Schneider Electric ranked No.1 inverter O&M provider globally in 2017 by GTM Research

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation was ranked the No.1 O&M provider globally in the inverter manufacturer category according to the recent GTM Research report, “Global Solar PV O&M 2017 – 2022.” Across all categories, Schneider Electric was ranked No.6 globally and No.1 in Europe.

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SolarReserve and ACWA Sign PPA for 100MW Solar Thermal Project with Energy Storage in South Africa

As part of the South African Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), a consortium led by SolarReserve and International Company for Power and Water (ACWA Power) have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Eskom, South Africa’s public electric utility company, for the Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project.

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ENGIE and Meridiam win two solar PV projects totaling 60MW in Senegal

French energy company ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) as preferred bidder in a tender launched in October 2017 for two solar photovoltaic projects totaling 60 MW.

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University of Michigan researchers demonstrate organic solar cells can achieve 15% efficiency

In an advance that makes a more flexible, inexpensive type of solar cell commercially viable, University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated organic solar cells that can achieve 15 percent efficiency.

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Spain’s ACCIONA Energía to build two solar PV plants totalling 126 MWp in Chile

Spanish renewable energy company ACCIONA Energía announced on April 24 the installation of two new photovoltaic plants in the regions of Atacama and Antofagasta, and two wind farms in La Araucanía, with a total capacity of around 400 MW.

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