Friday, 21 Jan 2022
To encourage wider adoption of rooftop solar, MNRE has simplified the scheme; Apollo Tyres has acquired 27.2% equity in Cleantech Solar subsidiary; ReNew Power & Fluence announce energy storage JV.
Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021
Even as certain renewable energy technologies continue to be cost competitive, including utility scale solar, global financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard Ltd sees growing upward pressure on project capital costs for facilities reaching commercial operation in 2021.
Thursday, 21 Oct 2021
Chinese engineering and construction company SEPCOIII has picked Huawei Digital Power to supply a battery energy storage solution (BESS) with 1,300 MWh capacity to be integrated with a 400 MW solar PV system planned for Saudi Arabia’s luxury touris.
German Energy Storage Player Sonnen Entices Victorian Households In Australia With Fixed Monthly Electricity Bills To Opt For Rooftop Solar+Storage+Grid Energy With SonnenFlat Energy Plan
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Victoria's Solar Homes Program encourages homeowners to opt for rooftop solar panels.
Ex-Tesla Manager Blake Richetta To Head US Board Of Directors For Sonnen As Chairman & CEO; Board To Be Responsible For Rapid Scaling & Expansion Of Residential Energy Storage Business Across Caribbean, North & Latin America
Saturday, 02 Mar 2019
Sonnen new CEO in the US, Blake Richetta (left) will head the US Board of Directors for the energy storage company as its chairman. He will work together with COO Brent Stayer, CTO Carlos Restrepo and CFO James Claflin.
China’s Gansu Province Gives Go Ahead For 720 MWh Battery Energy Capacity With 4-Hour Storage Duration To Be Built For CNY 1.2 Billion ($174.8 Million)
Friday, 28 Dec 2018
The 720 MWh energy storage project in Gansu will be the largest virtual energy storage power plant in China when complete in 2019, according to Gansu Provincial Development and Reform Commission.
New York Declares 1.5 GW Energy Storage Capacity Target For 2025 & 3 GW By 2030 To Create 30,000 Jobs & Accelerate Integration Of Wind & Solar Power
Thursday, 20 Dec 2018
New York State's energy storage mandate of 1.5 GW capacity by 2025 is expected to support 1.2 million homes, helping save $2 billion in gross lifetime benefits. The state will then increase the capacity to up to 3 GW by 2030.
Governor Jerry Brown Signs SB700 Into Law Extending Self-Generation Incentive Program In California By Five Years; CALSSA Expects More Than 2.5 GW Behind-The-Meter Energy Storage Installations By 2026
Thursday, 04 Oct 2018
California Governor Jerry Brown’s (in the picture) signing of SB700, which extends the state's Self-Generation Incentive Program by another 5 years, is expected to lead to more than 2.5 GW of total behind-the-meter storage systems capacity by 2026, according to CALSSA.
Germany Commissioned 100,000thSolar Energy Storage System In Eichwalde; Lobby Association BSW-Solar Hopeful About Country Achieving Milestone Of 200,000 Systems In 2 Years
Friday, 31 Aug 2018
With regulatory and financial support, German’s battery storage market has expanded quickly while prices have come down quickly, according to BSW-Solar’s Carsten Körnig.
MNRE Removes Word ‘Battery’ In National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy To Allow Use Of Any Storage Technology
Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018
India’s government has amended its recently launched National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy to enlarge the ambit of storage technologies used to store the renewable power generated by projects under the policy.
World Bank’s Scaling Solar PV Tender With Battery Storage Launched In Madagascar With 25 MW Capacity
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017
Madagascar’s Ministry of Water, Energy and Hydrocarbons (MEEH) has issued a Request for Pre-qualification (RFQ) for a 25 MW solar PV project. It will be located near the capital city of Antananarivo.
Top Solar Modules Listing – July 2022 by @TaiyangNews: @MaxeonSolar stays put on top as @AkcomeSolar enters list on 4th rank with high-power 700 W HJT module with 22.5% ... efficiency; Product count of Top Solar Modules in July increased from 25 to 26 #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/top-modules/top-solar-modules-listing-july-2022/
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company @Masdar has entered a joint development agreement with state owned Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd @tanescoyetutz to develop 2 GW ... #renewableenergy projects in the African country, comprising #solarpv and onshore wind https://taiyangnews.info/markets/masdar-tanescos-2-gw-re-deal-for-tanzania/
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company has turned offtaker for #solarpower to be generated by a 100 MW PV project with 40 MWh of battery storage, to be ... realized by Matshela Energy owned by ex-Eskom CEO @koko_matshela #Zimbabwe https://taiyangnews.info/business/100-mw-solar-energy-ppa-signed-in-zimbabwe/
#NorthAmerica PV Snippets: @BASF enters VPPAs for 250 MW RE; @PowerRevolve's 250 MW PV & storage gets @BLMNational approval; PPA for 200 MW for @EdpRenewables; @AlbertaMetis ... moving ahead with 4.86 MW solar plant; TurningPoint Energy expands in Delaware https://taiyangnews.info/markets/north-america-pv-news-snippets-38/
India’s newly added #solarpv capacity during H1/2022 grew 71% annually to 8.359 GW, according to @ResearchJmk, setting it on course to exit 2022 with some 20 GW installed, ... comprising 16.5 GW utility scale and 3.5 GW rooftop solar PV #solarenergy #India https://taiyangnews.info/business/8-4-gw-indias-h1-2022-solar-installations/