Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian firm Tata Power, has commissioned a 49MW solar plant at Kayathar, Tamil Nadu, under Welspun Renewable Energy Private Limited (WREPL).
Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) utilities Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light have asked the Hawaiian Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to issue new requests for proposals (RfP) of renewable energy, in line with the islands’ new Power Supply Improvement Plan.
China-based PV module manufacturer Wuxi Suntech, a subsidiary of diversified renewables firm, Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE) has said it has achieved multicrystalline Passivated Emitter Rear Contact (PERC) cell efficiencies of 20% in production.
Leading PV manufacturing equipment supplier Meyer Burger Technology has secured orders from two existing customers based in Asia for its PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear Contact) cell technology, valued at around US$19.6 million.
US-based residential solar company Sunrun announced Tuesday that is has agreed to a multifaceted partnership with utility National Grid that will focus on spurring the growth of rooftop solar in the US.