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Total acquires 20 percent stake in Adani Green Energy Limited.

Adani Promoter Group, India and TOTAL, France announced the acquisition of a 20% minority interest by TOTAL in AGEL via the acquisition of shares held by the Adani Promoter Group in Adani Green Energy Limited. The investment in AGEL is another step in the strategic alliance between Adani Group and TOTAL, across various businesses and […]

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Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Increased 24 percent in 2020: Mercom Capital

Total corporate funding into the solar sector globally, including venture capital and private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market financing, came to $14.5 billion, a 24% increase compared to the $11.7 billion in 2019 says Mercom Capital in its annual report. “Following a tough first half when corporate funding was down 25% year-over-year, recovery […]

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SGPC to install solar systems at gurdwaras: Bibi Jagir Kaur

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday announced plan to install solar systems at historic gurdwaras to reduce the cost of electricity and a plan would be drawn for the preparation of ‘langar’ by steam. SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur at a meeting of the interim committee, said solar systems would be installed at […]

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Return to customer value: standardization of 210 mm size wafer module will benefit the entire industry chain

On November 27th, Trina Solar, Risen Energy, Zhonghuan Semiconductor, Tongwei, Huansheng Photovoltaic, Runyang New Energy Technology, Canadian Solar, Wuxi Shangji Automation jointly proposed to promote the standardization of 210mm silicon wafer and module size in the photovoltaic industry. The eight companies jointly suggest to use the silicon wafer size following the SEMI standard within the […]

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Now net metering for Rooftop solar is for loads up to 10 kW: Power Ministry

Union Government for the first time laid down Rights to the Electricity Consumers through “Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020”. R.K.Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, said, “These rules shall empower the consumers of electricity and added that these Rules emanate from the conviction that the […]

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CII urges Finance Ministry to impose BCD on solar power equipment

CII has urged the Ministry of Finance in its memorandum submitted on Monday to impose the basic custom duty (BCD) on solar power equipment as announced in the last general budget, stressing that the delay in implementation is impacting investments. The CII representatives have met the finance ministry top brass to represent the infrastructure sectors […]

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China’s solar glass shortage expected to persist through first half of 2021

A shortage of solar glass which is already crimping China’s solar panel output is expected to persist through the first half of 2021, with large format glass in short supply for longer, panel makers and analysts say. Driven by growing preference for bifacial modules – which produce power from both sides of the panel – […]

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Ecoppia Announces IPO After Successfully Completing Its Public Tender Phase

Ecoppia Scientific LTD., launched an initial public offering (IPO) on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), after successfully completed the public tender phase. Ecoppia secured $82.5 million from leading institutional investors with a company valuation of $300 million. During the public tender phase, Ecoppia marked yet another meaningful achievement as public demand reached $76.74 million, despite […]

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Radiance Renewables chooses Prescinto to monitor its solar asset portfolio performance

Prescinto Technologies, data platform used to improve performance of solar energy assets, has announced that Radiance Renewables a developer of cost-efficient, renewable energy solutions for commercial, industrial and residential customers, will be leveraging Prescinto as its primary monitoring and performance analytics software partner. Prescinto’s unique ability to aggregate data from all types of energy sources into one single […]

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JA Solar’s ultimate owner and chairman Jin Baofang detained in China

JA Solar’s ultimate owner and chairman Jin Baofang detained. He has been detained by local government officials in Pingdu City, China. JA Solar said the Pingdu Supervisory Committee had detained its chairman and was under investigation according to the Supervision Law of the People’s Republic of China. The company said it has no knowledge of […]

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