utility scale

IHS Markit Predicts a 16% YOY Drop in Solar Capacity Additions in 2020

Even as estimates and predictions on the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the renewable energy, and solar sector in particular are announced and updated with each passing week, comes a specific prediction from IHS Markit. The global research and analytics firm has predicted a degrowth of as much as 16 percent in global solar […]

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Tesla Introduces New Battery for Utility Scale Energy Storage

To match global demand for massive battery storage projects, Tesla has designed a new battery product specifically for utility-scale projects: Megapack. Two years ago, Tesla built and installed the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in Hornsdale, South Australia using Tesla Powerpack batteries. Since then, the facility saved nearly USD 40 million in its first year alone and helped […]

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Azure Power Wins 130 MW Solar Power Project in Maharashtra

At the tariff rate of Rs 2.27 per KW Azure Power will sign a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with MSEDCL for 25 years. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2019 and will be developed by Azure Power outside a solar park. In a recent auction by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), […]

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