Indian tea plantation goes 100% solar with 3MW open access project

In the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, German solar and storage firm IBC Solar has completed a 3MW open access solar project for a tea producer. Indian company LNB Renewable Energy was in charge of the whole project development.


Helsinki carbon neutral plan targets 1/6 of electricity needs from rooftop solar

The goal of Scheme is to reset the Finnish capital’s carbon neutrality target date to 2035 by ramping up renewable energy use, electric vehicle adoption and energy-efficiency upgrades. All the while, Helsinki’s population is projected to increase from 640,000 currently, to 780,000 by that

TNB halfway through 50MW Malaysia solar project, signs PPAs for 60MW

In Selangor, on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has completed more than 50% of its 50MW solar PV project, have started construction in July last year.  According to TNB's vice president, Energy Business, Dato 'Nor Azman Mufti, construction of a

Jolywood partners with Solar Systems to develop sustainable energy In Ukraine and CIS Countries

A leader in the research and development and mass production of N-type bifacial solar cells, Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd, has recently entered a business partnership with Solar Systems, LLC (“Solar Systems”), a Ukrainian engineering company. Per the agreement

Seminole Financial Services Surpasses Three-Quarters of a Gigawatt in Renewable Energy Financing

A leading finance provider in the renewable energy space, Seminole Financial Services ("SFS"),  is celebrating over $1.48 billion in financing of solar and wind installations throughout the United States, equaling more than 770 megawatts (MW) in installed capacity. SFS is

Recom-Sillia is awarded the “Top PV brand” for solar modules in France

A solar module manufacturing company based in France, Recom-Sillia, is awarded with the “Top PV Brand” seal by EuPD Research, Europe’s leading sustainability research firm. The Top Brand PV seal is awarded based on EuPD Research installer survey, which analyzes brand perception, customer’s preferred

BayWa buys into 2GW solar project pipeline in the Netherlands

BayWa acquired the 70% shareholding for a project pipeline of near 2GW of power plants.

Source: PV-TECH


JinkoSolar highlights PERC cell efficiency record

Part of Canadian Solar’s Californian PV plant portfolio sold to Korean utility

The sale of part of its PV plant portfolio in California to South Korea’s largest electricity utility, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) was finally confirmed by the ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar. The projects sold include the Astoria (100 MWac/131 MWp),

Vikram Solar partners France’s CEA for R&D in PV and energy storage​

Vikran Solar is now in collaboration with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission.

Source: PV-TECH


Canadian Solar creates

Solar Ventures to develop 1GW PV portfolio in Italy, Spain

An Italian PV company, Solar Ventures, is resuming operations and investments within its home sector — with the company planning to develop a portfolio of 1GW of solar power plants in Italy and Spain within the next five years. Solar Ventures has developed 500MW of projects, including 280MW in Europe, 120MW in