Hoppecke providing energy storage to Sunseap solar-diesel hybrid system in Singapore

The collaboration will serve as a testbed for Sunseap to launch hybrid off-grid energy solutions on a commercial scale in the future. Credit: Sunseap Singapore-based clean energy provider Sunseap Group has contracted German energy storage firm Hoppecke Asia Pacific to bring storage to Sunseap’s hybrid off-grid solar system at Tanglin Academy, the largest tennis academy … Read more

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ROUND-UP: Colombia’s ‘first’ floating plant, Iran’s Khorasan gets 10MW, Clenergy East Asia orders

Credit: EPM EPM installs Colombia’s ‘first’ floating PV project 18 April: Colombian utility EPM has installed what it claims to be the country’s first floating solar plant, standing at 100kW at the El Peñol reservoir. The pilot project will test the technology and its fundamentals in comparison to ground-mount and rooftop systems. For this purpose, … Read more

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France launches solar working group, awards 200MW of rooftop solar

France has launched its solar working group and announced the winners of its fourth rooftop solar tender, awarding 200MW of capacity. A total of 392 new installations were awarded with an average price of €80.8/MWh, down 5% compared to the average winning price of the previous round, which was €85/MWh. Eligible system capacities were between … Read more

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Danish Energy Agency: Simultaneous Growth In Electric Cars Sales and Fossil Fuel Use

Cars Published on April 19th, 2018 by Jesper Berggreen 0 April 19th, 2018 by Jesper Berggreen  According to Ingeniøren, the latest projection of energy consumption in Denmark by the Danish Energy Agency shows there will be more electric cars on the roads in the country by 2030. However, although cars are generally becoming more fuel … Read more

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Canada Puts C$3.4 Million Into Lithium-Ion Battery Tech Firm

Batteries Published on April 19th, 2018 by James Ayre 0 April 19th, 2018 by James Ayre  Following our earlier article about the Canadian government’s pledge to provide aid to ensure that the Kinder Morgan TransMountain oil pipeline expansion project gets built, it seems worth highlighting here the recent announcement that the government’s Sustainable Development Technology … Read more

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Volkswagen’s Electrify America Program Will See Installation Of EV Chargers At Over 100 Walmart Stores Throughout USA

Clean Transport Published on April 19th, 2018 by James Ayre 0 April 19th, 2018 by James Ayre  As part of its settlement agreement with the US government in relation to the diesel vehicle emissions scandal, Volkswagen was ordered to put $2 billion into the development of electric vehicle charging stations throughout the country. Owing to … Read more

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Excel spreadsheet vs reality: Why hardening interest rates expose Indian solar

India has seen low bids and a thriving MA market, but hardening interest rates will have an impact on both. Credit: Hero Future Energies While the big four of customs duty, Goods and Services Tax (GST), anti-dumping and safeguard duties have received heavy media coverage, a fifth element that has a major impact on the … Read more

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