Thursday, 01 Jun 2023
After announcing its decision to foray into solar cell manufacturing, Italian solar module manufacturer FuturaSun is further expanding its technology portfolio with the addition of perovskites through the acquisition of University of Rome Tor Vergata spin-off Solertix.
Friday, 12 May 2023
US cadmium telluride (CdTe) based thin-film solar panel manufacturer First Solar has acquired Sweden headquartered perovskite technology company Evolar AB which not only expands its R&D footprint but also shows concrete move to venture into next generation tandem devices.
Toyota Group’s Toyota Tsusho Strengthens Renewable Energy Portfolio With 85% Shareholding In SoftBank’s SB Energy
Thursday, 09 Feb 2023
Automotive giant Toyota Group’s international trading company Toyota Tsusho Corporation has acquired 85% stake in SoftBank Group’s (SBG) renewable energy business SB Energy Corp for an undisclosed amount, with an aim to strengthen its presence in Japan and beyond in this segment.
ReneSola Strengthens Europe Business With Acquisition Of Emeren & Its 2.5 GW Solar & Storage Pipeline
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2022
US based solar power projects developer ReneSola Power has announced the acquisition of Emeren Limited, a UK headquartered utility scale solar and battery storage company and its partner for the Italian solar PV market since 2021.
Germany’s RWE To Use Part Of Qatar’s Cash Infusion To Acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses In US
Monday, 03 Oct 2022
Germany headquartered global energy company RWE AG has secured Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) as an investor with a little less than 10% stake in the company, part of which will be deployed to acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses (CEB) in the US for $6.8 billion.
Plenitude To Acquire 65% Stake In Italian Developer Infrastrutture Subsidiary With 1.5 GW RE Capacity
Friday, 23 Sep 2022
Italian oil and gas multinational Eni’s renewable energy arm Plenitude has joined hands with a local developer and investor Infrastrutture SpA to acquire 65% stake in the latter’s renewables portfolio company Hergo Renewables that holds close to 1.5 GW capacity in Italy and Spain.
Monday, 19 Sep 2022
Canada’s Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board has announced a strategic investment to acquire a 30% equity stake in Indian renewable energy company Mahindra Susten Private Limited for INR 23.7 billion ($300 million) to ‘capitalize’ on the growing renewables opportunity in India.
Tuesday, 06 Sep 2022
One of the largest business conglomerates in India that’s rapidly expanding its presence in the solar space, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is exploring the US market and has made the move to acquire the majority stake in SenseHawk, a California based solar digitalization platform (SDP).
Monday, 15 Aug 2022
Abu Dhabi based business conglomerate International Holding Company PJSC (IHC) has forayed into the Turkish market with the acquisition of 50% stake in Kalyon Enerji, a deal that includes 1 GW AC solar plant capacity due to be completed in 2023.
Monday, 15 Aug 2022
London, UK based global investor Actis has launched itself in the renewables market of Vietnam with the acquisition of the majority stake in Levanta Renewables that’s currently into onshore wind but has plans to execute solar projects as well in the future.
Tuesday, 02 Aug 2022
German renewable energy platform Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE) with its 1.3 GW operational solar and wind energy projects in 8 countries is set to get French private equity firm Antin Infrastructure Partners as its majority stakeholder.
US Solar Production Monitoring & Quality Assurance Firm CEA To Join Global Testing Organization Intertek
Monday, 01 Aug 2022
Days after US based solar PV and battery storage technical advisory firm Clean Energy Associates (CEA) secured TUV Rheinland’s Jörg Althaus as its director engineering and ESG, the company is ready to be acquired by British total quality assurance provider Intertek.
Wednesday, 13 Jul 2022
The Polish subsidiary of Portugal’s EDP, EDP Energia Polska has acquired local distributed solar power company Zielona-Energia.com to expand its presence in this segment in this European market.
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2022
France’s TotalEnergies has agreed to take 25% stake in Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL) that aims to generate 1 million ton green hydrogen annually (Mtpa) by 2030 deploying new renewable energy production capacity of around 30 GW.
Tuesday, 07 Jun 2022
German battery storage company sonnen has acquired its existing long term business partner Spanish solar PV and energy storage solutions company Webatt Energia for an undisclosed amount, creating additional to expand in the European market.
Wednesday, 01 Jun 2022
Solar module producer from Germany Solarwatt has acquired REConvert of the Netherlands to strengthen its know-how in the field of power electronics for storage systems and inverters, after having launched its home storage system Solarwatt Battery flex with BMW Group in 2021.
Friday, 27 May 2022
US based solar and storage developer, EPC and O&M service provider Borrego will spin off and sell its development business including a project pipeline of more than 8.4 GW solar and 6.4 GW/25 GWh of energy storage to energy investor ECP.
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
French energy group TotalEnergies has made its largest renewable energy acquisition in the US with 50% acquisition of wind and solar projects developer Clearway Energy Group (CEG) from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) with its 25 GW strong pipeli.
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Germany headquartered global technical advisor and quality assurance provider Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin (PI Berlin) is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kiwa Germany Group which is the local presence of Netherlands based independent testing, inspection and certification company.
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
US based solar module manufacturer First Solar, Inc has reached an agreement with Asia Pacific focused investment manager PAG Real Assets to sell its Japan project development and operations and maintenance (O&M) business to.
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UK based @FirstTinPlc is exploring a tin mining project within New England Renewable Energy Zone in #NewSouthWales powered by #renewableenergy, especially #solarpower to be used ...during daytime, estimated to cost it less than grid or diesel power #Australia https://taiyangnews.info/markets/renewable-energy-for-tin-mining-in-australia/
Ireland to abolish #ValueAddedTax on new solar panels & their installation for households which is estimated to save them €1,000, announced Environment Minister @EamonRyan; ...@ire_isea welcomes the news #Solar #Ireland #solarenergy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/now-no-vat-on-solar-in-ireland/
The parliamentary group in German Parliament Bundestag, comprising both CDU and CSU parties, has proposed the latter to clear what is terms a ‘Sun Package’ through which ...regulatory & permitting can be simplified for faster expansion of #Solar in #Germany https://taiyangnews.info/markets/demand-for-sun-package-in-germany/
Japanese solar financier, developer and operator Shift Energy Japan has contracted solar software service provider @solargis to provide satellite based solar data & PV ...simulation services to evaluate feasible project pipeline in Japan and Southeast Asia https://taiyangnews.info/technology/solar-data-simulation-services-for-sej/
#India will achieve self-sufficiency for solar PV module demand by FY 2026 as nameplate module manufacturing capacity grows to 110 GW and it can cater to overseas markets as a ...'viable alternative' to China for quality & price: @ResearchJmk @ieefa_institute https://taiyangnews.info/business/india-could-compete-with-chinese-pv-in-next-3-years/
JA Solar is China’s first private enterprise and the first solar PV company worldwide to becomes the member of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Pakistan Textile Industry Giant Partners with Huasun Energy for 20MW Solar Project Using High-Efficiency HJT Modules
Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!