JA Solar to Build $5.9 Billion Polysilicon, Module Cluster in China

JA Solar to Build $5.9 Billion Polysilicon, Module Cluster in China

Solar module maker JA Solar has signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with the Ordos Municipal government in China’s inner Mongolia region to build a low-carbon industrial park for the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
JA Solar to Supply Modules for 875 MW Solar Project in Qatar

JA Solar to Supply Modules for 875 MW Solar Project in Qatar

Beijing-based solar module maker JA Solar has signed a deal with Samsung C&T, a South Korea-based construction and engineering company, to supply photovoltaic modules for the largest solar project in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Neoen Begins 200 MW Battery Project in Australia

Daily News Wrap-Up: Neoen Begins 400 MWh Battery Project in Australia

Here are some cleantech developments from around the world: France-based independent power producer Neoen announced the start of the construction for its 200 MW/400 MWh Blyth Battery project in the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Swiss Researchers Say Raised Perovskite Cells' Stability at 24.9% Efficiency

Swiss Researchers Say Raised Perovskite Cells’ Stability at 24.9% Efficiency

A team of researchers from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, have developed a method that improves both power conversion efficiency and stability of solar cells based on pure ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Researchers Claim Photovoltaic Windows Can Cut Energy Use in Buildings by 40%

Researchers Claim Photovoltaic Windows Can Cut Energy Use in Buildings by 40%

A team of researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Wisconsin, Stout, have said glass-walled buildings can be made 40% more energy efficient through the ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Solar PV and Storage System Prices Soar in Q1 2022 in the US: NREL

Solar PV and Storage System Prices Soar in Q1 2022 in the US: NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has said that the prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) and storage systems soared in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022 compared to the corresponding ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Guidelines Issued for Tranche II of PLI Program for Solar Cells and Modules

Swiss Researchers Announce Record Efficiency of 22.2% for Flexible CIGS Solar Cells

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratory for Material Science and Technology have claimed to have achieved an efficiency of 22.2% for CIGS (composite of copper, indium, gallium, and selenide) flexible ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Solar Plus Energy Storage Gains Market Share in Residential Installations in the US

Solar Plus Energy Storage Gains Market Share in Residential Installations in the US

The median installed prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across most U.S. states dropped year-over-year (YoY), with the residential segment recording average annual declines of up to $0.2/W per year ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daqo New Energy’s Revenue Surges 182% YoY to $1.24 Billion in Q2 2022

Daqo New Energy’s Revenue Surges 182% YoY to $1.24 Billion in Q2 2022

Chinese photovoltaic-grade polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy Corporation posted revenue of $1.24 billion in the second quarter (Q2), a year-over-year (YoY) rise of 182% from $441.4 million in Q2 2021 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Higher Module Shipments Boost Canadian Solar’s Revenue to $1.25 Billion in Q1 2022

Higher Module Shipments Boost Canadian Solar’s Revenue to $1.25 Billion in Q1 2022

Canada-based solar photovoltaic module manufacturer Canadian Solar recorded revenue of $1.25 billion in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 15% from $1.1 billion last year ...
French Startup CARBON to Set Up Solar Module Gigafactory by 2025

French Startup CARBON to Set Up Solar Module Gigafactory by 2025

French startup CARBON has announced its plans to set up a gigafactory of solar modules in France. The company plans to produce 5 GW of modules by 2025 and then ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Green hydrogen Company Lhyfe Raises €17 million

Daily News Wrap-Up: Green Hydrogen Company Lhyfe Raises €17 Million

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Green hydrogen company Lhyfe raised €17 million (~$19.51 million) from Andera Partners. This is Lhyfe's third fundraiser ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Influence of Salt Spray and High Humidity Environments on Solar PV Systems

Influence of Salt Spray and High Humidity Environments on Solar PV Systems

The working environment of a photovoltaic (PV) plant is quite complex. Extreme weather conditions such as high or low temperatures, humidity, salt spray, heavy sand, and other harsh environments can ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 8,000 Mono or Polycrystalline Solar PV Modules

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 8,000 Mono or Polycrystalline Solar PV Modules

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Union and the Rajasthan governments, issued a notice inviting a rate contract tender for 8,000 monocrystalline or polycrystalline ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Premier Energies to Make Half-Cut and Bifacial Modules at its New Facility

Premier Energies to Make Half-Cut and Bifacial Modules at its New Facility

Domestic solar module manufacturers are slowly ramping up capacities to supply India's solar project pipeline of over 53 GW and another 24.1 GW of projects tendered and pending auctions as of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender for 3 MW Solar Project, 20 kV Underground Cables Floated in Kosovo

Tender for 3 MW Solar Project, 20 kV Underground Cables Floated in Kosovo

ProCredit Bank, Kosovo, acting on behalf of ProEnergy, has invited interested companies to submit their bids to set up a grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project and a 20 kV underground ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

At the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, researchers from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE) demonstrated how they have obtained a record conversion efficiency of 68.9% with a photovoltaic ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Germany Installed 619 MW of New Solar Capacity in April 2021

Germany Installed 619 MW of New Solar Capacity in April 2021

According to the latest numbers announced by the German Federal Network Agency Agency Bundesnetzagentur, the country's solar PV installations in April 2021 totaled 619.5 MW, an increase of 59 MW (10.5%) compared to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Off-Grid Project of the Year_ Orb Energy's Rooftop Solar Project in Karnataka

C&I Project (Rooftop) of the Year: Orb Energy’s Rooftop Solar Project in Karnataka

Orb Energy, a solar energy solutions company, won the award for the 'Best C&I Project (Rooftop)' at the recently-held Mercom India Solar Summit 2021. There were seven award categories in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
BHEL Lands its First Overseas EPC Contract for 8 MW of Solar Projects in Mauritius

BHEL Lands its First Overseas EPC Contract for 8 MW of Solar Projects in Mauritius

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) announced its plans to set up an 8 MW solar project at Tamarind Falls, Henrietta (Phase-II), Mauritius. This would be its first overseas turnkey contract ...
/ / Solar
Coimbatore Municipality Issues Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

Coimbatore Municipality Issues Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) has called for bids from contractors for setting up a 2 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic project in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The funds for the project ...
Tender for 20 MW Solar Project at Faridabad Thermal Power Station Reissued

Tender for 20 MW Solar Project at Faridabad Thermal Power Station Reissued

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has reissued a tender for 20 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects at Faridabad, Haryana. According to the agency, the tender failed ...
Tender Floated for the Construction of a 6 MW Solar Project in Haryana

Tender Floated for the Construction of a 6 MW Solar Project in Haryana

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has floated a tender for 6 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects at Chandpur in Faridabad, Haryana. Bidders must make an earnest money ...
NTPC Floats EPC Tender for up to 300 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Floats EPC Tender for up to 300 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Limited has invited bids for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of up to 300 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects along with land in Gujarat. The public sector undertaking ...
West Bengal Reissues Tender for 10 MW of Floating Solar Projects (1)

West Bengal Reissues Tender for 10 MW of Floating Solar Projects

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has reissued a tender to develop 10 MW of grid-connected floating solar projects on ponds at the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project, Murshidabad, ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
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