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Trina Solar Commence Operations in Dubai Sustainable City

Trina Solar's PV modules have commenced operations in the 10MW Sustainable City in Dubai, an innovative project that serves as living proof that developing a community where energy needs are to be met entirely through clean energy sources is possible. With several facilities, including 500 residential villas, 170-room hotel, mosque, school, swimming pool and an equestrian club and track, the proposed reside ...

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Tennenbaum & Goldman Purchase Conergy

U.S. private equity funds Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC (TCP) and Goldman Sachs BDC (GSBD) have bought solar energy company Conergy Asia & ME Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries, Conergy said on Wednesday. Kawa Solar Holdings sold Conergy to the funds for an undisclosed sum in a transaction that closed on Tuesday, Singapore-headquartered Conergy said in a statement. "TCP's and GSBD's extensive experience and ...

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China’s Solar Panda

In a display of China's commitment to ramping up renewable energy resources, the country just finished a 250-acre solar farm in the shape of a panda. The effort is partially a PR campaign as China continues to lead the world in renewable energy investment. The first phase of the solar power plant was recently completed, adding 50MW (of the total 100MW) to the electricity grid in Datong, China. The panda sha ...

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Greenko Launch Asia’s Largest Green Bond

Greenko Energy Holdings, the India-based renewable energy developers which acquired the solar power portfolio of SunEdison India, will soon launch a green bond — Asia’s largest to date. Greenko Energy Holdings will soon launch a green bond to raise $1 billion, and the bond issue will be the largest in Asia targeted towards clean energy. Funds raised from the issue will serve multiple purposes for Greenko. A ...

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Rooftop Solar Project Myanmar

Sunlabob Renewable Energy, a Lao venture-backed company that provides sustainable renewable solutions to underserved regions for electricity, has completed and commissioned a 92.6 kWp solar installation on the rooftop of Anita Asia, an Austrian garment factory.   A total of 356 solar panels mounted on the factory’s rooftop are capable of producing over 122,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean electricity on an ...

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Is Malaysia the World Leader in PV Modules?

Malaysia is a world leader when it comes to solar power, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau. "Malaysia is the second largest manufacturer of photovoltaic modules and the third largest producer of photovoltaic cells in the world," said Tangau in his speech at the Astana Expo 2017 here on Monday. He added that four of the world's top five photovoltaic cell manufa ...

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TTC Invests $1 Billion in 1GW Solar Vietnam

Vietnamese conglomerate TTC Group is now seeking investors for 10 to 20 projects, with plans to connect them to the grid by next year. The Ho Chi Minh City-based industrial group is willing to provide up to 30% of the necessary investment, according to Bloomberg and local media outlets. It said recently introduced policies to support PV development have finally brought development costs to a level that can ...

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China’s Clean Energy Ambitions

As the United States was withdrawing from the Paris climate pact, China's clean energy ambitions were being reflected in the launch of the world's largest floating solar farm. The 40-megawatt power plant has 160,000 panels resting on a lake that emerged after the collapse of a coal mine in central Anhui province. It is part of Beijing's effort to wean itself off a fossil fuel dependency that has made it the ...

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South East Asia, The Hottest Solar Market!!

Investors are increasingly excited about the prospects for much faster growth in the solar power industry in Southeast Asia, which has until now been a backwater for renewable energy. They say that the region is in a perfect position to benefit from rapidly declining prices in solar panels. It has strong economic growth, relatively high costs of electricity and a shortage from traditional sources, undevelop ...

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Is this the Worlds most Powerful Solar Water Plant?

The world’s most powerful solar water plant launched in China. Its development has been by the company Sungrow Power Supply that works worldwide. The water plant will not only be an alternative source of energy due to the use of solar energy, but will save space on land. The new solar power plant is located in one of the abandoned quarries that had filled with water during the rains. The source depth is abo ...

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