Asia to drive Wind capacity to 2018.

Asia to drive Wind capacity to 2018.

Global wind capacity is expected to reach 576 GW by the end of 2018, according to a new report by Windpower Intelligence. The Asian market, particularly China, is expected to drive the majority of the 160 MW of new capacity with between 27-28 GW of new projects added in the next three years, according to […]

Fortum to self-finance Indian solar projects.

Fortum to self-finance Indian solar projects.

Finnish utility Fortum OYJ is ready to self-finance Indian solar projects that promise to generate electricity at record-low prices, boosting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s renewable energy ambitions and sidelining bankers spooked by SunEdison Inc.’s insolvency. “We’ll take the construction risk ourselves,” Sanjay Aggarwal, managing director at Fortum, said in an interview in New Delhi. “We’re very clear […]

Trina Solar unveils solar cell with conversion rate of 23.5%.

Trina Solar unveils solar cell with conversion rate of 23.5%.

Trina Solar unveils N-type IBC monocrystalline silicon solar cell with energy conversion rate of 23.5%. China-based Trina Solar has announced that its in-house-developed N-type IBC (interdigitated back contact 6-inch monocrystalline silicon solar cell has been tested by Japan-based third-party certification organization Japan Electrical Safety & Environment Technology Laboratories (JET) to have an energy conversion rate […]

Taiflex Scientific Co (台虹科技) reports net income last quarter dropped.

Taiflex Scientific Co (台虹科技) reports net income last quarter dropped.

Taiflex Scientific Co (台虹科技), which manufactures flexible printed circuit boards (PCB) and solar backsheets, yesterday reported net income last quarter dropped 10.78 percent annually to NT$121.4 million (US$3.76 million), with earnings per share falling to NT$0.6, due to the slack season and foreign-exchange losses. In the first quarter, consolidated revenue increased 19.9 percent annually to […]

India PM to launch solar powered boats.

India PM to launch solar powered boats.

PM Narendra Modi to launch solar powered boats at Assi ghat in Varanasi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch solar powered boats apart from distributing 1,000 e-rickshaws to people in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on May 1. Modi, who will arrive in the temple city from Ballia, will first distribute 1000 E-rickshaws at DLW […]

ADB funding for Mytrah Energy for RE projects.

ADB funding for Mytrah Energy for RE projects.

ADB funding to help Mytrah Energy to take up wind, solar projects. Renewable energy independent power producer company Mytrah Energy has announced that Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $175 million loan to help fund the development of a portfolio of new wind and solar projects in the company’s pipeline. The projects being financed […]

Future of hydro power projects in Uttarakhand.

Future of hydro power projects in Uttarakhand.

After Uma Bharti’s letter on Uttarakhand hydro projects, SC urges Centre to take unified stand. Environment minister Prakash Javadekar and water resources minister Uma Bharti seem to differ on the issue of giving clearance to hydro power projects in Uttarakhand. All such projects were halted by the Supreme Court after the devastating floods in 2013 […]

Senvion opens office in Japan.

Senvion opens office in Japan.

Senvion secures turbine order in Japan and opens office in Tokyo. Hamburg/Tokyo: Senvion, one of the world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturers, today announced the opening of its office in Tokyo to service the local market. Furthermore, Senvion has secured the go ahead to deliver three turbines to a wind farm in Japan. The wind farm will […]

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