Solar Technologies

Developers Should Be Protected From Abrupt Regulatory Changes

Intro: Amid all excitement around the ambitious goals set by PM Modi for the energy market in India, solar firms like Amplus Solar also raise apprehensions about a need for regulatory stability and certainty. These they feel are the key asks, for enabling more investments to flow into the country and, also in ensuring viability […]

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US DOE Grants $128 Mn to Advance Solar Technologies

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selections for USD 128 million in new projects to advance solar technologies. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for USD 128 million in new projects to advance solar technologies. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE will […]

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JinkoSolar US Arm Inks 1.43 GW Solar Panel Supply Pact with sPower

The deal includes significant down payments, which will help Jinko expand its manufacturing capacity in the United States and Asia. One of the leading PV modules supplier JinkoSolar Holding’s US subsidiary has signed a three-year deal to supply 1.43 GW of high-efficiency modules to sPower. sPower is the leading renewable energy independent power producer (IPP). […]

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US DOE to Pump $105.5 mn to Advance Solar Technologies

The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry had announced this major funding opportunity to advance solar technologies and improve and expand the solar workforce. The United States Department of Energy (US DOE) will disburse up to USD 105.5 million in new funding to support innovative solar research. The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry had announced this major […]

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PowerFilm Solar Announces Custom Crystalline Solar Panels

PowerFilm is a US-based solar company specializing in the design, manufacturing and assembly of remote, portable solar solutions using a variety of solar technologies. With the recent tariff introduced on imported crystalline silicon solar modules and cells, PowerFilm Solar is pleased to announce their US-assembled custom crystalline solar solutions under the brand Soltronix. PowerFilm is […]

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US Announces $12 Million to Advance Early-Stage Solar Research

The funding for solar research will advance solar forecasting technologies in a coordinated way with partnerships between national labs, universities, and industry. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $12 million in new funding for eight projects to advance predictive modeling capabilities for solar generation. “These models will lead to more accurate forecasts of solar […]

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EDF Announces to Develop 30 GW of Solar Capacity in France by 2035

EDF will invest about 25 billion euros to develop 30 gigawatt of solar capacity in France between 2020 and 2035. French state-controlled utility EDF announced it plans for a big push into solar energy in France that will cost up to €25bn. Jean-Bernard Lévy, EDF chairman and chief executive said the utility will invest about […]

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Australia Formally Joins International Solar Alliance, Says Will Support Renewable Energy

Australia’s expertise in solar technologies and research will be shared globally with the formal creation of the International Solar Alliance. Australia has joined the International Solar Alliance, saying it will support the government’s commitment to clean energy cooperation and help meet the Paris Agreement emission targets, its Minister for Foreign Affairs said. “Australia’s expertise in […]

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