QOS Energy sets up Indian office as demand grows for analytics software

Renewable energy O&M analytics software provider QOS Energy has opened an office in New Delhi, India, to meet growing demand from the booming Indian market.

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Germany’s Wirsol expanding into Australia

German developer Wirsol has bolstered its business activities by expanding into the Australian market and opening a new office in Sydney.

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Trump effect leaves US trailing China and India in world renewables investment rankings

China and India have surpassed the United States as the most attractive countries for investment in renewable energy projects following a marked shift in policy by President Trump, according to global consultancy EY.

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Yet another India solar tariff record of 2.44 rupees in Rajasthan

After Indian solar tariffs breached a jaw dropping US$0.04/kWh earlier this week in a Rajasthan auction, prices have dropped to yet another record in the same location.

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Indian solar tariffs well below three rupees in new Rajasthan records

India solar prices have continued their downward spiral, this time with record low bids of INR2.62/kWh (US$~0.04) from Phelan Energy Group and Avaada Power in the state of Rajasthan.

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Sunseap receives US$10.7 million UOB funding for commercial solar in Singapore

Leading South East Asian renewable energy firm Sunseap has received US$10.7 million (SGD$15 million) from the United Overseas Bank (UOB) for commercial solar projects in Singapore.

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Vietnam’s draft solar PPA template leaves key issues ‘unresolved’

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (MOIT) has released a draft circular containing guidelines on how to develop solar PV in the country, but has failed to address a range of issues that could impact large-scale project bankability, according to analysis from multinational law firm Baker McKenzie.

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BHEL’s Indian PV portfolio hits 370MW at end of fiscal year, mulls trackers and storage

Vertically-integrated solar firm and industrial goods company Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) had 370MW in its solar PV portfolio at the end of FY2016/17, of which 360MW was ground-mount and 10MW was rooftop.

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ARENA’s new investment plan makes PV innovation a priority

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) launched its new investment plan prioritising how to use US$800 million worth of funds in the next few years, with solar PV innovation one of the main new areas of focus.

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Telangana state power firm tenders 20MW solar in India

Power firm Telangana State Power Generation Corporation (TSGENCO) has issued three tenders for solar PV projects with a combined capacity of 20MW.

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BHEL commissions 3MW site in India’s Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned a 3MW solar plant in the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli for the region’s power distribution corporation.

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