American Solar Workers on road, Call on Administration to StopSolarTariffs

Dozens of solar energy supporters from across the country gathered at the headquarters of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to rally for an end to solar tariffs. Clad in yellow scarves and holding sun balloons, solar workers called on the USITC to grant relief from the harmful solar tariffs. ABOUT USITC The U.S. International…

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Measures to Increase Solar Energy Generation by Indian Government

The Government have taken, inter alia, following steps to increase solar energy generation in the country: In last three years, Ministry has not sanctioned any Model Solar City. (i) Announcement of a target of installing 100 GW of solar energy capacity by December, 2022. (ii) Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses…

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Indian Ministry awarded Wind Power Projects of 12,162.50 MW Capacity so Far

Wind power projects are set up in the country, including in the state of Rajasthan, on the basis of commercial principles taking into account wind resource, land availability, transmission infrastructure, etc. So far, bids for 15,100 MW of wind power projects have been issued, out of which projects of 12,162.50 MW capacity have been awarded.…

Brazil President Bolsonaro use their veto power for tax exemption on Solar Import

President of Brazil Bolsonaro use their veto power for tax exemption for solar equipment imports in Brazil According to report Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has vetoed a bill that allows tax exemptions for solar equipment imports, the House of Representatives announced on Thursday. The exemption would apply only if there are no similar models produced in the…

European utility key Enel plans 14GW of new renewable generation by 2022

European utility giant Enel has committed half of its total investment over the next few years to decarbonization, part of a new strategic plan revealed on Tuesday. Between 2020 and 2022, the Italian group will invest €11.5 billion ($12.6 billion) in additional renewable capacity, which it expects to equate to another 14.1 gigawatts of assets…

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Sofdesk a leading sales acceleration software maker raises USD 5.7m and buys solar software firm

Sofdesk is an industry-leading organization that builds intuitive sales acceleration software for everyday use in solar and roofing companies. By offering an end-to-end business management solution, Sofdesk empowers small to medium-sized companies to be competitive in these ever-growing industries and improve the scalability of their businesses through our powerful web-based platform. Montreal-based solar and roofing…

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Albioma to add 7.4 MW of battery storage to Mayotte archipelago

French renewable energy producer Albioma SA announced that a 7.4-MW/14.9-MWh battery storage project was selected for installation in the French department of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean. The Group, which is established in Overseas France, Mauritius and Brazil, has developed a unique partnership for 25 years with the sugar industry, to produce renewable energy from…

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A gold mining company Nordgold to add solar with storage at Burkina Faso mines

Moscow-based gold producer Nord Gold S.E., is a gold mining company with assets in Russia, Kazakhstan, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Canada will have a 13-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farm with battery storage installed at the company’s Bissa and Bouly mines in Burkina Faso. The miner, also known as Nordgold, said Tuesday it entered into an…