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Global solar PV installations to hit 115 GWdc in 2020: Wood Mackenzie

As global solar PV markets continue to weather the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, solar PV installations are expected to hit 115 GWdc this year, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest quarterly market outlook. This is up 5% from the total installed globally in 2019. “The most severe of lockdowns have ended in almost all countries, […]

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Total, Google develops Solar Mapper, A Tool for Estimating the Solar Energy Potential

Total and Google Cloud is jointly developing an innovative tool, Solar Mapper, which aims to accelerate the deployment of solar panels for individuals (B2C) by providing an accurate and rapid estimate of the solar energy potential of their homes, first in Europe and then worldwide. Solar Mapper uses brand-new artificial intelligence algorithms that provide better results than […]

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AGEL transfers 205 MW operating solar assets to its JV with TOTAL

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) and TOTAL SA (TOTAL) had formed a 50:50 JV for 2,148 MW solar power assets in India, which was setup at an enterprise valuation of INR 17,385 Cr in April 2020. The JV has today completed another acquisition as per JV agreement, by way of transfer of 205 MW of […]

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India and France re-elected as President and Co- President of the ISA

The Third Assembly of the International Solar Alliance has been attended by 34 ISA Members ministers. 53 Member countries and 5 Signatory and Prospective Member countries participated to the Assembly. India and France were re-elected as the President and Co- President of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for a term of two years at the […]

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Sungrow wins 800 MWp PV Inverter Solution Contract in Qatar

Sungrow has announced that it will power the 800 MWp Al Kharsaa project in Qatar with featured 1500V string inverter SG250HX. The project is noteworthy as the third-largest solar plant in the world and the first utility-scale solar project in Qatar.  It’s planned to be fully operational before the 2022 World Cup, supporting Qatar National […]

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Watch: India PV Edge 2020 – Investors Conclave

The third session at the India PV Edge 2020 was – “Investment Conclave” , it brought in large investors like IFC, Goldman Sachs, Black Rock, SBI, and climate funds to catalyze investment momentum in cutting edge PV technologies. Dr. Rakesh Sarwal, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog, thanked the dignitaries and emphasized that “India cannot be a […]

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Solar tariff could help achieve Aatmanirbhar Bharat and boost manufacturing

Solar energy could contribute to manufacturing competitiveness due to its low tariff, which would ultimately help achieve the goal of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. “Low cost power is an essential requirement for competitive manufacturing. Since solar tariffs have been declining, use of solar energy could contribute to manufacturing competitiveness, and thus to […]

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Sterling and Wilson Solar Profit nosedives 62 percent in Q1

Sterling and Wilson Solar has announced that in the June quarter its consolidated net profit dived 62 per cent on a year-on-year basis to Rs 17.22 crore mainly due to lower revenues. The consolidated net profit of the company stood at Rs 46.01 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2019, a BSE filing said. […]

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PFC installs standalone solar rooftop system at ASHA School

Government-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has installed a standalone solar rooftop system at ASHA School, run by Indian Army Wives Welfare Association in Delhi Cantonment. The installation has been carried out as part of PFC’s CSR initiative. Ravinder Singh Dhillon Chairman and Managing Director, PFC along with Lt.  General R K Anand inaugurated the stand alone […]

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Sterling and Wilson Solar’s INR 1600 cr order in Australia, here is what we know

Solar EPC and O&M firm Sterling and Wilson Solar recently bagged orders worth AUD 300 million (INR 1,600 crore) for two large solar projects in Australia. According to the statement, two large scale solar projects in the country will have an installed capacity of over 300 MW. The new projects have been secured from global […]

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