Monthly Archives: April 2020

Trina Solar bags first 100MW plus contract for new Vertex modules in India

The new Vertex modules from Trina Solar is spearheading the solar energy industry’s adoption of higher efficiency, higher power modules. The firm has signed its first 100MW plus contract in India for Vertex modules with SunSource Energy- a provider of solar- based energy and storage solutions in India, South East Asia and emerging markets.  SunSource […]

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Top Solar Inverter Players in 2019 were Huawei, Sungrow and SMA: Report

Wood Mackenzie in its new report on the inverter market 2019 noted that the global solar inverter market grew 18% in 2019. It also noted that Huawei, Sungrow and SMA remained the solar inverter market leaders for consecutive fifth year. Huawei, Sungrow and SMA held the same positions from 2015 to 2019. Fimer stands at […]

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COVID 19 Effect: Ford calls off plan to make electric vehicle with Rivian

Ford has called off its plan to make an electric vehicle in cooperation with Rivian, a Michigan-based electric vehicle company, under its luxury Lincoln brand. Lincoln in a statement said “Given the current environment, Lincoln and Rivian have decided not to pursue the development of a fully electric vehicle based on Rivian’s skateboard platform.” The […]

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RITES invites bids for 1GW of Solar Projects Across India on Railways Land

RITES Limited, an engineering consultancy company has issued a tender for 1 GW solar project to set up across India on various zonal railways land. Last date for submission of the bids is June 29, 2020 and pre-bid meeting is scheduled on May 28, 2020 , which is expected to be conducted online looking into […]

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India added 7.3GW of solar power across the country in 2019: Report

According to a recent report India installed 7.3 gigawatt (GW) of solar power across the country in 2019 (CY19), consolidating its position as the third-largest solar market in the world. India also had a robust pipeline of utility-scale under-development projects of 23.7 GW capacity by the end of CY19, with 31.5 GW capacity tenders pending […]

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IBC SOLAR, 7C Solarparken AG strengthen partnership

IBC SOLAR AG and 7C Solarparken, a listed solar power are strengthening their excellent cooperation that has been existing for years. 7C Solarparken AG has acquired another open-space solar park developed, planned and built by IBC SOLAR AG with a total nominal output of 10 MWp at the Oberwesterwaldbahn site in Hesse, Germany (Dornburg and […]

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Nautilus Solar Energy Closes Debt Financing with NBC and RBC

Nautilus Solar Energy has closed a $90 million debt financing agreement led by National Bank of Canada “NBC” and including Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”) as lender.  The financing consists of a $75 million revolving construction facility and a $15 million letter of credit facility. The proceeds provide Nautilus with competitive capital for its well- […]

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Pfizer Selects EV ARC Solar-Powered EV Charging Station For Sustainable Workplace Charging

Envision Solar International, Inc., announced that Pfizer, Inc. has deployed the Company’s EV ARC, off-grid, solar-powered EV charger to provide workplace charging for its employees and guests in its Pearl River, New York office location.   Pfizer selected an EV ARC model equipped with three Enel Level II chargers which is capable of charging three electric […]

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Abu Dhabi announces world’s lowest tariff for solar power, sets at a record of USD 1.35 cents/kWh

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) has announced that it has secured world’s lowest tariff for solar power with a record Dh4.97 fils/kWh or $1.35 cents/kWh. Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), delivered a virtual read-out of five consortia’s technical and commercial bids for the 2GW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Independent Power Producer (IPP) project to be […]

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Bajaj sold just 91 units of Chetak Electric scooters in March

India’s leading automobile manufacturer Bajaj dived into the EV segment with the launch of its  Chetak Electric scooter in January this year. In March the firm start deliveries and it was limited to just two Indian cities – Pune and Bengaluru. Within weeks of rolling out of Chetak Electric to customers, the country went into […]

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