Microsoft Inks First Asia Renewables Deal in Sunseap Rooftop Solar Tie-Up

Microsoft has signed its first renewables deal in Asia, inking an agreement with Singaporean solar firm Sunseap to buy all the electricity from a new 60MW rooftop solar project. The deal, announced yesterday, gives the green light for a project which will span hundreds of rooftops across Singapore and become …

Rooftop Solar Lowers Peak Electricity Demand In Australian Heatwave

Households and businesses played a key role in reducing peak demand and capping wholesale electricity costs in South Australia last month, with data showing that rooftop solar played a major role in reducing and deferring demand peaks in the midst of the heatwave. Solar Citizens states that rooftop solar was …

Solar Panels Do Work On Cloudy Days

Some critics of solar power say that solar panels don’t produce electricity on cloudy days. This claim is false. Solar panels can still can produce 10–25% of their typical output on a cloudy day. Obviously, this amount is much less than during periods of direct sunlight, but it is not …

Australia Secured Record Clean Energy Investment In 2017

Australia recorded its best ever clean energy investment year in 2017, according to new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, taking in $9 billion in 2017, up 150% on 2016 and lifting Australia to 7th position in terms of global clean energy investment last year. The news comes as a …

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 …