Fresh Trouble For Indian Solar Developers As Utilities Dishonor Auction Results

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 20:05:23 +0000

A recent attempt by one of India’s power distribution utilities has reignited fears about contract renegotiations among renewable energy project developers. A power distribution company in the western state of Gujarat has asked the state regulator not to approve tariffs of 700 megawatts of solar power projects that it had auctioned last year. The basis […]

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Finnish Utility Fortum Looking To Offload India Solar Assets

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 18:05:28 +0000

The Indian subsidiary of Finnish utility Fortum has joined the long queue of Indian solar power developers looking to sell their assets. According to media reports, Fortum India is looking to sell a majority stake in 500 megawatts of solar power projects. Fortum’s plans to sell assets has attracted some marquee investors like Brookfield Asset […]

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77–80% of New US Power Capacity Came from Solar & Wind in 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 03:20:02 +0000

According to new data from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) — data derived from Velocity Suite, ABB Inc. and The C Three Group LLC — solar power and wind power accounted for 77.1% of new utility-scale power capacity in the United States in 2020 (chart above). Adding in a CleanTechnica estimate for rooftop […]

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1 Gigawatt Solar + Storage Plant Planned For France

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:02:07 +0000

A giant 1 gigawatt (1000 megawatt) solar-plus-storage project is currently planned for France. Engie, one of the world’s biggest energy companies, and Neoen, a large French power producer, are planning to build this project together near the small French town of Saucats. The project’s name is Horizeo. Saucats is part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of […]

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Green Genius To Invest Over €100 Million To Create Solar Parks In Poland

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 04:27:20 +0000

Green Genius, a renewable energy company that is a part of an international group of companies known as the Modus Group, has sunny ambitions for Poland. At the end of last year, it won two auctions for solar power plant projects with a total capacity of 79 megawatts. Along with these, the company plans to […]

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JinkoSolar Begins Construction On 20 Gigawatt Solar Cell Factory

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 04:57:43 +0000

JinkoSolar, one of the largest solar module producers in the world, is ramping up its solar cell production tremendously. It is building a 20 gigawatt solar cell factory that is expected to be fully operational by the end of

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Morocco Aims For 50% Renewable Energy By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 06:55:31 +0000

Renewable energy creates about 35% of Morocco’s electricity needs, according to data from 2019. But the country is aiming to do much better

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Summit Ridge Energy Now Has 42 Community Solar Farms In Operation In Illinois

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:40:09 +0000

Summit Ridge Energy put new 25 community solar farms online in Illinois in the 4th quarter of 2020, bringing the company’s community solar farm total in Illinois to

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Sungrow Crosses 10 Gigawatts of Solar Power Inverters in Americas

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 01:23:31 +0000

Sungrow is apparently the world leader in solar power inverter solutions, and it announced recently that it crossed 10 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative inverter shipments in the Americas before the end of

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Failed Insurrection Fails To Stop US Solar Power Juggernaut

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:22:16 +0000

US Energy Department really, really wants you to know that the US solar power revolution is alive and kicking

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