Tom Kenning joined Solar Media in April 2015. In his current role as Deputy Editor for PV Tech he covers emerging solar and energy storage markets around the world, with a particular focus on India and southeast Asia.
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 in Singapore.
San Francisco-headquartered financial services provider Wells Fargo & Company has said it will provide more than US$100 billion in financing to clean technology and renewable energy transactions by 2030.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has reminded implementing agencies of rooftop solar projects under the capital subsidy scheme that they must go through a transparent bidding process to discover tariffs or the project will no longer be eligible for subsidies.
France has launched its solar working group and announced the winners of its fourth rooftop solar tender, awarding 200MW of capacity.
EPM installs Colombia's 'first' floating PV project, Iran’s South Khorasan Province gets first 10MW solar project, Clenergy bags orders form Japan, Vietnam and Thailand.
The 50:50 JV named ‘EverSource Capital’ will manage an initial fund named the Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), which has the backing of the India and UK governments.
French power giant Total has signed an agreement with the controlling shareholders of another France-based power firm Direct Energie to acquire a 74.33% stake in the company for roughly €1.4 billion.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has increased the capacity available in its tender for grid-connected floating solar at Rihand Dam in Uttar Pradesh from 100MW to 150MW.
Univergy International has started a joint venture with Japanese company Europe Clean Energies Japan and the Vietnamese Thanh Nien Media Corporation, to develop a 44.4MW solar PV project in Dak Nong, Cu Jut district, Vietnam.
PV Tech caught up with Vish Iyer, global head of business development, strategy and marketing for the Hybrid and Energy Storage division at EPC firm Sterling and Wilson, to find out more about the company's latest venture.
India-based renewable energy developer Azure Power has commissioned a 40MW solar PV project in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
UK investor Downing, working with its investment partner Armstrong Energy Global, has developed and constructed 20MW of ‘open access’ solar projects in the South Indian states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Edify Energy and Wirsol Energy have connected the 60MW Gannawarra Solar Farm in northwest Victoria to the grid, with a storage retrofit expected before the summer.