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BNEF raises China’s solar installation forecast to 54GW

Market research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance has followed the lead set by China trade bodies and significantly raised its solar installation forecast for China in 2017. ACEA has noted that they had already exceeded their target of 105GW by installing around 10.52GW of solar in July.

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China on Pace for Record Solar-Power Installations

China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, is poised to install a record amount of solar power capacity this year 2017, allowing researches to boost forecasts as much as 80 percent. About 54 gigawatts will be put in place this year, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said on Monday. raising a forcast of more than 30 gigawatts

International solar alliance to support setting up 1000 GW of solar energy capacity 

India. The country's Prime Minister gets ambitious on solar energy. An  International Solar Alliance announces a target to support setting up 1000GW of solar energy capacity by 2030 across its member countries. Read full details....

Sunny future for renewables thanks to China: IEA

The IEA's annual World Energy Outlook report stated that over the next quarter century, the world's growing energy needs will be sustained first by renewables, while there are likely to be fewer new plants generating electricity by burning dirty coal.

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Eni plans to develop 20MW solar project in Ghana

Eni, an Italian oil and gas company, plans to develop a 20MW PV project in the area of Tamale in the northern region of Ghana. By developing the project, Eni’s plans fall in line with the Government of Ghana’s target to draw 10% of its energy generation mix from renewables by 2020.

DP Energy contracts Vestas and Downer for 375MW hybrid renewables station in Australia

DP Energy, an Ireland-based renewable energy company, appointed both Vestas and Downer to develop the first stage of its Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park. This will be Australia’s largest hybrid renewable power station upon completion.

2ND Annual ASEAN Solar + Energy Storage Congress & Expo 2017 Will Kick off in Manila, Philippines as Schedule

Today, Nov. 14, 2017, PSPA together with other Solar Power groups will convene in the 2ND Annual ASEAN Solar + Energy Storage Congress & Expo 2017 to be held in The Bellevue Manila, Philippines. Read on the details.

Renewal of Taiwan-Philippines investment treaty expected

Taiwan conducted talks with the Philippines and is hoping for the swift completion of the renewal of the two countries' bilateral investment agreement (BIA), Taiwan's minister of economic affairs said Thursday in Da Nang, Vietnam. Taiwan has been promoting energy reform including wind energy and solar energy which

Mechanochemistry paves the way to higher quality perovskite photovoltaics

For several years, tension has been rising in the line with the approach of commercialization of perovskite photovoltaic cells. Now there has been another small earthquake, it turn out that devices can convert solar energy into electricity more efficiently. There is one condition, instead of

Chinese government’s strategic push for energy storage to yield large flow battery projects

Hubei-China. A project of integration of energy storage onto grid networks will see the first phase of a 10MW / 40MWh project built by Pu Neng, a vanadium flow battery manufacturer. Pu Neng signed a deal to develop the first phase of that project with Hubei Pingfan Vanadium