Monthly Archives: June 2017

Solar Paint Offers Endless Energy from Water Vapor

Researchers have developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapour and split it to generate hydrogen — the cleanest source of energy. …read more

Tamil Nadu 1.5GW tender ends with lowest tariff of 3.47 rupees

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu’s latest 1.5GW solar auction has received the lowest bids in the state so far with Raasi Green Earth winning 100MW of capacity with a tariff of INR3.47/kWh (US$0.054). …read more

The Latest Trends in Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement

We’re entering a new era in corporate renewable energy purchasing. The space has grown exponentially and diversified significantly since Google and Apple made their first renewable energy procurements in 2012. Where and how corporations are purchasing renewables is also evolving, according to Hervé Touati, managing director of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). Here are the

Can Oil Majors Dominate in an Era of Electrification?

This week, we’re coming to you live from Grid Edge World Forum. We kick off the show with a look at oil majors. Oil companies have toyed with renewables over the decades with mixed success — but is it time to take them seriously in the era of electrification? Then, the latest experience with distributed

India’s Rural Electrification Corp to raise US$450 million in Green Bonds

Indian state-run Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) is to raise US$450 million through its first ever 10-year Green Bonds with listing at London and Singapore, according energy minister Piyush Goyal. …read more

Tesla’s SolarCity to exit South Carolina market

SolarCity, a subsidiary of Tesla, confirmed to The Post and Courier that it is pulling the plug on its presence in South Carolina. …read more

UK renewables set new generation record in Q1 2017, says government

The UK’s suite of renewables set a new generation record in the first quarter of the year, official statistics from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy show. …read more

Soltec to supply 101MW of PV trackers to project in Brazil

Single-axis solar tracker manufacturer Soltec will supply its SF Utility tracker equipment to the Floresta solar PV power plant in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. …read more