Solar Markets & Finance News

Portugal's hydrogen call brings in EUR16 billion of suggested financial investments
The suggested projects come from Portuguese and also European companies covering the whole worth chain. The call, which has a budget of up to EUR40 billion, is part of the country's hydrogen method.
Jul 24, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Portugal, Europe, hydrogen
Renewable Properties creating 2-MW solar project in The golden state's Napa Valley
Renewable Properties, a programmer as well as financier in small-scale utility as well as neighborhood solar energy projects throughout the United States, began construction on the Soscol Ferry Road Solar Project in Napa County, California, after months of advancement, preparation and also preparation.
Jul 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, California, USA, North America, Renewable Properties, Aaron Halimi, Laurie Davies Adams, Dawn Weisz, Belia Ramos
Kahramaa Closes Financing for World's 2nd Cheapest Solar Power Project
Kahramaa has actually revealed the effective monetary closure for the Siraj-1 solar energy plant project, the first of its kind project in Qatar
Jul 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Qatar, Kahramaa, International, Solar Project
Azure Power sees Indian solar pipeline swell following SECI choice
Azure Power has seen its pipe of interstate transmission solar in India swell by an additional 2GW after a greenshoe option in an existing agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) was worked out.
Jul 24, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, PPA, India, SECI, Asia, large-scale solar, Azure Power, Ranjit Gupta, ists
Kaco, Fraunhofer ISE develop silicon-carbide gallium nitride transistor hybrid inverter
Kaco New Energy, STS Transformatoren Stockach, and Fraunhofer ISE have created a brand-new topology, administration software program, as well as transistors for crossbreed inverters. Existing tools frequently experience efficiency losses when power need is reduced, as circuits and transistors are made to operate close to design requirements. The scientists assert their new tech can enable even more battery use, based on simulation outcomes.
Jul 24, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Inverters, Software, Germany, Europe, Fraunhofer ISE, Kaco, Leonhard Probst
Blackfinch Energy signs EPC contract for initial subsidy-free growth
Blackfinch Energy has granted Grupotec an EPC contract for its first subsidy-free growth, the Llwyndyrus solar farm.
Jul 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Blackfinch Energy, Grupotec, Guy Lavarack
Record Number of Microgrids Installed in US Last Year: WoodMac
546 microgrids were mounted in the United States during 2019, greater than any previous year, according to new study from Wood Mackenzie.
Jul 23, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Market Research, USA, woodmac, North America, Market research, Microgrids, Renewable Energy, Distributed Energy
Japanese financial institutions back 'globe's cheapest solar project'
Qatar General Electricity as well as Water Corporation has revealed financial close on the 800 MW Siraj-1 solar project with Mizuho Bank as well as the state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation. The project, secured in a tender by France's Total and also Japan's Marubeni, will offer power for $0.01449/ kWh.
Jul 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Qatar, Kahramaa, JBIC
Tesla solar service strikes brand-new lows in profits, deployment
It was a collection of firsts, consisting of a solid complete year and also Megapack making a profit, that factored right into CEO Elon Musk clarifying that he has actually "never ever been much more positive or excited regarding the future of Tesla." Austin, Texas, has been verified as the website of the following Gigafactory.
Jul 23, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, USA, TESLA, Elon Musk, North America
Special solar panels for agrivoltaics
BayWa r.e. as well as GroenLeven have created unique monocrytalline photovoltaic panels for 5 pilot agrivoltaic projects they are releasing in the Netherlands. They are examining weather-resistant 240 W glass-glass panels with various transparency degrees.
Jul 23, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Europe, baywa r.e., GroenLeven, agrivoltaic, Willem De Vries
Microsoft reveals company's single largest green energy PPA
Microsoft has actually introduced its solitary biggest renewable resource profile investment with a new deal with United States power company Sol Systems.
Jul 22, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, PPA, Microsoft, North America, corporate ppa, sol systems, corporate commitments, corporate social responsibility, Yuri Horwitz
Iberdrola keeps foot on the environment-friendly accelerator in spite of US$ 180m pandemic expense
Iberdrola has actually hit the accelerator on its renewables financial investments in H1 even with the pandemic, as the international utility looks to move on with a project pipeline that currently goes beyond 58GW.
Jul 22, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Spain, Iberdrola, South america, Europe, Brazil, renewables, us, covid-19, utility, Ignacio Galan
Tandem solar modules vs commercial crystalline
Researchers in France have tried to predict the competitiveness of tandem PV modules versus industrial crystalline items in 2030. Crystalline items will be 22-24% reliable in a years, according to the researchers, perhaps 25% if interdigitated back-contact heterojunction versions come to be mainstream. To contend, tandem devices will require to supply similar lifetime and also degradation prices, plus effectiveness of 30%.
Jul 22, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, France, pv modules, solar cells, Europe, perovskite
Sonnedix lands financial close on new 40MW Japan project
Sonnedix has actually reached economic close on a 40MW utility-scale solar farm in Japan, including in an expanding portfolio of solar in the nation.
Jul 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Japan, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Sonnedix, Axel Thiemann, Asia, sumitomo mitsui
Vikram Solar plans 3 GW solar manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu
The design, procurement and building and construction services service provider-- which has a 1.2 GW module production center near Kolkata-- will establish a wafer, cell as well as module production website in Tamil Nadu under a five-year timescale.
Jul 21, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, India, Tamil Nadu, Asia, Vikram Solar