Solar

All news, innovation, research, policy and trends concerning the use of solar power in the renewable energy mix. Topics will include solar panels or photovoltaic PV array, solar cells, solar storage, as well as solar hybrid solutions. This section will cover solar tenders and auctions across the world, as well as commercial solar PPA or power purchase agreements.

US renewables outpace coal and nuclear says EIA

Renewables produced 27.1% more electricity than coal during the first four months of 2020, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
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RWE invests in new SCADA system to optimise renewables monitoring

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is supplying RWE with its new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) to manage renewables assets in Europe.

Distributed energy resources market to grow by 75% by 2030

The global annual investments in distributed energy resources (DER) will increase by 75% by 2030, according to a new report issued by Frost & Sullivan.
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ARENA funds development of weather and renewables forecasting tool

ARENA has provided $994,685 in funding to Solcast to pilot its next-generation renewables forecasting technology.
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Cleantech Solar wins $75m loan to bring PV to Asia corporates

Singapore-based firm Cleantech Solar has secured a $75 million green loan from ING Bank N.V to expand its operations across Southeast Asia.

Renewables funding will speed-up Maldives’ C-19 recovery

Increasing investments in renewable energy projects can help Maldives to accelerate economic recovery post COVID-19 and create more jobs - The World Bank.
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IEA plan calls for $3 trillion investment to aid COVID-19 recovery

The International Energy Agency has unveiled a global COVID-19 recovery plan for the global energy sector which outlines a three-year series of actions designed to revitalise economies, boost employment and make energy systems cleaner and more resilient.

Generg: Monitoring and controlling renewables in real time

The question of how to get the most out of your assets is one that is high on the list of priorities for companies around the globe. In the renewable energy sector, this question is equally important to the companies monitoring and controlling renewable energy generation plants.
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An unparalleled opportunity in unprecedented times

A new report highlights how an acceleration of clean energy technologies can be built into the global COVID-19 recovery
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India-based energy company wins world’s largest solar manufacturing deal

Adani Green Energy Limited has won the first of its kind manufacturing linked solar agreement from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

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