Daily News Wrap-Up: RenewSys Launches New Half-Cut Mono PERC Solar Modules

Green bonds worth over $200 billion were issued in the first nine months of 2020


Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world:

RenewSys, a solar module manufacturer, launched ‘DESERV Galactic Ultra’ a range of high output modules that have been engineered using half-cut mono-PERC G1 (158.75 mm) solar cells to increase the output and performance, even at higher temperatures. According to the company, these solar modules also perform significantly better than full cell module under shading conditions.

The green bond issuance has passed the $1 trillion mark since its first appearance in 2007, according to a recently released research report of BloombergNEF. Green bonds are financial instruments designed to raise money for climate and sustainability-related projects and activities. According to the research report, in the first nine months of 2020, more than $200 billion worth of green bonds have been issued, a 12% increase compared to the same period last year.

Eco Wave Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MSMART Future Technology to develop a 50 MW wave energy array in Vietnam. In the first phase, the engineering team of Eco Wave Power will perform a feasibility study at the selected site in Vietnam. Upon its completion, both companies will establish a joint venture company in Vietnam to develop a 50 MW wave energy array.

SMA America and Brookfield Renewable have executed service agreements pertaining to a 1 GW solar portfolio comprising over 500 solar facilities across North America. The service agreements will focus on maximizing production and revenue creation using an innovative framework that shares risk and opportunity between the two companies. With these Brookfield Renewable contracts, SMA America currently manages 2.3 GW of operational and maintenance service in the Americas region and 4.8 GW globally.

Maxeon Solar Technologies has launched the SunPower Advantage Installer, a new initiative to stimulate the solar power boom in certain fast-growing European markets and equipping installers with the tools to meet the growing demand for high-end residential and commercial solar The SunPower Advantage installer was introduced in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Portugal, and Spain.

Here is our previous daily news wrap-up.

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Harsh Shukla is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Previously with Indian Express, he has covered general interest stories. He holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune.

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