India is Capitalizing More in Solar than Coal: IEA Report

The report establish that renewable power investments in India exceeded those of fossil fuel-based power for the third year in a row and that spending on solar energy surpassed spending on coal-fired power generation for the first time in 2018. Not all new energy investments are going into renewables, however, and coal power generation is still growing

Business | 21/05/2019 | By Moulin

Solar Tops All Forms of Energy in Digitalization: DNV GL

According to the report, solar companies have been focusing on blockchain technology to drive digital transformation. About 12% of respondents said that the skills to implement blockchain applications are needed in the industry, which is 50% higher than in other energy industries

Business | 17/05/2019 | By Moulin

Sungrow Showcases 1500V SG250HX String Inverter at Intersolar Europe

The product is of maximum efficiency of 99% and compatible with bi-facial modules, offering a higher yield. The system features 12 MPPTs and a flexible block design allowing for up to 6.3 MW blocks, making it an ideal solution for hilly utility-scale applications

Energy Storage | 17/05/2019 | By Moulin

Power Generation Expected to Grow Two-Fold in FY20: CEA

Among thermal plants, coal would donate about 79%, while the rest would come from lignite, natural gas and liquid fuels. Nuclear plants would contribute 3.3%, while hydropower would account for 10%

Business | 16/05/2019 | By Moulin

India Achieves the Status of Fastest-Growing Energy Market Globally

The country's investment in the energy sector grew at a rate of 12 per cent in 2018 -- the uppermost growth rate as equaled to any other country

Business | 14/05/2019 | By Moulin

Voltalia Secures First Corporate PPA for Large Scale Solar in France

Voltalia says the arrangement is the first green, sustainable syndicated loan for a European independent power producer. Both credit facilities have a maturity of five years, which may be extended to seven

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 23/05/2019 | By Moulin

Global Access to Electricity is Developing, but Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals: IEA

In spite of substantial progress in recent years, the world is falling short of meeting the global energy goals set in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for 2030

Policies & Regulations | 23/05/2019 | By Moulin

Niti Aayog Recommends Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters in 6-8 Years

Electric scooters accounted for just a fraction of the total but sales more than doubled to 126,000 in the 12 months, from 54,800 a year earlier, according to the data from the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Transport | 23/05/2019 | By Moulin

Growatt Receives Best Service Network Solar Inverter Company of the Year Award

Growatt has been increasing its investments in India, hiring more local sales and service engineers since early 2018. The award recognizes Growatt’s achievement made in customer service for the Indian solar market

Business | 23/05/2019 | By Moulin

Vestas to Provide Turbines for Fortum’s Initial Large-Scale Project in Finland

The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a long-term Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement. Turbine delivery is scheduled for the second quarter of 2020, while commissioning is planned at the latest in the first quarter of 202

Renewable energy / Wind Power | 22/05/2019 | By Moulin

Coop Supermarket Chain Reduces Carbon Footprint with ABB Solar Solutions

Adopting solar power has become increasingly important for Coop. To meet its ambitious target for renewable energy, the company decided to use solar energy to power 35 of its facilities including 19 retail stores across the region

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 22/05/2019 | By Moulin

Northern Railways Releases Rooftop Solar Tender worth 4.715 MW

The last date for bid submission is June 6, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date. Developers will have a period of 9 months from the date of the award or the issuance of the letter of intent for completing the work on the project

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 22/05/2019 | By Moulin

ABB to Enable World’s First Hydrogen-Powered River Vessel

ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a new-build vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells

Renewable energy / Hydrogen / Fuel Cells | 22/05/2019 | By Moulin

Engie and EDP Enters into JV; Aims to be Second-Largest Offshore Wind Developer

The joint venture, which for EDP will be through its EDP Renovaveis (EDPR) renewables business, aims to reach 5-7 GW of projects in operation or construction and 5-10 GW under advanced development by 2025

Renewable energy / Wind Power | 22/05/2019 | By Moulin

Tata Power Renewables Bags Dholera Solar Auction at Rs 2.75/kWh Bid

Tata Power was chosen as the winner through a draw of lots since GUVNL will be allotting only 250 MW

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 22/05/2019 | By Moulin

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