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Analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance projects Indian renewables sector to grow by at least 10 GW next year as investments pour into large-scale solar, rooftop solar and off-grid sectors.
Containerized product comprising power converter, battery storage and control system compatible with all sorts of solar applications and suitable for mature and emerging regions, says company.
The Swiss-based power electronics company will install a 600 kW rooftop solar array at its production facility in Vadodara, and a PowerStore Battery grid that will manage the plants energy.
Falling solar costs in Africa can drive solar boom on the continent as prices fall to $1.30 per watt for large-scale PV, and $1.90 per watt for mini-grids, finds new IRENA report.
Financial struggles of some of India’s distributed electricity companies tempting many to ignore country’s ‘must run’ rules on purchasing solar power in favor of cheaper power on the exchanges, says Mercom Capital.
The London-based solar systems provider has secured investment from a consortium of backers, including Engie SA, to help support its expansion plans in Cameroon and the Ivory Coast.
Profitability of large-scale renewable energy projects deterring investment in small, off-grid schemes, finds report, but more innovative funding options at small scale have multiple positive impacts.
Adoption of solar-LED lighting systems in some of the worlds most impoverished nations could trigger net job boom, study shows.
31 GOGLA member companies sold over 4 million off-grid solar devices in the second half of 2015, totaling the cash sales revenues of more than US $118 million.
Gamesa has installed a prototype of its 2 MW off-grid system, combining solar, wind, diesel-fueled power generation and energy storage batteries, in La Muela municipality, Spain.