Solar PV and other renewables will increasingly benefit from artificial intelligence (AI) and could completely overhaul the design, development and deployment of the technologies, a new report has claimed.
India-based independent solar power producer Azure Power Global reported new contract wins totalling 581MW in its fiscal second quarter of 2018, while revenue dropped and losses spiked, due to the issue of India’s first green bond in the quarter.
PV consultancy the Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin (PI Berlin) has formed a subsidiary based in Delhi, India, due to a high demand for laboratory testing and quality assurance in solar projects and equipment.
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member GCL System Integrated Technology (GCL-SI) has secured its first order in Australia for its recently launched ‘Super 2.5 MW Solar Block’ modular plant system from Australian-based power station developer APSU Power.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched a new investment company based in Silicon Valley, California, which will have R&D and innovation in sustainability and renewable energy among its energy technology focuses.
The Clean Energy Innovation Fund, supported by Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), and Right Click Capital have invested US$7 million into Australian start-up Redback Technologies, whose system uses machine learning to predict solar generation and customer usage.
Israel-based firm Orad has signed a NIS100 million (US$28.6 million) EPC contract for four solar PV projects with a combined capacity of 35.5MW in Negev, Israel, according to a filing on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).
Acciona has selected eight startup companies — Smallmatek, Goi, Hemav, Kineo, Mytra, Smartive, Be More 3D and Artelnics — to take part in the first version of the corporate accelerator within its I'MNOVATION open innovation programme.