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New rooftop solar JV aims to become China’s largest provider

26/03/2018

A new joint venture aims to become China's largest rooftop solar provider, its founders have announced.

The decentralised energy scene in Japan powers up

23/03/2018

Japan’s recently deregulated gas and power market is creating waves of opportunity for innovative companies, with distributed energy at its core.  Power market deregulation, global energy innovation trends and a changing Japanese consumer make it ripe for innovation.

Zero-investment rooftop solar takes off in German town

22/03/2018

A zero-up-front business model is set to enable small and medium-sized businesses in a German town to install rooftop solar PV systems at no initial cost.

 

Growth in world energy demand doubled in 2017 says IEA

22/03/2018

The world’s demand for energy grew by 2.1 per cent in 2017, more than twice the previous year’s rate, according to new data from the International Energy Agency. 

'Largest-of-kind' 660 MW solar power purchase agreement signed in Iberia

22/03/2018

Two Spanish group have signed a largest-of-kind power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity from 660 MW of plants yet to be built in Spain and Portugal.

Oman consults with UK firm on rooftop solar scheme

21/03/2018

UK-based solar asset management firm PassivSystems is to consult with Oman's electricity regulator on a project to install rooftop solar PV systems on more than 30 per cent of the Sultanate’s residential buildings.

Certificate programme facilitating Mexico’s clean energy ambitions

21/03/2018

Mexico can add 24 TWh of clean power to its energy system by 2022 as it 2013 energy reform continues to have a positive effect.

Regulatory reform the key to Thailand’s renewable ambitions

20/03/2018

Thailand is the top performer for Asia in solar and wind power development, but regulatory reform is needed to see it optimize on its potential.

Floating solar to go mainstream this year says report

20/03/2018

Floating solar PV, or ‘floatovoltaics’, is set to move into the mainstream this year according to new market research.

ETW Energietechnik delivers first CHP plants with SCR exhaust gas cleaning system

19/03/2018

The German CHP specialist ETW Energietechnik has delivered natural gas CHP units with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology for the first time. 

Australia launches fund aimed at facilitating distributed energy

19/03/2018

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has launched a A$12.5m funding drive aimed at supporting the integration of distributed energy resources.

Crowd funding record secures off gird solar development in Africa

16/03/2018

The world’s largest crowd-investment platform for off-grid solar energy has raised €1 million in less than a month. 

Partnership deal to improve off grid energy prospects in Africa

15/03/2018

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has entered a partnership deal with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to drive momentum in solar energy development in Africa.

Giant rooftop solar array comes online in Australia

14/03/2018

Australia's argest private sector rooftop solar system has come online this week.

Carnegie secures financing for Australian microgrid

14/03/2018

Carnegie Clean Energy Limited has announced securing a $2.1 million project financing from Commonwealth Bank Australia (CBA) for its Garden Island Microgrid Project, in addition to a $4 million revolving R&D facility. 

Blue Planet Energy bolsters Puerto Rico recovery

14/03/2018

Blue Planet Energy, a provider of powerful and safe off-grid energy storage, has announced the deployment of its Blue Ion energy storage systems at critical sites for recovery and electrification efforts in Puerto Rico.

Engie buys solar and microgrid firms

12/03/2018

Engie North America is set to acquire US solar firm SoCore Energy. 

Indian firm and French commission to join forces on PV and storage

12/03/2018

Indian solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar is set to collaborate with France’s Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission on solar PV and energy storage technology development. 

New business models for energy access

08/03/2018

Closing the ‘digital divide’ in areas currently without reliable access to power will only be possible through improving energy access, a new report has found.

$100m boost for Indian rooftop solar

08/03/2018

Singapore’s Green Climate Fund s set to give a boost to India's rooftop solar segment after approving a $100m loan.

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