is expected to create more than […]

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SB Energy Order Fresh 1.5 GW Solar Modules from First Solar in USA

SB Energy Global has said that it has placed an order for 1.5 GW ultra-low carbon thin-film solar modules necessary for it’s 4GW solar and storage development projects in the United States. The modules will be sourced for multiple years from First Solar, the largest manufacturer of thin-film modules in the US. SB Energy Global […]

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First Solar Q4 FY21 financial results: net sales jump 50%

US solar panel manufacturer First Solar has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2021, reporting net sales worth $0.9 billion for the fourth quarter, an increase of $0.3 billion from the prior quarter. This 50% increase was primarily a result of international project sales and increased module sales in […]

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Germany seeks to be 100% Renewable powered by 2035

Germany has planned to expedite the renewable energy transition and become a net renewable and clean energy country by 2035. This means that Germany is bringing forward the national renewable targets by 15 years. The speedy transition to renewable energy will be shouldered mainly by the solar and wind energy projects. The Economy Ministry of […]

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Tirupati Temple, NTPC to sign MoU for solar projects

The world renowned Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) or ‘Tirupati Temple’ situated in Andhra Pradesh will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) to commission solar photovoltaic power projects. These projects are going to come up at Tirumala and Tirupati. The temple administration will purchase solar energy generated from these […]

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Saudi Researchers harvest water near solar panels to improve efficiency

Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia have come up with a novel technology where a solar panel is fitted with an additional system which can harvest water without consuming power from the panels. In the three months long trials, the system used day and night temperature differences and […]

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Solar Boats introduced at Peruvannamuzhi, Kerala

A ‘sun cruise’ has been introduced at the Peruvannamuzhi ecotourism spot in the Kozhikode district of Kerala. Two solar-powered boats will be seen on the reservoir to promote the culture of cruising among tourists. The inauguration of the boats was done by the state’s Water Resources Minister Roshy Augustine. The solar boats belong to Green […]

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Shell to Take 49% Stake in German Wind Developer WestWind Energy

Oil and gas conglomerate Shell Plc has announced to buy a 49% stake in WestWind Energy. The new investment by Shell is to develop a low-carbon power generation business in Australia. WestWind Energy is an arm of Germany’s wind farm developer WestWind Group. Shell Energy Operations wants to develop a 3 gigawatt (GW) portfolio in […]

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Australia’s Leading Miner Andrew Forrest to Invest $2.2 Billion in RE

Australian iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest has announced that he is investing Australian Dollar $3 billion ($2.2 billion) in renewable energy in the island country. Forrest had announced previously that he will be investing big on a global green revolution. Most of the projects for RE will be coming up in the Central Queensland region. […]

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