Solar Energy

ENGIE bags 40 MW solar power project in Peru

French multinational electric utility company ENGIE through its subsidiaries Enersur and Solairedirect has won a 40 MW solar power project as part of the 4th nationwide call for tenders launched in Peru. The company in a statement said this performance in the context of a very selective bidding procedure, reflects the highly competitive price offered […]

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Gamesa bags 12MW Solar Deal in Tamil Nadu

Spanish renewable provider, Gamesa announces a successful solar deal of commissioning 112MW in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Through this photovoltaic (PV) project, the company will provide engineering and design services, supply inverters, implement the actual installation and commission the solar PV parks. Previously, The latest order expands the company’s Indian solar power portfolio […]

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SunEdison’s poll result shows 74% of Maryland voters support the Clean Energy Jobs Act

Sun Edison, Inc. and the Maryland Climate Coalition have released poll results showing that Maryland residents support legislation that would expand clean energy and clean energy jobs in the state. The Clean Energy Jobs Act promotes Maryland’s clean energy standard and entails the state to generate 25% of electricity by 2020 from clean sources. The act also sets […]

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Risen Energy’s in-house production to reach 3,100 MWp by the end of 2016

China based firm Risen Energy Co Ltd. has announced that it in-house production capacity for photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules is expected to reach 3,100 MWp by the end of this year. The company in a statement said that at the end of year 2015 it’s highly automated manufacturing infrastructure amounted to a combined 2,600 […]

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Largest solar farm in Southeast Asia inaugurated in Negros Occidental

Largest solar farm in Southeast Asia and World’s 7th was inaugurated on Thursday at Barangay Tinampaan in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental. The P10-billion solar farm situated on a 176-hectare lot in Cadiz is anticipated to cut the power shortage problem in the province. Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. to sunstar said that “excess power produced by […]

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Imagine Roads Paved with Solar – France turns Head

Yes, there is a slew for alternative energy globally and solar energy is spelled as the best and acceptable alternative. But, imaging solar panels paved into the roads seems unimaginable. France has determined to alternate asphalt with solar panels as the French officials announces plans to construct a 1,000-kilometer-long (621-mile-long) solar roadway, with each kilometer capable […]

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NERD to conduct three-month training programme on “solar PV installer and service provider”

A training program on ‘Solar PV Installer and Service provider’ supported by central and state governments would be organised in Coimbatore to create more professionals in the field of solar energy. Training will include sessions on soft skills and entrepreneurship The program is sponsored by the National Institute of Solar Energy, the Ministry of New […]

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More than 99 million homes across the world to run on Solar by 2020: Report

By the year 2020 more than 99 million households across the world will be powered by solar panels claims a report. A London-based research company in a report stated that off-grid solar market has witnessed USD 276 million investments in 2015, a 15-fold increase since 2012. The report also says that there is USD 3.1 […]

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