Monthly Archives: July 2017

Rooftop PV arrays operation and maintenance best practices ensure optimal performance [ Sponsored ]

SPONSORED: System installation and maintenance helps determine long-term performance of a photovoltaic system. …read more

Clenergy touts 200MW of solar mounting systems sold in Australia

Solar PV mounting systems specialist and project developer Clenergy has reported over 200MW of mounting system sales in Australia in the first half of 2017. …read more

Shunfeng warns of further losses in the first-half of 2017

Diversified renewable energy firm Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE) said it would continue to report losses for the first half of 2017, after full-year 2016 losses of over US$350 million. …read more

Alphabet Wants to Fix Renewable Energy’s Storage Problem — With Salt

Alphabet Inc.’s secretive X skunk works has another idea that could save the world. This one, code named Malta, involves vats of salt and antifreeze. …read more

Shell Seeks a Greener Path Amid ‘Lower Forever’ Oil Prices

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell thinks oil prices will be “lower forever.” And it’s looking to transform itself to meet the challenge by investing further in renewables. According to Reuters, Shell and Japanese telecom giant SoftBank were among potential bidders for Asia’s largest independent renewable energy producer, Equis Energy of Singapore, just two days before

IDFC Alternatives set to buy 190MW of First Solar’s India assets

The Indian arm of US-based PV developer and thin-film specialist First Solar has agreed to sell 190MW(AC) out of 200MW(AC) of its operational PV plants in India to a private equity fund represented by Indian firm IDFC Alternatives, according to a First Solar spokesperson. …read more

NTPC tenders 250MW of solar across India using fated DCR policy

Indian utility NTPC has tendered 250MW of grid-connected solar projects under local content rules that are due to be phased out by the end of the year. …read more

BayWa r.e. wins 5MW project in Malaysia solar auction first round

BayWa r.e. has won a 5MW solar PV project in the first round of Malaysia’s largest ever solar auction. …read more