LONGi Supplies 273MW PV Modules for Phase I of SE Asia’s Largest Solar Plant in Vietnam

The construction of this plant started in April 2020 and LONGi signed an agreement to supply 273 MW of its modules to be used for the project in May 2020. The company had completed the delivery much before the deadline.

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 26/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Siemens Energy awarded major service contract to strengthen Kuwait’s power grid reliability

Siemens Energy awarded a major service contract to strengthen Kuwait’s power grid reliability. The service agreement covers preventive maintenance and emergency repair of the substations, including switchgear of different voltage levels, power transformers and various assets in each substation.

Business | 25/11/2020 | By News Bureau

DSM Advanced Solar Introduces New ‘All Purpose’ Endurance Backsheet

The company said that it has introduced the Endurance backsheet D15 to help the industry follow the cost-down roadmap of lowering the LCOE of solar energy – but without the need to sacrifice on quality and performance.

Solar manufacturing | 24/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

India’s Solar Tariff Hits New Record with Rs 2/kWh in SECI’s 1070 MW Auction for R’sthan

Under this tariff-based competitive bidding, the two companies namely Saudi Arabia-based Aljomaih Energy and Water Co., and Singapore-based Sembcorp’s Green Infra Wind Energy Ltd had quoted a lowest tariff of Rs 2/kWh for 200 MW and 400 MW respectively. While, state-owned NTPC had won 470 MW of capacity out of 600 MW applied at Rs 2.01/kWh.

Policies & Regulations | 23/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Arcvera Investigates Causes of Significant Drop in Q2-Q3 in Indian Wind Power Production

Although variable year-to-year, wind power production in India in Q2-Q3 2020 has been significantly lower than the long-term average production expectations. Based on an analysis of climate records from reanalysis datasets and surface wind observation sites, this event was rare.

Renewable energy / Wind Power | 23/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Power Sector Needs Bold & Strong Business-Conducive Consumer-Friendly Reforms: Pradeep Mehta

He opined that there is no one size-fits-all framework; thus, the reforms should be tailored according to the local needs and challenges.

Power R&D | 27/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

IRENA, Pacific Community Partner to Boost Recovery in Pacific Island Countries

With around 64 per cent of Pacific island residents living without access to reliable energy, and much of the region reliant on expensive and volatile fossil fuel imports, IRENA and SPC will renew their joint focus on reducing energy costs and improving energy security by increasing access to renewables.

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Building | 27/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Vestas, Naturgy Group Arm Win 328 MW Order for Two Wind Projects in Australia

The order includes supply and installation of 52 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Ryan Corner Wind Farm as well as the engineering, procurement and construction of 26 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines for the second stage of Berrybank Wind Farm.

Renewable energy / Wind Power | 27/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Within Short Time Plans of MW to GW and 'One Sun, One World, One Grid' are Becoming Reality: PM

He showcased that today, India’s renewable power capacity is the 4th largest in the world and is growing at the fastest speed among all major countries. The renewable energy capacity in India is currently 136 GW, which is about 36 per cent of our total capacity.

Policies & Regulations | 26/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

India, Finland Ink MoU to Develop Coop in Environmental Protection, Biodiversity Conservation

India has achieved its voluntary target of reducing emissions intensity of its GDP by 21 per cent over 2005 levels, by 2020 and is poised to achieve 35 per cent reduction well before the target year of 2030, the Minister added.

Policies & Regulations | 26/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Magenta Power Launches Associate Program to Deploy Low Cost EV Chargers Pan India

Under the ChargeGrid brand, already the company has done EV charger installation and deployment for various private and government organizations across 19 states and union territories in India. With this outreach program, the company is targeting to increase its EV charging support network across 300 districts in India.

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Transport | 26/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

We will Meet Our 175GW Renewable Energy Goal before 2022 Target: PM Modi

While addressing the world leaders Prime Minister informed that, “India is not only meeting our Paris Agreement targets, but also exceeding them.”

Policies & Regulations | 23/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

JinkoSolar Appoints Dr. Guo as its New Chief Operating Officer

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd, one of the leading solar module manufacturers globally, has appointed Dr. Jiun-Hua Allen Guo as it’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO) after the resignation of Zhiqun Xu from the post to pursue other opportunities.

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 26/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Snam Increased Investments to € 7.4 Bn in 2020-2024 Plan and Net Zero Emissions Target by 2040

Italian energy infrastructure company Snam has presented the 2020-2024 plan with approx. € 7.4 billion of investments, as compared to the 2019-2023 plan of € 6.5 billion. This plan has been approved by the Board of Directors of the company in a meeting chaired by Nicola Bedin.

Investment & Trading | 26/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

Tatva Group Commissions First-of-a-Kind Solar Community Irrigation Project in Chhattisgarh

This is a unique project as it taps the free flowing and perennially available water from the river Kharun and distributes it across 100 hectares and directly benefits 217 beneficiary farmers.

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 25/11/2020 | By Manu Tayal

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