NTPC Wins Approval For India’s Largest (4.7 Gigawatt!) Solar Park

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:40:54 +0000

In a major boost to its aggressive plans to increase renewable energy generation, India’s largest power generation company has secured approval to set up a solar park park in Gujarat. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently gave a go-ahead to NTPC to set up a 4.7 gigawatt solar power park at Rann of […]

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New York Is 95% Of The Way To Its 6 Gigawatts By 2025 Solar Power Goal

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:45:21 +0000

New York’s solar growth has climbed 2,100% since the NY-Sun initiative was launched in 2011. The cost of solar dropped 69% in that same period. Naturally, there are large global trends driving these results, but they are great for New York nonetheless. They’re also helping New York Governor Cuomo to easily approach his goal of […]

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Nissan Announces £1 Billion EV Hub — EV36Zero

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 18:16:17 +0000

If you had asked someone 10 years ago to name an automaker that was leading on electric vehicles, it’s likely the person would say Nissan. If you ask the same question today, I think you’d find a different answer. Just take a look at EV sales in Europe, the US, or China to understand why. […]

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One Of World’s Largest Floating Solar PV Power Projects Completed In Singapore

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 02:00:34 +0000

I recall when floating solar PV power plants popped onto the scene at some point in the past decade. On the one hand, the idea was so funny and fanciful that it seemed unrealistic. On the other hand, there appeared to be a lot of benefits to the approach — cooler surfaces (which help with […]

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Indian Gas Utility Plans To Bid For 400 Megawatts Of Solar Power

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:33:17 +0000

India’s largest gas utility, GAIL India, has announced plans to participate in renewable energy auctions, marking its first foray towards competitive auctions. According to a recent statement, GAIL will bid for 400 megawatts of solar power capacity in a tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The capacity would be spread across […]

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Solar Panel Installations Over Canals Could Save California 65 Billion Gallons Of Water Per Year

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 03:49:12 +0000

Yale Climate Connections has shared how installing solar panels over California’s 4,000 miles of open canals could save around 65 billion gallons of water each year. Brandi McKuin of the University of California, Santa Cruz, shared her research and noted that canopies of solar panels over canals not only generate clean energy, but also reduce […]

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3 New Community Solar Projects in Colorado

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 03:06:12 +0000

I’m not going to lie — I’m a sucker for community solar projects. In terms of pure output or emissions reduction, they don’t touch utility-scale solar projects. However, they bring a lot more people into the economic benefits that come from solar power. The latest community solar news I’ve seen is that Pivot Energy, which […]

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New Solar Technology That Can Withstand 180 MPH Hurricane Winds (Higher Than A Cat 5)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 17:50:59 +0000

Solar FlexRack’s Fixed Tilt FlexRack Series G3-X is fully operational for Azimuth Energy’s 1.1 megawatt solar project in the Bahamas. The microgrid includes the largest PV array operating in the Bahamas to date and was designed to withstand up to 180 mile-per-hour winds while providing reliable power in the face of increasingly severe hurricanes. A […]

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Another Key Solar PV Period In China Starts This Year

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 23 May 2021 03:17:22 +0000

This year is the start of another key period in China’s development of its solar PV market, IHS Markit reports. 2021 is the first year of the 14th five-year plan and the first calendar year after President Xi Jinping announced the nation’s carbon emissions commitment, and the forecast reflected strong growth after the publication of China’s […]

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