Monthly Archives: May 2018

PV module test results improve, yet significant failures persist: Report

DNV GL has published its fourth annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard report; it is the complete publicly available comparison of PV module reliability test results. This year’s report finds that the reliability and durability of modules submitted to DNV GL for testing for the 2018 PV Module Reliability Scorecard generally improved in several of the […]

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Deadline of bids for bankrupt Moser Baer Solar extended to June 26

The committee of creditors (CoC) for bankrupt Moser Baer Solar has extended the deadline by a month to June 26 for inviting bids for assets of the solar cells manufacturer, according to resolution professional Arvind Garg. The deadline to submit bids for the company, which owes around Rs 2,244 crore to its lenders, was May […]

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IL&FS, SB Energy partners to develop 20 GW grid connected solar parks by 2025

In a major boost to Government of India’s ambitious target of adding 100 GW of solar power by 2022, IL&FS Energy, a subsidiary of IL&FS has partnered with SB Energy (with investments from SoftBank Group International), to jointly develop grid connected solar parks. These parks will be developed across various locations in India. IL&FS Energy […]

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Jinergy Announces Progress in PERC and HJT Solar Module Mass Production

Jinergy announced its progress in mass production of  PERC monocrystalline solar modules and HJT solar modules in the third Jinergy Developer Forum (JDF 2018) hosted by the company during SNEC 2018 PV Power Expo. The performance and quality of Jinergy’s Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell (PERC) solar modules remain at a high level by adopting […]

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UNEP recognizes Cochin International Airport as world’s 1st fully solar powered airport

The United Nations Environment Programme is happy to recognise Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport, its global chief Erik Solheim recently said. “We are very happy to do it,” he said when asked whether UNEP was ready to recognise CIAL as the world’s first solar powered airport. “I […]

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BMW expands battery factory in China to drive the growth of e-mobility

The BMW Group continues to drive the expansion of e-mobility as part of its Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT. To achieve this, the company and is adapting its production structures to growing demand for fully and partially electrified vehicles. Just seven months after opening its battery factory in China, the BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint […]

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BCCI signs an agreement to promote green cricket in India with UN Environment

Ahead of the final Cricket match of 2018 Indian Premier League, between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and UN Environment signed an agreement to ‘green’ cricket in India. BCCI will endeavor to reduce their environmental impact by greening operations and engaging fans and cricketers in […]

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IREDA, RVNL, IRCON among 3 dozen companies lined up Rs 35,000 cr public offers

The IPO lane seems to get busier as three dozen companies have lined up initial share sale plans worth Rs 35,000 crore in the coming months, largely to fund their expansion projects and working capital requirements. These include six state-run entities — Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL), IRCON International, RITES, […]

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Heraeus Photovoltaics announces new and expanded portfolio of products and services at SNEC 2018

Heraeus Photovoltaics has announced a new and expanded portfolio of products and services at the 2018 SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation and Smart Energy Exhibition & Conference in Shanghai. These new solutions, coupled with the company’s position as the world leader in metallization paste, is part of a strategic transformation by Heraeus to expand its […]

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Hamburg to host Global Wind Summit 2018

The first edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in Hamburg from September 25-28, 2018. The organisers of the four-day event are expecting speakers from about 100 countries, including India, China, the US, Spain and Denmark. “A number of Indian companies would be participating in the global event. We are also in touch […]

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