Tesla Gets An Invite To Set Up Factory In Tamil Nadu, India

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:17:20 +0000

Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, is on an investment tour in the US and the UK. In the US, he stopped by the Tesla plant in San Francisco. According to Times of India, a press release stated that “The CM visited Tesla Inc unit in Fremont and got to see the manufacturing of environment-friendly vehicles, batteries, and energy storage products.”

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Renewable Energy Investment Over Last Decade Tops $2.5 Trillion

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:45:14 +0000

Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion — led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology. 

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Renewable Energy Investment Over Last Decade Tops US$2.5 Trillion

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:45:14 +0000

Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion — led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology. 

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China Is Doing A Lot Better On Climate Action Than Most People Realize

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:15:51 +0000

While a lot of fingers are being pointed at China by people committed to both inaction and action in North America, the actual climate story in China is much different than most people realize

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To Attract Investors & Developers, India Announces Incentives For Solar Energy Parks

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:15:28 +0000

The Indian government is planning to facilitate implementation of solar power parks across the country with each project having a capacity of 2 gigawatts. The solar and wind energy parks shall be implemented under the ultra mega renewable energy power parks program. The capacity proposed for each park earlier was believed to be 1.8 gigawatts

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The Shift To Solar, Wind, & Electric Vehicles Is Too Monumental To Overstate

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 02:35:11 +0000

Covering solar power, wind power, and electric vehicles obsessively for ~10 years, I have run across some fascinating observations regarding these technologies and the transitions we are going through — and then I’ve subsequently forgotten many of them. This article is centered around one of the coolest observations I’ve run across, which slipped my mind for a while but just came back to the forefront this week

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India x Cleantech — September 2019

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 03:33:41 +0000

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we will pull news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article. Ongoing, this series will find a home over on CleanTechnica’s “Future Trends” page. Without further ado, here are this month’s highlights from India x Cleantech

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Softbank Wins 330 Megawatts Of Capacity In India’s Undersubscribed Solar Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 21:10:57 +0000

Softbank-backed SB Energy managed to grab a large portion of the capacity auctioned in the a grossly undersubscribed solar power tender in India

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Indian Hydro Power Generator Floats 2 Gigawatt Solar Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 19:12:34 +0000

India’s largest hydro power generation company has issued one of the largest-ever solar power tenders in the country’s history

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Tesla Announces Simple Pricing On Commercial Solar, $1.01/Watt (Will Blow Some Minds)

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 18:31:09 +0000

Yesterday, Elon announced California customers can now order commercial sizes of solar power in 5 minutes at Tesla.com/bigsolar. Instead of starting the process with a site survey or a roof inspection, Tesla just publishes this sizing guide and assumes the commercial customer knows the size of his or her roof. It isn’t about maximizing solar production, it is about simplifying the buying process. It’s easy to see the price per watt going down from $2.22 ($1.55 after the 30% federal tax credit) to $1.44 ($1.01 after tax credit)

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