ABB Plans 4500 EV Charging Stations Across India – CleanTechnica

October 18th, 2017 by Saurabh Mahapatra  ABB has become one of the world’s leading EV charging station suppliers, and it is now leading the way into the compelling Indian market. The Indian subsidiary of the European electrical equipment giant has given a glimpse of its aggressive plans to capture a major share of this potentially … Read more

Sunrun raises US$244.5 million for US residential growth

Stocks: US residential solar PV and energy storage installer Sunrun has secured a US$244.5 million of senior secured credit facilities from a syndicate of lenders for future growth. The loan is secured due to being associated with power purchase agreements and leases available to Sunrun after distributions to tax equity investors. The credit facility matures … Read more

NGP to build 14MW floating solar plant in Taiwan

This will be the largest floating PV project in northern Taiwan. Credit: NUS Taiwan-based PV developer and EPC firm New Green Power (NGP) is to build a 14MW floating solar project in Taiwan, according to company director Kai Tan. This will be the largest floating PV project in northern Taiwan. NGP was one of the … Read more

Gintech, NSP and SolarTech suspend stock trading

Three of Taiwan’s merchant solar cell and module producers, Gintech Energy Corp, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and SolarTech Energy have separately announced the suspension of trading of their stocks on the Taiwan Stock Exchange beginning on October 16. Three of Taiwan’s merchant solar cell and module producers, Gintech Energy Corp, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and … Read more

America’s craft breweries are on an environmental crusade – Popular Science

Henry David Thoreau once said that a glass of beer would “naturalize a man at once — which would make him see green, and, if he slept, dream that he heard the wind sough among the pines.” That quote might as well be emblazoned on every IPA in America. Craft brewers across the country are finding innovative … Read more

Equis signs 20‐year PPA for 5MW Taiwan solar project

The project is currently under construction and scheduled to be commissioned in December 2017. Flickr: Ludovc Lubeigt Singapore-based renewable energy firm Equis Energy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the utility Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) for a 5MW solar project located in Kouhu Township, Yunlin County, Taiwan.   The project is currently under construction and … Read more

JinkoSolar beats multicrystalline cell efficiency record

Stocks: The company said that the record conversion efficiency was achieved on a high quality boron doped mc-Si substrate. Advanced texturing, passivation and anti-LID technologies were integrated into the PERC cell. Image: JinkoSolar Leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has reported a record solar cell efficiency of 22.04% for a P-type multicrystalline PERC … Read more