Angkasa to build maiden solar powered farm in Kedah.

Angkasa to build maiden solar powered farm in Kedah.

The National Cooperative Movement of Malaysia Bhd (Angkasa) will set up its maiden solar-powered generation farm in Kedah for economic and agricultural activities. Construction on the Sungai Tiang farm in the Pendang district will begin next month and Angkasa hopes it will begin operations as a solar plant next March. Angkasa president Datuk Abdul Fattah […]

Egyptian authority recovers lands of feed-in tariff projects from 5 withdrawing companies.

Egyptian authority recovers lands of feed-in tariff projects from 5 withdrawing companies.

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has recovered the lands of the solar energy projects in Banban, Aswan from five companies that have withdrawn from implementing the project. Sources in the NREA said that the authority has recovered 5 sqkm from Abdul Latif Jameel Company, Enel Green Power, Cairo Solar, Orascom Telecom, and Triangle. […]

Tesla’s future in Trump’s world.

Tesla’s future in Trump’s world.

Although Trump said he would rescind “job-destroying” environmental regulations within 100 days of taking office and revive U.S. coal, the impact on the renewable energy revolution may be limited. What will Donald Trump actually do? It’s a question many Americans are asking themselves now that the U.S. has wrapped up one of its least policy-specific […]

U.S. Energy Department announces five clean energy projects through BIRD Energy Partnership with Israel.

U.S. Energy Department announces five clean energy projects through BIRD Energy Partnership with Israel.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water Resources (MIEW), along with the Israel Innovation Authority, announced $4 million for five newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. Today’s announcement represents the eighth annual selection of BIRD Energy […]

Xcel Energy and Colorado PUC achieve big solar win.

Xcel Energy and Colorado PUC achieve big solar win.

Solar is on the upside in the centennial state as Xcel Energy and the public utilities commission (PUC) have unanimously approved a settlement involving more solar, fewer grid fees and a community solar scheme. The settlement, which was supported by 24 out of 26 involved intervenors, approves three cases; Xcel’s phase II electric case, its […]

Sri Lanka needs plans to fill void of 400 MW of power.

Sri Lanka needs plans to fill void of 400 MW of power.

With the Sampur Coal Power Plant project not coming in to effect, Sri Lanka would urgently have to fill in a void of 400 MW in the next two years. “Solar energy would be the solution for this”, said Keerthie Wickramaratne, Chairman Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority.He said that the potential of Solar Power is […]

10MW PV project commissioned in West Bengal.

10MW PV project commissioned in West Bengal.

A 10MW PV installation has been commissioned on the Teesta canal bank of West Bengal as part of the governments’ scheme for canal-top and canal-bank projects. This project is the first canal-bank project to be commissioned under the new measure. The project was inaugurated by the chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, on 23 […]

US urges WTO to enforce report on India’s “discriminatory” solar product policy.

US urges WTO to enforce report on India’s “discriminatory” solar product policy.

Will not tolerate our trading partners ignoring the rule sat the expense for American workers and their families, US trade representative said. The US has said it will urge the World Trade Organisation to enforce the panel and appellate reports that found India’s policies “discriminatory” against American solar products. The US Trade Representative also called […]

Iberdrola wins big in Mexico.

Iberdrola wins big in Mexico.

Permits secured for wind and solar plants totalling 600MW Iberdrola has secured permits from the Mexican government to build two wind and two solar facilities totalling 600MW in Mexico. The company will develop the 200MW Pier project in Puebla and the 105MW Santiago Eólico wind farm in Guanajuato. Both are scheduled to be commissioned in 2019. […]