Monthly Archives: February 2018

Watch: RelyOn Solar’s 1 MW solar Power Plant installed at Raj Bhavan Pune

1 MW solar plant installed by RelyOn Solar on Raj Bhavan Pune was inaugurated by Maharashtra Governor and CM on 5th November 2017. RelyOn Solar was awarded the tender for this project on 7th October 2016 through competitive bidding and the work for the project started from February 2017. With 3,500 panels the plant is […]

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EnSync Energy and Social Good Incubator Announce Sale of Solar Plus Storage PPA

EnSync Energy Systems announced the sale of a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) it arranged on behalf of  J. Walter Cameron Center (JWCC) to an undisclosed investor. The PPA will bring the nonprofit incubator space nearly half a million dollars in savings during the terms of the agreement. EnSync Energy’s project engineers consulted with JWCC […]

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XSun Selects Sierra Wireless Device-to-Cloud IoT Solution for Solar-Powered Autonomous Drone

  Sierra Wireless announced that XSun has selected Sierra Wireless’ device-to-cloud IoT solution, including AirLink RV50 gateways, multi-operator smart connectivity services and the AirVantage IoT platform, for its solar-powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). XSun’s SolarXOne is designed to be autonomous in energy and flight control to enable long-endurance flights for agriculture, maritime, land and industrial […]

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EPCA releases Report Card on Delhi’s air pollution

Delhi and its surrounding region’s air quality is showing the first signs of improvement, but the air is not even close to being called clean yet – says an assessment report released here today by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA).  The report comes as the winter of 2017-18 draws to a close, and […]

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Lightsource BP to Build Largest Solar Farm in Kansas for Mid-Kansas Electric Company

Lightsource BP has signed a 25-year power purchase and asset acquisition agreement with Mid-Kansas Electric Company (Mid-Kansas) Inc. An affiliate of Sunflower Electric Power Corp., Mid-Kansas is a cooperatively operated wholesale generation and transmission utility serving members across the state of Kansas. Located in Stanton County, Kan., the 20-megawatt project will be built, owned and operated by […]

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LSIS Forays into the Japanese Market with Its Total Solutions for Renewable Energy System

LSIS Co., Ltd. forays into the Japanese market with its total solutions encompassing the whole renewable energy systems including not only solar power but also energy storage system (ESS), direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC). LSIS recently announced that it was participating in World Smart Energy Week 2018 held at Tokyo Big Sight in […]

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Hyundai Showcases Next-Gen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Hyundai NEXO and IONIQ At India-Korea Business Summit 2018

Hyundai Motor showcased the Next Generation Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) – Hyundai NEXO and Global Electric Vehicle – IONIQ (Battery Powered) during the India Korea Business Summit 2018 held in New Delhi. Present at the India Korea Business Summit, S H Kim, Vice President, Namyang R&D Centre, Hyundai Motor Company, said, “We are glad to participate in […]

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LONGi Solar breaks its own world record with 23.6% highest efficiency of monocrystalline PERC solar cells

Chinese solar manufacturer LONGi Solar announced that it had achieved a record 23.6% conversion efficiency with its monocrystalline passivated emitter rear contact (PERC) solar cells, as certified by China’s National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Product Quality (CPVT). With the new efficiency the company not only broke its own record, but registered […]

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NGT appoints expert committee to study harmful effects of antimony on environment

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has appointed an expert committee to study the harmful effects of antimony on environment after a plea sought a ban on the manufacture, use and import of solar panels containing the heavy metal. A bench of Justices Jawad Rahim and R S Rathore constituted a three-member committee comprising Vinay A […]

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SECI invites bids for 3000 MW ISTS-connected solar PV projects in India

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI ) has floated Request for Selection (RfS) Document inviting bids for setting up of 3000 MW (250 MW x 12) ISTS-Connected Solar Power Projects under Global Competitive Bidding. SECI notes that Solar Power Developers (SPDs) selected by SECI based on this RfS, shall set up Solar PV Projects on […]

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