Lightsource BP has successfully finished its first utility-scale solar project in Maharashtra, India. The UK Solar Projects and Smart Energy Solutions Company was awarded the contract through a highly competitive (450MW) tender process that ended in September 2016.
The money (equivalent to 500,000 U.S dollars) was offered through Power Africa Uganda Accelerator and will be channeled through Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA) to facilitate the increase of clean energy generation and access to electricity among Uganda's rural and urban citizens.
A drastic drop is expected in the global solar energy demand after China announced solar subsidy cuts. This sudden contraction will affect the solar panel producers who've already been struggling to remain in business.
The rising prices of diesel and oil have forced the mining industry to opt for the renewable energy for sustainability.
According to a new study, the United State solar energy sector is expected to surpass expectations for deployment this year – equivalent to 55% of all new generation power sources.
Scientists have created a new water-based battery that can store wind and solar energy which can be plugged back into the national grid.