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Lightsource bp Raises Euro 52M For 100MW Solar Projects in Spain

European solar developer Lightsource bp has successfully raised a Euro 52 million term loan from leading financial backers for its Barrica solar projects in the Aragon region of Spain, giving the green light for construction to begin on two 49.5MWp solar sites.   Leading financial backers include Banco Sabadell, Natwest, Santander, and Intesa Sanpaolo, which provided the necessary financial […]

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Tata Power Empaneled for 84MW Rooftop Solar Project By KSEB

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has been empaneled and won a contract worth Rs 400cr from the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) on July 2, 2021 to develop 84MW solar rooftop project for domestic consumers across all districts of Kerala. As a part of this agreement, the company will implement projects through […]

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Texas’s Winter Crisis Helps Build A Case For Solar Storage . Will It Be The Turning Point?

Earlier this year, Winter Storm Uri swept across North America in the month of February and thrust the U.S. state of Texas in the grip of a major power crisis, causing electricity outages, disrupting telecom facilities, and creating food, medical support, and heat shortages. Like many other power-dependent infrastructures, the Ullrich Water Treatment Plant in […]

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AER Report Q1 FY21: Solar Eclipses Gas as Electricity Source in Australia

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) recently published its Quarterly Wholesale Markets Report for the first three months of this year, reporting that large-scale solar generated more electricity than the average amount produced by gas for the first time in Australia. In Q1 FY21, wholesale electricity spot prices were lower than expected, with volume weighted average prices […]

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Australia Installs Record-breaking Number of Rooftop Solar Panels: CSIRO

Australia installed its highest ever number of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in 2020, according to Clean Energy Regulator data analysed by energy efficiency experts from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO. Data from the Clean Energy Regulator analysed by CSIRO shows that in 2020, around Australia, over 362,000 rooftop solar PV installations were issued with […]

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Airports A Better Option Than Households for Rooftop Solar- RMIT University Study

According to a recent study by RMIT University (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) , if Australian government-owned airports had large-scale rooftop solar systems installed, they could produce enough electricity to power 136,000 homes. That makes airports a far more attractive and effective prospects for rooftop solar, than a campaign targeting households. Researchers at RMIT […]

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Swedish Solar Installer SunRoof Raises €4.5 Million

Sweden based residential solar rooftops installer, SunRoof closed a Euro 4.5 million funding round led by Inovo Venture Partners, a Poland based investor which backs early-stage and post-traction startups. It was the second round of investment of the seed extension round in under six months, taking total funding to Euro 6.5 million. The funding was […]

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Navisun finishes 2 solar plants; starts Pollinator Program in Massachusetts

Solar independent power producer Navisun LLC announced yesterday that it has completed two solar projects in Orange and Sheffield for a total of 3.8 MW of solar power, enough to power 600 homes with renewable energy. These plants are also one of the first solar projects in Massachusetts to be awarded the new pollinator adder through the Massachusetts’ SMART […]

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IIT Delhi Develops EV Charging Station with Inbuilt Solar PV Interface Capability

IIT Delhi researchers have developed a truly modular, scalable, and environmentally friendly electric vehicle (EV) charging station with in-built solar photovoltaic (PV) interface capability.  The highly innovative 20 kW smart EV charging station was developed at the Smart Grid Lab of the Department of Electrical Engineering. According to a press release by the Director of […]

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