Solar Power

News in Briefs May 17- Indians On Global Warming, Blupine & Anganwadi Workers, Honeywell-Enel North America

91 Percent of People in India are Worried About Global Warming Large majorities of the Indian public say global warming is happening, a serious threat to India, and support government action on climate change, according to results from a nationally representative survey released in the United States by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication […]

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Clean Energy Investments Driving Global Job Creation, Finds Study

Investment in the manufacturing of clean energy technologies, especially solar PV and batteries is expediting the process of creating new jobs and employment opportunities, according to a new report published by International Energy Agency. The agency said that investments related to clean energy technologies have become a powerful economic driver globally. The global investment in […]

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Bangladesh Power Firm Issues 160 MW International Solar Tender

Bay of Bengal Power Company Limited (BPDB), has issued an international tender inviting bids for for the design, supply, installation, testing & commissioning of a 160 MW Solar (AC) PV Power Plant at Maheshkhali Peninsula, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. According to the tender document (priced BDT 20,000), the bidders will have to submit the technical and […]

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Africa’s Solar Challenges: Massive Untapped Potential Shows Up Tiny Production

With nearly one-fifth of the world’s population today, Africa accounts for less than 3% of the world’s energy-related carbon dioxide emissions to date and has the lowest emissions per capita of any region. But still, Africans are facing the worst consequences of climate change in the world due to several reasons. Following that, Africa also […]

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News In Brief May 9- i2Cool Funding, Risen Energy Financials

Radiative Cooling Solutions Firm i2Cool Attracts HKD100 Million in Series A Financing  i2Cool, a company specializing in electricity-free cooling technology, has attracted nearly HKD100 million (USD13.8 million) in its Series A round financing from Trustar Capital (the private equity investment business under CITIC Capital Holdings Limited), Future Times Technology Holding Company Limited, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, […]

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Rajasthan Issues Tender To Procure 8000 MW Solar Power

Rajasthan Urja Vikas and IT Services Limited (RUVITL) has issued a tender inviting bids to procure 8000 MW of solar power. RUVITL is procuring the power for tying up large-scale capacity in one step with optimal mix and it is expected to get better rates also due to the benefit of larger scale. RUVITL shall […]

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News In Brief April 24- Vsun Wafer Plant, First Solar, Soltec, Nextracker

X-Elio Goes With Soltec Trackers For 367MW Utility-Scale Project Spanish solar tracker company Soltec has announced a supply deal with fellow Spanish solar developer X-Elio for its single-row, dual-axis SFOne trackers to an X-Elio solar PV project in the Spanish region of Murcia. The deal will see Soltec ship 5,948 trackers to the site. VSUN’s […]

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Top 5 States In Rooftop Solar In India

It is no secret now that even India has made strides in new solar capacity addition in the last few years, a considerable gap exists between rooftop solar (RTS) and utility-scale solar installations. The PM Suryaghar Muft Bijli Yojana might be the most ambitious scheme yet to reduce that gap, but its impact will probably […]

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Scatec Launches 540 MW Kenhardt Solar Farm In South Africa

Scatec has recently launched the Kenhardt project totalling 540 MW solar and 225 MW/1,140 MWh battery storage in South Africa. The Scatec project is touted to be one of the world’s largest hybrid solar and battery storage facilities. The Sactec project was awarded by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy in South Africa under […]

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