Highlights

pv magazine test: September 2019 results

We are pleased to present the next batch of energy yield results from the outdoor test field in Xi’an, China. The September 2019 results are presented below, plus analysis from George Touloupas, director of tech and quality at CEA.

Tamil Nadu: Solar developers get relief as APTEL quashes power regulator’s unviable tariff order

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) observed that Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in its Solar Tariff Order dated March 28, 2016, determined the tariff/capital cost without cogent or adequate reasoning while also being divergent from its own regulations.

Pay-as-you-go solar provider Greenlight Planet partners telco Orange in Africa

The partnership allows Orange subscribers to access Greenlight Planet’s off-grid solar systems via simple mobile pre-payment, wherever they are and regardless of their total energy needs.

1

Ecoppia to deploy cloud-based robotic cleaners for over 400 MWp Fortum solar projects

The Israeli developer of module cleaning robots—which has secured over 7 GW of projects globally—will deploy its connected and water-free E4 solution for Fortum projects in Pavagada and Bhadla solar parks.

Andhra Pradesh proposal casts doubt on India’s renewable sector: Rystad Energy

India may fall around 7 GW short of its ‘60 GW by 2022’ utility-scale solar target if the power purchase agreement revision proposal by the state government is implemented.

European carrier plans hydrogen buses for long-distance routes

German coach company planning start-up Flixbus will test hydrogen fuel cell vehicles on long-distance routes.

Tata Power to develop 50 MW in Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park

With this award, the company’s solar capacity under implementation in the state has now swelled to 400 MW, including another 250 MW in Dholera Solar Park and 100 MW in Raghanesda Solar Park.

2

Coal India tenders 100 MW solar projects in Chattisgarh

The projects—to be developed in ‘Capex’ mode—are part of the coal producer’s planned solar capacity of around 3 GW to emerge as a net zero energy company. Bidding closes on November 25.

The long read: Considering the competitive landscape for HJT

The benefits of heterojunction technology are well known. But as the first modules come onto the market from REC Group’s new HJT lines, the competitive landscape is crowded, but not without opportunity.

Distributed storage market to grow nearly twentyfold by 2028

Market intelligence company Navigant Research has developed a country forecast of the global market. Incentives and pricing will be the main driver of installations, though the market will continue to be concentrated in certain key regions, including India, for now.

This website uses cookies to anonymously count visitor numbers. To find out more, please see our Data Protection Policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close