Top Utility-Scale Solar Developers in First Half of 2020: Hero, SB Energy, Aditya Birla

Hero Future Energies, SB Energy and Aditya Birla emerged as the top utility-scale solar project developers in India in terms of installed capacity in the first half (1H) of the calendar year (CY) 2020, according to recently released report India Solar Market Leaderboard 1H 2020. Together, these three solar developers accounted for nearly 64% of…

Q CELLS buys 429 MW of Additional Solar Project rights in Spain

Solar products company Q CELLS, which has dual headquarters in South Korea and Germany, has acquired the project development rights for a 429-MWp solar portfolio in Spain from Madrid-based developer RIC Energy. Q CELLS announced the move today after its downstream business unit had signed the asset purchase deal on September 18. The transaction concerns…

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JinkoSolar agree to buy 100,000 tonnes of poly-Si from Tongwei

Chinese solar module maker JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd and its unit Sichuan Jinko have signed an agreement to procure nearly 100,000 metric tonnes of polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si). JinkoSolar said that the companies have entered into a long-term purchase agreement with second-tier subsidiaries of Tongwei Co Ltd to secure a stable supply of poly-Si in line…

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Fund to boost African Off-grid Solar Power Companies

Triple Jump, an Amsterdam based impact-focused investment manager, will act as portfolio manager and Persistent, a Zurich based venture and private equity firm with expertise in the off-grid sector, will serve as investment advisor to the fund. Enclude, a Palladium company, advised on the structuring and execution of the fund. The fund is designed to…

Global energy transformation: A roadmap to 2050

Increased use of renewable energy, combined with intensified electrification, could prove decisive for the world to meet key climate goals by 2050. This study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) highlights immediately deployable, cost-effective options for countries to fulfil climate commitments and limit the rise of global temperatures. The envisaged energy transformation would also…

BRAZIL, Coema to analyse project of nine solar power plants for the Jaguaribe Valley

The State Environment Council (Coema) will analyze, on Thursday (12), the installation project of the Alex Photovoltaic Solar Complex, of interest to the company Alex X Energia SPE Ltda. According to the project, the project will be composed of nine plants, which have a nominal power of 278 megawatts of electricity. According to the project,…

Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target for 2030

Latin America and the Caribbean holds tremendous renewable energy promise. IRENA’s recent ‘Future of Solar Photovoltaic’ report highlighted that the region’s solar energy capacity alone could grow by a factor of 40 by 2050 to more than 280 gigawatts (GW) thanks to an abundant resource endowment and strong enabling policies. Today, during UN Climate Conference…