Solar Markets & Finance News

MSEDCL Gets one Bid for 5 MW in Response to 1350 MW Solar Tender
MSEDCL has revealed that it received only one bid for 5 MW in response to its tender for procurement of 1350 MW of solar power from 30 Circles.
Dec 23, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, tender, Asia, MSEDCL, MERC, MSEDCL Solar Tender, solar tender
An MoU is signed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited to promote E-mobility
Birghirathi Sustainability India has signed a memorandum of understanding with EESL. In the MOU, India is exploiting the possibility of promoting electric vehicles and e-mobility in India.
Dec 21, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, India, Asia, electric vehicles, EESL, MoU, Baghirathi Sustainability India
CEL ready to commission 44MW solar generation in Maharashtra
A tender for the commissioning of 44MW solar power generating projects is out. While issuing the tender, the Central Electronics Limited said that the systems will generate between 250kw -10MW at different locations in Maharashtra.
Dec 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, tender, Asia, CEL
Enora and 547 Energy Secure 135 MW Wind Energy Systems in Greece
547 Energy partners with Enora to secure a 20 year old contract for the building of a 135 MW Wind Energy to be sites at Central Mecedonia.
Dec 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Greece, Europe, 547 Energy, Enora, Wind Energy
Solar Service Group and Evergen Kicks of Projects To Promote Large-scale Deployment of VPP
Evergen and Solar Service Group have entered into a joint venture to connect a lot of residential batteries throughout the country.
Dec 21, 2019 // Technology, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Australia, Oceania, Evergen, Solar Service Grou, Ben Hutt, VPP
Tesla Kicks of Plan to Hide ‘Solar Test-house’ in Tents at Its California Site
CNBC has discovered that Tesla was given a building permit that will let the company to attach two canopy covers above their solar test sites. at the beginning of this year, Elen Musk had made it public that 2019 will be the year of solar roofs.
Dec 21, 2019 // Technology, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Rooftop PV, TESLA, CNBC, Elen Musk
Vietnam Will no Longer License Mass Solar Projects
A policy document that was made public recently, Hanoi has asked all regional governments and EVN to stop authoring the creation of new solar parks. Before now, about 8.93 GW utility solar energy capacity was approved.
Dec 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Policy, pv power plants, Asia, Vietnam, evn
Winners and prices of Tunisia’s 500 MW PV tender
The Tunisian Ministry of Mines and Energy has confirmed that Norway’s Scatec Solar has secured 300 MW at three sites. It also revealed that France’s Engie and China’s TBEA each picked up 100 MW projects. The lowest bid came in at $0.025/kWh, while $0.034/kWh was the highest offer.
Dec 20, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Scatec Solar, Canadian Solar, Engie, tender, Tunisia, Africa, large-scale solar, TBEA
Equinor Increases Stake in Scatec Solar With Purchase of 6.5 mn Shares
Equinor has acquired 6,500,000 shares in Scatec Solar, corresponding to 5.2 percent of the shares and votes, at a total purchase price of USD 84 million.
Dec 20, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Scatec Solar, Equinor, Pål Eitrheim
BMW now has Half a Million Electric Vehicles on Road
The BMW Group has reached another electro-mobility milestone and already delivered half a million electric vehicles to customers worldwide.
Dec 20, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, Germany, Europe, electric vehicles, BMW Group, Sebastian Mackensen, Oliver Zipse, Pieter Nota
Denmark bets on green hydrogen
The Danish government has agreed to provide $19 million in funds for two large-scale hydrogen projects under development on the Jutland peninsula. The two projects will produce green hydrogen for the transport sector from renewables sources. Denmark’s largest energy company, Ørsted, has also announced plans for an ambitious 2 MW electrolysis plant with appurtenant hydrogen storage.
Dec 20, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Solar to Fuel, Europe, hydrogen, Ørsted, hydrogen storage
1366 Technologies Adds $18m in its Quest to Obtain Cheaper Solar Cells
1366 technollogy investing so much to ensure that they spend less time forming wafer with the use of molten silicon.
Dec 20, 2019 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, solar cell, wafer, North America, 1366 technollogy
TERI Issue Tender for Battery Energy Storage System in Delhi
A few weeks ago, TERI raised tenders to commission Battery Energy Storage Systems on turnkey.
Dec 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, tender, TERI, Battery Energy Storage, Delhi
Poland’s auction for wind and solar over 1 MW concludes with lowest bid of $0.0424/kWh
Wind took the largest share of the awarded capacity, according to the preliminary results, but newly introduced limitations for such projects helped solar to take a significant portion of the allocated power for the first time in a Polish energy auction, with the highest bid coming in at $0.0608/kWh.
Dec 19, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Poland, Europe, auction, ERO
Foresight bags maiden EDF PPA deal for Spanish project
Solar investor Foresight has penned a 10-year power purchase agreement with EDF Trading for a 50MW project in Spain.
Dec 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, PPA, EDF, Europe, subsidy-free, foresight froup, Carlos Rey, Philipp Büssenschütt