Azure Power commissions 100MW solar project in Andhra Pradesh

Azure Power, one of India’s largest independent power producers, has commissioned a 100MW solar park in Andhra Pradesh that was auctioned by the NTPC.

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UK alternative investor Ingenious teams with Australia’s Stellata Energy for 120MW PV

UK alternative investment firm Ingenious has teamed with Australian developer Stellata Energy for a landmark joint venture to develop large-scale solar energy in Australia, including a flagship 120MW ground-mounted project.

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Established developers and southern states to dominate Indian solar this year

India installed 5.5GW of utility-scale solar capacity in the last fiscal year and the country is expected to add another 8GW in the coming year, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India’s ‘India Solar Map’.

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Adani commissions 50MW solar plant in India’s Uttar Pradesh

Indian infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group has commissioned a 50MW solar PV plant at Mahoba district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Taiwan’s high efficiency certification opens door for solar surge

Taiwan is expected to see a significant uptick in solar deployment in Q4 this year or early 2018 after the recent allocation of high-efficiency equipment certifications, but there are concerns around manufacturing capacity constraints.

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JinkoSolar signs 187MW PV module supply agreement with Japan’s Quantum Power

The Japanese subsidiary of leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has signed a cooperation agreement with Japanese EPC Quantum Power GK for 187MW of solar PV.

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Renewsys launches 5-busbar cell production in India’s Telangana

India-based solar equipment manufacturer Renewsys India, part of international conglomerate Enpee Group, has launched production of 5-busbar (BB) solar PV cells at a Hyderabad facility in the Indian state of Telangana.

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SB Energy operates 455MW solar plant in Andhra Pradesh with Trina modules

SB Energy, a joint venture between Japanese tech firm Softbank, Bharti Enterprises and Foxconn Technology Group, has started operations at a 455MW solar project in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, according to a release from the module supplier Trina Solar.

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Australia’s Finkel Review recommends energy security obligations for renewables

Australia’s chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel has delivered his major energy review to the Australian government recommending various changes that will impact the solar PV sector.

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India’s large-scale solar-plus-storage tender held up by record low PV prices

India’s first grid-scale solar-plus-storage tender has been held up by the extreme drop in the country’s solar PV prices this year, according to Rahul Walawalkar, executive director of the Indian Energy Storage Alliance.

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India’s large-scale solar-plus-storage tender held up by record low PV prices

India’s first grid-scale solar-plus-storage tender has been held up by the extreme drop in the country’s solar PV prices this year, according to Rahul Walawalkar, executive director of the Indian Energy Storage Alliance.

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