Tata Power Launches India’s First Solar Carport

Indian companies continue to push for innovation with an endeavor to meet the highly ambitious renewable energy target set by the government. The conducive policy and regulatory regime for the development of renewable energy in the country has reaped the first solar-powered carport. Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated power companies, has announced the …

Siemens Announces Production Of New Solar PV Inverters In India

Siemens AG has announced plans to start manufacturing new solar photovoltaic inverters in India through its Indian arm Siemens India. Siemens India recently launched the Sinacon PV, a new generation 5,000 kVA central inverter which will be manufactured at the Kalwa plant near Mumbai. This inverter is a part of company’s new electrical balance of …

China Building Second Enormous Floating Solar Farm on Top of Defunct Coal Mine

An old coal mine is being reborn as an enormous renewable energy plant. The state-run energy company China Three Gorges New Energy Co. is building a 150-megawatt floating solar farm that sits on top of a lake that formed from a collapsed coal mine in the eastern Chinese city of Huainan, Bloomberg reported. Construction of …

Canadian Solar Joins Ranks Of Solar Firms To Consider Going Private

Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar power manufacturers, has this week revealed that it is joining the ranks of solar module companies considering going private, following the receipt of a letter from its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Shawn (Xiaohua) Qu. Canadian Solar’s Board of Directors announced on Monday that they …

Jinko Solar Posts Strong 3rd Quarter, Increases 2017 Shipping Guidance

Chinese solar manufacturer Jinko Solar has posted another strong financial quarter with year-over-year shipping and revenue increases and an increase to its full-year 2017 shipping guidance, solidifying its market leadership this year. Jinko Solar published its third-quarter financial results on Thursday, revealing strong growth year-over-year but decreases across the board on a stronger second quarter. …

Capital Stage Acquires Two Solar Projects In The Netherlands

Germany’s largest independent renewable energy operator Capital Stage announced this week that it had acquired two solar parks in development in the Netherlands and which are expected to be connected to the grid in October of next year. Capital Stage, based in Hamburg, Germany, currently operates 165 solar parks and 64 wind farms throughout Europe …