India’s ReNew Power launches renewable energy R&D centre in Delhi

Goldman Sachs-backed clean energy firm ReNew Power Ventures has launched a new renewable energy R&D centre at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India.

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Goldman Sachs to purchase US$300 million in home solar loans from Mosaic

Goldman Sachs Bank has agreed to purchase US$300 million in home solar loans originated by US home solar financing solutions provider Mosaic.

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Photon Energy details two major solar projects from 1GW Australia pipeline

Photon Energy has provided details of two more major utility-scale projects that it is developing in New South Wales, Australia, as part of a 1GW pipeline in the state.

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Motech plans 400MW solar in southern Taiwan, mulls 200-300MW module factory

Taiwan-based PV cell and module manufacturer Motech Industries plans to deploy 400MW of solar in Pingtung County in southern Taiwan, according to a company executive, while it is also in early talks with other cell makers about setting up a module factory.

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India extends deadline for anti-dumping responses to 12 September

India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties (DGAD) has extended deadline for filing responses for its anti-dumping investigation into imports for solar cells and modules from China, Taiwan and Malaysia, due to requests from various stakeholders as well as attorneys from some exporters.

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India’s NTPC commissions 250MW project in Madhya Pradesh

India’s largest utility NTPC has commissioned the 250MW Mandsaur solar project in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing.

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Waste centre to get 5MW solar farm in Newcastle, Australia

A 5MW solar farm has been planned for the Summerhill Waste Management Centre in Newcastle City, New South Wales, Australia.

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Piyush Goyal succeeded by R.K. Singh as Indian power minister

Piyush Goyal, the highly successful and well-renowned former Indian minister for power, coal, new and renewable energy has been appointed minister of railways and coal.

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Queensland expands solar FiT for systems up to 30KW

The Palaszczuk Government of Queensland, Australia, has expanded the feed-in tariff (FiT) for rooftop solar in regional Queensland.

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India’s MNRE calls for domestic PV manufacturing capacity update

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has called on domestic solar manufacturers to update information on their installed capacities, operational capacities and annual production.

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Philippines seeks comments on mandate to allow end-users renewable energy consumption

The Philippines Department of Energy (DoE) has invited comments on the final draft of a new scheme that allows end-users the option to choose renewables as their source of energy.

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