Solar Industry

CLP India, Suzlon form JV for 100MW solar project in Telangana

CLP India, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power sector, and Suzlon Group have formed joint venture for a 100 MW solar project at Veltoor in Telangana. As per the agreement signed between CLP India and Suzlon, CLP India acquired 49% stake in SE Solar, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) set-up by […]

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Fortum signs EUR 1,750 million syndicated Multicurrency Revolving Facility Agreement

Fortum Corporation has signed a EUR 1. 75 billion syndicated Multicurrency Revolving Facility Agreement. The company will use the committed facility for general corporate purposes and replaces the existing credit facility signed in July 2011. The facility has an initial maturity of five years and Fortum may request two one-year extension options. The company in […]

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Average costs for electricity generated by solar and wind could decrease by 59% by 2025: IRENA

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in its latest report revealed that average costs for electricity generated by solar and wind technologies could decrease by between 26 and 59 per cent by 2025. The report, The Power to Change: Solar and Wind Cost Reduction Potential to 2025, finds that with the right regulatory and policy frameworks in […]

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ACME to sell 275MW of its operational solar assets to IDFC Alternatives: Report

IDFC Alternatives is reportedly gearing up to buy 275 megawatts (MW) of operational solar assets from ACME Solar. Livemint citing sources reports that the deal between the two companies will likely close in stages as “IDFC will need separate approvals from the lenders of the various assets and other approvals as per the power purchase […]

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Havells India forays into solar business

Havells India on Monday in a filing with the BSE informed that the Company is launching solar solutions including Solar power generating systems, Home lighting kits, Solar Pumps, Solar street lights etc. The company will start rolling out the solar products pan India in phases, starting from month itself. However, Havells did not reveal exact […]

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Sunverge Energy names ABB software veteran Clinton Davis to lead product

Sunverge Energy named ABB Software Veteran- Clinton Davis as its Senior Vice President of Product and Program Management. Davis will be responsible for continuing the rapid expansion of Sunverge’s hardware and software offerings .He also will direct the enhancement of the innovative services the company provides to electric utilities, retailers and solar installers to help […]

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Researchers demonstrate STPVs that converts solar heat into usable electric power

Researchers at MIT demonstrated a device based on a method that enables solar cells to break through a theoretically predicted ceiling on how much sunlight they can convert into electricity. A single-layer cell made of silicon is used for the vast majority of today’s solar panels — the upper limit of these cells is about […]

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Azure Power appoints Arno Harris as an independent director

Azure Power has announced appointment of CEO and Chairman of Recurrent Energy, Arno Harris as an independent director. Arno Harris comes on board with over 15 years of experience in the solar sector and has helped the industry make the transition to mainstream energy markets. This includes his term as the Founder, CEO and Chairman of Recurrent […]

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