Canadian Solar boost to Q1 revenue on PV power plant sales

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar reported first quarter 2018 financial results that were better than expected as revenue and shipments were higher than guided with further PV power plant sales completed in the quarter.

India finalises wind-solar hybrid policy

UPDATED: India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has released its ‘National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy’ seeking to encourage hybridisation of projects due to the benefits they offer for grid integration.

infiswift launches ‘SwiftPV’ to optimize PV power plant O&M systems

infiswift, an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider has launched ‘swiftPV’, a software suite that leverages IoT technology to change how the solar industry uses data to optimize the performance of PV systems. The suite of products and services allows PV power plant owners and operators to connect diverse PV assets and distill insights from the data, ultimately increasing solar plant performance.

Modi declares every Indian village has access to power

Every village in India now has some form of access to electricity whether it be through an on or off-grid solution, according to prime minister Narendra Modi, however, there are still millions of households across India, both urban and rural, without access to electricity.