ALEC Energy signs 6.5MW PV rooftop deal with Emaar for Dubai mall

ALEC Energy, the renewable energy arm of the ALEC Engineering and Contracting LLC, signed off on a contract to develop a 6.5MW rooftop solar plant with Emaar Development for the Dubai Hills Mall project which is currently under construction.


Shell eyeing new build solar in the UK says reports

Shell Company suggested it will become the next major oil firm to enter the new build solar market after it was reported over the weekend that the Dutch giant plans to build solar farms in Britain.  The Royal Dutch Shell has been making some moves in the solar market both in the United Kingdom.


Innovative 500MW Gujarat solar tender likely to draw ‘intense competition’

An innovative tender for 500MW of grid-connected solar PV projects to be developed across the state, which should draw "intense competition", according to a prominent analyst, this was issued by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL). An extra 500MW capacity under a “greenshoe option” may be

Tesla’s PV installs continue rapid decline to 87MW in Q4 2017

Tesla reported another major decline in its residential solar installations for the fourth quarter of 2017, in which while the supply shortage in its energy storage system ‘Powerwall’ created a customer backlog of the solar and storage installs of more than one year. 


SECI extends deadlines for 500MW residential rooftop solar tender

The deadline for developers to complete their allocations and encash the bank guarantees that's under a 500MW residential and non-profit rooftops solar tender in India has been extended from 31 March to 30 June this year.


Nissan backing big brand and supply chain know-how to crack UK solar

Nissan is backing its big brand presence to crack the UK solar market and expect to complete its first installation in UK in a matter of weeks.

Source: PV-TECH

Indian firm partners Dubai conglomerate for solar in the UAE

Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, a Dubai-based conglomerate, has partnered with the Indian solar EPC and manufacturer Jakson Group in order to expand into the solar energy space.

Source: PV-

Pacifico starts construction on 55MW solar project in Japan

Pacifico Energy started construction of a 55MW solar project in Gujo City, Gifu, Japan. The Minami Mega Solar Power Plant is planned to be constructed on the site of a golf course and operations are expected to be started in July 2019.


Kyocera completes work on 21MW PV project in Japan

Kyocera TCL Solar, a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation, completed the construction of a 21.1MW utility-scale solar power plant in Hagi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

Source: PV-TECH

Huawei starting ‘FusionHome’ smart energy system sales in Australia

The Leading solar PV inverter supplier Huawei first starts the supply of the long-awaited FusionHome Smart Energy Solution which provides solar plus storage capabilities to the Australian residential market during the first quarter of 2018.