Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar player, has been ranked #1 EPC rooftop solar player in the recently published India Solar Rooftop report 2017 by Bridge To India, a leading cleantech consulting and knowledge services provider. According to the report, the total installed capacity in the rooftop segment is 1,396 MW as of 31st March 2017 including commercial, residential & industrial sector. Tata Power Solar leads the EPC market of 678 MW with a market size of over double than the closest competitor.
Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), acting through its Spanish subsidiary Endesa’s renewable company Enel Green Power España (“EGPE”), has been awarded 339 MW of solar power capacity in Spain. The award followed the tender held on the 26th of July aiming at collecting 3,000 MW from renewable energies, that was launched by the Spanish Government to help the country achieve its target to cover 20% of energy consumption from renewables by 2020. The solar capacity adds to the 540 MW of wind power capacity that EGPE was already awarded last May.
SEMI, the global industry association representing more than 2,000 companies in the electronics manufacturing supply chain, reported yesterday that worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 8.7 percent to $39.7 billion in 2016, according to the SEMI Year-end Forecast, released today at the annual SEMICON Japan exposition. In 2017, another 9.3 percent growth is expected, resulting in a global semiconductor equipment market totaling $43.4 billion.
The U.S. Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a national nonprofit organization, has received a $1.73 million award under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative to help Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oregon, and Rhode Island increase solar power adoption by low- and moderate-income (LMI) residents.